New Robot Security Guard Patrols San Rafael Gas StationSome unusual newly hired help at one North Bay gas station has customers feeling like they just stepped into a "Star Wars" movie.
Researchers Create 'Psychopath AI' Using Violent Images OnlineNorman is a "psychopath AI", created by researchers at the MIT Media Lab as a "case study on the dangers of artificial intelligence gone wrong."
Burger-Flipping Robot Is Back And Now 'Moves Like A Ninja'Flippy, the burger-flipping robot cook, has returned to a California fast food chain.
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.
Walking Boston Dynamics Robots Get Ready For MarketA robotics company known for its widely shared videos of nimble, legged robots opening doors or walking through rough terrain is preparing to sell some after years of research.
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.
NASA Plans To Put Robot Bees On MarsThe space agency says it is working on creating a swarm of robot bees that will fly around the surface of Mars.
Walmart Launches Small Army Of Autonomous Scanning RobotsArtificial intelligence will soon be put to work at Walmart stores around the country.
The Future Of Real Estate May Have Far More RobotsThe next time you show up to tour a Bay Area housing rental, you may discover that a robot is waiting to show you around.
San Francisco Supervisor Seeks Permit Program For Delivery RobotsSimilarly to the permits now issued for self-driving cars, it will require that the robots be accompanied by a human who can take control quickly.
As Robots Edge Into Workplace, Universal Basic Income Idea Takes HoldMany people fear that robots and machines are destined to take jobs that human beings have held for decades.
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.
San Francisco Supervisor Seeks Ban On Delivery RobotsSan Francisco Supervisor Norman Yee introduced legislation Tuesday that would prohibit delivery robots on public streets in the city.
Start-Up Uses Robots To Deliver Food To Hungry UC Berkeley StudentsThey say the wheels of progress turn slowly. But a few blocks from the UC Berkeley campus, those wheels are currently bringing food to hungry students.
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.