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.

Intel makes it easy for you to build a robot army
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Time to take over the world

Chipzilla is putting a lot of effort into helping people build their own robots and drones at home.

Chinese restaurants fire robot staff
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Here I am, a brain the size of a planet, and they want me to serve fries.

Three Chinese restaurants in Guangzhou have been forced to fire all of their robot staff because they were about as useful as a chocolate teapot.

Alphabet to flog off part of its robot arm
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Alphabet, the search outfit formally known as Google, as placed part of its robotics division, up for sale.

Gates, Hawking, Musk are Luddites of 2016
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Award nominations

Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking have been nominated for the "Luddite of the year" award by a US think tank over their fears of artificial intelligence (AI).

MediaTek labs' autonomous robots track objects
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Inexpensive solution for Makers robots

Everything is about Robots these days and Intel, MediaTek and many platform manufacturers are trying to find a way into the market.

Pepper Robot sells out in seconds
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Emotional response

SoftBank unveiled its new emotion sensing robot called Pepper and it finally was released in Japan. It turned out to be a bigger hit than expected and is already sold out.