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1 hr ago | Bay View

Family Robots are Coming to a Home Near You

Meet Jibo the real "family robot" that will read your children bedtime stories, learn your emotions, and is described as your "best camera man".

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

1 hr ago | NewsTarget.com

Killer robots must be outlawed immediately, warns UN official

Robotics is a technology that has been around for decades, and indeed has been used to streamline manufacturing -- often at the cost of human labor.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots

2 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Rise of the Machines: BCG Projects $67 Billion Market for Robots by 2025

Spending on robots worldwide is expected to more than quadruple from just over $15 billion four years ago to about $67 billion by 2025 -- a 10.4 percent compound annual growth rate since 2010 -- according to BCG's study.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, CPU, Boston Consulting Group, Consulting

7 hrs ago | SFGate

3D Printed Dresses Are Radically Changing The Meaning Of Haute Couture

The possibilities for 3D printing are endless. From instruments and toys to robots and mechanical parts, there's almost no limit to what a 3D printer can create.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Business News

8 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

Robots unlikely to take big bites out of employment

Advances in artificial intelligence and robotics mean that machines will soon be able to do many of the tasks of today's workers.

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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Purdue University, Computers

10 hrs ago | Stanford

Replicating the sensitivity of human touch in robots

A piece published today in the New York Times examines the importance of replicating the sensitivity of human touch in designing the next generation of robots.

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

14 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

18 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

22 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

22 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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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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