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For startups in Vietnam, independence has its challenges

Road Trip 2015: The second half of a two-part series about Vietnam's startup scene takes a deeper look at some rare success stories and how the country is fostering -- and hindering -- its homegrown tech community.

By July 27, 2015

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Ban autonomous weapons, urge AI experts including Hawking, Musk and Wozniak

Over 1,000 experts in robotics have signed an open letter in a bid to prevent a "global AI arms race".

By July 27, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: The crowd wants their robots at home -- and under the covers

Silicon Valley investments in robot startups surge amid crowdfunding campaigns backing technologies that track increasingly intimate parts of people's lives.

By July 24, 2015

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I, robot, take this other robot to be my wedded wife

Here comes the robot bride, all dressed in white. The first ever robot wedding takes place in Japan between humanoid robot Yukirin and slightly-less-humanoid bot Frois.

By July 5, 2015

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Prominent tech and science experts call for killer robot ban (Tomorrow Daily 216)

Ashley and Khail discuss a petition to ban autonomous weapons, one man's silly idea to load Half-Life 2 on his Android Wear smartwatch and Stanford University's AI program to teach robots to play games. #TDNewAI

By July 28, 2015

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Musk, Wozniak and Hawking join petition to ban autonomous weapons (Tomorrow Daily 216)

Many scientists and technology experts agree that artificial intelligence development should not involve military weaponry, as the decision to kill humans may fall exclusively into the hands of robots. It sounds like science fiction, but it's a real concern among the scientific community.

By July 28, 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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Surgical robot gets a bendable 'wrist' (Tomorrow Daily 215)

Khail and Ashley check out a surgical robot with a "wrist" that can bend into tight spots, discuss an unauthorized (but very cool) demo for a "Star Wars" VR game and explain with a university in Singapore is deploying robot swans. #TDClaw

By July 27, 2015

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Small surgical bot's bendable claw aims to assist in delicate procedures (Tomorrow Daily 215)

Vanderbilt University researchers spent six years working on a "bendable needle" concept for surgical procedures. After starting off as a rigid prototype, the device finally has a kind of "wrist" researchers hope may someday decrease healing time for patients.

By July 27, 2015

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Spending a night in Japan's robot-staffed hotel

CBS' Seth Doane reports from Nagasaki, Japan, where a hotel staffed entirely by robots opened this month.

By July 23, 2015