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Robots can make jobs less meaningful for human colleagues

Much has been (and will continue to be) written about automation’s impact on the jobs market. In the short-term, many employers have complained of an inability to fill roles and retain workers, further accelerating robotic adoption. The long-term impact these sorts of sweeping changes will have on the job market going forward remains to be […] © 2024...

Thu Apr 18, 2024 22:08
ChatGPT is a squeeze away with Nothing’s upgraded earbuds

Nothing today announced a pair of refreshes to its earbud line. The naming conventions are a touch convoluted here, but the Nothing Ear is an update to the Nothing Ear (2), while the Nothing Ear (a) is more of a spiritual successor to the Nothing Ear Stick. The most notable bit of today’s news, however, […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For...

Thu Apr 18, 2024 14:06
Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid robot goes electric

Atlas lies motionless in a prone position atop interlocking gym mats. The only soundtrack is the whirring of an electric motor. It’s not quiet, exactly, but it’s nothing compared to the hydraulic jerks of its ancestors. As the camera pans around the robot’s back, its legs bend at the knees. It’s a natural movement, at […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights...

Wed Apr 17, 2024 16:07
Formlabs says new 3D printer ‘rivals injection molding’

This month marks five years since the release of the Form 3, Formlabs’ last major 3D printer refresh. To celebrate the occasion, the MIT spinoff has unveiled the long-awaited Form 4. At the top of the notable features list are faster printing speeds (under two hours for most prints, per the company), a 30% build […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved....

Wed Apr 17, 2024 16:07
TechCrunch Minute: Why Tesla’s big layoffs happened, and what comes next

Tesla’s layoffs and executive departures took a bite out of its share price this week. The well-known electric vehicle company shed around 10% of its staff, impacting an estimated 14,000 people or more. Two well-known executives also decided it was time to move on. In response to the news, shares of Tesla lost ground. The […] © 2024 TechCrunch. All...

Tue Apr 16, 2024 19:02
Quilt rides heat pump heat wave with hefty $33M Series A

Quilt promises its heat pump will be a sleeker design that can be installed in more places around a room than competitors’ offerings. © 2024 TechCrunch. All rights reserved. For personal use only.

Tue Apr 16, 2024 13:30

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