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Do soldiers get too attached to battlefield robots?

A University of Washington researcher finds that soldiers develop emotional bonds with robots deployed in place of humans -- and that may affect their battlefield performance.

By September 19, 2013

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Google turns down military money for robot competition

The bipedal Schaft robot, the top scorer in a DARPA competition last year for disaster-response scenarios, will compete in the finals, but now with funding just from Google.

By March 24, 2014

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Cubli cube robot demonstrates incredible balance

Cubli is a cube-shaped robot that can jump up, balance on a single corner, and "walk" itself across a desk, all using off-the-shelf parts.

By March 17, 2014

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From living rooms to battlefields at iRobot (photos)

Road Trip 2010: For years, iRobot has helped soldiers and homemakers alike and is now planning for the future of both.

22 Images By July 15, 2010

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Human Rights Watch launches campaign against 'killer robots'

"The line needs to be drawn now on fully autonomous weapons," the NGO says. How close are we to letting robots off the leash?

By April 23, 2013

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Epoch 2: the robot shooter action continues

Australia's Uppercut Games has released the sequel to its hit debut title, third-person shooter Epoch.

By November 13, 2013

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BEAR robot roars to the rescue

The Army-funded humanoid can locate victims in a mine shaft, battlefield, toxic spill, or quake-damaged structure and carry them over long distances to safety.

By August 22, 2009

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Shimi: Your personal robotic DJ

Want to fulfill your dream of having robots in your home? Start with a robot that uses the cloud and smartphone voice commands to play music.

By September 10, 2012

Review

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Xbox 360)

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron offers some entertaining action, lots of explosions, and few surprises.

September 21, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 21, 2012
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Transformers Fall of Cybertron (PlayStation 3)

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron offers some entertaining action, lots of explosions, and too many technical hiccups.

September 21, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating September 21, 2012