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January 11, 2018 3:17 AM Sony is planning a whole range of robots after its Aibo dog

Kazuo Hirai, president and CEO of Sony Corporation, holds an Aibo robotic dog during a news conference at the 2018 CES in Las Vegas January 8, 2018. — Reuters picTOKYO, Jan 11 — The verdict is still out on Sony Corp’s new pet dog ‘aibo,’ but that’s not stopping the company from planning a deeper push into robotics. The mechanical mutt, which goes on sale in Japan 38

December 29, 2017 12:05 AM Japanese ‘origami’ car could solve parking space problem (VIDEO)

The Earth-1 electric car was inspired by the 'Transformers' — toy robots that turn into cars or beasts and back again. — Screen capture via Reuters videoTOKYO, Dec 29 — The ancient Japanese art of origami — or paper folding — applied to a car which can squeeze itself into the tightest of parking spaces. The Earth-1 electric car was inspired by the Transformers 21

December 7, 2017 11:17 PM Honda to roll out robots at CES (VIDEO)

At CES 2018, Honda will unveil its new 3E (Empower, Experience, Empathy) Robotics Concept. — AFP picLAS VEGAS, Dec 8 — Rather than bring an autonomous car, Honda will be using its stand at the 2018 CES in January to unveil a new AI-powered fleet of robots that are pre-programmed to empower. The 3E Robotics Concept will consist of four cute-looking intelligent 51

October 30, 2017 12:58 AM Saudi Arabia grants citizenship to a humanoid robot (VIDEO)

Sophia is a lifelike humanoid robot with a captivating smile and expressive eyes, designed to look like late film star Audrey Hepburn. — Screen capture via Reuters videoRIYADH, Oct 30 — Saudi Arabia has granted citizenship to a humanoid robot named Sophia. The country made the announcement last week at the Future Investment Initiative conference in Riyadh 25

October 26, 2017 7:11 PM Sun, Sea and Robots: Saudi Arabia’s Sci-Fi City in the Desert

On a sandy peninsula in northwest Saudi Arabia, the only interruption to miles of desert was the wreck of a Catalina seaplane, abandoned by its American pilot in 1960 and now covered in Arabic graffiti. But it’s here that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince plans Neom, a city from scratch that will be bigger than Dubai and have more robots than humans. Crown 9

October 24, 2017 6:24 PM Saudi Arabia's NEOM: Oasis or Sand Castle?

The promotional video for NEOM, Saudi Arabia's proposed $500 billion city of the future announced on Tuesday, errs toward the dreamy and inspirational end of the artistic spectrum. But I couldn't shake the feeling it might also be perfect as the happy prelude to some dystopian movie where society drowns in its own hubris. NEOM debuted at a conference 15

October 8, 2017 4:03 AM Enjoy the full trailer of the next ‘Pacific Rim’ movie (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, Oct 8 — More robots! More kaiju! At least that’s what the latest Pacific Rim: Uprising film promises. A screengrab from highly-anticipated sequel ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ that stars John Boyega, Rinko Kikuchi, Scott Eastwood and Cailee Spaeny.Besides the two main reasons people are watching the movie, there’ll also be the introduction of John Boyega 53

July 21, 2017 8:27 AM Boris Johnson meets high-tech robots in Japan

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gestures as he looks at a humanoid robot at Research Institute for Science and Engineering at Waseda University’s Kikuicho Campus in Tokyo July 20, 2017. — Reuters picTOKYO, July 21 — UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson yesterday shook hands with one of Japan’s high-tech robots, a humanoid candidate to carry the torch 9

July 4, 2017 11:02 PM Rise of the sex robots? Scientists claim they'll be common in a decade

Realistic sex robots will bring about a social and technological revolution in Britain, experts predict. While it might seem like science fiction, the machines are becoming increasingly sophisticated – and over the next ten years realistic sex androids will become more common, scientists say. But politicians and the public need to understand and deal with the ethical 27

July 3, 2017 10:54 PM The Jetsons: Live-Action Sitcom to Be Shopped to Networks

It looks like The Jetsons might be headed back to the small screen. TVLine reports Warner Bros. is developing a live-action TV show based on the classic series. From Hanna-Barbera, the animated show follows a family living in a future filled with advanced technology like flying cars, holograms, and robots. The original series ran from 1962 to 1963 and was then briefly 38