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Assembly bot Baxter wants to get close to you (Q&A)

Boston startup Rethink Robotics thinks its new humanoid factory worker is so low-cost and easy to set up that it could change U.S. manufacturing. Crave spoke to Rethink founder Rodney Brooks.

By Sep. 18, 2012

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Rethink Robotics' human-friendly Baxter (pictures)

Baxter is a two-armed assembly droid designed to work for small and midsize businesses. Unlike most industrial robots it doesn't require a safety zone, so people can work alongside it.

5 Images Sep. 18, 2012

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Get ready for knife-wielding robot grocery clerks

Baxter's learning algorithm teaches the bot not to be menacing. It can apply that knowledge to new situations, like hopefully not stabbing customers.

By Nov. 6, 2013

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Buzzy Mini makes getting shots a lot more tolerable

The Buzzy Mini uses cold and vibrations to soothe your fear of needles and take the pain out of injections.

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Here come the humanoids. There go U.S. jobs

Baxter is a factory worker robot that's about to take to the floors. It's just the beginning of the robot revolution.

By Nov. 12, 2012

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These robots will assemble your IKEA furniture

During the White House's "We The Geeks" Google+ Hangout on robotics, a number of cutting-edge automatons -- like the IKEA Bot -- are on display.

By Aug. 9, 2013

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Samsung serves up chef-designed home appliances

The Korean giant showed off its refrigerators, ovens, and more, and introduced its newest chef adviser, Daniel Boulud, at an event in New York.

By Jun. 11, 2014

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Samsung, Sony carve out own 'Experience' spaces at Best Buy

Both companies are taking a page out of the Samsung playbook, which previously created a store-within-a-store at Best Buy to sell its mobile gear.

By May. 1, 2014

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Samsung's big CES unveil highlights a connected home

Highly anticipated Samsung product presentation focuses on interacting with your home, whether you're watching TV or washing your clothes.

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Schmidt on Next Big Thing: Devices have to be friends (live blog)

Panel featuring Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and others tackles the topic of ecosystems in consumer technology and how they are changing how companies approach the business.

By Jan. 10, 2012