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Robot Buys Drugs With $100 Worth Of Bitcoin, Gets Arrested

04/21/2015, Robots can do all sorts of things, such as build cars, greet shoppers, or even defend itself against a sword attack, but now it looks like robots can even buy drugs online. This was part of an art installation by Swiss art group, !Mediengruppe Bitnik...

Toshiba’s Humanoid Robot Will Now Greet Shoppers In Tokyo

04/20/2015, You might recall that last year during CEATEC, we reported that Toshiba was working on a humanoid robot called Aiko Chihira. Unlike most robots which look, well, robot-like, Aiko Chihira is very humanoid in its appearance which you can see for yourself in...

DIY BB-8 Droid A Reality

04/20/2015, There is no stopping one who has passion and a tenacity to see things done – or created, in this particular case. If you were awed (like many others) by the BB-8 rolling droid that is set to endear itself to untold millions when Star Wars 7: The...

BB-8 Rolling Droid From Star Wars Universe

04/16/2015, I am sure that movie buffs simply cannot wait for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to hit the silver screens, and as with anything that is worth waiting, it should be good – after all, without any Jar Jar Binks in the movie, there ought to be a marked...

US Navy Works On ‘Swarming’ Drones

04/16/2015, Robots that swarm and unite as one mind can be a scary thing, especially when you take into consideration the various things it can achieve – in the movies, at least. Real life will still need to see plenty of homework done before something remotely...

Gyrocopter Ends Up On The Capitol Lawn

04/15/2015, According to the U.S. Capitol Police, there was a very small gyrocopter that carried one occupant that actually managed to land on the West Lawn of the Capitol this afternoon. The person had already been detained, while streets located in the area...

Robo-Chef Could Whip Up A Mean Dish

04/14/2015, Robots have been deemed to be very suitable help around mankind, be it on the assembly line at a factory, or perhaps even making its way to a hotel or restaurant. While robot waiters do make sense, especially since they will be able to take down orders...

3DR Drone Loves Going At It Alone

04/13/2015, No man is an island, but robots do not really care for company. Heck, they do not give two hoots whether they are the last robot on earth or not, simply because robots do not have feelings of any kind. Having said that, drones too, fall under the category...

SkyOrbiter Internet Drone Maiden Test Flight Completed

04/10/2015, Drones do come in handy these days, and their specifications as well as capabilities have certainly improved by leaps and bounds. Having said that, a Portuguese firm known as Quarkson intends to utilize drones so that these airborne machines are able to...

Police In India Purchase Crowd Control Pepper-Spraying Drones

04/09/2015, Drones are handy for surveillance when used by law enforcement officials. It is also a great tool for filmmakers who are trying to get interesting angles from above without having to resort to hiring a helicopter, and also for photographers who are trying...

DJI’s Phantom 3 Is The Company’s Latest Drone

04/08/2015, The last we heard from DJI with regards to their Phantom drones was the Phantom 2 Vision+, but if you’re in the market for a new drone with upgraded hardware, then you might be interested to learn that DJI has taken the wraps off their latest drone in...

PancakeBot Could Be A Hit

04/08/2015, Do you love pancakes? Just about everyone I know do have a weakness for them, and it would not be farfetched to to say that a robot that does pancakes is going to be a hit. Robots serving in the food and beverage industry is not exactly something new, so...