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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

A SWAT team and bomb squad responded to a Hayward home where an eviction was carried out earlier in the day. (CBS)

SWAT Team, Bomb Squad Use Robots To Search Hayward Home After Eviction Attempt

A SWAT team and bomb squad were using robots to search a Hayward home where authorities tried to evict residents Tuesday morning, a police spokesman said.

07/29/2014

PG&E is working with other utilities and companies to test the new tool. (Source: PG&E)

PG&E Developing Robots To Inspect Gas Pipelines

Pacific Gas & Electric is teaming up with other utility companies across the country to develop robots to enhance gas pipeline safety.

04/02/2014

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland

Oakland Hospital Pioneers ‘Scar-less’ Remote Control Surgery Through Navel

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland is using a cutting edge, robot-aided surgical procedure by that is less invasive than traditional surgeries and causes less scarring.

02/08/2014

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Google Looks At Building Fleet Of Robots

After Amazon announced they’re working on drone delivery service, there are reports Google may be working on creating a fleet of robots.

12/04/2013

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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