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Russia Shows Off Robotic Cockroach

Say, is this house bugged?<p>The secret roach’s name was Death's Head, aka Blaberus Cranifer, and it came from Russia on a mission. It is a small, mechanical beast, styled after the death's head cockroach. According to Russian state-owned Sputnik news site, it was built in seven months by a group at …

Starfish-killing robot close to trials on Great Barrier Reef

<b>An autonomous starfish-killing robot is close to being ready for trials on the Great Barrier Reef, researchers say.</b><p>Crown-of-thorns starfish have have been described as a significant threat to coral.<p>The Cotsbot robot, which has a vision system, is designed to seek out starfish and give them a lethal …

Completely paralyzed man steps out in robotic exoskeleton

Leveraging on research where the UCLA team recently used the same non-invasive technique to enable five completely paralyzed men to move their legs, …

Startup claims a breakthrough in brain-like computing on chips

A small, Santa Fe, New Mexico-based company called Knowm claims it will soon begin commercializing a state-of-the-art technique for building …

The Roomba 980 is iRobot's best robot vacuum yet

We have a ritual in my house. I bring home a random gadget, deposit it somewhere in my home and my wife asks me what it is, gives me side-eye and …

Watch drones building a suspension bridge

From fishing drones to missile drones, we thought we'd seen everything that could be achieved with four rotors. But drones are about to get a lot …

Why body language is the next frontier for robots

It’s not everyday that a robot takes the stage at a technology conference and cracks jokes like a real wise guy.<p>On Wednesday, at an annual conference …

Smart Little Suckers: Next-Gen Robot Vacuums

Robot vacuums are no longer high-tech klutzes that bump their way around your room. New models from iRobot, Neato and Samsung adroitly keep things spick-and-span<p>By<p>Nathan Olivarez-Giles<p>Nathan Olivarez-Giles<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@nateog<p>nateog<p>Google+<p><b>ROBOT VACUUMS</b> have been roaming living …

There is a robot waiting in line to get an iPhone 6S outside an Apple Store in Australia

There is a robot currently waiting in line to buy an iPhone 6S at the Apple Store in Sydney, Australia, according to Mashable.<p>Yes, a robot is waiting in line to buy another robot.<p>Instead of waiting out in the elements to snag Apple's latest creation, an enterprising Sydneysider named Lucy Kelly has …

Five sci-fi robots that could revolutionize business

It’s unlikely that robots will rise against humanity any time soon. But they can still invade a technology conference.<p>Robots took over the floor at …