As the era of digitization is dawning, Germans are wondering how humans and robots will interact and work together in future. Do they need to fear losing their jobs to robots?
Worker's at Amazon's main hubs in Germany and Italy have launched walkouts to hit the US e-commerce giant at a time when it hurts most — Black Friday and Cyber Monday — the busiest online shopping days of the year.
The iconic Danish toymaker is facing its biggest test since flirting with bankruptcy in 2003, announcing it will lay off 8 percent of its staff after reporting its first fall in sales in more than a decade.
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?
Facebook, Amazon, Google — why did they get so big, so fast? Economists say winner-takes-all "network effects" make such firms natural monopolies — and that we can expect network effects to become ever more important.
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