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Just A Cat, Dressed As A Shark, Riding A Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

You'll be glad you watched this.<p>Delightful. Watch the clip in full.

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Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

Will Robot Nannies Save Japan's Economy?

More than half of all Japanese women quit their jobs after giving birth to their first child. That's more than double the rate in the U.S., and it's a problem for Japan's economy.<p>If more women returned to the workforce, it could give a huge boost to household income in the country, says Kathy …

Rise Of The Telepresence Robots

I’m exploring the headquarters of Suitable Technologies in Palo Alto, Calif., passing leather couches, paintings and large indoor plants. Only I’m not really here; I’m on a laptop at my desk in downtown San Francisco, roughly 30 miles away. Using some lightweight software, I’m controlling a Beam, a …

iRobot's New Ava 500 Puts Robotics In Heart Of The Enterprise

Today, iRobot Corporation (NASDAQ: IRBT) brought us a step closer to working alongside robots. Together with Cisco, they introduced the first autonomous telepresence robot, the Ava™ 500.<p>The Ava 500 isn’t another R2-D2-sized telepresence or novelty device you control with your iPad to make a video …

Does Your Business Need a Siri?

Robots and automation can drive down costs and increase efficiency. But they could make your business too high tech for its own good.<p><b>Within five years</b> there will be at least one fully automated McDonald’s. That was the bet Jackie Leo, Editor-in-Chief of <i>The Fiscal Times</i>, made two years ago with a …

Digital Forensics

The Killing Machines

How to think about drones<p><b>I. Unfairness</b><p>Consider David. The shepherd lad steps up to face in single combat the Philistine giant Goliath. Armed with only a slender staff and a slingshot, he confronts a fearsome warrior clad in a brass helmet and chain mail, wielding a spear with a head as heavy as a …

The Only Thing to Wear on the Beach in Hawaii this Summer

This summer’s hottest swim shorts are emblazoned with an aerial shot of a Kauai beach by hip photographer Gray Malin.<p>Want to blend in in Kauai? We’ve got you covered. Hot British brand Orlebar Brown’s limited-edition Gray Malin swim shorts feature an aerial shot of a Kauai beach by the Dallas-born …