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$15 Minimum Wage Will Accelerate Robot Takeover
By Oliver Mitchell · 27 May, 2016 • It appears the first global test is underway to replace human workers with robots. But maybe its time for all of us, politicians included, to listen to industry experts and save human jobs.
Mini Stunt Car Puts Self-Driving Cars to the Test
By Rick Robinson, Georgia Tech News · 27 May, 2016 • Georgia Tech researchers are racing, sliding, and jumping a one-fifth-scale, autonomous rally car at the equivalent of 90 mph. The research will help self-driving cars maintain control in poor driving conditions.
Tesla Model S Autonomously Crashes on Highway
By Steve Crowe · 26 May, 2016 • A Tesla Model S on Autopilot driving in Switzerland fails to recognize a stopped van and accelerates into the rear of the van. According to the driver, none of the Autopilot safety features worked properly.
How Robots Are Impacting Education in Europe
By Marianne Andersen & Ulla Meyrick · 25 May, 2016 • Robots are proving themselves useful, both as a teaching tool and a technology for kids to study. Here's how Europe is incorporating robots into their education system.
Drone Registration No Drag as Sales Soar
By RT Staff · 25 May, 2016 • Drone sales have grown 224 percent year-over-year to nearly $200 million, according to The NPD Group. DJI continues to lead the way with a 49% share of the market.
Pittsburgh Steelers Practicing with Robots
By Steve Crowe · 24 May, 2016 • The Pittsburgh Steelers are using Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot tackling dummies during offseason workouts in an effort to enhance drills and reduce injuries to players.
Pepper Working as a Pizza Hut Cashier
By Steve Crowe · 24 May, 2016 • Pepper humanoid robots will soon be working as cashiers at Pizza Hut restaurants in Asia. And thanks to a partnership with MasterCard, Pepper will be able to process payments and make recommendations based off ordering habits.
Jibo SDK Beta Version Available to Developers
By Steve Crowe · 23 May, 2016 • Developers now have access to the beta version of the Jibo SDK, allowing them to build Jibo skills using JavaScript. Skills built by developers will be put through a certification process and will be accessible in the Jibo Skill Store, which the company says will launch later in 2016.
10 Epic Self-Driving Car Trips
By Emmet Cole · 23 May, 2016 • A look back at 10 memorable rides that helped spur the development of self-driving cars.
Podcast: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home in Battle of Virtual Assistants
By Steve Crowe · 20 May, 2016 • The battle of the virtual assistants is on! Will Amazon Echo or Google Home come out on top? How will Apple respond? We debate on The Robotics Trends Show.
Erin ‘RobotGrrl’ Kennedy Unifying Makers, Environmentalists
By Jeremy S. Cook · 19 May, 2016 • A new project called “Robot Missions” wants to collect debris from shorelines using robots that are faster and can reach remote locations.
Uber Self-Driving Car Hits Pittsburgh’s Streets
By Steve Crowe · 19 May, 2016 • Uber began testing self-driving cars in Pittsburgh weeks ago but finally confirmed the tests for the first time. Uber's self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid, which is in the early testing stages, will be collecting mapping data as well as testing its self-driving capabilities.
Pepper Robot’s US Debut Planned for 2016
By Steve Crowe · 18 May, 2016 • Pepper, the humanoid robot from Softbank, is expected to debut in the United States in 2016, focusing initially on businesses and not consumers.
Drone Registration Database Released by FAA
By RT Staff · 18 May, 2016 • The FAA released its database that shows how many drones owners are registered in each city, state, or zip code. The FAA is not posting the names and street addresses of registered owners.
3 Budget-Friendly Drones Compatible with VR Headsets
By Julio Ventura, DronesGlobe · 17 May, 2016 • Drones that work with virtual reality headsets don't have to break your budget. Here are three low-cost drones that are compatible with VR headsets.

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$15 Minimum Wage Will Accelerate Robot Takeover
It appears the first global test is underway to replace human workers...

Tesla Model S Autonomously Crashes on Highway
A Tesla Model S on Autopilot driving in Switzerland fails to recognize...

How Robots Are Impacting Education in Europe
Robots are proving themselves useful, both as a teaching tool and a...

Pittsburgh Steelers Practicing with Robots
The Pittsburgh Steelers are using Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robot tackling dummies...