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Hubo the robot meets the rich and influential

At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday, the DARPA-winning Hubo robot impressed attendees with its moves. Its presence highlights a future question for the global economy.

Ford takes self-driving into the snow

Detroit has at least one thing Silicon Valley doesn’t: snow. And Ford is taking advantage of that to test how its autonomous vehicles perform when they can’t see lane markings.

Audi targets the moon with lunar rover

Audi's lunar rover debuted at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 11, 2016.

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Behold the wackiest products from the Asian showcase at CES

From wearable air conditioners to a standing desk that's also a hardcore PC, Mark Hachman found some weird, wild stuff in the Asian pavilions at CES 2016.

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Double Robotics upgrades its iPad telepresence robot

The new Double 2 is steadier and faster.

The Ubtech Alpha 2 family robot will take your photo and teach you yoga

The Alpha 2 is still early--it's not due to go on sale until Q4--but it already sports some impressive abilities.

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Hands on with Alpha 2, an 'interactive family robot' that tells bedtime stories and teaches yoga

The Alpha 2 from UBTech might cost $1,300, but you have to pay to play in the pricey world of service droids.

The weirdest and coolest robots of 2015

In 2015 we saw robotic technology that could replace humans from the battlefield to the kitchen. Check them out in the 2015 Robot Review.

Drone registration, autonomous cars, astronaut recruitment - The Wrap

You'll have to register that new drone you get, California is opening its roads to public use of autonomous cars and NASA is looking for new astronauts. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Thermal imaging on drones, Prius communication, Yahoo's reverse spin - The Wrap

DJI adds thermal imaging to its drones, Toyota's new Prius cars can communicate with each other and Yahoo announces a reverse spinoff.

Amazon Prime Air, Zuckerberg's big surprise, 360 video - The Wrap

On The Wrap this week Amazon unveils a new Prime Air drone, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife announce a huge charitable donation and Nokia builds an expensive video camera.

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Amazon Prime Air gets a new drone

Amazon's new drone could bring the company one step closer 30-minute delivery, but the U.S. government is still standing in the way.

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5 high-tech toys to delight kids of all ages

Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.

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Austin declared a drone-free zone during SXSW

Folks don't like drones in Texas, local police chief warns.