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A.L.O. robot at the Aloft Hotel in Cupertino. (CBS)

Robot Butlers At Cupertino Hotel Could Revolutionize Room Service

In a move that could revolutionize room service, a hotel in Silicon Valley is among the first trying out a robot butler.

08/13/2014

Picture of the Pacific Ocean near Hawaii taken from the Wave Glider Holoholo robot on August 7, 2014. (CBS)

Robot At Sea Tweets Photos In Path Of Hurricanes Headed Towards Hawaii

As residents of Hawaii prepare for the possibility of two hurricanes making landfall, a robot at sea developed by a Silicon Valley firm is tweeting pictures of the worsening conditions.

08/07/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

Despite Previous Denials, Documents Show SJPD Purchased Drone

Despite previous denials, documents show the San Jose Police Department purchased a drone.

07/30/2014

Boston Dynamics' WildCat Robot (credit: screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET)

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…

12/15/2013

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Underwater Robot Searching For Human Remains In Lake Sonoma

Divers and an underwater robot are searching Lake Sonoma Tuesday afternoon after a recreational diver reported seeing possible human remains in the water on Friday, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

12/10/2013

A robot manuevers around a worker at Adept Technology, Inc. in Pleasanton. (CBS)

Robots Credited For Helping Keep Jobs From Going Overseas

Robots abound in the movies but in real life, there are only one million in United States businesses and homes. But all of that is about to change, according to robotics experts in the Bay Area.

11/08/2012

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