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Bill Gates Believes Robots That Steal Jobs Should Pay Taxes
Bill Gates

Bill Gates Believes Robots That Steal Jobs Should Pay Taxes

If you fear automation, listen to this billionaire's idea.
Rose Leadem
Do Robots and AI Deserve Rights?
Artificial Intelligence

Do Robots and AI Deserve Rights?

A robot ethicist from MIT's Media Lab helps us parse what our treatment of tech says about us.
Elon Musk's Vision of the Future Includes Cyborgs
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Vision of the Future Includes Cyborgs

The Tesla founder thinks it's the only way for humans to keep up in an AI world.
Nina Zipkin
Hyundai Shows Off Wearable Robots to Help Paraplegics, Elderly
Robots

Hyundai Shows Off Wearable Robots to Help Paraplegics, Elderly

Hyundai's Medical Exoskeleton (H-MEX) looks like a high-tech back/leg brace combination device, plus forearm crutches.
The 5 Panels Entrepreneurs Must Attend at This Year's CES
CES 2017

The 5 Panels Entrepreneurs Must Attend at This Year's CES

Our recommendations for the talks that will give you the pulse on the future of entrepreneurship.
Stephen J. Bronner
Robots Will Play a Bigger Role in the Coming Years, But Not as Big as You Think
CES 2017

Robots Will Play a Bigger Role in the Coming Years, But Not as Big as You Think

Executives from Softbank Robotics and iRobot Corporation share their insights into the year's biggest trends in the field and their predictions for the immediate future.
Stephen J. Bronner
This Robot Is Huge and No One Knows Why It Was Built
Brain Break

This Robot Is Huge and No One Knows Why It Was Built

It weighs more than a ton and can do anything its human pilot asks. What could go wrong?
Entrepreneur Staff
Samsung Introduces Voice-Controlled Robot Vacuum
Robots

Samsung Introduces Voice-Controlled Robot Vacuum

When paired with an Amazon Echo, you can control the POWERbot VR7000 using voice commands.
Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation
Amazon

Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation

Amazon's voice assistant may provide clues in an Arkansas case in which a man was found dead in a hot tub.
Is a Robot the 'New Entrepreneur'?
Automation

Is a Robot the 'New Entrepreneur'?

Hint: Check-out jobs are threatened. But service jobs with distinct cognitive skills are safe. "Terminator 2" isn't here yet.
Sam Madden
Cuban to Trump: The U.S. Needs to Invest in Robotics to 'Win'
Mark Cuban

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.
Stephen J. Bronner
New Zealand Passport Robot Tells Applicant of Asian Descent to Open Eyes
Robotics

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

Facial recognition software mistakenly registered his eyes as being closed.
These Professionals Are Excited About the Rise of Workplace Robots
Human Resources

These Professionals Are Excited About the Rise of Workplace Robots

A recent study reveals how new technologies can boost employee productivity.
Rose Leadem
I Had a Conversation With a Robot, and It Taught Me Something About Humanity
Robots

I Had a Conversation With a Robot, and It Taught Me Something About Humanity

An executive at the company that created Pepper assured me that it (she?) won't steal our jobs.
Nina Zipkin