Pepper the Robot Just Wants to Make You Happy

June 9 (Bloomberg) –- Here's a robot that tries everything possible to make you feel happy. The developer of the robot, Bruno Maisonnier, founder and CEO of Aldebaran says when you are feeling sad, the robot Pepper will try connecting you with people you like. Pepper's goal is to make you feel better. The emotion-reading robot will go on sale in February 2015. Softbank aims to sell millions of these robots. (Source: Bloomberg)
Square Rival iZettle Raises $67M From Intel and Zouk
58:59 - Today’s "BWest Byte" is $67 million, for how much iZettle, a Swedish payments startup and rival to Jack Dorsey's Square, has raised from Intel and Zouk. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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