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A specter is haunting the economy …

… the specter of disruption. It is approximately as real as the specter of communism that Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels described in their ‘Manifesto of the Communist Party’. It has killed millions of people in just a few decades. Continue reading

Ten-armed robot does the job of ten apple-pickers

Californian startup Abundant Robotics has developed a harvesting robot that picks apples from trees and places them gently in a transporter […].

Health apps ever more popular

They count how many steps and kilometers you’ve covered, remind you to take your medication, and provide you with info on fitness issues: […]

The Internet of Things (IoT) assists with family planning

Determining fertile days on the basis of body temperature is usually considered an unreliable method of family planning. Startup trackle now […]

Self-tracking generates billions

Our growing desire for digital self-tracking is driving billions in growth for the industry – in both revenue and data. But not all fitness […]

Flying bird scarers to protect air traffic

To reduce the number of dangerous bird strikes in the vicinity of airports, a Dutch company has developed a drone that looks just like a […]