Toddler Run Over, Injured By 300-Pound Robot At Stanford Shopping CenterA toddler was injured by a roaming security robot at the Stanford Shopping Center.
Using Robot To Kill Dallas Police Shooting Suspect Likely A FirstPolice rigged a bomb-disposal robot to kill an armed suspect in the Dallas police shooting , what appears to be the first time U.S. police have used a robot for lethal purposes.
Robot Roaming Stanford Campus Learning Etiquette Of Sharing Public SpacesStanford researchers have opened up an etiquette school of sorts – for robots.
Ocean Robot Developed In Palo Alto To Explore Unseen DepthsBay Area researchers are at the forefront of better understanding the ocean, and a robot developed in Palo Alto will help them explore what hasn’t yet been seen, nearly three miles down.
Chinese Riot Robot Zaps 'Potential Threats' With Electric ChargeInventors in China have developed a robot that can zap people it determines are a potential threat with an electric charge.
Creepy Cockroach Robots Could Save Your Life SomedayCockroaches are perhaps the most despised creature on the planet. It turns out, these creepy little critters are could actually be nature's little life-savers.
Bay Area Startup Challenges Japan To Giant Robot BattleMegabots Inc., an Oakland, California-based startup, has built a 15-foot mechanical gladiator called the Mark II and challenged a Japanese firm to an international battle for robot supremacy.
Hitchhiking Robot Destroyed While Traveling To San Francisco Could Have 2nd ChanceThe Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life.
Hitchhiking Robot Embarking On Cross Country Trip To San Francisco
Robots Greet, Dance For Customers At Cupertino BankWhen customers arrive at Sterling Bank & Trust in Cupertino, they are welcomed by a couple of robots who will greet them by name, hand out business cards, and even dance for them.
Beer Tasting Electronic 'Tongue' Gives Computer Discerning Palette For Good BrewsComputerized "tongue" can taste differences in beer, with incredible accuracy, leading to better quality beer.
Could Robotic Grape Surgery Be The Tipping Point For Robo Buses, Robo Security Guards, Even Robo News Articles?At some point, it's inevitable that machines will become better than humans at certain tasks. For surgeons, that day may be here soon but what about city buses, security cameras, and even journalists writing articles like this one?