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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 By Sep. 18, 2012

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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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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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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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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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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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Uninstall native Windows 8 apps you don't need

The Windows 8.1 Start screen is loaded with shortcuts to pre-installed apps you may not want or need. Here's how to clear out the clutter.

By Mar. 3, 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

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This week in Crave: The sock-it-to-'em edition

This week, we wore pixels on our face, wrote our name in the stars, and let RFID and the Internet sort our socks for us.

By Sep. 22, 2012