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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

SoftBank to Sell Robot in U.S. Stores Within 12 Months

Fumihide Tomizawa, president of Softbank Robotics a unit of SoftBank Corp., poses with the company's humanoid robot Pepper following an interview in Tokyo, on Sept.

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Related Topix: SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services, Robots, Science / Technology, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, IT Services, Business News

7 hrs ago | Outpatient Surgery Magazine

The Rise of Robots Brings Change to Prostatectomy

As robot-assisted prostatectomy has become more common, fewer physicians may be performing the surgery and its overall costs may be increasing, says a new study .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

10 hrs ago | Swindon Advertiser

Snooker players take their cues in aid of disabled boy

A 24 hour snookathon in aid of a robot for Logan Franco-Franklin was held at Jesters Scooker Hall, Greenbridge.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

10 hrs ago | ABC News

As the global population increases, robots could help feed the world...

Using agricultural robots will help farmers boost productivity, use inputs more efficiently and slash labour costs, according to a robotics expert.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Patch.com

St. Mary's School of Los Gatos Launches Robotics Club

Members of the St. Mary's School Robotics Club started their journey into the world of engineering at the beginning of August this summer.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Los Gatos, CA, Science, Computer Science, Robots, Science / Technology, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

CIO

Happy Labor Day -- Will a Bot Take Your Help Desk Job?

Competing forces are affecting people who work on help or service desks. One is improving automation tools, which advocates say can replace level 1 and 2 support staff.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, World News, Romania, Outsourcing

Vancouver Sun

Robots will soon make bankers - and many more job now done by...

When Dave Coplin talks about robot takeovers, he says people instantly think of The Terminator.

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

SlashGear.com

Futurist warns robots may one day kill us all as an act of kindness

Our robotic future , so full of promise, could be our undoing. So says futurist and CEO of Poikos, Nell Watson, who recently spoke at The Conference in Sweden about all things robots.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Greendale

Wisconsin Police Received $28 Million Dollars in Military Equipment

Local Wisconsin Police agencies have received more than $28 million worth of military gear through the 1033 program since post 9/11 .

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI, Science / Technology, Rock County, WI, Brown County, WI

Scientific Blogging

New Cancer-Hunting 'Nano-Robots' To Seek And Destroy Tumors

It sounds like a scene from a science fiction novel - an army of tiny weaponized robots traveling around a human body, hunting down malignant tumours and destroying them from within.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, UC Davis, Nanotechnology

Detroit Free Press

Robot to join Gov. Snyder for Mackinac Bridge Walk

Thousands of walkers cross the five-mile-long Mackinac Bridge, Monday, Sept. 2, 2013, during the annual Labor Day Bridge Walk in Mackinaw City.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, US Governors, Rick Snyder, Robots, Michigan

Engadget

Heart Bot can draw an artistic rendition of your heartbeat

How does a famous-rapper-slash-business-tycoon and a tech titan launch a collaborative project? Apparently, by throwing a fancy soire graced by the presence of a robotic Picasso .

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Related Topix: DLP Mobile, Science / Technology, Robots, Gadgets

AME Info

Private school in Abu Dhabi hires robots to teach pupils

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Kids, Family, Marketing

Sun Aug 31, 2014

CiteULike

Why Do Robots Rebel? The Labor History of a Cultural Icon

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Forbes.com

Tweets As Tips: Robot Butler Delivers Room Service

Having once been called the tech Hemingway of Paris, named one of the top 100 women in technology in Europe in 2012, short-listed for best tech journalist by the TechCrunch Europas, I like to fix problems with my own special brand of strategy, storytelling and writing.

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Related Topix: Robots, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

ABC News

How Robots Could Soon Learn to Teach Themselves

Robots that can learn how to do just about anything, including anticipating what their human owners are about to do, may be lurking around the corner if scientists at four leading research universities and several high tech companies achieve their goal.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Cloud Computing

The Indianapolis Star

Susan Hendrich helped develop the digital assistant for Windows Phone 8.1.

Developer gives Cortana digital assistant a dash of Hoosier Microsoft developer Susan Hendrich from Harrison County Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1pwFVQE When Susan Hendrich was helping to develop the digital assistant for Windows Phone 8.1 - the virtual "person" who can answer your every need - the southern Indiana native ... (more)

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Related Topix: Harrison County, IN, Robots, Science / Technology, Purdue University

KXVO

World's first 'smart' cruise ship features robot bartenders, virtual balconies and more

HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a "fire and burn hazard."

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

USA Today

Robot toy invasion: Tech fuels the latest toys

Forget dollhouses, footballs and jigsaw puzzles - kids today want tech in their toys.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

Sydney Morning Herald

Japan develops robot wheelchairs to read minds

Hiromichi Takeuchi helps his 93-year-old mother Iyo. Japan is to look at robotics to assist look after its ageing population.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

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