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10 Most Funded Kickstarter Robots Ever
By Steve Crowe · 13 February, 2015 • More robots are launching on crowdfunding websites such as Kickstarter. We compiled the 10 most successfully funded robots to ever appear on Kickstarter, including drones, robot printers, robot bartenders and more.
Here’s How to Create a No-Fly Zone to Keep Drones Away from You
By Steve Crowe · 10 February, 2015 • NoFlyZone.org is a new organization that allows you to register your address online to create a no-fly zone over your property. This is an effort between a number of drone manufacturers.
Anki Overdrive Adds Modular Tracks, Cross-Play for iOS & Android Users
By Steve Crowe · 10 February, 2015 • Anki Overdrive debuts new cars, a new app, new gameplay features and a new modular track system that lets users create custom racetracks.
6 Funny Robot Vacuum Fails
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2015 • A roundup of robot vacuum cleaner fails, including one falling down the stairs, killing a Christmas tree, and smearing dog poop everywhere.
Fire Department Rescues Woman Attacked by Robot Vacuum
By Steve Crowe · 9 February, 2015 • A 52-year-old South Korean woman was "attacked" by her robot vacuum while she was napping on the floor. Firefighters were called to free the woman from the death grip of the robot vacuum, which mistook her hair for dust.
6 Awesome Drone Apps
By Steve Crowe · 6 February, 2015 • A roundup of some of the best iOS and Android apps that will enhance your drone flights.
Robots to Run Japan’s Henn-na Hotel: No Human Employees Welcome
By Steve Crowe · 5 February, 2015 • A new hotel opening in Japan will be staffed completely by robots that will carry your bags, clean your room, and manage the front desk. The Henn-na Hotel will also use facial-recognition technology instead of room keys.
Meet PlotBox the Cemetery Drone that Maps Your Grave
By Steve Crowe · 5 February, 2015 • PlotBox, which has been called the "Google Maps of cemeteries," uses cloud-based software and drones to map cemeteries to make sure they’re not burying anyone in the wrong plot.
Google, Uber Battle Over Self-driving Taxis
By Steve Crowe · 4 February, 2015 • Uber has partnered with Carnegie Mellon University on driverless car and mapping technology, while Google, an Uber investor, is reportedly developing its own ride-sharing service.
Watch: Drone Catches Thieves in the Act
By Steve Crowe · 4 February, 2015 • A polish rail freight operator used a drone to catch an attempted robbery of its coal source. The footage from the drone was passed onto police, which arrested the robbers.
Win a $1,399 Budgee Personal Shopping Robot
By Steve Crowe · 2 February, 2015 • Robotics Trends is giving away a $1,399 Budgee robot assistant that can carry up to 50 pounds. Budgee runs up to 10 hours on a charge and it has sensors on the front and side to avoid obstacles.
9 Epic Drone Fails You Need to Watch
By Steve Crowe · 30 January, 2015 • There's been a lot of discussion this week about drone crashes thanks to the White House incident. We revisit some of the most epic drone failures ever.
Can AI Correctly Pick a Super Bowl Winner?
By Steve Crowe · 30 January, 2015 • Microsoft's Cortana AI says the New England Patriots will beat the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. Let's see how smart artificial intelligence really is.
Robot Spine Surgery Corrects Woman’s Congenital Scoliosis
By Steve Crowe · 30 January, 2015 • Deirdre McDonnell, 34, underwent a magnetic expansion control system rod operation to have a magnetic rod screwed onto her spine. The rod was then controlled externally to correct the curvature caused by scoliosis.
Bill Gates: Why Wouldn’t You be Concerned About AI
By Steve Crowe · 29 January, 2015 • Bill Gates agrees with Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking about the threat of artificial intelligence, saying that he doesn't "understand why some people are not concerned.”

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