WATCH: Robots get record number of jobs in US

2019-02-28 21:52

US companies have installed more robots last year than ever before, as cheaper and more flexible machines put them within reach of businesses of all sizes and in more corners of the economy beyond their traditional foothold in car plants.

WATCH: A robot artist that could rival the greats

2019-02-11 18:41

Named after British mathematician and computer pioneer Ada Lovelace, Ai-Da the robot will be able to draw people from sight with a pencil in her bionic hand, her makers say.

The Russian army has a cool new robot tank, but there's a really good chance it doesn't work

2019-01-29 10:19

The Uran-9 reconnaissance and fire-support vehicle — a robot tank that performed disastrously in trials — has entered service with Russia's military.

Inside Curro's first high-tech high school: there’s no sports, but it's also much cheaper

2019-01-21 07:13

At Curro Foreshore in the Cape Town CBD, pupils are taught via digital learning, and the focus is on technology and science.

AI competition - the new space race

2018-12-28 20:00

AI competition is a rerun of the last century's space race, says Leonid Bershidsky.

WATCH: Sony's adorable new Aibo comes to the US

2018-10-31 11:55

Packed with charm, AI and cloud technology, Sony's rebooted robot dog doesn't come cheap.

Top 10 reasons to attend IGNITION 2018

2018-10-22 12:21

Ten reasons Business Insider’s IGNITION conference is a must-attend event this December.

Watch: A robot walks the runway for the first time at London Fashion Week

2018-09-22 15:41

The collaboration between OhmniLabs Robotics Company and fashion designer Honee Persona was designed as a showcase – and to show humans are not so easily replaced.

Watch: This company is designing robotic undergarments that enhance strength, endurance, and even posture

2018-09-11 09:04

A company called Seismic is designing powered clothing fusing apparel and robotics.

Google's robot-powered burger restaurant says it's paying employees R216 an hour to read educational books while the bot does the work

2018-06-25 15:32

The company uses a robot at the centre of the restaurant to make up to 130 burgers an hour.


Speedy medicine dispensing robot to give SA healthcare a shot in the arm

2019-02-27 05:19

South African healthcare is set for an efficiency boost with a new medicine dispensing robot that will deliver medication in a more convenient and effective way.

WATCH: Top World news videos you can't miss today

2019-02-05 05:24

Video shows people running from Bolivia mudslide | Images of Peru aircraft after crash landing in Lima street; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

WATCH: E-commerce giant unveils new hotel runs on robot hospitality

2019-01-23 18:47

Featuring human-less check-ins, facial scans and voice-controlled rooms, e-commerce giant Alibaba has unveiled its first 'future hotel' in China.

Want to develop kids' tech skills? Think playgrounds, not playpens

2019-01-01 06:45

If you like technology, you probably think it’s a good thing for children to be exposed to it at an early age. But recall your own childhood, says Marina Umaschi Bers.

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: Boston Dynamics's robot more agile than ever

2018-10-30 15:33

Atlas, the humanoid robot can now do Parkour movements, a training discipline using movement developed from military obstacle course training.

Watch: A glimpse into the future at the World Robots Summit

2018-10-20 16:05

Exhibitions of robotic technology for the present and future,as well as a robotics competition from the World Robot Summit 2018.

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.

WATCH: Is artificial intelligence pushing sexist roles?

2018-07-02 14:29

Why do most robots or AI interfaces tend to be female and demure? Could this be because not enough women are working in the field?

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!

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