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This robot plans to hitchhike across Canada

Hitchbot will rely on the kindness of strangers as it thumbs a ride this summer. Along the way, it might teach us a thing or two about the human-robot relationship.

By June 16, 2014

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Vote: Battle of the non-violent robots

Even if they banded together, these robots couldn't fight their way out of a Buddhist monastery. That's why you have to settle these one-on-one robot battles with your online votes. It's the only way to figure out which one's the best.

By August 27, 2007

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This crime-predicting robot aims to patrol our streets by 2015

California-based Knightscope has designed a 5-foot-tall, 300-pound automaton called the K5 to combat crime and provide for public safety. Oh yeah, and it'll work for just $6.25 an hour.

By December 5, 2013

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RoboJase the robot comedian: Wired for wit

When a robot tries to make you to laugh, is that considered "artifarcical" intelligence? RoboJase the android debuts his comedy routine on mere mortals.

By November 20, 2013

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Facebook outages ripple across Myanmar after violent clashes

Users report experiencing several-hour blackouts on the social network after sectarian riots left two people dead and 14 injured. Facebook says it can't find any technical issues on its end.

By July 7, 2014

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Supreme Court to weigh in on violent threats on Facebook

Should it be considered a crime or free speech when a person threatens to kill someone on social media?

By June 16, 2014

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iRobot's new 800 series robot vacuum: iRobot Roomba 880

Watch out Roomba 790, the 880 is coming for you.

November 11, 2013

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Tomorrow Daily 027: Robot sports fans, color-changing ice cream, and more

He's not saying how, but a Spanish physicist figured out a way to create ice cream that shifts color as you lick it. Also, a Korean baseball team installs "Fanbots" to cheer for them (the team isn't very good).

By July 30, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 027: Robot sports fans, color-changing ice cream, and more

On today's show, a Korean baseball team installs a robot cheering section in their stands, a Spanish physicist creates color-changing ice cream, and Square announces a new card reader.

By July 30, 2014

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'Wall-E' animator's adorable Lego robot could collect big

The lead animator for the movie "Wall-E," Angus MacLane, also built an incredible Lego version of Wall-E currently being considered by Lego as an official product.

By July 30, 2014