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Phorus PR1 Receiver

While the Play-Fi standard offers plenty of potential, the Phorus PR1 is currently too limited in its scope and performance to warrant buying over a Sonos.

November 4, 2013

2.5 stars Editors' rating November 4, 2013
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Cheers! PR2 robot knows where to pour your beer

You know summer's around the corner when robots are helping you grab a cold one. Now, an anticipatory algorithm is helping them refill your glass when you're ready for another round.

By May 28, 2013

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PR2 maker Willow Garage turns to commercial robotics

Following a report that it will close, the popular startup says it will instead become a self-sustaining company.

By February 11, 2013

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Cabbies dismiss Uber 'PR stunt,' but protest may have backfired

Cabbies hit back at Uber's new London taxi service, but the protest may have driven more customers to the controversial app.

By June 11, 2014

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PR firms agree to play by Wikipedia's editing rules

Eleven large PR firms issue statements agreeing to comply with the online encyclopedia's rules after an investigation into paid edits on the site.

By June 10, 2014

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Verizon fires back at Netflix over video playback 'PR stunt'

The ISP's hackles are up after a Netflix claim that Verizon is bogging down video streams. So much for smoothing things over with that peering deal.

By June 4, 2014

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Assange: Critics got lucky because NSA had no PR strategy

Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW.

By March 8, 2014

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PR2 robot learns to scoop poop

Willow Garage's $400,000 PR2 humanoid robot becomes ever more useful with its poop-scooping skills.

By October 22, 2011

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Willow Garage offers cheaper PR2, minus one arm

Get your one-armed PR2s for only $285,000. They're perfect for robot-human arm-wrestling.

By August 10, 2011

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PR2 robot helps quadriplegic man shave himself

The experiment is part of a broader effort to use robots to help people with reduced mobility, as well as seniors.

By July 14, 2011