Metropolis becomes current affairs
In the last five years, the robot workforce at Amazon has increased from zero to 45,000 and most of that was during 2016.
Beginning of the end
While most people have focused on factory robots and self-driving cars may kill off millions of jobs, the fact that AI will kill off white collar work has been quietly ignored.
Teach it to make proper pizza
Italian boffins are working on a new robot which will develop and learn like a new-born child.
Build it and hunt for Sarah Connor
Xiaomi is producing a plastic toy robot that you can assemble into different forms, and control with an app.
How I quit worrying and learnt to love our robotic overlords
Apple co-founder, but otherwise allrought good bloke, Steve Wozniak has changed his mind on robots taking over the world and enslaving us.
Even Mr Robot can be fired at Google
The search engine Google did some sterling work researching robotic arms for manufacturing, but abandoned the project because it had no consumer use.
By 2040 they will be the best criminals
Boffins have been shuffling their electronic tarot cards and reached the conclusion that by 2040 the people committing the most crimes will be robots.
Tinman runs on a quad core Atom
Chipzilla showed off its “Euclid” robotics compute module at the Intel Developer Conference in San Francisco a little while ago.
What could possibly go wrong?
Israel's General Robotics has developed tiny 'combat robots' that can climb stairs, traverse difficult terrain, and nail anything that moves with a nine millimetre Glock.
Motherboards don't stand for comfort any more
Asustek is shifting its development focus to Internet of Things (IoT), robot and virtual /argument reality (VR/AR) products after seeing that motherboards and graphics are going to suffer for a good long while.