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12.02.09
Elevator operating robot janitor goes on sale in Japan
12.02.09

Elevator operating robot janitor goes on sale in Japan

In one year alone we've seen robots shaking things up in such far-flung fields as fashion and interp...

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12.05.08
Floor-cleaning robot in Japanese office building can ride the elevator, leave early
12.05.08

Floor-cleaning robot in Japanese office building can ride the elevator, leave early

It might not look like much, but this little... er, big guy is a robot recently developed and emp...

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11.25.08
Japan's METI Robot Award 2008 winners announced
11.25.08

Japan's METI Robot Award 2008 winners announced

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (or METI) in Japan has announced eight 'Robot Award 200...

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12.20.07
Japan's 2007 Robot of the Year goes to...
12.20.07

Japan's 2007 Robot of the Year goes to...

Putin. Ok, actually another stoic, semi-autonomous critter is the winner of Japan's Ministry of Eco...

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