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1 hr ago | Examiner.com

New York cows get milked by robots

New York is known for being fast-paced and innovative in business matters. Now New York cows are being milked by robots on their own individualized schedules.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Publishing, Media, New Times, Drink, Milk

2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Huff Post report: Drudge had fun featuring Obama bowing to robot

According to Huff Post on Thursday, founder of the Drudge Report, Matt Drudge isn't always serious or out to get Obama with his political headlines.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Matt Drudge

6 hrs ago | Gawker

Barack Obama, Human President, Plays Robot Soccer

The President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, earlier today engaged in a brief session of athletic play-activity with an ASIMO robot unit .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Science / Technology, Robots, Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission

10 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

No-scar surgery: Less pain, shorter recovery

"We probably won't be doing surgery anymore," says Dr. Bradley Needleman, director of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery at the Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center, when I ask him about the future of surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Science / Technology, Robots, Autos

14 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

Google, Facebook and other tech companies race to develop artificial intelligence

The latest Silicon Valley arms race is a contest to build the best artificial brains.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Science, Computer Science, Search Engines, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Computers

18 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Obama finds Japanese robots a oea little scarya oe

Obama's visit to the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, or Mirikan, aimed to highlight both Japan's technological prowess and the renewal of a 10-year scientific collaboration agreement between the two countries.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Space, Business News

19 hrs ago | ITV

What's not to like about workplace robots?

A couple of days ago I met a robot called Baxter. He demonstrated impressive skills in arranging and packing golf balls then passed me a bottle of water to drink.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Album review: Damon Albarn, Everyday Robots

Well, he certainly took his time. After all, Damon Albarn's been nothing short of prolific during his post-Blur period, delivering cartoon hip-hop with the Gorillaz, releasing four soundtracks of varying quality , forming superior supergroup The Good, the Bad and the Queen, and working on so many guest appearances and world music projects it's a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Pop/Rock, Blur

The Nation

Pentagon plans to replace army with robots

WASHINTON : The Pentagon's research agency tasked with developing breakthrough technologies for national security has come up with a plan to replace flight crews with "full-time" robots and turn the pilot into a high-level "mission supervisor" issuing commands through a touch screen, according to a media report.

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Business Journal

IRobot sees growth in Roomba, telepresence robots

IRobot stock slipped 10 percent Wednesday after the company reported its first-quarter net income had slid to $5.3 million from $8.4 million.

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Medical Daily

Nanotechnology Ahead: Mini-Robots May One Day Assemble Medical Devices Inside Your Body

New research provides some of the groundwork necessary to one day develop mini-robots that could perform delicate tasks inside your body, including assembling medical devices within your bloodstream.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Hack a day

Micro-Robots Are Scary Awesome

A team of scientists at SRI international are creating real-life replicators from Star Gate SG1 - micro-robots capable of smart manufacturing.

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Wall Street Journal

FDA's Cancer Warning: Bad News for Surgical Robots

Intuitive Surgical says it expects the number of procedures performed with its machines to rise in a range of 2% to 8% in 2014, down from its previous guidance of 9% to 12% growth.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Startups, Intuitive Surgical

New Scientist

Armed Russian robocops to defend missile bases

THE West has always been a little squeamish about the idea of arming robots. Despite decades of development, no systems have ever been deployed and a vocal human rights campaign means it's unlikely to happen in the near future.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, World News, Russia, Asia,

Sunherald.com

US stocks edge lower after a six-day rally

Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Intuitive Surgical, Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry

BBC News

VIDEO: Will robots put us all out of work?

Humanity is entering a second machine age. During the first, driven by the industrial revolution, machines took over all the muscle jobs.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Recipes: Engineering a muffuletta

Wrap sandwich securely in plastic. Balance something flat on top and weight it down with something heavy.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Business Journal

Financial, manufacturing sectors face parallel paths as they get left behind in economic recovey

My father is a mechanic in a factory he's worked in for more than 30 years. He's retiring next year, and one of the last projects he worked on was assembling the robots that will soon replace the hundreds of employees who work on the factory's packaging line.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

USA Today

Neato robot vacuum does a neat job at cleaning

Show of hands, who likes to vacuum your house? I wouldn't raise my hands either.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Dining, Science / Technology, Robots, Newark, CA

Hedonistica

Honda's New And Improved ASIMO Humanoid Robot

This is a short video of Honda demoing the latest version of their ASIMO humanoid robot.

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