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How Robot Therapists Can Fill a Gap in Health Care
Robots

How Robot Therapists Can Fill a Gap in Health Care

Robots are eliminating job drudgery in hospitals, and as technology advances, they'll take on therapeutic roles too.
These 'Biohybrid' Robots Crawl Like Sea Turtles
Robots

These 'Biohybrid' Robots Crawl Like Sea Turtles

"We're building a living machine -- a biohybrid robot," project lead Victoria Webster said.
The Many Unheralded Perils of Automating Your Customer Service
Marketing Automation

The Many Unheralded Perils of Automating Your Customer Service

You'll find hundreds of articles praising the benefits of automation. You'll find very few warning of the dangers.
David Leonhardt
This Chinese Robot Parks Your Car for You
Robots

This Chinese Robot Parks Your Car for You

The dreaded act of parallel parking could soon become a thing of the past with Chinese inventors backing their new parking robot to take away the stress for anxious drivers.
This Cute, Little Robot Wants to Be Your Personal Health Buddy
Far Out Tech

This Cute, Little Robot Wants to Be Your Personal Health Buddy

Say hello to Pillo, a smart device that combines facial- and voice-recognition technologies to dispense daily vitamins and medication.
Jason Fell
Facebook Live's New Features Include Two-Person Remote Broadcasts -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Facebook Live's New Features Include Two-Person Remote Broadcasts -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: New Belgium has collaborated with Ben and Jerry's on an ice cream beer.
Grace Reader
Brain Break: Who Let the Robot Out?
Robots

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
Singapore Startup to Launch Robo Adviser for the Tech-Savvy Wealthy
FinTech

Singapore Startup to Launch Robo Adviser for the Tech-Savvy Wealthy

A new, tech-savvy generation of wealthy clients and family offices are creating opportunities for fintech startups, challenging traditional private banks who have been slow to meet these demands.
Toyota in Talks to Buy Robotics Divisions From Alphabet
Toyota

Toyota in Talks to Buy Robotics Divisions From Alphabet

The Japanese automaker is discussing an acquisition of Boston Dynamics -- known for the Cheetah, which is claimed to be the world's fastest-legged robot.
Fast Food Workers Are Becoming Obsolete
Robots

Fast Food Workers Are Becoming Obsolete

The robots are coming for these jobs.
The Rich and Powerful Warn That Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs
Robots

The Rich and Powerful Warn That Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs

'One of the big causes for the stagnation of middle class wages is essentially because of clever computer programs,' said David Siegel, co-chairman of Two Sigma.
These 5 Robotics Startups Are Changing The Way Work Gets Done
Robots

These 5 Robotics Startups Are Changing The Way Work Gets Done

Industrial robots don't always get as much attention as their humanoid counterparts, but they are changing the life of humans just as much, if not more.
Catherine Clifford
Brain Break: 8 Robot Fails That Show Machines Won't Take Over (Just Yet)
Technology

Brain Break: 8 Robot Fails That Show Machines Won't Take Over (Just Yet)

Despite popular belief, there may not actually be a day our devices take over.
Lindsay Friedman
Study Says People Get Turned On by Touching a Robot's Privates
Robots

Study Says People Get Turned On by Touching a Robot's Privates

Though it's not always and necessarily sexual arousal.