Drones Deployed During Hayward Police Standoff Find Gunman Sleeping In His Own BedA dramatic standoff between police and an armed suspect who had fired shots from inside his Hayward home ended peacefully with the help of drones and a robot that was able to determine the gunman had fallen asleep in his bed, police said Monday.
Vandal Attacks Robot Guard In Downtown Hayward Parking LotA robot guard, similar to Star Wars famed R2D2, has been damaged after it was attacked by a vandal who kicked it several times before knocking it over inside a Hayward parking garage, authorities said.
Bereaved Family Upset Kaiser Used Robot To Tell Father He Would DieThe Quintana family was taken by surprise when a robot rolled into the room at Kaiser Permanente in Fremont, and told their father he had only days to live.
Robot Paints Two-Story Mural In Downtown San JoseA robot has painted a two-story tall mural on the side of a building in downtown San Jose.
Facebook Robots May One Day Follow You Around At HomeYour future Instagram pictures could be taken by a Facebook-branded robot that follows you around the house.
San Francisco Supervisor Pushes State Tax On Robots To Slow AutomationSupervisor Jane Kim, who is pushing the robot tax, says it's important to think now about how people will earn a living as more U.S. jobs are lost to automation.
'Socially Aware' Robot Studies Behavior Of Stanford StudentsThere's a robot roaming around the Stanford campus, but instead of taking orders from students, this machine is busy studying them.
Have A Robot Make Your Latte In San FranciscoCafe X Technologies has unveiled a robotic automated cafe in The Metreon in San Francisco.
Lowe’s Unveils LoweBot, The Bilingual Robot That Is Eager To PleaseThere's a new employee rolling around several Bay Area stores -- the bilingual robots -- asking if you need help at Lowe’s.
Giant Fighting Robot Being Built In Hayward Set For Battle In JapanThe next generation of giant fighting robots is being built in a Hayward warehouse.
Sex Robots Hot Topic At London Science ConferenceSex robots - discuss. That is precisely what scientists and academics are doing at a British conference also covering all-too-modern issues like digital intimacy and older Facebook users.
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.