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Is iRobot’s Robot Lawn Mower Named Terra?

iRobot has filed a trademark application for "Terra," saying that it will be used for "robotic lawnmowers; structural and replacement parts and fittings for robotic lawnmowers."
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Here Come the Robot Shopping Carts

Walmart and Five Elements Robotics are building the Dash robot shopping cart that can map your route through Walmart, check you out, and carry everything to your car.
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Google: ‘Stop Freaking Out’ About AI

Eric Schmidt writes that artificial intelligence "has the potential not only to free us from the negative, but to enhance what’s most positive about us as human beings."
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Sparksfly for Jibo Brings Voice Control to Social Media

Sparksfly for Jibo allows you to read, post, like and dislike social media content by simply having a conversation with Jibo.

Self-Driving Cars Spotlight

Podcast: Talking Self-Driving Cars with Brad Templeton

Brad Templeton joins The Robotics Trends Show to discuss self-driving cars, including looming federal regulations, Google vs. Tesla, convolutional neural networks and fatal accidents.
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How AI is Making Self-Driving Cars Smarter

The stage is set for artificial intelligence to dominate our roads. Here's how artificial intelligence is improving self-driving cars.

Has Tesla Lapped Google in Self-Driving Car Race?

Tesla customers have driven more than 100 million on Autopilot. That's a lot of self-driving miles, but is it enough to give Tesla the edge over Google in self-driving car development?

Honda Self-Driving Cars Test Skills at GoMentum Station

Honda demonstrated prototype self-driving cars at the GoMentum testing facility in Concord, California. The Japanese carmaker said it plans to release its first self-driving car in 2020.

A Case for Doubling Liability Insurance for Self-Driving Cars

For accidents caused by self-driving cars, the liability cost should be double that of a similar accident caused by human error. This would push carmakers to ensure their systems are at least twice as safe as human drivers.
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Is iRobot’s Robot Lawn Mower Named Terra?
iRobot has filed a trademark application for "Terra," saying that it will...

Sparksfly for Jibo Brings Voice Control to Social Media
Sparksfly for Jibo allows you to read, post, like and dislike social...

CES Robotics Conference Looking for Speakers
The robotics conference will take place on January 6, 2017 from 9 AM to 12:30 PM...

Cozmo AI Robot Brings Wall-E to Life
The new Cozmo robot toy from Anki uses an emotion engine and...