ARTICLES RELATING TO ROBOTS

Robots are rapidly on their way to taking 20 million manufacturing jobs, wiping out a chunk of the global workforce

2019-07-13 16:00

Robots will displace 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide, according to a new report from Oxford Economics.

WATCH: California police put Robocop on patrol in park

2019-06-20 20:38

A Southern California police force is welcoming a robot to the department. Huntington Park police say "HP RoboCop" will provide 360-degree high-definition video footage.

WATCH: Tiny robots to help nanoparticles deliver drugs through bloodstream

2019-06-01 09:08

Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have designed a tiny robot that could help nanoparticles efficiently deliver drugs to disease sites.

A pair of googly eyes could radically change how people spend their money

2019-05-26 15:43

A simple pair of googly eyes could convince people to donate more money, according to at least one study.

WATCH: 10 robot dogs pull a truck in a slightly terrifying display of raw power

2019-04-17 05:40

Don't get too worried — these little guys aren't coming to pull your house away anytime soon.

Robots aren't taking our jobs; they're creating them – study

2019-04-13 09:34

More employers than ever – some 87% – are planning to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation for the third year running.

WATCH: In Poland, robots in workplaces are there to stay

2019-03-20 11:27

Employers struggling to fill vacancies in Poland's tight labour market can now hire digital workers to do the mundane tasks humans would rather avoid.

A robot sex toy company accused the world's biggest tech show of sexism after being stripped of an innovation award

2019-01-09 14:47

Lora DiCarlo's Osé personal massager originally won the CES Robotics and Drone category for its hands-free device, but the award was later revoked.

Pizza Hut will enlist robots in quest to slice delivery times

2018-11-01 06:01

Pizza Hut is fusing two of America’s favorite pastimes - pizza pies and pickup trucks - in a bid to cut delivery times as fast-food competition heats up.

Postman, shopper, builder: In Japan, there's a robot for that

2018-10-20 11:00

Forget the flashy humanoids with their gymnastics skills: at the World Robot Summit in Tokyo, the focus was on down-to-earth robots that can deliver post, do the shopping and build a house.

 

WATCH: Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce

2019-07-08 20:21

A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by a team at Cambridge University.

A creepily lifelike robot dog is finally going on sale later this year

2019-06-08 10:44

Boston Dynamics' robot dog, Spot, which has become famous for its lifelike movements, will become commercially available in a matter of months.

These are the industries most likely to be taken over by robots

2019-05-28 15:02

Bridgewater Associates recently highlighted a 2016 study by McKinsey & Company that analysed what industries are most susceptible to automation.

How 10 key emerging technologies are changing manufacturing

2019-05-21 06:00

Here's how 10 movers and shakers see manufacturing changing in the 4th industrial revolution.

So, a robot just joined the Board of Directors. What's your job description?

2019-04-16 05:00

Adaptability will be the way forward in a changing world, says Kumeshnee West.

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WATCH: Why robots still struggle to understand humour

Alexa and Siri may tell jokes mined from a humour database, but they just don’t get them.

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Let digital assistant do mundane, repetitive tasks - expert

2019-02-18 15:01

Everything is happening faster and faster in the world of technology, Lenore Kerrigan of UiPath tells Fin24.

20 years from now, our homes will have mirrors that give us style tips to robots that help us with dinner

2018-12-24 21:14

A report from Euromonitor International predicted some of the biggest technilogical changes that will come to homes by 2040.

WATCH: Get a glimpse of the future at the World Robots Summit

2018-10-29 20:38

Get a glimpse of the future at this year's World Robot Summit in Tokyo. Third arms and dancing robots were among the gadgets on display for the 134 participants attending.

WATCH: Deep sea robots reveal mineral riches in the abyss

2018-09-22 10:16

Scientists from the University of Bergen in Norway are using remotely operated vehicles to explore thousands of metres deep in the ocean.

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