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Mingis on Tech: How IT can prep for robots and avoid cloud migration woes

Here's how IT can get ready for the coming robotics revolution at work -- and avoid messing up a big move to the cloud.

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These grippers are giving bots a helping hand

Sake Robotics is creating the "hands" that will help robots pick things up and put them down.

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Anyone can command these live streaming bots via chat room

Bay area start-up, Let's Robot, is letting anyone control it's robotic fleet using commands entered in a Twitch chat room.

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These shape shifting bots could help NASA explore planets

The robots are made from a number of rods and cables allowing them to easily adapt to moving through challenging terrains and making it much easier for them to be dropped onto the surface of planets than current rovers.

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With robots on the job, it won't be IT as usual

What IT managers need to know about enterprise robotics

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17% off UBTECH Jimu Robot DIY Buzzbot/Muttbot Robotics Kit - Deal Alert

The Jimu Robot BuzzBot & MuttBot Kit is a DIY robotics building kit with Bluetooth. The Kit includes a central control unit, six digital servo motors, wiring, a rechargeable lithium battery and power adapter, 249 interlocking parts...

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Sanbot is the Jill of all trades

With an array of sensors, cameras, a projector, and voice interaction, Sanbot is building an impressive resume.

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It wasn't the money: Wozniak on robots, design, and Apple's origins

The Apple co-founder has a lot to say about technology's past and future

Going rogue! 10 scary examples of AI gone wild

Danger, danger! 10 alarming examples of AI gone wild

Our dystopian future of machine learning breaking bad is already unfolding before our eyes

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The top-secret X-37B space plane is about to break another record

The U.S. Air Force's top-secret autonomous space plane, the X-37B, is days away from breaking its own longevity record. The aircraft, which looks like a mini Space Shuttle, is on schedule next week to spend its record-setting 675th...

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US Army shows off its 'hoverbike' delivery drone

It's been a year since the U.S. Army began researching the use of a British-built hoverbike as an autonomous delivery drone for battlefields, and it recently showed off its progress.

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Electric Eve is a vision of the autonomous car future

The concept vehicle is designed by Chinese start-up, Nio, and offers a glimpse of the company's dream for the future of autonomous, connected travel.

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NTT DoCoMo demos VR control of robots over 5G

A prototype 5G radio link hit speeds of 15Gbps during the demo

The far-out office of the future is (almost) here

Behold the awesome office of the future

From shape-shifting furniture to holographic displays, the workplace of the future promises more than just another day at the office

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This robotic barista never needs a coffee break

Cafe X is the first fully autonomous coffee shop in the United States.

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Drop your bags, this personal bot will lug your groceries home for you

Piaggio, the company behind Vespa, has come up with an autonomous robot that will follow you around and help you with your luggage.

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These 3-D printed, swarm drones are a surveillance tool for the DOD

The Department of Defense is testing Perdix, autonomous micro-drones capable of collective decision-making and adaptive formation flying.

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LG's Hub Robot is a virtual assistant for the home

The Hub Robot links to LG smart appliances and uses Amazon Alexa voice recognition to perform tasks such as starting your robotic vacuum.

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