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cheetah

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Cheetah-Cub robot learns to walk from the animals

A quadruped robot developed at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne has been taught to walk by being fed data based on the movements of a horse.

By Apr. 30, 2013

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SimCity Mac out on 11 June, as 'Cheetah Speed' returns

EA says it's working 'round the clock' to fix issues that plagued the game's launch.

By Apr. 10, 2013

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DARPA's Cheetah becomes fastest legged robot

DARPA's back with another fear-inducing animal robot. You can try to outrun the Cheetah, but you'll probably fail, so here's to our new robot overlords.

By Mar. 5, 2012

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All hope lost as Cheetah robot outruns Usain Bolt

Clocking a new speed record for legged robots, DARPA's robo-cheetah can hunt you down at more than 28 mph. You'll be safe if you never leave your car.

By Sep. 5, 2012

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Military commissions cheetah, humanoid robots

Boston Dynamics is working on bipedal and quadraped robots for DARPA. Forget about outrunning them. Just pray they stay on our side.

By Feb. 28, 2011

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Easily mount your HDTV

Donald Bell shows you how to liberate your HDTV from its stand and mount it on your wall by yourself and on a budget.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Google acquires Boston Dynamics, maker of animal-inspired robots

Company nabs a maker of impressive walking and running creatures. It's part of Google's effort to buy its way into a future populated by autonomous mechanical entities.

By Dec. 14, 2013

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Is the world ready for a power strip/tote bag thing?

The ChargerGenie on Indiegogo attaches a power strip to the bottom of a tote bag, walking a fine line between silly and clever.

By Jul. 25, 2013

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Five ways Google could help start an apocalypse

Humanoid (and cheetahoid) robots with access to your calendar and home automation systems gone bad are examples of how the "don't be evil" company could morph into a sci-fi franchise.

By Jan. 29, 2014

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Be afraid: DARPA unveils Terminator-like Atlas robot

Atlas looks like the prototype for a future robot infantryman, and it can tackle rough terrain and carry human tools. Can you say "Skynet"?

By Jul. 11, 2013