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CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

CES 2015: LG will unveil its New 4K Ultra HD TV with Quantum Dot Technology

Budweiser Super Bowl 2015 Ad leaks

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Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Google Car Initiative to go ahead via Android

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Sony cancels The Interview Release on Christmas

Isaac Asimov's Robot Series

Chappie: Watch First Trailer of Neill Blomkamp's Film Starring Hugh Jackman

Chappie: Watch First Trailer of Neill Blomkamp's Film Starring Hugh Jackman The first trailer of the Neill Blomkamp’s movie Chappie has been recently released and we have Hugh Jackman as one of the main characters of the movie.

Nov 5 2014, 7:44am CST

Are Child Sex Robots Inevitable in the Future?

Are Child Sex Robots Inevitable in the Future? With every new technology comes a way to use that technology for sex. Porn dominated the early Internet. Smartphones became the mailing service for scandalous selfies. Google Glass has already been used to make (and...

Jul 14 2014, 12:14pm CDT

Woman or Robot? Meet the Japanese Robot Otonaroid

Woman or Robot? Meet the Japanese Robot Otonaroid TOKYO (AP) — The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people — almost. Japanese robotics expert Hiroshi Ishiguro, an Osaka University professor, says they will...

Jun 24 2014, 4:29am CDT

People Are Taking Jobs Away From Robots, Not The Other Way

People Are Taking Jobs Away From Robots, Not The Other Way Ever since Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson wrote Race Against the Machine the discussion around robots taking jobs away from humans has intensified.  In fact, the authors just recently released...

Apr 9 2014, 1:32am CDT

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots

RoboEarth is like a cloud-based brain for robots One bot can learn how to perform a task and then share the steps on RoboEarth

Jan 15 2014, 10:18am CST

Google Project: Building Real Robots?

Google Project: Building Real Robots? When the Android OS founder, Andy Rubin, stepped away from the famous mobile operating system he helped create, some rumors suggested that he would pursue his lifelong love of creating real robots instead from then.

Dec 9 2013, 3:58am CST

iPhone Maker Foxconn plans to employ 1 million Robots in the next Years

iPhone Maker Foxconn plans to employ 1 million Robots in the next Years As wages rise in China, robots move in as they already do in other regions of the world.

Aug 1 2011, 2:37am CDT

Cyberdyne Brings HAL Robot Exo-Suit to CES 2011

Cyberdyne Brings HAL Robot Exo-Suit to CES 2011 Plus: More Robots!

Dec 22 2010, 12:11pm CST

CES 2015 News
Robot Scientist makes its own Experiments and Discoveries

Robot Scientist makes its own Experiments and Discoveries Robot Adam does not have a body and a face like the humanoid Japanese robots, but he can plan his own experiments. At Aberystwyth (it is really spelled this way; proof) University in Wales, Ross King and colleagues...

Apr 3 2009, 1:50am CDT

Intel CTO says Robots as smart as us by 2050

Intel CTO says Robots as smart as us by 2050 Intel's CTO Justin Rattner predicts in his keynote at the IDF 2008 that the Gap between Humans, Machines will close by 2050. Not so fast, many of us will still be around in 42 years and we sure will be checking on this...

Aug 22 2008, 1:19pm CDT

Rumor of new Erector Spykee Robots at CES 2008

Rumor of new Erector Spykee Robots at CES 2008 At last year's CES Erector aka Meccano introduced the cool wi-fi enabled robot kit Spykee (first known as Spyke). I was watching the Spykee robot since then. The robot never shipped as far as I know. It was offered...

Jan 3 2008, 2:14am CST

Kobie and Rabie are Korea's first emotional Robots

Kobie and Rabie are Korea's first emotional Robots Korean research institute ETRI demonstrates two emotional robots they developed. Kobie looks like a plush Koala bear. The robot is able to recognize human faces, make eye contact, and express emotions through sounds...

Nov 9 2007, 1:55am CST

Robot learns how it feels to hit Humans

Robot learns how it feels to hit Humans German engineer Sami Haddadin at the German Aerospace Centre Space Agency has designed a robot that he lets punch him on the head. Why would someone create a robot that hits people? "Do not harm humans" is the credo...

Nov 8 2007, 10:40am CST

Tomy i-Sobot Robot ships

Tomy i-Sobot Robot ships The world's smallest humanoid robot began shipping yesterday from Amazon.com. The Tomy i-Sobot went on sale at Amazon.com in early September for $299.99. The 6.5 inch tall robot can walk, talk, and dance. The i-Sobot...

Oct 23 2007, 8:00am CDT

Japan eyes Robots to support older Population By Masayuki Kitano TOKYO (Reuters) - It looks like a washing machine on wheels, but the bulky contraption vacuuming the hallways of a Tokyo high-rise is a robot. Japanese researchers hope that robots like this one...

Sep 12 2007, 12:47am CDT

Robot Maker Sells Sons To Pay Off Debts

Robot Maker Sells Sons To Pay Off Debts Don't worry. It's not as bad as it sounds, unless you happen to be named Wu Yulu and refer to robots you created as your "sons". Dubbed China's most famous amateur robot maker, Wu has made dozens of robots out of...

Jul 10 2006, 10:00am CDT

Korean Robots Jupiter, Nettoro, Roboid and Genibo Coming This October

Korean Robots Jupiter, Nettoro, Roboid and Genibo Coming This October Korean robot companies are set to release several household robots onto the market this October each selling for around $1,000. Yujin Robot's Jupiter, Hanool Robotics Corporation's Nettoro, IO Tech's Roboid, Samsung...

Apr 29 2006, 1:30pm CDT

Self Aware Robot - Even my Cat Cannot Do This

Self Aware Robot - Even my Cat Cannot Do This Junichi Takeno and a team of researchers at Meiji University, Japan are developing a robot that is able to recognize itself in a mirror. Not always, but in 70% of the cases the robot can distinguish seeing itself or...

Dec 22 2005, 1:50am EST

Kimono Wearing Robots at International Robot Exhibition (IREX) 2005

Kimono Wearing Robots at International Robot Exhibition (IREX) 2005 Reporter: Jack Olmsted Yesterday, the world's largest trade show focusing on robotics got underway in Japan. One of the robots shown are these Kimono wearing Eco-Robots from Japanese robot maker iXs Research Corp....

Dec 1 2005, 11:00am EST

Robot Mania at 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan

Robot Mania at 2005 World Exposition, Aichi, Japan Expo Mascots: Kiccaro and Morizo The World Exposition 2005 started in Japan in the Aichi prefecture today and will be open until September 25th. The theme of the World Exposition 2005 is Nature's Wisdom. A big part...

Mar 25 2005, 1:44am EST