In Japan, cooperation rather than competition is helping the adoption of industry 4.0 to move forward. They're leading by example, showing that automation does not have to come at the cost of jobs.
China wants to base its future economic growth on highly developed automated systems in the workplace. DW's Frank Sieren says that although this is an important strategic step globally, it poses great risks domestically.
The head of Germany's biggest private lender wants the European Central Bank's (ECB's) cheap money stimulus to end, warning that he sees price bubbles in stocks, bonds and property.
The European Parliament rejected plans for a "robot tax" back in February, but plenty of people remain in favor. Could the taxation of automation become part of our future? Arthur Sullivan reports.
Robots have descended upon the world's largest industrial fair by the hundreds. But the big question that reverberates through the trade floor is this: Will fellow robots steal my job?
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