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iRobot plans to cut R&D expenses in 2024

By Lucia Maffei Can iRobot continue to spur robotics innovation even as its research and development spending is on the decline? That’s one of the big questions that emerged in the aftermath of the implosion of iRobot’s merger deal with Amazon, which forced the Bedford-based Roomba-maker to chart an alternative path to its own future while […]

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Gensler rolls out new mandate for building materials with climate in mind

By Greg Ryan One of Boston’s busiest architecture firms is getting serious about cutting down on the carbon footprint of the materials used in their buildings. Gensler recently rolled out sustainability standards that manufacturers must meet for a dozen common construction materials such as gypsum board, interior latex paint and carpet tile. If a material does not meet […]

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