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Brain-controlled robotics help paraplegics regain mobility

Eight people have regained some voluntary muscle control and sensation after using brain-controlled robotics.

RoboGlove returns to Earth

NASA's RoboGlove is coming back to Earth as a commercial product made by GM.

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Jobs are becoming easier one robot at a time

Service robots are taking over as walking aids for patients, farmers, and oil rig inspectors at the Automatica international trade fair in Germany.

This robot intentionally hurt me and I didn't know how to feel

I tested out the First Law robot, which was build with the sole purpose of injuring its user. It's meant to start a serious discussion about AI.

Pain Inflicting Robot Sparks AI Debate

Roboticist and artist, Alexander Reben, says he created the first robot build for the sole purpose of inflicting pain on people, all to get them talking about artificial intelligence.

These affordable underwater drones are the new wave in ocean exploration

Two companies are hoping to make underwater exploration accessible to everyone by building low cost, easy to use aquatic robots.

Jonney Shih explains the Asus Zenbo robot

It’s the robot that had Computex talking, but what’s Zenbo all about? I sat down with Asus Chairman Jonney Shih to find out more about the bot and why Asus decided the time is right for a robot.

Game of Drones is a form of aerial warfare where drones fight to the death

As drones have gained popularity, so has the sport of drone fighting. Pilots from around the world gather to go head to head for a chance to become top drone.

Asus' Zenbo is a cute home robot

Asus' Zenbo is a cute home robot that follows voice commands from its owner.

Makani energy kite is a smarter wind turbine

Makani's energy kite is an airborne wind turbine that aims to generate more energy using less materials.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.