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06.22.15
SoftBank's cutesy Pepper robot sells out in one minute
06.22.15

SoftBank's cutesy Pepper robot sells out in one minute

If you always wanted a robot butler to greet guests, amuse kids or be a live-action version of Cor...

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06.18.15
SoftBank's adorable Pepper robot goes on sale this Saturday
06.18.15

SoftBank's adorable Pepper robot goes on sale this Saturday

Japanese robot Pepper is ready to unthaw the hearts of any consumer who wants one. Maker Softbank...

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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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02.10.15
IBM's Watson taking crash course in Japanese for SoftBank
02.10.15

IBM's Watson taking crash course in Japanese for SoftBank

IBM's publicity-loving supercomputer Watson has a new job in Japan for wireless carrier SoftBank d...

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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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10.29.14
Yup, robots are coming to take our retail jobs, too
10.29.14

Yup, robots are coming to take our retail jobs, too

Elon Musk may be terrified of self-controlling robots, but the retail industry is clearly hoping t...

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10.02.14
SoftBank puts $250 million toward joint movie venture with Legendary
10.02.14

SoftBank puts $250 million toward joint movie venture with Legendary

Just days after reports circulated that SoftBank was looking to nab DreamWorks so it could tap int...

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09.28.14
SoftBank wants to break into movies by acquiring DreamWorks
09.28.14

SoftBank wants to break into movies by acquiring DreamWorks

SoftBank may have already bought both a major mobile game studio and one of the US' largest carrie...

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08.06.14
Sprint names wireless sales veteran Marcelo Claure as its new CEO
08.06.14

Sprint names wireless sales veteran Marcelo Claure as its new CEO

There were murmurs that Sprint was about to shake up its leadership, and today it's official. The...

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