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03.31.16
Trim this 3D-printed bonsai tree by hand, just like a real one
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Trim this 3D-printed bonsai tree by hand, just like a real one

Design house Nendo plans to bring boutique plastic bonsai to Japanese crowdfunding sites, then the world.

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01.29.16
The robot revolution starts with data entry and small talk
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The robot revolution starts with data entry and small talk

Robots are going to work in Japanese banks, hospitals and schools, but keep your expectations low.

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11.04.15
Sprint faces 'thousands' of job cuts and price hikes
11.04.15

Sprint faces 'thousands' of job cuts and price hikes

Sprint has been ordered to slash more than $2 billion from its budget, and that can only mean one thing.

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09.18.15
Pepper the companion robot has a lot of growing up to do
09.18.15

Pepper the companion robot has a lot of growing up to do

Home robots are coming, they just need to start acting like adults first.

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09.08.15
One of Japan's lovable store robots was drunkenly punted
09.08.15

One of Japan's lovable store robots was drunkenly punted

Pepper, Softbank's emotion-sensing robot, was kicked by a drunken 60-year-old in Japan.

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07.02.15
Robot autopsy shows Pepper's head may be replaceable
07.02.15

Robot autopsy shows Pepper's head may be replaceable

Adorable robot Pepper gets a not-so-adorable autopsy.

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