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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 November 6, 2013


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 October 29, 2013


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


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 August 8, 2007


Crave harasses poor Apple clerks

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

By October 29, 2006


Say goodbye to surly hotel clerks

'Unmanned hotels' being developed in Japan

By October 26, 2006


New Jersey extends e-mail voting deadline for displaced residents

Voters who applied for an e-mail or fax ballot will have until Friday evening to file their ballot with county clerks.

By November 6, 2012


Just don't ask them for a physical

Robots are replacing clerks at hospitals

By November 15, 2006


Music recommendations from experts on your iPhone

Panel, a new iPhone app, is a nod to the old days when we got music recommendations from record store clerks and our friends in bands.

By October 21, 2009