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Hacked robots could demand Bitcoin to return to work

Robots are the future. Which might throw some of us into a panic. Apart from the concerns about murderous androids killing us all in our beds what happens if we become...
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Flippy the robot has started work

A robot which flips burgers has been put into use in a restaurant for the first time. In September 2017 we wrote about Flippy the robot. Now the burger flipping robot...
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Cimon is not so simple

Cimon the intelligent flying drone is to join astronauts on the space station. It can recognise the face and voice of ISS crew members. Talking intelligent drones that accompany astronauts on...
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NatWest’s Cora: The digital human who can answer customers’ questions

People can have a verbal two-way conversation with NatWest's Cora on a computer screen, tablet or mobile phone. NatWest is testing out a “digital human” which it says could in future be...
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Robot job losses

The north is expected to lose out again with robots taking up to 40% of the jobs. It's better news for the south as robot job losses are expected to be...
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AI ethics – Microsoft calls for guidelines on artificial intelligence

AI will run most of our daily lives by 2038, according to the tech giant. They argue we need to look at AI ethics sooner rather than later Microsoft executives have warned...
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Autonomous homes by 2020?

Tech giants Samsung and LG have announced plans to help create autonomous homes. Both companies play to expand the AI they include in home devices along with service robots. We could...
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CES 2018 Day One Review

Crazy robots prove they’re not just a passing tech fad, electric cars and Google gets wet in our CES 2018 day one review. Novelty is an easy subject to stray into...
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CES Unveiled 2018 – Robots steal the show

Companion bots and an autonomous suitcase were among the highlights at this years CES Unveiled. The traditional curtain-raiser for the main event, the CES Unveiled preview show, was dominated by robots as...
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The 3D printed house built by robots in just eight hours

This 3D printed house can be transported to its final location where windows and doors are added and internal decorations and engineering systems are installed. You may remember our story about a...
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Permitting delivery robots

You may not know it but San Francisco is a hotbed for robots.  So much so that city officials have voted to restrict the use of delivery robots.  However, politicians have...
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Oh no robot doctor passes medical exam

If a robot doctor doesn't scare you nothing will. A robot has just passed the written part of China’s national medical licensing examination, making it the first machine to achieve such a...
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Flippy the burger flipping robot

This is Flippy.  Flippy is a burger flipping robot which cooks a perfect patty every time.  After a successful trial the robot will now be set to work in 50 CaliBurger...
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Robocop’s on Patrol

Anyone with visions of a dystopian society overrun by maniacal homicidal robots should probably stop reading now.  Robophobics may also prefer to put the kettle on rather than read any further. The...