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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.

Baidu's autonomous platform to be available to partners from July

Baidu will share autonomous vehicle technology

Hoping to get self-driving vehicle companies to share a common platform rather than design from scratch, Baidu said Tuesday it would offer its technology for autonomous driving to other companies, while also partnering in the joint...

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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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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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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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Drone software gives offline farmers real-time images

Software vendor DroneDeploy's latest feature, Fieldscanner, lets farmers view aerial pictures while the drone is still flying, without an internet connection.

Let's Robot bots

Anyone can control these live, streaming bots through a chat room

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

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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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Shape shifting bots could be the key to planetary exploration

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.

Berkeley space rover robots

Shape shifting bots could be the key to planetary exploration

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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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

With more companies welcoming robots into the workforce, IT managers need to start prepping for the changes coming their way.

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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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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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Before suing Uber, Waymo initiated action against former engineer

Uber is asking a federal court that most of the claims of a lawsuit filed by rival self-driving car developer Waymo should be settled through arbitration, a process that is usually private, and cheaper and faster than a federal...

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

More than 40 years after founding Apple Computer, Steve Wozniak has a lot to say about the early days of the world's richest company -- and about technology, Silicon Valley, and being a born engineer.

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