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Controversy after scientist finds rare bird -- and kills it

Technically Incorrect: A US scientist finds a male mustached kingfisher in the Solomon Islands. He kills it so that he can study it. Not everyone is impressed.

By October 11, 2015


Stephen Hawking says we should be more frightened of capitalism than robots

In a Reddit Ask Me Anything session, the physicist expresses more concern about economic inequality than about artificial intelligence.

By October 8, 2015


iRobot Roomba 980

iRobot's Wi-Fi-enabled Roomba 980 is an exciting hunk of next-gen vacuum tech, but it didn't wow us during testing. I'd hold off on this pricey automated floor cleaner until we review Neato's Botvac Connected and Dyson's 360 Eye.

By September 16, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating September 16, 2015
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Neato Botvac Connected Robot Vacuum

Making its debut at the IFA 2015 tech conference in Berlin, the Neato BotVac Connected is the Roomba rival's first app-enabled robot vacuum.

By September 1, 2015

MSRP: $699.00


Neato Botvac D85 Robot Vacuum

Neato's Botvac D85 is a solid robot vacuum, but I'd stick with the original Botvac series for superior overall performance.

By August 24, 2015

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 24, 2015
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Blue Frog Robotics Buddy

Meet Buddy, an expressive household robot with all sorts of built-in security and automation tech.

By August 11, 2015

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'Psychic robot' predicts your intentions

Didn't mean to knock that cup of coffee over on your desk? That's OK. Your robot overlord will understand and maybe even keep you from doing it in the first place.

By October 8, 2015


Robots crawl through walls in Microsoft's terrifying HoloLens demo (video)

Feel the fear with a heart-pumping, action-packed HoloLens demonstration that has a dude named Dan defending an event stage from robot invaders.

By October 6, 2015


This robot could one day work aboard the ISS

A robot being developed for manipulation tasks has demonstrated its ability to perform a complex job in a mock International Space Station scenario.

By October 12, 2015


Laundroid, the laundry-folding robot of our dreams, is slightly ominous in real life

A hulking, evil black monolith? No, it's actually just a robot that's come to eliminate one of the most tedious chores known to mankind.

By October 7, 2015