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04.22.15
A radioactive drone landed on the Japanese Prime Minister's office (update: arrest)
04.22.15

A radioactive drone landed on the Japanese Prime Minister's office (update: arrest)

Japan has a mystery on its hands. A worker has discovered a drone on top of Prime Minister Shinzo...

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02.23.15
Softbank prices its Pepper robot out of some developers' pockets
02.23.15

Softbank prices its Pepper robot out of some developers' pockets

Softbank's adorable robot may be short and cute, but it'll still cost the price of a secondhand ca...

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12.01.14
Pepper, the humanoid robot, wants to sell you a Nescafe coffee machine
12.01.14

Pepper, the humanoid robot, wants to sell you a Nescafe coffee machine

Softbank's Pepper, the robot with a line in cheesy jokes, hand gestures and oddly expressive poses...

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10.10.14
Honda's latest robotic stool is fun to ride, still impossible to buy
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10.10.14

Honda's latest robotic stool is fun to ride, still impossible to buy

One of the several reasons for why we love CEATEC is that we get to test ride human transporters t...

By R. Lai,   10.10.14
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09.04.14
Dyson's first robot vacuum promises more suction than the competition
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09.04.14

Dyson's first robot vacuum promises more suction than the competition

Sixteen years and nearly $47 million in the making, Dyson's unveiled its first robot vacuum cleane...

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07.16.14
Honda's upgraded ASIMO robot is faster and smarter but still won't scare Sarah Connor
07.16.14

Honda's upgraded ASIMO robot is faster and smarter but still won't scare Sarah Connor

Honda's been working on its ASIMO robot for the better part of two decades, but only now is it fin...

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06.12.14
Are you ready for your first home robot? Meet Pepper
06.12.14

Are you ready for your first home robot? Meet Pepper

The path to mainstream home robots is strewn with the battery-drained corpses of AIBO and lesser-k...

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06.05.14
Softbank's 'Pepper' robot understands feelings, will cost less than $2,000 next year
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06.05.14

Softbank's 'Pepper' robot understands feelings, will cost less than $2,000 next year

Japanese telecom Softbank and its CEO Masayoshi Son have never been afraid to push the envelope, a...

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05.07.14
Panasonic's medical robot returns after the first-gen sold but two
05.07.14

Panasonic's medical robot returns after the first-gen sold but two

Remember Hospi, the digital porter from 2004? We wouldn't blame you if you didn't, since Panasonic...

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