Posts Tagged: robots

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Didi Nugrahadi, who famously founded Detik, is back with another media startup

Two years ago, Tech in Asia reported on an Indonesian app that would let users follow their favorite news topics. But after the article ran,...

  • October 1, 2014
  • at 9:00 pm
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SoftBank CEO: robots can reverse Japan’s economic decline

Masayoshi Son, the founder and CEO of Japanese telco SoftBank, shared his revolutionary ideas about a robotic workforce in Japan.

  • July 15, 2014
  • at 1:57 pm
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China’s Jade Rabbit lunar rover declared unfixable, dead

Just 10 weeks after blasting into space and about two months after landing on the moon, China’s ‘Jade Rabbit’ lunar rover ...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 12:48 am
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Bing Denies Wrongdoing in Sogou Privacy Leak Mess

Microsoft’s Bing China denied responsibility yesterday for a data leak in Sogou’s mobile input method that Sogou says is ultimat...

  • June 7, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Meet mRobo, the Vietnam-Made Dancing Robot That Wowed CES [VIDEO]

When you think of Vietnam, usually robots are the last thing that springs to mind. But, thanks to a little creation called mRobot, robots ar...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
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Ctrip Robot Answers Your Travel Queries on Sina Weibo

The Chinese travel e-commerce site Ctrip (NASDAQ:CTRP) has a new team member – a microblogging ‘robot’ that can reply to u...

  • February 20, 2012
  • at 4:45 pm
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Foxconn’s Child Robots Go to Work

If you’re reading this post using an electronic device of some kind, there’s a decent chance you’re holding something righ...

  • January 13, 2012
  • at 2:45 pm
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Tencent ‘Qrobot’ Will Try to Kill You (With its Cuteness)

Tencent, China's biggest social media and IM platform, has launched a cute, talking, wiggling, voice-recognizing 'Qrobot' in the form of its...

  • August 11, 2011
  • at 1:48 pm
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3 Interesting TED Demo Videos for Innovators Part 2

Following our first feature on some great TED videos for innovators, here’s another three that showcase some of the interesting invent...

  • October 30, 2009
  • at 4:33 pm
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Balancing atop balls, the Murata Cheerleaders roll into Japan’s robot spotlight (VIDEO)

Advanced sensing and communication technology could one day be used in self-driving cars or internet of things applications.

  • September 25, 2014
  • at 12:40 pm
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Cute or just creepy? 5 of Japan’s most human-like talking robots

From Gundam to ASIMO, Japan is a country obsessed with robots - especially those with a humanoid aesthetic.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 6:26 pm
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The Jade Rabbit has landed: China touches down robotic rover on moon

Two weeks ago, China blasted off on its third ever moon mission. But the objective this time was all new – to land on the lunar surfac...

  • December 14, 2013
  • at 11:09 pm
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Baidu’s $15 Million Lawsuit Against Qihoo 360 Headed to Court [UPDATED]

It’s no secret that Baidu and Qihoo 360 aren’t friends. So it likely shouldn’t come as a surprise that Baidu’s $15 m...

  • February 22, 2013
  • at 8:00 am
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Report: Foxconn’s 1 Million Robot Workers Delayed, Only 15,000 Ready This Year

Humans suck, with their continual, nagging demands for things like water, shelter, and wages. That’s why the Taiwanese manufacturer Fo...

  • September 28, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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Dancing Robot Army Rings in Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! While I don’t get a chance to watch the annual CCTV gala (aka craptacular) since coming to Japan from...

  • January 23, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Foxconn’s Henan Plant Already Has 50,000+ Workers

Foxconn factories may be deeply unpleasant to work in, and they may be increasingly populated by human-replacing robots over the next three ...

  • August 19, 2011
  • at 1:48 pm
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Fight A Robot From Halfway Round The World

While fantasies of kicking Terminator’s butt may never come true, with MakeAffinity‘s new revolutionary live robot sharing platf...

  • November 25, 2009
  • at 4:40 pm
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