farm robot

Bonirob is more than 90 percent effective in destroying weeds in carrot cultivation trials.
 
While the world’s first fully-robotic farm will operate indoors, traditional outdoor farms aren’t immune to the coming robotic revolution.
 
Bonirob, developed by Bosch's Deepfield Robotics, is billed to eliminate some of the most tedious tasks in modern farming, plant breeding, and weeding. The autonomous robot is built to be a mobile plant lab, able to decide which strains of plant are most apt to survive insects and viruses and how much fertilizer they would need, and then smash any weeds with a ramming rod.

microsoft hq

Microsoft has published its latest financial results, covering the first quarter of its 2016 fiscal year (Q1 FY2016), which runs from July 1 to June 30. The previous quarter's results were heavily impacted by a $7.6 billion write-down - booked as an "impairment charge" related to its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business.

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Google published third quarter financial results after the bell on Thursday, marking the first time it has done so under its new corporate umbrella moniker, Alphabet.
 
The tech giant reported a net income of $3.98 billion, or $5.73 per share (statement).
Non-GAAP earnings were $7.35 per share on a revenue of $18.7 billion, up 13 percent year over year.

western digital
Western Digital today announced that it has acquired SanDisk for a whopping sum of $19 billion in cash and stock. The deal values SanDisk’s common stock at $86.50 per share, a 15% premium on the previous day’s closing price.
 
The deal brings together two of the world's largest storage companies. The buyout gives WD access to the growing market of flash memory chips, and more importantly gives it a new income channel to offset its recent revenue drop.

google adwords

Back in April, Microsoft announced that they are renewing the search partnership with Yahoo. But they revealed some major changes in the new agreement between both these companies. Yahoo will to serve Bing ads and search results for a majority of its desktop search traffic and allowed Yahoo to monetize rest of the traffic using their own ad platform or sell it to Google. As expected, Yahoo today announced their agreement with Google.

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