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Agility is using large language models to communicate with its humanoid robots

I’ve spent much of the past year discussing generative AI and large language models with robotics experts. It’s become increasingly clear that these sorts of technologies are primed to revolutioni

Humanoid robots face a major test with Amazon’s Digit pilots

Announced amid a deluge of news at this week’s Delivering the Future event in Seattle was word that Amazon will begin testing Agility’s Digit in a move that could bring the bipedal robot to its na

Amazon begins testing Agility’s Digit robot for warehouse work

At today’s Delivering the Future event, Amazon announced that it will begin testing Agility’s bipedal robot Digit in its facilities. Amazon Robotics Chief Technologist Tye Brady said the testing i

RoboFab is ready to build 10,000 humanoid robots per year

Today, Agility Robotics announced it's getting ready to crank up its RoboFab, which can build more than 10,000 Digits per year.

Meet the new face of Agility Robotics’ Digit

There’s a broad range of thought on robot faces. It’s a surprisingly difficult aspect to get right for some very good reasons. For one thing, we’re hardwired to recognize and intuit faces, so sm

Indian market regulator puts insurer Digit’s $440 million IPO in ‘abeyance’

The Indian capital market regulator has moved Digit’s IPO application to “abeyance,” it said in what is a disappointing development for the online insurer’s plan to go public. The Securities a

Agility’s next Digit robot will have a face and hands

Digit, the bipedal robot developed by Agility Robotics, will continue to evolve and improve, including the addition of a head and some digits of its very own, according to co-founders Damion Shelton a

Agility Robotics’ Digit gets a warehouse gig

A new video from Agility Robotics showcases an increasing familiar sight: advanced, autonomous robots performing boring warehouse tasks. It’s not the sort of video that tends to be hugely viral for

Even raises $40M to transform the working class to the savings class

The working class of the United States doesn’t get many breaks these days. It’s not just a function of low pay and long hours, but also the incredible uncertainty of income and expenses that makes

Mobile money-saving app Qapital raises $30 million to spend on growth

Qapital, one of a slew of mobile applications trying to make it easier for users to save money (and spend it more wisely), has raised $30 million in fresh financing as it expands beyond savings to off

Can SaaS principles transform political campaigns as we know them?

In life, they say you get what you pay for. That is no less true in politics, which is fueled by campaign donations and lobbying dollars that move policy on every important issue under the sun. The di

Startups say this fintech ‘lab’ is giving them needed access to Wall Street and regulators

Another program that gets high marks from founders is the Financial Solutions Lab (FinLab), an offshoot of the Center for Financial Services Innovation, a 13-year-old nonprofit focused on serving unba

Beginning this week, automated savings app Digit will start charging users $3 a month

In April, Digit announced that in 100 days it would begin charging $2.99 a month to people using its service to automatically save for a rainy day or help pay their bills. Well, 100 days have almost p

Digit now helps users automatically save for monthly bills

Automated savings startup Digit has long helped users squirrel away money for a rainy day. But today the company is rolling out a new feature that will make it easier to help its users save and pay th

Resolved to be better with money? Clarity Money launches with an app for that

Americans suck at managing their money. As the country heads into the New Year, it’s clear that more than 57% of us are struggling financially, according to a study from the Center for Financial

America’s problems are Silicon Valley’s next investment

This week is the perfect opportunity for technology executives and investors to lead an open, public conversation about how we can innovate for all Americans, many of whom feel threatened by automatio

Digit, a simple app to help you save, launches Android app

Whether you’re working out of a dorm room or running a billion-dollar company, a little pivot can go a long way. At their worst, pivots can derail a company’s success, but at their best,

Digit adds $22.5 million Series B to its savings account

Fast moving fintech startup Digit closed a $22.5 million Series B today just a year after closing an $11.3 million Series A. Ribbit Capital led the round with support from all prior investors includi

What’s next for personal financial services?

Already there has been a huge amount invested in fintech in 2016, with investors funding close to $9 billion in January and February alone. It is a sector of innovation that shows no signs of slowing

Finding financial health in the gig economy

So, you're cruising down the highway with your latest fare, making money whenever you choose to turn on your engine. But that 1099 economy you're so fond of should come with a warning: Steep Drop-off
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