The gentle giant has been designed specifically to assist in caring for Japan's ageing population, taking on heavy-duty tasks such as lifting.
Rumors of an Apple car gain speed, and we learn a lot about a very ugly bit of adware installed on Lenovo machines. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.
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State transport regulators in Australia have gone undercover in an attempt to fine UberX drivers for ridesharing, but Uber has thwarted these attempts by blocking their mobile phones from accessing the service.
Perennial South Korean rivals Samsung and LG trade blows at CES over competing TV technology, and what will win over consumers in 2015.
Gary Shapiro, CEO of the Consumer Electronics Association, which sponsors CES, talks about past CES successes and failures and what he expects at this year's show.
There should be no shortage of tablets and smartphones at the annual Las Vegas show, though not the blockbusters of yesterday.
It was a high-flying year in tech, with sky-high valuations and acquisitions, but there's also been plenty of controversy. Here are the biggest stories from the year.
The comedy about bumbling journalists trying to assassinate North Korea's dictator enjoys its day in the sun as online streaming and a small but closely watched theatrical release subvert the ban that hackers demanded.
Apple is not getting enough displays for its iPad Mini Retina from Sharp, according to an Asia-based report.