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'Robopocalypse': Talkin' robot Armageddon (Q&A)

Daniel Wilson's new novel, "Robopocalypse," chronicles humanity's fight against millions of murderous robots run by an omniscient AI. Perfect summer reading.

By July 3, 2011


Watson supercomputer answers your stupid questions via app

IBM's silicon genius Watson has humiliatingly been forced to answer your pathetic meatbag questions as an app-based customer helpdesk.

By May 21, 2013


'Mobile Man': Nokia green envoy made of old phones

As part of a global recycling campaign, a humanoid-robot-looking creature is showing up at random Beijing post offices to inspire people to turn in their old handsets.

By July 20, 2011


Robots take the big screen in NYC next week

The Robot Film Festival July 16-17 in New York will feature shorts about robots, robot entertainers, and the Botskers red-carpet awards ceremony.

By July 9, 2011


Crave in Comments: From mind bikes to drunk fliers

Several chucklers left by Crave readers are the main course in this week's serving of Crave in Comments.

By July 8, 2011


Android 1.5 SDK, Exchange email and set-top box: First signs of robopocalypse

Android has released an 'early-look' version of the SDK for version 1.5, and it looks like viideo recording, a soft keypad and more are in the cards

By April 14, 2009


Robonaut becomes 1st humanoid robot in space

What could go wrong by putting a 330-pound humanoid robot on the International Space Station? Decades of science fiction stories can't be insanely far-fetched.

By February 24, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 1275: Now with less Fail-whale-iness (podcast)

Good news, everyone! Twitter's getting its own servers and Skype will now run in the background on an iPhone. But beware: The IPocalypse is nigh, Apple now has more software insecurity flaws than anyone, and robots can now move faster than you can blink.

By July 22, 2010