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1 hr ago | Ubergizmo

Sony Patents Self-Washing Robot

I would suppose that Sony's most famous robot release would be their beloved Aibo , which happens to be a robotic pooch that was the bomb back in the day, although the $1,900 price tag back then would make any potential customer think more than just twice as to whether to splurge that kind of money on what is essentially an expensive toy.

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6 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Keeping it simple may be the key to co-operative robots

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Apiculture, Science, Environment, Health

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Globe and Mail

Meet the new middle class: robots

John Van de Vegte, right, Project manager robotics and automation with the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre in Vineland Station, along with Harvest Robotics test an early prototype of a mushroom harvester on March 17, 2014.

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CNN

The Problematic Future of Employing Robots in Guangzhou

In mid-April 2014, Guangzhou government issued a document to foster robotic industry.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Robots, Science / Technology, Watches,

AfterDawn.com

Pew research: Americans are still wary of drones, robots, wearables

According to a new Pew research survey, Americans remain wary of technology that could power the future, including drones, robots and even wearable devices like Google Glass.

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Robots.net

Robots Podcast #154: Henrik Schunk

In episode #154 , Per Sjoborg speaks with Henrik Schunk about his company's work in gripping technology, modular robotics, dexterous manipulation, and this year's SCHUNK Expert Days , the subject of which was service robots.

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I-Newswire.com

Are Robots Taking Over?

Robots in the work force have created a new era of financial savings for corporate america at the expense of you and I. This is what some people are doing to fight back and provide for their families.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Robo-Palooza students made robots toss a ball, learned about engineering

The phrase on the front sign of The Children's Museum of New Hampshire states that it is "taking imagination to new heights."

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Dover, NH, Durham, NH, University of New Hampshire, Inventions

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Google, Amazon, and Facebook Eye an Aerial Robotics Revolution

The robotics revolution is under way. Exactly what form it will take in the next decade remains unclear; however, it is almost certain that robots will play an increasingly greater role in the day-to-day life of the average person.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Amazon, Science / Technology

The Atlantic

If the Robots Kill Us, It's Because It's Their Job

In the movie Transcendence , which opens in theaters on Friday, a sentient computer program embarks on a relentless quest for power, nearly destroying humanity in the process.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Science, Computer Science, Microsoft Office

Breitbart.com

Are We Sure That Google Drones and Google Robots Know About 'Don't Be Evil'?

In a Business Insider article, "Why Google Is Making Massive, Crazy Bets On Drones And Robots," reporter Megan Rose Dickey explains that Google is expanding itself from the virtual world to the physical world by noting that Google has just purchased a drone maker and a military robotics maker on top of its driverless car venture and Google glasses.

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The Wichita Eagle

NASA's space station Robonaut finally getting legs

This Nov. 13, 2013 photo made available by NASA shows the Robonaut with legs at a lab in Houston.

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I4U Future Technology News

Dyson Vacuums to Make Robot Vacuums

Sir James Dyson has begun thinking about putting his company's vacuum cleaners to use in more humanitarian Blue Angels commandercauses.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science, Computer Science, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology

Washington Times

Drones from the deep: Pentagon develops ocean-floor attack robots

The Pentagon has come up with a new way to place paranoia in the minds of future enemies: attack drones that can patiently wait on the ocean floor for years.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Camera

NASA chief Charles Bolden tours CU-Boulder for the first time

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden spoke Friday before a packed house at the University of Colorado, lauding the school's aerospace program and delivering an animated primer on what he hopes space travel will look like in the near future.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, NASA, Boulder, CO, Space, us Travel, Travel

CBS Local

Boulder Uses Robots To Search For Damage Under Drainage Areas

While crews in Boulder work to prevent more flooding from the spring thaw after last fall's devastating flooding, the city is still trying to figure out just how much damage that rushing water caused underground.

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ComputerWorld

Google tech to bring 3D mapping smarts to NASA's space station robots

Google said Thursday that its Project Tango team is collaborating with scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center to integrate the company's new 3D technology into a robotic platform that will work inside the space station.

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Las Cruces Sun-News

NASA's moon-orbiting robot crashes down as planned

Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never designed to do.

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ComputerWorld

Unbounded Robotics launches robot platform for education, research

Unbounded Robotics launched its UBR-1 robot, a US$50,000, one-armed mobile platform designed for research and education.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, LinkedIn, iPhone App, iPhone

ABC News

NASA's Moon-Orbiting Robot Crashes Down

NASA's small moon-orbiting spacecraft LADEE is no more. Flight controllers confirmed early Friday that LADEE crashed into the back side of the moon.

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