Super-Fast Robot Arm Can Catch Whatever You Throw At It

Aug. 18 (Bloomberg) -- The list of things robots can't do is getting shorter. An ultra-fast robotic arm, developed by researchers at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland, can catch flying objects with complex shapes and trajectories, out of midair in less than five hundredths of a second.

Hinduja Looks to Buy Distressed Assets in India
19:36 - The Hinduja group of companies is one of Asia's largest multinational conglomerates with interests in the automobile sector, power, finance, healthcare, and much more. It's co-chaired by London-based siblings who are among Britain's wealthiest Asians. The company is betting on what they believe is a newly resurgent India and are looking to buy up distressed assets, specifically in the infrastructure and power sectors. Hinduja group chairman, Gopichand Hinduja told Bloomberg's Reenita Malhotra Hora the Indian banks have not necessarily made the process easy. (Source: Bloomberg)
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