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2 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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Related Topix: World News, China, Robots, Science / Technology

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Palacios, TX, Robots, Science / Technology, Victoria, TX, University of Houston Victoria

10 hrs ago | Ain't It Cool News

This Week's Saturday Shorts: Robots, Puppets, Time Travel, and Drama

Hello ladies and gentlemen, Muldoon here with this week's selection of interesting short films I think you ought to take a peak at.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Theater, Arts

14 hrs ago | RedOrbit

Shooting Pictures With The Assistance Of A...

Image Caption: In the researchers' experiments, the robot helicopter was equipped with a continuous-light source, a photographic flash, and a laser rangefinder.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cornell University, Photography, Arts, Science, Computer Science

19 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Speakers

22 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Entertainment, Television

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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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology

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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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PC World

Hardware hackathon hopes for new ideas on 3D printers, robots

A global hardware hackathon is asking entrants to "Build the Future," without placing restraints on what that means apart from a short list of qualifying rules.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Printers, Computers

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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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Marketing

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

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, Robots, Science / Technology, New York, NY

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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Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, WebMD, NASA, Space

Wall Street Journal

In Defense of Killer Robots

Weapons systems are getting smarter, and people are getting nervous. In May, Human Rights Watch called for the outlawing of autonomous military machines with lethal capabilities.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Autoblog

Opinion: Why Elon Musk is right about batteries being the future of automobiles

Recently, I visited the China International Battery Fair in Shenzhen. This is perhaps the largest battery show in the world, with over 980 exhibitors covering three-quarter of a million square feet.

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Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Robots, Science / Technology, Tesla Model S, Sedan, Hatchback, Chevrolet Volt, Chevrolet, Opinion

Switched

Could Robots Aide in Future Military Operations? U.S. Marines Think So

This sounds like something straight out of "Battle Star Galactica," but I assure you this is actual technology the Marine Corps are testing.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Henderson Hall, Science / Technology

Monterey County Herald

Forbes announces upcoming summit in Salinas

Forbes Media COO Mike Federle announces at Monterey Plaza Hotel his company's plan to host a summit in Salinas next summer on technology use in agriculture.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science / Technology, Robots

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

Medical News Today

Cognitive assessment provides window into proficiency level of robot-assisted surgeons

What clues might brain metrics hold about the skill levels of surgeons who perform robot-assisted surgeries? Looking for better ways to assess the proficiency of surgeons performing these complex procedures, researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute and the University at Buffalo determined whether cognitive assessment can effectively measure the ... (more)

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

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