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Can you outrun it? DARPA's WildCat robot gallops at 16 mph

This mechanized hellspawn can run around beautifully, while new footage of a robot mule and humanoid show them devouring challenging terrain.

By October 4, 2013

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'Wikipedia for robots': Because bots need an Internet too

RoboEarth, meant to be a Web community where caregiving bots can autonomously swap knowledge, is about to be demonstrated. Please don't let the Terminator have access to this thing.

By January 15, 2014

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Google robot wins Pentagon rescue challenge

A robot made by a Japanese start-up that Google has bought has won a rescue competition organised by Darpa in the US.

By December 28, 2013

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DARPA wants you to play video games

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is crowdsourcing its software testing with a series of online games aimed at seeking out bugs and vulnerabilities.

By December 16, 2013

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Google acquires Boston Dynamics, maker of animal-inspired robots

Company nabs a maker of impressive walking and running creatures. It's part of Google's effort to buy its way into a future populated by autonomous mechanical entities.

By December 14, 2013

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Google buys scary robot maker Boston Dynamics

Google has confirmed it's acquired a company that makes robots for the military. But what's it planning?

By December 14, 2013

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The Jaguar XKR-S will rip a smile onto your face

Jaguar's pipe and slippers image is fading fast. That, in part, is thanks to making its cars a little bit mad, as it has with the XKR-S.

By August 12, 2013

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All hope lost as Cheetah robot outruns Usain Bolt

Clocking a new speed record for legged robots, DARPA's robo-cheetah can hunt you down at more than 28 mph. You'll be safe if you never leave your car.

By September 5, 2012

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Hands-on with Madden 13 at E3: Kinect's killer app

Surprise, surprise: new technologies and one of the best uses of the Kinect I've ever seen made Madden one of the stars of the show.

By June 7, 2012

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Mac OS X Mountain Lion adds iOS-style automatic downloads

The new version of Mac OS X gets automatic downloads, another new feature dragged in from Apple's mobile software.

By May 21, 2012