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hitchBOT Hitchhiking Robot Found Headless

After just two weeks and 300 miles into its journey, the hitchBOT robot was found headless and beaten to a pulp in Philadelphia.
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Weed Delivery Drone Has High Hopes

Pot smokers in California may soon be able to have weed delivered to them via drone.
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Sota Home Robot to Care for Japan’s Elderly

NTT, Japan's largest telecommunications company, is rolling out its Sota interactive robot in elderly care facilities to talk with and help care for people.

4 Challenges Holding Back Robotics

The biggest challenge for robotics is interoperability. For example, drones aren't built to easily work with your automated lawn mower or your self-driving car.

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Customize Your Buddy Companion Robot with this Software Development Kit

Developers can make the open-source Buddy companion robot smarter by giving him new skills, content, and features.
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Sota Home Robot to Care for Japan’s Elderly

NTT, Japan's largest telecommunications company, is rolling out its Sota interactive robot in elderly care facilities to talk with and help care for people.

Customize Your Buddy Companion Robot with this Software Development Kit

Developers can make the open-source Buddy companion robot smarter by giving him new skills, content, and features.

On the Road Again: hitchBOT Hitchhikes Across America

They’ll wait patiently to see if and when hitchBOT will arrive in San Francisco

Household Robot Buddy Looks for $100k via Crowdfunding

Indiegogo campaign joins those who want to put a robot in every home.
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