Tag: Autonomy

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3D-Printed Soft Robot Hops Around Using Jet Power

Engineers have come up with a groundbreaking way of combining hard and soft materials in a robot. Most robots are rigid, metallic devices, a fact that sometimes restricts their complexity, but soft robots are of increasing interest. They are adaptable […]

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HP Settles Class Action Lawsuit Related To Autonomy Deal For $100M

Hewlett-Packard agreed to settle the securities class action lawsuit filed against it in connection with the impairment charge it recorded after acquiring Autonomy. “While HP believes the action has no merit, it is desirable and beneficial to HP and its […]

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Hewlett-Packard’s Legal Battle With Autonomy Heads To UK Courts

Hewlett-Packard’s legal battle with Autonomy heads to UK courts The battle between Hewlett-Packard and the former management of Autonomy over the US giant’s botched $11.1bn (£7.4bn) purchase of the British software company has opened up a new front, with both […]

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3D Systems Corporation: Can HP Afford To Acquire It?

When Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ) entered the 3D printing segment, there were speculations that 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) or its peers could become an acquisition target. Even 3D Systems’ CEO Avi Reichental was worried about HP’s entry into the 3D printing segment. Earlier […]

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Humans Prefer Computer Control, Says MIT Study

Humans prefer taking orders from computers not the other way around, a new study from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology concludes. Humans like being ordered by computers When given a choice between […]