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For Pleo the robot dinosaur, a second act in an American life

In 2007 and 2008, the cute and cuddly Pleo was a huge hit. Then its maker went out of business, and the dinosaur disappeared from view. So what is it doing at CES 2014?

By January 9, 2014


Pleo robot dinosaur survives extinction

The trainable robots have gotten some updates, with an app on the way that lets you take care of your Pleo while you're out.

By January 12, 2012


CES: Reborn Pleo dinobot more interactive, tough

The updated robot dinosaur, Pleo Rb, has a longer battery life and better skin than its predecessor, along with new RFID accessories that trigger different behaviors.

By January 7, 2011


Pleo comes to life

What's it like to play with Ugobe's new toy, the much-awaited Pleo? CNET News.com reporter Daniel Terdiman went in search of the answer.

May 21, 2008


Waking up Pleo

What's it like to play with one of the world's most advanced robotic toys for the first time?

By December 6, 2007


Pleo will change the toy game

The realism of the animatronic dinosaur is hard to believe, and when it becomes available, it is going to set the toy industry on its ear.

By October 19, 2007


Robot abuse is a bummer for the human brain

As loveable toy dinosaur Pleo gets both hugged and strangled in the name of science, two studies suggest that we're hardwired to sympathize with them. But how deeply can people feel for robots?

By April 23, 2013


An emotional dinosaur coming soon for $250

'Pleo' reacts to its surroundings

By November 18, 2006


Facebook promises privacy fix

Microsoft announces a game lineup for Kinect, Pleo the robotic dinosaur is back from extinction, and Facebook disables apps that were found to transmit personal data.

By October 19, 2010


Loaded: Dinosaurs are not extinct

Facebook gives you your vanity (site), Google gets into your Outlook, and Pleo is back from extinction.

By June 10, 2009