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Intel Bets Big With $60m Investment In Drone Maker

08/27/2015, When you think of Intel, chances are you think of computer chips and processors found in desktops PCs and laptops. However given that the PC market is starting to see a decline and in a bid to diversify themselves, Intel has announced that their venture...

Drones In North Dakota Can Now Be Armed With Non-Lethal Weapons

08/27/2015, If the idea of a drone hovering above you armed with a camera already makes you a tad uneasy, then you might not be too happy to hear that over in North Dakota, the police can now legally arm their drones with non-lethal weapons, thanks to the passing of...

BUDDY, A Crowdfunded Robot And Platform

08/26/2015, Robots have been in people’s imagination for a long time, and yet, they have not been ubiquitous in the home yet. Of course, we are talking about robots with which humans can interact in a friendly way in their homes or at work. From an industrial...

New Bill Could Hamper The Commercial Use Of Drones

08/25/2015, As you might have heard, Amazon has plans to use drones to make nearby deliveries, and given how drones are able to skip traffic, it makes sense, not to mention it would be a lot faster as well. However a new bill that has been recently proposed could...

Sony’s First Drone Prototypes Shown Off On Video

08/25/2015, Last month Sony’s mobile division made an interesting announcement in which they revealed that they had plans to enter the drone business. This is thanks to an investment that the company has made with another company called ZMP, and the result is a new...

Pilots Reporting Seeing More Drones At Higher Altitudes

08/14/2015, While drones have been looked at as tools for photographers and videographers, sometimes they do get in the way and pose a potential danger. In fact recently the FAA has released a report in which they claim that pilots have started to see drones in...

iRobot Gets Government Approval To Build Robot Lawn Mowers

08/13/2015, For close to a decade now it has been rumored that iRobot is looking into building robot lawn mowers, this is the company that makes the Roomba if you’re unable to figure out what it is that this company does. The company may have wanted to build...

Robot Successfully Evolves By Building Its Own “Children”

08/13/2015, Do you share the beliefs of Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk that one day there will indeed be a robot uprising and they will take over the world, enslaving humanity in the process? If you do, then things just got scarier. It seems that researchers at the...

Eagle Versus Drone In Mid-Air Battle, Nature Wins

08/12/2015, A couple of days ago we were treated to a footage of a fisherman versus a drone, where the fisherman successfully and skillfully managed to hook a drone in mid-air. Now who was wrong in this case is up for debate – was the drone pilot wrong for...

Drone Unsuccessfully Delivers Drugs And Tobacco In A Prison Yard

08/05/2015, Amazon wants to make drone deliveries a thing, but unsurprisingly regulators such as the FAA are a bit worried about that and we can see why. According to a report from the Mansfield News Journal, it seems that about a week ago, a drone flew over a prison...

Hackers In Philly Offer To Rebuild The hitchBOT

08/03/2015, Earlier we heard rather unfortunate news, which is that the Canadian built hitchBOT despite lasting for months and making its way across Canada and parts of Europe met its demise two weeks in its trip to the US, where a vandal in Philadelphia basically...

Hitchhiking Robot Vandalized In Just Two Weeks In The U.S.

08/02/2015, Sure hitchBOT the hitchhiking robot made its way across Canada but it didn’t have the same luck in the United States, barely two weeks after it set out to see the entire country hitchBOT’s journey has come to an end. It’s not because...

Enterprise Pepper Robot Can Be Rented For $440 Monthly

07/31/2015, Business is all about opportunity cost – most businesses would like to own their premises, but reality dictates that rental is the way to go until one makes such a huge profit and finds a suitable seller. Having said that, one’s business would...

Toyota’s HSR Picks Up Stuff After You

07/31/2015, We did hear of Toyota’s HSR before – which is short for “human support robot”, and it will sport a solitary mechanical arm that has the ability to grasp objects of different shapes as well as sizes, and not only that, there is also an...