Meituan tests delivery robots in Beijing and Shenzhen

By Chris Udemans

Sep 3, 20191 min read A Meituan delivery person on his bike in Shanghai on March 23, 2019. (Image credit: TechNode/Shi Jiayi)Lifestyle services giant Meituan is testing robot food delivery in Beijing and Shenzhen, as the company seeks to reduce oper…

Robotics company UBTech eyeing STAR Market for IPO

By Eliza Gritsi

Jul 16, 20191 min read UBTECH founder Zhou Jian. (Image credit: UBTECH)UBTech Robotics, a Shenzhen-based manufacturer of human-like robots backed by Tencent, said that it is considering listing on Shanghai’s new STAR Market.
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Briefing: Profits for Midea-backed robot maker Kuka fall 80% in 2018

By Jill Shen

Mar 29, 20191 min read 美的收购的机器人巨头库卡,去年利润暴跌八成将开始裁员 – JiemianWhat happened: Two years after being acquired by Chinese consumer electronics giant Midea, German robot manufacturer Kuka reported poor results for 2018. Its sales revenues decreased 6.8% to €3…