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Cuban to Trump: The U.S. Needs to Invest in Robotics to 'Win'

The 'Shark Tank' investor writes in a blog post that the government should spend $100 billion to create and build robots.

New Zealand Passport Robot Tells Applicant of Asian Descent to Open Eyes

Facial recognition software mistakenly registered his eyes as being closed.

Reuters

How This Robotics Startup Is Reducing Risk of Work-Related Injuries

Protect your shoulders, back, and knees with this three-part MAX system.

Stephanie Mlot

British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future

A standards document offers guidelines on robot-human relationships and more.

Tom Brant

People Will Lie to Robots to Avoid Hurting Their Feelings

The side effects of making machines more human.

Nick Summers

Clothes Dryers of the Future Could Also Build Smartphones

An MIT design allows phone components to automatically snap together in a centrifuge.

Tom Brant

At Last, Customer Service Agents That Customers Can't Drive Crazy.

Smart agents can improve customer service and increase productivity.

Jonathan Crane

Big-I Is a Smart Home Robot That Will Stalk Your Family

Be careful what you say, because the Big-I is watching. Always.

Brittany Vincent

Watch This Eerie Japanese Robot Breathe Just Like a Human

Japan is taking it up a notch on the creepiness scale as researchers unveil the new human-like Alter.

Rose Leadem

China's Robotics Rush Shows How Its Debt Can Get Out of Control

Down a side street bracketed by massage parlors and cheap hotels in this city on the banks of the Yangtze River, a humanoid food service robot trundles around the corner of a table in a cafe, red eyes flashing in tune with synthesized classical music.

Reuters

Brain Break: Who Let the Robot Out?

A humanoid robot in Russia made a break for it, but people are wondering if it's all a hoax and not just human error.

Nina Zipkin