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Give it up for RoboThespian! The programmable bot takes the stage to crack jokes for humans -- and comes across a bit stiff.
Tokyo entertainment firm Kokoro shows off its latest fembot, Actroid F, in a PR video. The lifelike android is slated to go on sale to work as a receptionist or hospital worker.
Takashimaya has rolled out a Geminoid robot to greet shoppers for Valentine's Day. Will she find love?
The pneumatic Ant-Roach is great for giving kids a thrill. But now someone has to invent a giant bug swatter.
Crooning robot head out of Taiwan can read music faster than the average human head, its creators say. It might be less terrifying if attached to a body, though.
Kevin Grennan loves stinky machines. The London designer's armpit robot explores how smell can change the human-robot dynamic.
This week, we sorted through more than the usual share of Apple rumors, pretended to be working while we were really on Facebook, and worried that our smartphones are making our necks look bad.
AKB48's Aimi Eguchi is sweet, pretty, and perfect for legions of Japanese otaku geeks. Too bad she's not real. But does it even matter?
A bot may watch over sleeping astronauts orbiting Earth if Japan's space agency JAXA moves ahead with its plans for 2013.
Bina48 is a robotic head enshrining the personality of a real woman. As a New York Times reporter learns, its chat chops are a work in progress.