The Industrial Revolution began at the end of the 18th century with the introduction of mechanized manufacturing. This led to the assembly line and mass production. Since 1970, machines have become computerized. Now we're entering Industry 4.0.
A major design flaw has been found in microprocessors produced by Intel and rivals AMD and ARM. Tech experts say it requires updates to operating systems, which are likely to slow down chip operations.
The Chaos Computer Club (CCC) is one of the world's leading white-hat hacker meetings and maker fairs, and its annual general meeting in Leipzig this week was a celebration of digital arts and technology stunts.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has opened the world's biggest industrial fair. Poland is the partner nation of the fair that also seeks to allay fears from technological advances associated with Industry 4.0.
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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