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.

China's Big Short: Bearish Bets Mount as Yuan Weakens
51:54 - Chinese equities are once again in the crosshairs of short sellers. Short interest in one of the biggest Hong Kong ETFs tracking mainland stocks has surged this month to levels not seen since last year's market rout. Bloomberg's Haidi Lun reports on "First Up." (Source: Bloomberg)
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