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

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India launches 88 Earth imaging satellites from Planet Labs

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C37) has launched into space 88 satellites from Earth imaging company Planet Labs, giving the startup the ability to "image all of Earth's landmass every day.”

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NASA at work on autonomous space rendezvous technology

NASA is about to launch technology to the International Space Station that could bring the agency closer to enabling rendezvous with a spacecraft without human intervention.

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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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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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Vespa's maker creates a robot butler

Piaggio, the company famous for making Vespas, is coming out with an autonomous robot that will help you carry your luggage.

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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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New details emerge about Intel's super-small Euclid computer for robots

Intel is getting proficient at developing small computers. First came the Compute Sticks and then credit-card Compute Cards. But there's nothing like the super-small Euclid computer for robots and more details have emerged on its...

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Autonomous robots are about to deliver your lunch in D.C. and Silicon Valley

Starship Technologies, a company that builds autonomous delivery robots, has signed deals with two meal delivery companies set to launch as soon as next month.

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Modern warfare: Death-dealing drones and ... illegal parking?

A cloud of 3D-printed drones big enough to bring down the latest U.S. stealth fighter, the F35, was just one of the combat scenarios evoked in a discussion of the future of warfare at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday...

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European legislators debate robot rights for autonomous vehicles

Robots should one day have rights as "electronic persons," Members of the European Parliament recommended Thursday -- but not until the machines are all fitted with "kill" switches to shut them down in an emergency.

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The DOD is testing a swarm of autonomous, 3-D printed drones

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

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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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The Hub Robot will talk to your LG smart appliances

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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The crazy sights of CES

The annual CES show is celebrating its 50th anniversary and seems to get busier and crazier every year. Here's a look back at some of the most memorable sights of CES 2017 through the lenses of Ann Singer and Alexandra Wimley,...

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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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In pictures: The hottest cars of CES 2017

Cars have become one of the most popular attractions at CES in Las Vegas. Auto manufacturers are using the show, which happens a week before the North American International Automobile Show in Detroit, to preview cutting edge tech...

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Honda's amazing Riding Assist motorcycle won't fall over

Honda has developed a self-balancing technology for motorbikes that keeps them upright. The system, which is still in the prototype stage, could reduce the number of motorcycle accidents in slow-moving traffic.

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Hyundai's wearable robots could make you superhuman

Hyundai's experimental wearable robots show three ways machines could help humans, such as lifting heavier loads or running farther without getting tired.

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