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A Silicon Valley startup has developed a surveillance robot that it says can cut crime by half, but its appearance on streets would be sure to prompt more debate about technology and privacy.
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Someday you will take a pill that will fix your body. Sounds like science fiction and, though not yet science fact, it is a tantalizing potential presented by a breakthrough in nano technology and biomedicine from researchers in the U.S., Denmark and Rome.
Intuitive Surgical Inc., the maker of a $1.5 million robot surgery system, told doctors that friction in the arms of some devices may cause the units to stall, the second warning issued about the company's products in a month.
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Inhuman, unfeeling robots are a staple of science fiction - as is the fear that one day, their cold, logical minds might deem humans unnecessary.
Google has revealed it has taken over seven robotics companies in the past half a year and has begun hiring staff to develop its own product.
Detroit can go into bankruptcy, a judge has ruled. Likely it means that workers' pensions will be at least in part stolen from them.
Andy Rubin, the engineer heading Google's robotic effort and the man who built the Android software for smartphones, in Los Altos Hills, Calif.
Tuesday night, when Rabbi Yosef Langer lights a 22-foot menorah in San Francisco's Union Square, he'll get a helping hand -- an aluminum helping hand, that is -- from Issac the robot.
In response to the shootings at Sandy Hook, a California technology company created Knightscope, a 5-foot tall security robot.
Today sees the "Derbot" design challenge taking place at the University of Derby, setting student designed robots against each other.
The works on display at the Maison des Arts de Laval for their newest show, Et si les robots mangeaient des pommes? are but a few examples.
Sitting in front of my computer in my office on the East Coast, I am controlling a robot in Palo Alto, California.
"Scientists are saying the future is going to be far more futuristic than they originally predicted," Sarah Michelle Gellar's character in the neglected film Southland Tales intones.
Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon.com Inc., whose purchase of The Washington Post was announced Monday.