AUSA 2017: This military ATV can 'think' and drive itself

Robots will soon be serving alongside soldiers in the U.S. Army, but not the sort of humanoid robots seen in “Terminator” – these robots could be more like “thinking” ATVs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/12/ausa-2017-this-military-atv-can-think-and-drive-itself.html

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Sonic weapon knocks drones right out of the sky

LAS VEGAS — Smartphones, virtual-reality headsets, toy robots, quadcopter drones and self-balancing scooters can be hacked by powerful sonic blasts, a team of Chinese researchers demonstrated at the Black Hat security conference here last week.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/31/sonic-weapon-knocks-drones-right-out-sky.html

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Security Robot Takes Its Own Life in DC Fountain Tragedy

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Life became too painful for one of a handful of Knightscope K5 security robots today. It tragically took its own life in a DC water fountain, possibly thwarted from rescuing itself by its inability to navigate stairs or lift its own body.

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These robots at MIT can teach one another

Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are developing robots that can teach each other learned skills.

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These robots can talk to one another to 'see' around factory corners

Locus Robotics’ autonomous warehouse robots just got a whole lot smarter, thanks to a new software update that allows them to talk to each other on the warehouse floor. Here’s how they work.

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Machines have only completely stolen one US occupation since 1950

While there’s a lot of worry about robots replacing American workers, a paper by Harvard economist James Bessen found automation has made humans obsolete in just one job over the past 67 years.

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This giant manned robot might patrol the North Korean border

Robots can be terrifying all on their own, but stick a human being inside and give them control of the mechanical muscles that provide superhuman strength and you’ve got a recipe for a horror movie.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/29/this-giant-manned-robot-might-patrol-north-korean-border.html

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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Which robot do you let into your life?

When the robots turn against us, I’ll likely regret saying this but… you should make a talking speaker part of your family.

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Hi-tech trucks make pizza en route to delivery

Zume Pizza, a startup in Mountain View, California, is known for using a fleet of robots in the kitchen to speed up the pizza making process. But now, the company is outfitting its pizza delivery truck with 56 ovens programmed to make pies en route to customers.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/-w3gQ9BwF-o/index.html

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