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This is what happens when a Google robot gets annoyed with a human

Technically Incorrect: In a series of experiments, a Google human has various conversations with a machine. One involves morality. The machine gets pissy.

By June 28, 2015

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Professor warns robots could keep us in coffins on heroin drips

Technically Incorrect: Citing an extreme example, an Oxford University professor says the biggest fear is that robots will be smarter than us, and by misinterpreting our commands, might have very different definitions of happiness.

By June 29, 2015

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Can a robot feel? Humanoid opera singer takes on touchy role

Myon the humanoid robot has spent two years preparing for its starring role in "My Square Lady." With that kind of artistic commitment, we can probably forgive it if it sounds a tad tinny.

By June 30, 2015

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Watch a robotic cockroach launch a robotic bird

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have designed a system that allows its VelociRoach robot to launch an ornithopter micro-aerial vehicle.

By May 26, 2015

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iRobot Create 2

iRobot's programmable Create 2 gives tech enthusiasts the chance to experiment with robotics.

By December 9, 2014

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Just as Stephen Hawking warned? Here comes 'the world's angriest robot'

Technically Incorrect: A New Zealand-based company says it's building a very, very angry robot to help companies deal with angry customers.

By May 12, 2015

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Using HoloLens, Microsoft overlays physical robot with holographic robot

At Build 2015, Microsoft shows how HoloLens integrates digital objects with real-world objects in a single environment.

April 29, 2015

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Teeny tiny robotic tentacles can grasp an ant without hurting it

Pneumatically powered tiny tentacles enable robots to grasp and handle tiny, delicate objects without damaging them.

By June 22, 2015

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Woz changes mind, decides robots will be wonderful

Technically Incorrect: Having once been a skeptic, the Apple co-founder now says artificial intelligence will be a good thing, because robots will realize they need us.

By June 24, 2015

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Caring Pepper robot hits the market, sells out in a minute

Humanoid robot Pepper has started selling on the Japanese market -- and its first limited run sold out within a minute.

By June 21, 2015