Posts Tagged: robots



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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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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