Robotics

Experts assemble for UN-hosted meeting on 'killer robots'

Aug 27, 2018

Experts from scores of countries are meeting to discuss ways to define and deal with "killer robots" _ futuristic weapons systems that could conduct war without human intervention

Robots are getting more social. Are humans ready?

Aug 8, 2018

Robots are getting more social - but it's not clear humans are quite ready for them yet

New US slap against China: Tighter curbs on tech investment

Aug 7, 2018

Latest US penalty against China: Tighter restrictions on high-tech investment

Navajo robotics team heads to international competition

Aug 7, 2018

A team of Navajo high school students from a remote town in southern Utah is building a robot to represent North America in an international robotics competition

Ditch the joystick? Swiss develop jacket that pilots drones

Aug 2, 2018

Scientists, engineers and robotics experts at Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne university have developed a jacket that allows for hands-free flying of drones

Why is Facebook keen on robots? It's just the future of AI

Jul 17, 2018

Facebook is showing sudden interest in robotics, though it's not because it wants to build mechanical friends

China push to end reliance on US tech at trade fight's core

Jul 5, 2018

China push to end reliance on US tech at core of festering trade fight

IBM computer proves formidable against 2 human debaters

Jun 19, 2018

IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years

IBM pits computer against human debaters

Jun 19, 2018

IBM is pitting a computer against two human debaters in the first public demonstration of artificial intelligence technology it's been working on for more than five years

Maker of fearsome animal robots is edging into the light

Jun 5, 2018

The secretive maker of fearsome animal robots is starting to emerge from a quarter century of stealth

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