CVS Partnering With Mountain View Robotics Firm On Prescription DeliveryWith the help of a Silicon Valley robotics company, CVS Health will try delivering prescriptions with self-driving vehicles in a test that begins next month.
Mountain View-Based Autonomous Vehicle Allowed To Bypass Human-Driver Safety RulesFor the first time, the U.S. government's highway safety agency has approved a company's request to deploy a self-driving vehicle that doesn't meet federal safety standards that apply to cars and trucks driven by humans.
Suspect Arrested In San Francisco Arts School BurglariesA 35-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of stealing thousands of dollars worth of electronics and tools from the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts, police said Tuesday.
SF High School Robotics Team Robbed Twice In Few Weeks; Over $10K In Tools GoneThe high school robotics team at San Francisco's Ruth Asawa School of the Arts (SOTA) has become victims of thieves twice since Christmas Eve.
Why Is Facebook Keen On Robots? It's Just The Future Of AIFacebook announced several new hires of top academics in the field of artificial intelligence Tuesday, among them a roboticist known for her work at Disney making animated figures move in more human-like ways.
Walking Robot Maker Prepares to Unleash Its Dog-Like MachineBoston Dynamics CEO Marc Raibert said Friday that his company plans to begin selling the dog-like SpotMini robot next year, likely to businesses for use as a camera-equipped security guard.
Pop-Up Tech Showcase Event Features Latest In Robotics, AITech firms unveiled their newest products at a pop-up event Monday, a showcase for more than 20 innovative tech companies hosted by a Silicon Valley venture capital firm.
Tech Companies Collaborate to Create Next-Gen Sex RobotsA California company and its collaborators will soon roll out a new incredibly life-like sex robot that is run by artificial intelligence.
Amazon Reportedly Working To Develop Household Robots In SunnyvaleAnother futuristic Silicon Valley innovation may be taking shape at an Amazon research facility in Sunnyvale were the company reportedly has a secret mission involving the development of household robots.
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.
Burundi Robotics Team Missing After Washington D.C. CompetitionSix teenage members of the Burundi robotics team were reported missing after competing in an international competition this week in Washington.
SoftBank Buys Robotics Leader Boston Dynamics From Google Parent CompanyJapanese internet, solar and technology company SoftBank Group Corp. is buying robotics pioneer Boston Dynamics from Alphabet Inc., Google's parent.
U.S. Army Developing Drones to Dominate More Than Just the SkySome of the country’s brightest scientific minds have been focused on a broad research program, led by the Army Research Lab (ARL), to give birth to the next generation of drones.
Alphabet's Boston Dynamics Previews Latest 'Nightmare-Inducing' RobotThe founder of Alphabet's robot development company Boston Dynamics revealed new video of another creation that leaked Tuesday, showing a wheeled automaton that goes by the name "Handle."
Elon Musk: Universal Income Needed Because Tech Will Replace More JobsSilicon Valley titan Elon Musk argues that nations would have to provide a guaranteed income to their citizens, as more and more jobs become replaced by emerging technologies.