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This autonomous boat is attempting to cross an ocean using only solar power

The "Seacharger" hopes to become the first unmanned vehicle to cross an ocean using only solar energy during its month-long voyage from California to Hawaii.

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This ping pong robot can be programmed to be the perfect partner

The Trainerbot is a smart ping pong robot that aims to take your skills to the next level.

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Attack of the bots! 10 AI helpers you can try today

With everyone from Microsoft to Facebook to Slack singing the praises of bots, it's time you see what all the fuss is about.

Autonomous trucks hits public roads

Six groups of trucks just took part in the EU Truck Platooning Challenge, an international test of autonomous truck driving technology.

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Save $105 on iRobot Roomba 880 Vacuum Cleaning Robot - Deal Alert

The highly rated Roomba 880 cleaning robot is currently discounted $105 and can be purchased via Amazon for $594.99.

Drone deliveries are arriving at a golf course in Japan

Online retailer Rakuten will start a drone delivery service at a golf course in Japan

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Here's how long it takes Liam to disassemble an iPhone

New iPhone-recycling robot, Liam, is one of Apple's coolest inventions. Here's exactly how it works.

Get to know Liam, Apple’s iPhone disassembling robot

Apple gets serious about recycling with Liam, a 29-armed robot designed to take your iPhone apart precisely in 11 seconds.

Apple's Liam, a robot that recycles iPhones

Apple is working on developing a robot that can strip iPhones so their components can be more easily sorted and reused

Domino's has a pizza delivery robot

The future is here! Domino's Pizza has developed an autonomous pizza delivery robot in Australia

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Dominos has the droid you're looking for, and it's bringing you your pizza

If data science can be used to craft a brand-new beer, why shouldn't an autonomous droid deliver the accompanying pizza?

Getting friendly with the future of robots at the IBM Cognitive Studio

Robots rule at SXSW, where Leah beat one at rock-paper-scissors and controlled another with her mind.

Alphabet could sell robot-maker Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics, a advanced robot start-up that was purchased by Google just over two years ago, is up for sale according to Bloomberg.

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Meet Sophia, the female humanoid robot and newest SXSW celebrity

Hanson Robotics' latest prototype may one day deliver super-intelligence with a smile, but right now she's just kind of rude.

Female humanoid robot Sophia is a celebrity at SXSW

Watch my awkward first date with Sophia, the latest brainchild of Hanson Robotics.

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The iRobot Braava uses Roomba logic to wet-mop kitchens and bathrooms

Picking up where Roomba leaves off, the Braava has three different cleaning modes to tackle challenges that just aren't appropriate for a robot vacuum cleaner.

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Sphero's BB-8 wins the cutest racing competition at SXSW

Two of the Star Wars droids were pitted against each other, and the result was hilarious.

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You Can Now Purchase the Highly Anticipated DJI Phantom 4 Camera Drone

The most advanced camera drone from DJI is now available to purchase exclusively at Apple.com and DJI.

Ubtech looks to up its toy robot game with the Jimu

The Jimu promises to be an easier to use—and more powerful—toy robotics kit compared to the popular Lego Mindstorms sets.

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Double Robotics upgrades its iPad telepresence robot

The new Double 2 is steadier and faster.

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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.

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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.