Automated

06.30.14
The Associated Press welcomes its robot journalist overlords
06.30.14

The Associated Press welcomes its robot journalist overlords

Robots are cool and all, but they're just mere toys until they start doing things like reporting t...

By B. Molen,   06.30.14
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01.22.14
MIT and Stanford will teach Ford's automated cars how to dodge obstacles
01.22.14

MIT and Stanford will teach Ford's automated cars how to dodge obstacles

It's not enough for Ford to build automated test cars; it also has to teach those cars how to hand...

By J. Fingas,   01.22.14
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12.12.13
Ford's Fusion Hybrid research car will explore our driverless future
12.12.13

Ford's Fusion Hybrid research car will explore our driverless future

Ford is convinced that autonomous cars are the future, and it's putting its money where its mouth...

By J. Fingas,   12.12.13
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11.24.13
Google patent takes the social out of social networking: technology writes 'personalized reactions' for you
11.24.13

Google patent takes the social out of social networking: technology writes 'personalized reactions' for you

Facebook. Twitter. Google+. Those are just three of the many social networks out there these days,...

By M. Gorman,   11.24.13
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09.25.12
California Governor Brown signs bill clearing use of driverless cars on public roads (video)
09.25.12

California Governor Brown signs bill clearing use of driverless cars on public roads (video)

Google just chalked up one of the more important victories for driverless cars. California Governo...

By J. Fingas,   09.25.12
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09.19.12
Rethink delivers Baxter the friendly worker robot, prepares us for our future metal overlords (video)
09.19.12

Rethink delivers Baxter the friendly worker robot, prepares us for our future metal overlords (video)

No one would characterize existing factory robots as especially warm and fuzzy: they're usually di...

By J. Fingas,   09.19.12
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04.26.12
DIY hack uses Google Calendar to automate home heating system (video)
04.26.12

DIY hack uses Google Calendar to automate home heating system (video)

Sure, Google Calendar is helpful, but ultimately it's on you to get yourself to that meeting. Woul...

By S. Silbert,   04.26.12
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08.13.11
Goodyear's self-inflating tires could improve gas mileage, leave Schrader valves unsatisfied
08.13.11

Goodyear's self-inflating tires could improve gas mileage, leave Schrader valves unsatisfied

Reminiscent of Ghostbuster's Marshmallow Man, new Goodyear tires might just Stay-Puft on their ow...

By L. Leavitt,   08.13.11
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03.11.11
Smithsonian captures 201,000 wild photos with automated cameras
03.11.11

Smithsonian captures 201,000 wild photos with automated cameras

We have this big, fang-filled, claw-sharpened big cat all up in our grill thanks to the researcher...

By K. Wong,   03.11.11
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