All posts tagged "WATCH: Walmart is testing self-scanning robots"

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    My favorite Twitter account is a bot

    Human Twitter accounts serve their purpose, but I prefer tweets from bots. Research suggests there are now some 30 million tweeting bots — though this might be a low estimate. Some of these bots provide weather updates, make stock recommendations, or attempt to subvert democracy.  I, however, like bots that aren’t necessarily...

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    Walmart's robotics partner just raised $17.5 million to fund more store automation

    Get ready to see more robots cruising the aisles at stores. Bossa Nova Robotics just raised $17.5 million to help it build out its line of inventory-scanning retail robots. The funding round comes fresh off of a deal the startup inked with Walmart last month that will put Bossa Nova’s automated store...