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‘Medibot’ to do rounds on Malaysian virus wards
World

‘Medibot’ to do rounds on Malaysian virus wards

Malaysian scientists have created a barrel-shaped robot on wheels that they hope will make the rounds on hospital wards to…
Robot with coronavirus advice hits Times Square
Technology

Robot with coronavirus advice hits Times Square

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Worried about the spread of coronavirus? A five-foot tall (1.5 meter) Promobot might have your answer.…
Amid tech turmoil, celebration at global electronics show
Technology

Amid tech turmoil, celebration at global electronics show

The Consumer Electronics Show opening Tuesday offers a chance to showcase the newest and shiniest gadgetry, looking past the turmoil…
Grocery-carrying robots are coming. Do we need them?
Technology

Grocery-carrying robots are coming. Do we need them?

BOSTON (AP) — The first cargo-carrying robot marketed directly to consumers is on sale this holiday season. But how many…
‘Kawaii!’ Olympic robot mascots thrill Tokyo students
Science

‘Kawaii!’ Olympic robot mascots thrill Tokyo students

Robot versions of Japan’s Olympic and Paralympic mascots thrilled hundreds of school children in Tokyo on Monday, striking sporting poses…
Japan roboticists predict rise of the machines
Science

Japan roboticists predict rise of the machines

Set in 2019, cult 80s movie “Blade Runner” envisaged a neon-stained landscape of bionic “replicants” genetically engineered to look just…
Egypt to establish Middle East’s first marine research and technology center
Egypt

Egypt to establish Middle East’s first marine research and technology center

Egypt announced the establishment of a marine research and technology center specializing in marine industrial robotics, the first of its…
Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape
Technology

Robo-journalism gains traction in shifting media landscape

A text-generating “bot” nicknamed Tobi produced nearly 40,000 news stories about the results of the November 2018 elections in Switzerland…
Amazon’s ‘collaborative’ robots offer peek into the future
Technology

Amazon’s ‘collaborative’ robots offer peek into the future

Hundreds of orange robots zoom and whiz back and forth like miniature bumper cars — but instead of colliding, they’re…
German firm’s 7 commandments for ethical AI
Science

German firm’s 7 commandments for ethical AI

  German business software giant SAP published Tuesday an ethics code to govern its research into artificial intelligence (AI), aiming…
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