Italian boffins create learning computer
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Teach it to make proper pizza

Italian boffins are working on a new robot which will develop and learn like a new-born child.

Xiaomi creates "lego" robot
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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.

Woz does not think Robots will enslave us
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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.

Google abandons robot arm work
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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.

Robots will soon commit more crime than anyone else
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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.

Intel develops Euclid Robot module
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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.

Israelis give small robots Glocks
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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.

Asustek wants IoT and Robotic focus
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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.

Mass-produced robot in shops in October
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A bit more expensive than predicted


The Jibo robot will be in the shops in October which is later and about $200 more than expected.

Chinese to deploy Daleks as police
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What could possibly go wrong?

The Chinese National Defense University has been showing off its first police robot which looks a lot like one of Dr Who’s Daleks with its plunger taken away.