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Japan's teddy bear nurse robot gets a softer touch

The latest prototype is designed to save human backs but still requires a human operator.

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FAA proposes opening skies to commercial drones

Automated delivery drones, like those proposed by Amazon, would remain grounded under the FAA's proposed rules.

Meet Spot, a dog-like robot that likes getting kicked

A new robot from Boston Dynamics can stay upright even after being kicked.

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These military-funded robots learn by watching YouTube

So far, the robots are only teaching themselves to cook

World Tech Update - Windows 10, DARPA's Atlas robot, solar powered airplane

Coming up on World Tech Update this week Windows 10 debuts as a free upgrade and HoloLens impresses, DARPA's updated Atlas robot still isn't perfect and a solar powered plane will fly around the globe.

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Creepy, modular Snake Monster robot mimics a spider

Carnegie Mellon University's latest robot demonstrates the effectiveness of modular design.

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Google's finalized self-driving car prototype is more VW Beetle than Porsche

Sensor views are one reason for the self-driving vehicle's cute, rounded looks

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NASA's dexterous Surrogate robot is designed for danger

Moving on tracks, this two-armed robot could operate in crippled nuclear power plants like Fukushima Daiichi

VIDEO: Meet the robotic muscle helping Amazon this holiday season

Across the US, 10 fulfillment centers will use robots and computer vision to help with online orders.

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Computer vision, robots bolster Amazon warehouses for holiday rush

The retailer's fleet of Kiva robot platforms tops 15,000, while a giant robot arm hoists stock

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Eerily realistic Toshiba android performs sign language

Her name is Aiko Chihira and she's an air-powered interpreter

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DHL 'parcelcopter' drone to deliver medicines to European island

Amazon.com and Google are also planning to use drones for deliveries.

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Japan rolls out afro-topped cheerleading swarm robots

The synchronized dancing machines balance on balls