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With her brown hair, soft skin and expressive face, Nadine is a new brand of human-like robot that could one day, scientists hope, be used as a personal assistant or …

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As robots get larger, smarter, faster, stronger, and more agile, there’s good reason for humanity to be a little worried about the day they eventually turn on us. Unless all …

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Image: Australian Science Media Center One might think that caring for a robot baby-one that cries and sleeps like a regular human baby-might discourage teenage girls from getting pregnant. According …

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After Xiaomi and InFocus, Taiwanese contract manufacturer, Foxconn, may soon start rolling out smartphones for Microsoft. If the deal sees light of the day, Foxconn will start manufacturing smartphones locally …

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Researchers have developed a wireless brain interface that allows monkeys to control the movements of a robotic wheelchair using their thoughts alone. The breakthrough suggests that similar interfaces could allow …

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Images: Facebook In preparation for a full-scale push of the Moments app, Facebook has issued users an ultimatum: download the app, or risk losing many of your photos forever. Sometime …

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Google doesn’t just want the Chrome browser dominating laptops and desktops of this world, it wants it on as many mobile devices as possible too. If you have Chrome installed …

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Anyone who’s used a link shortener has probably considered their vulnerability. It’s no big deal when you’re just bookmarking a blog post, but a little more troubling when you’re shortening …

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The Knightscope K5 security robot (image: Knightscope) A 300-pound security robot at at the Stanford Shopping Center knocked down and ran over a 16-month-old boy. The parents of the injured …

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According to new research from professors at Tel Aviv University, robots must learn the right “social cues” and polite mannerisms in order to be able to successfully interact with human …

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