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Sigur Ros, 'Gobbledigook': Free MP3 of the Day

The Icelandic texture-pop outfit are famous homebodies, recording in their Reykjavik spread and sticking to their native tongue. Download a free MP3 of "Gobbledigook" courtesy of CNET Download Music.

By Jun. 20, 2008

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Sigur Rós cameos on Game of Thrones, covers 'The Rains of Castamere'

Icelandic band Sigur Rós made an appearance on Game of Thrones as minstrels at the wedding of Joffrey Baratheon.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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This one-armed robot won't cost an arm and a leg

The new UBR-1 from the Willow Garage spin-off Unbounded Robotics, provides a multifunctional robot platform for just $35,000. Its spiritual predecessor, the PR2, costs $400,000

By Oct. 21, 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 Feb. 11, 2013

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Do robots need a Linux or a Mac OS to thrive?

Willow Garage sets its open-source software free to attract software developers and help make robots commonplace, but detractors say giving the software away is bad for business.

By May. 10, 2012

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Ex-Palm chief joins Qualcomm's board

Jonathan Rubinstein most recently led product innovation at Hewlett-Packard, and he also had ties to Apple earlier in his career.

By May. 6, 2013

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PR2 robot learns to read, follows words anywhere

At the University of Pennsylvania, Willow Garage's polymath PR2 robot is reading everything in sight, including T-shirts and coffee labels.

By May. 23, 2011

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Sony Xperia S ad directed by Wes Anderson

Has the indie-darling director sold out? Or could we do with a bit more thoughtful whimsy in the smartphone world?

By Mar. 21, 2012

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TurtleBot great for driving food around the house

Willow Garage's low-cost kit can track people and take panoramic pics of your home. It also possesses the ultimate robot skill: serving drinks on a tray.

By Apr. 20, 2011

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Cyton Gamma robot arm to work with humanity

Ready to hold hands with a robot arm? Lighter than a laptop, this articulated mechanical limb "is not just another robot for roboticists," says Robai.

By Jul. 25, 2012