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This Robot Smartphone Dances and Talks -- Weekly Headlines

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Wal-Mart wants to test-fly drones in residential neighborhoods to improve customer deliveries. While more and more retailers are researching their ability to deliver packages in tiny unmanned flying machines, our Cat Clifford reports on whether consumers are prepared for this shift in shopping behavior. 

Jack Dorsey's return to the CEO job didn't bring the lift some hoped for in Twitter's latest earnings. Shares dropped Wednesday after reporting anemic user growth in the last financial quarter.

And Japan's Sharp Corporation is aiming to make smartphones smarter and cuter. It unveiled RoBoHoN, a robot smartphone programmed to learn from interacting with users. The humanoid robot phone can also chat with people...and boogie down to the music.  

Related: 3 Ways to Transform Customers Into Superfans -- Weekly Tips

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