Experts Warn That Robots Should Not Be Given Legal RightsEurope is thinking about giving a special legal status of "electronic persons" to the most advanced robots. Many experts agree that this is a terrible idea.
NASA Plans To Put Robot Bees On MarsThe space agency says it is working on creating a swarm of robot bees that will fly around the surface of Mars.
Google's AI Push Comes With Plenty Of People ProblemsThe CEO of Google recently declared that artificial intelligence fueled by powerful computers was more important to humanity than fire or electricity.
CES Tech Show Stuffed With New Gadgets We Don't Need... Or Do We?Today's vision of a smart home has more to do with what's possible than what people need. Thus the parade of internet-connected wine openers, water bottles and meat thermometers.
Robots & Weather Among New Girl Scout BadgesGirl Scouts can now earn 23 new badges focused on science, technology, engineering and math. It's the largest addition of new badges in a decade. The effort nudges girls to become citizen scientists.
Robots Take Over Tedious Chore: Mowing LawnsDallas lawn care startup, Robin has installed 50 robotic lawnmowers in North Texas, with plans to roll out 50 to 100 more every month.
Robot Security Guards Are Here To StayRobots are quickly becoming a popular tool for security companies tasked with keeping public spaces and work places safe.
1 Small Delivery For A Man, 1 Giant Leap For Amazon, DronesAmazon, with drones, aims to make deliveries in 30 minutes or less.
That Pilot In The Cockpit May Someday Be A RobotFrom the outside, the plane that took off from a small airport on Monday looked unremarkable. But inside the cockpit, a robot with spindly metal tubes and rods for arms and legs and a claw hand, was doing the flying.
UPS Testing Drones For Use In Its Package Delivery SystemUPS is stepping up efforts to integrate drones into its system. The company has partnered with robot-maker CyPhy Works to test the use of drones to make commercial deliveries to difficult-to-access locations.
iRobot CEO Says Vacuums Are Path To Robotic FutureWhen he founded the iRobot company 26 years ago, Colin Angle never imagined that it would change the way that the world views vacuuming. But he also called it a misconception to think that he's running a vacuum cleaner company.