Robots that work as assistants alongside people are set to
upend the world of industrial robotics by putting automation
within reach of many small and medium-sized companies for the
first time, industry players say.
Craig Wright, the Australian who claimed to be the inventor
of bitcoin, is attempting to build a large patent portfolio
around the digital currency and technology underpinning it,
according to associates of his and documents reviewed by
Amazon is preparing to launch a standalone music streaming
subscription service, placing it squarely in competition with
rival offerings from Apple and Spotify, according to two
people with knowledge of the matter.
Apple has launched its least expensive iPhone, the $US399
iPhone SE, filling a hole in its product lineup with a
small-screen model that targets new customers in emerging
markets and fans of smaller phones as the company tries to
reverse falling phone sales.