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Amazon booms as high street withers. Next up: robots and insurance

UPDATED Retail and Web services giant Amazon plans to add over 2,500 permanent jobs in the UK this year, taking its British workforce to...

SoftBank Pepper robot “astonishingly insecure”, potential “cyber weapon”

One of the world’s most popular humanoid robots, Pepper, from Japanese tech conglomerate SoftBank, can easily be hacked and turned into a “cyber and...

Amazon: Alexa upgrades for memory, context, meaning = antitrust risk?

Amazon has announced three new upgrades for its Alexa AI platform on the back of healthy revenue increases, and is trailing a future of...

Serious Fraud Office hires AI lawyer: a Rolls Royce solution?

AI that can work 2,000 times faster than a human lawyer has been deployed to help tackle fraud and corruption in the UK. The Serious...

MIT’s CSAIL lab studies aquatic life with robot fish

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a solution to a problem faced by marine biologists around the world. Getting a...

Robot teachers take classes at Finland primary school

A primary school in Tampere, Finland has had an altogether different supply teacher experience this week. The school has been the venue for a robot...

Predictability key to robot-human collaboration, finds Disney research

Disney has published new research on human-robot interaction. The research's focus is to explore how to make robots move in a way that encourages human beings...

IBM launches new Watson Assistant AI for connected enterprises

IBM has announced the launch of Watson Assistant, a digital assistant version of its Watson artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language conversation system. IBM said, "Watson...

Flipping hell! Flippy the burger-bot too fast for human workers

Being able to stand the heat is in the kitchen is a well-known measure of success, and another is being a great team worker....

Levi’s arms robots with lasers to create sustainable jeans

Sustainable fashion: Denim brand Levi's has combined lasers with robotics to produce its famous jeans in a way that's better for the environment. Judging how...

Panasonic unveils autonomous tomato picker in Tokyo

The automation of repetitive tasks in construction and manufacturing has been around for some time. Last month, Panasonic introduced an agricultural robot at Tokyo's...

Origami-inspired artificial muscles give robots superhuman strength

Working alongside researchers from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, scientists from Harvard University's Wyss Institute have developed origami-inspired artificial muscles.  Traditionally, the stronger...
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