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Need Help Finding Hardware? This Robot Might Be Able to Help

Robots are the future. That's what a lot of businesses are starting to bank on, and Lowe's is one of them.<p>Check out the impressive video below to get …

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The future of our health care: Robotics, AI, analytics, & more

SAN FRANCISCO — Sometime in the not too distant future, your doctor could write you a prescription for a smartwatch and an app to track your health. Data will flow out of the device, right into your electronic medical record, where the doctor could use that data to hone her treatment plan for …

Of Course Robots Will Never Become Our High-Tech Overlords... Or Will They?

All that talk about robots rising up to become our high-tech overlords is pretty far-fetched--or is it?<p>Sure, that Roomba keeping your floors clean isn't very menacing (except maybe to this dog), and you're not losing sleep worrying about the Looj that's sweeping out your gutters. But when you watch …

The Future Of French Robotics

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Laetitia Vitaud is a blogger, coach, teacher of U.S. politics in France and passionate about the digital transition of our economy.</i><p>The French still dream of humanoid robots and electric sheep. Swedish TV series Real Humans, broadcast on French-German TV channel Arte, seduced a …

Meet The Man Who's Now Leading Google's Top-Secret Robotics Projects In Place Of Andy Rubin

Taking his place is James Kuffner, an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon and long-time humanoid robotics expert.<p>Kuffner first came to Google to work on its self-driving car projects in 2009, though focused on other robotics research as well.<p>"I've always been interested in seeing forward-looking …

Robotics

Google Robotics Head Andy Rubin Leaves Company, Kuffner Steps In

Andy Rubin, who headed Google’s robotics effort and was the creator of its Android system, has left the company to start his own incubator, according to a company spokesperson. James Kuffner, a research scientist at Google, will take over the robotics group, the company said. Rubin’s move was …

Google CEO: Computers Are Going To Take Our Jobs, And 'There's No Way Around That'

Today, Google is much more than a search engine. The company appears to be involved in every type of new technology ranging from self-driving cars to contact lenses that can test for disease.<p>In a recent interview with the Financial Times, CEO Larry Page provided some insight as to why the company …

Artificial Intelligence