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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


Crave harasses poor Apple clerks

Veronica and James get the shivers from the coolness of the new tattooed Razr phone and more...

By Oct. 29, 2006


Say goodbye to surly hotel clerks

'Unmanned hotels' being developed in Japan

By Oct. 26, 2006


Photos: DIY Shopper brings sales clerks to you

IBM researchers are hard at work to make your trip to the store a better, and more high-tech, experience.

By Aug. 8, 2007


Crave harasses poor Apple store clerks

This week on Crave, Veronica Belmont and James Kim get the shivers from the coolness of the new tattooed Razr phones, then warm up with solar-powered cars (and maybe a Strawberry daiquiri), and finally wonder aloud, 'Where is the Shuffle?'

May. 21, 2008


Cell phone takes bullet for gas station clerk

During a robbery in Winter Garden, Fla., a gunman fires at a gas station clerk, and the Sprint HTC in the clerk's shirt pocket takes the blow.

By Oct. 29, 2013


Grand Central's multimillion-dollar secrets

On Road Trip 2010, CNET reporter Daniel Terdiman got a chance to see a side of New York's flagship train terminal that few get to see, including a hidden underground station with secret presidential ambitions.

By Jul. 12, 2010


Tattoo once, draw daily: Comic artist turns arm into canvas

Artist Patrick Yurick, a lifelong comics fan, got a tattoo of blank comic frames inked on his arm. Now he draws new strips daily, sharing them on his Tumblr "My Arm the Comic."

By Oct. 25, 2013


Whoops: Firm's e-mail slipup fires 1,300 employees

British insurance company Aviva sends out an e-mail to 1,300 employees telling them the show is over. Sadly, this e-mail was meant for only one. Wait, they fire people by e-mail?

By Apr. 21, 2012