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31 min ago | The Age

Australian Army plans for future high-tech combat in Asia's mega-cities

The Australian Army has begun planning for high-tech combat in Asia's mega-cities, including hotly contested cyber warfare, scientifically enhanced soldiers and killer robots, according to a new Defence Department study.

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4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Science supergirl has world at her gecko feet

Meet the kite-boarding, rock-climbing, nanotechnology scientist who hangs out with Richard Branson - when she's not breaking things Search on the internet and you will find that new superhero " Nanogirl " and University of Auckland senior engineering lecturer Michelle Dickinson are one and the same.

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8 hrs ago | Asia News Network

Guiyang: Foxconn to increase robot use to curb suicide among workers

Foxconn Technology Group plans to use more robots for its various manufacturing operations as part of its efforts to replace "dangerous, boring and repeated" work, which has often been blamed for the series of suicides at its various facilities in recent years.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Vinyl Pulse

Robo Toy Fest x Dke SDCC Robo Gid Keshi Figure

DKE's SDCC announcements continue to come with no end in sight. With 2" keshi figures making a serious comeback in the indie toy world, DKE will release the Robo Toy Fest GID figure at SDCC.

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The Victoria Advocate

UHV robotics camp keeps high school STEM skills sharp

Showing off her design skills, Vy Le, 15, of Palacios, posts images of her and Jessica Nguyen's robots to Facebook at the 2014 Digital Simulation and Robotics Summer Camp at the University of Houston-Victoria in the University Center Building.

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Pocket-lint.co.uk

Mini flying robots are being built to replace bees in pollinating plants

Harvard has developed tiny drone-like robots that can fly and are meant to pollinate crops just as honeybees do.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Entomology

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

New Products: Robot mows lawn while you napNew Products: Robot mows...

The hammock looks inviting but your lawn needs to be mowed. A Robomow robotic mower provides a tempting solution.

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TVSPY

Will Robots Take Over Local TV?

While robots have already replaced studio camera operators at some local TV stations, it isn't hard to imagine local stations adopting the latest technology, robotic journalists.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Foxconn Plans to Make Its Own Industrial Robots

GUIAN, China-Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. plans to make its own industrial robots it hopes will have the intelligence to handle assembly work like its skilled workforce, its chairman said.

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Examiner.com

Will Rosie the riveter be replaced by Rowzee the robot?

Rosie the Riveter is now an assistance robot, thanks to Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers.

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Forbes.com

How Robots Will Change the Future of Marketing

According to my buddy and fellow author, the marketing cyborgs are coming. Some are already here.

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CIO

What the Robot Apocalypse Will Mean for IT, Jobs and Work

Robots are coming, and they will eventually take many of our jobs. Before you break out the torches and pitchforks, though, think about how your skills can be applied to work that machines will never be able to do.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Cameras

New York Magazine

Robots Are Invading the News Business, and It's Great for Journalists

Earlier this week, one of my business-beat colleagues got assigned to recap the quarterly earnings of Alcoa, the giant metals company, for the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Mining, Alcoa, Durham, NC, Science, Computer Science

Gizmag

Teaching robots to play Angry Birds helps children's rehabilitation

Researchers at Georgia Tech found that when assigned the task of teaching a robot to play Angry Birds, children were engaged for longer periods of time If Angry Birds is known for anything, it's an ability to keep youthful eyes glued to the screen for extended periods of time.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Rovio Mobile, Nintendo, Video Games, Angry Birds, Family, Kids, Gadgets

Thu Jul 10, 2014

DefenceTalk News

3D Google smartphones to help NASA robots navigate in space

NASA plans to send Google smartphones with state of the art 3D sensing technology into orbit to use them as eyes and brains for its newest sci-fi inspired machinery.

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The Brooklyn Paper

Bar-claws Center! Life-size dinosaur robots roar into Brooklyn

I'm the baby, gotta love me: A Tyrannosaurus Rex and her baby share a tender moment while the show's protagonist looks on.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Brooklyn, NY, Science / Technology, Robots, New York, NY

ElmLeaves

Family Friendly: Triton teaches robotics and robot building

Young people from Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy's Robotics Team will share their creations with kids at Robotics Show and Tell, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St. The robot-building project was created by Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey.

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Switched

Torah-Writing Robot At Berlin's Jewish Museum Is Four Times Faster Than A Rabbi

The robot's quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink.

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Slate Magazine

The Military Is Funding the Creation of Adorable Robots

A year ago, physicist Daniel Goldman sent me a video of a skeletal creature pushing its way through sand.

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Examiner.com

'Extant' recap: 'Re-Entry' pilot

Astronaut Molly Woods is back on earth with her family after spending 13-months in space on a solo mission.

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