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  1. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is displayed on a screen, at the NYSE in New York

    Boeing drops automation system used to build 777 jets

    Boeing Co has abandoned a key automation system used to make fuselage sections for its 777 jetliners amid reports of reliability issues, and will ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: A Volkswagen oldtimer car drives past a Tesla Model X electric car recharging batteries

    German automation talent powers Musk's battery move to Europe

    To unclog bottlenecks last year at his Tesla Inc plant in California, Elon Musk flew in six planeloads of new robots and equipment from Germany ...
  3. Handlers place letters and envelopes into cartons at the Marina Del Rey, California FedEx station

    US companies facing worker shortage race to automate

    U.S. companies are responding to the lowest unemployment rate in almost 50 years by increasing their focus on automation in order to maintain ...
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    Commentary: China’s chief conundrum - how to look after the world’s fastest ageing population

    Without a baby boom, China is heading towards an economic stall, says China commentator Tom McGregor. Still, automation may be a solution.
  5. A boy looks on as forensic investigators work at the crash site of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737

    Commentary: You know who should study the Boeing 737 crashes? Driverless car makers

    The two disasters serve as a warning for industries, including self-driving cars where technology is taking over, says the Financial Times' Brooke ...
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    The Big Read: In the pursuit of technology, what happens to workers left behind?

    No job will be spared from technological disruptions economists say, and more can be done to help those with a higher risk of being left behind.
  7. Handout photo of robots swinging a cab and bed into place for a new heavy duty pickup truck on the

    US companies put record number of robots to work in 2018

    US companies installed more robots last year than ever before, as cheaper and more flexible machines put them within reach of businesses of all ...
  8. 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.
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    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.