An all-robot press conference in Japan introduced us to CommU and Sota, two of the cutest robots we've ever seen. There's a bit more to them than simply looking "kawaii": they may someday be capable of acting as a kind of robo-companion for Japan's elderly population.
On today's show, we discuss the DARPA Robotics Challenge (and the rebuilt Atlas robot entering the competition), explain how you can sign up for a free online class about alien life (taught by a Harvard professor), and get gooey over the cutest robot press conference of all time.
Technically Incorrect: In Japan, Kodomoroid and Otonaroid convene a public chat ... with a pair of mini-droids. Might this be a fine prognosticator of news conferences to come?
The company shows off its Golf R Touch, which incorporates not just touchscreens but gesture controls.
German automaker is promising a world premiere of a new model, and should have plenty of other surprises in store. Want to see it as it happens? Join us live.
The South Korean electronics giant will show off its latest crop of TVs and home appliances during its presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
The satellite-TV service provider is expected to unveil a new Internet-delivered TV service as it refocuses attention on its network and away from its contract disputes with content providers.
The Japanese electronics maker is packing 4K into everything with a screen and will use CES 2015 to talk up its post-plasma vision for the TV market.
The Santa Clara, Calif.-based maker of graphics chips will talk up its push in autos and mobile during its presentation in Las Vegas.
Indian Vedic myths tell of ancient pilots flying craft around the world and out of this world. But some think the myths were true, and that modern science has it all wrong.