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.

0 comments3677 Views

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.

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.

0 comments9572 Views
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.

0 comments24061 Views

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.

Watch: A robot beats a human in table tennis

It can coach human players.

0 comments17219 Views

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.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.