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  1. McDonald's self-service kiosks are seen in a prototype restaurant housed in a warehouse in Chi

    Commentary: Giant touchscreens at McDonald's have made me an unpaid staff member

    The rise of automation has contributed to an illusion that human effort can be simply substituted by machine, says one observer.
  2. Logo of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is seen as people attend the WEF annual meeting in Davos

    Commentary: Are the Davos elite still relevant?

    The World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos does not need to make a breakthrough to be effective, says one observer.
  3. Robot waiter

    Commentary: Countries are not responding well to automation

    Time for developing countries to begin seriously considering how technology will impact labour trends, say two observer.
  4. Rasel sweeps the void deck

    Commentary: Monitoring system for Tampines estate manages cleaners robotically

    Unequal power relations between such low-wage workers and their employers mean that workers are likely to be constrained in expressing their views ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: The Daimler logo is seen before the Daimler annual shareholder meeting in Berlin,

    Daimler and China's Baidu deepen automated driving alliance

    German carmaker Daimler said it will deepen a partnership with China's Baidu on automated driving and vehicle connectivity services.
  6. Drilling and filling robot "Luise" is seen in a new A320 production line at the Airbus pl

    Robots Luise, Renate join Airbus A320 production line in Hamburg

    European planemaker Airbus inaugurated a new production line for its best-selling A320 jet with robots Luise and Renate joining human workers as ...
  7. New Content Item to launch self-driving ride hailing pilot in July

  8. FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A321 in the final assembly line hangar at the Airbus U.S. manufacturing facil

    Aerospace suppliers look to blockchain for parts tracking

    Aerospace suppliers are starting to explore blockchain technology to keep tabs on their supply chain, potentially tracking parts such as those ...
  9. FILE PHOTO: A logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is seen at its headquarters in H

    TSMC to invest US$14 billion in R&D at Hsinchu facility

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co , the world's largest contract chipmaker, is planning a TUS$400 billion (US$13.50 billion) investment to ...