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Machine Man

11/1/14 - Rodney Brooks has spent his life creating intelligent machines that do our bidding. Some people, however, worry that robots like his will eventually supplant the human workforce. He has a different fear: that in the future, there won’t be enough robots.

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10 Boston-area tech companies that could go public soon

10/28/14 - Here's our list of 10 Boston-area companies that could go public within three years. While not all of these companies have explicitly expressed plans for an IPO, this is a list of the companies we think have venture funding, revenue and potential scalability to go public soon.

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Sheet Metal Manufacturer Uses Baxter as a Workforce Multiplier in Machine Tending

10/2/14 - Tradesman Manufacturing has joined a growing group of innovative manufacturers using collaborative robots to streamline operations and improve precision, adding Rethink Robotics' Baxter to its workforce in a machine tending role.

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Robots Work Their Way Into Small Factories

9/17/14 - Robots aren't just for the big guys anymore.  A new breed of so-called collaborative machines—designed to work alongside people in close settings—is changing the way some of America's smaller manufacturers do their jobs.

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Interactions Wins 2014 Speech Technology Excellence Award

9/3/14 - Interactions Corporation, the leading provider of advanced conversational virtual assistant solutions for customer care, today announced that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has chosen Interactions' Virtual Assistant applications for a 2014 Speech Technology Excellence Award.

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Wellesley mobile tech firm Mobiquity adds $5M in funding

8/26/14 - Mobiquity Inc., a Wellesley-based mobile technology services firm, announced Tuesday it has closed an additional $5 million in funding, bringing total funding to date for the three-year-old company to $24 million.

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