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  • Toyota, Uber Announce Plans to Partner

    Under the partnership, Uber drivers can lease vehicles from Toyota and make payments from their earnings. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/strategic-planning-execution/toyota-uber-announce-plans-partner By: Posted: May 24, 2016, 10:26 pm

    Tags: Emerging Technologies, Strategic Planning & Execution, Leadership, Technology, The Latest

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  • Adidas to Launch Robot-made Shoes in Germany from 2017

    The new state-of-the-art 4,600-square-meter plant is still being built, but Adidas showed off a foretaste of it to the press, promising to automate shoe production, currently done mostly by hand in Asia, and enable the shoes to be made more quickly and closer to its sales outlets read moreOrigi...

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  • Rejoice (Maybe): Bendable Smartphones Are Coming

    Chongqing-based Moxi Group will ship 100,000 bendable smartphones this year. The flexible tech will cost close to $800. Will the quality be anywhere close to what we’re used to? read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/rejoice-maybe-bendable-smartphones-are-com...

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  • The Father of 3D Printing Looks Ahead

    When Chuck Hull invented stereolithography in the early 1980s, he had some ideas about what it might spawn, but he could have never imagined the scope of the current 3D-printing world. Now the CTO of 3D Systems, the company he founded in 1983, Hull is the benevolent father figure of a booming ind...

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  • Apple Hires Architect of BMW, Mercedes Satellite Navigation

    Durekovic, who joined Apple in an unspecified role in October, was principal architect and then chief engineer for navigation at Harman International Industries Inc., whose systems are used by a slew of carmakers. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/apple-hires-...

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  • Xiaomi's Microsoft Patent Purchase Part of Its Global Push

    How did Microsoft find a ready buyer for 1,500 of its patents? Simple: Chinese companies like Xiaomi, trying to build worldwide brands, are putting more importance on intellectual property. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/intellectual-property/xiaomis-microsoft-patent-purchase-pa...

    Tags: Intellectual Property, Global Economy, Innovation, Technology, The Latest

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  • Three Megatrends Transforming Manufacturing

      By mid-century, emerging technologies, Big Data and demographics will combine to create a U.S. manufacturing footprint dramatically different than today. read more Original: http://www.industryweek.com/emerging-technologies/three-megatrends-transforming-manufacturing By: Stephen G...

    Tags: Ideaxchange, Change Management, Emerging Technologies, Information Technology, Innovation, Technology, Workforce, IoT and the Digitization of Manufacturing, The Latest

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  • Can GE Innovate Innovation with Predix Platform?

    John Hitch, Editor General Electric has been innovating for more than a century, such as with their jet engines. With its big-data wrangling Predix platform now available to third parties, the research empire has found a ...

    Tags: IndustryWeek Wire, New Equipment Digest RSS, Companies & Executives, Innovation, Leadership, Operations, Technology, The Latest

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  • Connectivity Enabling Manufacturing Innovation

    The ability to leverage technology is the foundation upon which future products will be created to meet society’s needs. read moreOriginal: http://www.industryweek.com/technology/connectivity-enabling-manufacturing-innovation By: Posted: June 3, 2016, 7:46 pm

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  • Lean and Industry 4.0

    Industry 4.0 is one of the hot topics of modern manufacturing, although some (myself included) say that it is overrated. Lean is one of the older but also still important topics in manufacturing. In this post I would like to compare lean and Industry 4.0. What are the differences, what are the co...

    Tags: Technology, Industry 4.0, Lean

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