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Watch: an Irish university developed a robot to battle loneliness

Stevie II is the successor to Stevie, a prototype assistance robot initially designed to carry out menial chores in care homes like automatically reminding residents to take their medication.

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This giant dragonfly robot brought a huge smile to Jeff Bezos' face at his exclusive robotics event

2019-03-19 20:58

The footage appears to be from Jeff Bezos' exclusive robotics conference, MARS.

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Watch: The jobs that robots will never be able to do

There are certain jobs that are safe from robot replacements. At least, for now.

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Watch: Chinese scientists have created a Terminator-inspired miniature liquid metal robot

A palm-sized prototype consists of a plastic wheel, a small lithium battery and a liquid-metal droplet.

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I, human: Why new blue-collar jobs will survive the rise of AI

2018-11-10 10:00

It’s hiring day at Rolls Royce’s jet-engine plant near Petersburg, Virginia. Twelve candidates are divided into three teams and given the task of assembling a box. Twelve Rolls Royce employees stand around them, one assigned to each candidate, taking notes.

Watch: A new lifelike child robot can talk about his feelings

2018-09-17 14:01

A Japan academic has invented a robot that looks like something straight out of a dystopian sci-fi film.

The US government is under pressure to stop spending money on 'beerbots,' which is exactly what it sounds like

2018-08-27 15:45

Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake thinks that's a poor use of taxpayer dollars.

Watch: These are the best robot painters in the world

2018-07-24 10:00

19 global teams submitted over 100 artworks created by robots.

Watch a creepy humanoid robot run and expertly jump over a log

2018-05-16 12:03

Depending on what you think of robots, this will either blow your mind or freak you out.

Humans vs robots: Who has the edge?

2017-11-06 13:15

Modern investing merges human insight with robo efficiency, causing some to argue that the role of the human adviser is dwindling. But human judgment still has a vital role to play in investing.

 

Be wary of robot emotions: 'Simulated love is never love'

2019-05-02 16:30

Research has shown that people have a tendency to project human traits onto robots.

This 'origami' robot looks like a delicate flower, but is strong enough to lift a bottle of wine

2019-03-16 15:51

The MIT robot has an origami 'magic ball' skeleton, and is able to pick up delicate and irregularly-shaped objects.

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Watch: A robot beats a human in table tennis

It can coach human players.

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Toyota wants to put a robot in every home and make it your pal

2018-12-27 14:42

Toyota has sold enough cars to put one outside every Japanese home. Now it wants to put robots inside.

WATCH: This robot can jump up stairs and over logs

2018-10-13 15:39

Robotics company Boston Dynamics released a video of one of its robots doing parkour. The Atlas robot, which is humanoid in appearance, jumps over a log and then hops up a series of platforms.

Activists urge killer robot ban 'before it is too late'

2018-08-28 06:49

Countries should quickly agree a treaty banning the use of so-called killer robots "before it is too late", activists have said as talks on the issue resumed at the UN.

The Russian maker of the AK-47 just unveiled a golden robot straight out of 'Aliens'

2018-08-25 20:16

This 4m robot was designed for "combat tasks", but who knows what'll really be able to do.

Have you ever seen a robot cooking burgers? Watch this

2018-06-22 14:52

There's a new must-have appliance for your kitchen!

A robot-run megacity – technological wonder or horror?

2017-12-01 15:01

Saudi Arabia is trying to diversify in order to become less reliant on oil. Its answer to this dilemma – an automated, highly advanced metropolis – may not be as utopian as its backers believe.

WATCH: Robot-actor stuns London audiences in a new play

2017-03-15 07:02

One of the stars of the British play Spillikin is not a human. Instead he is a robothespian.

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