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forbes.com - Camryn Rabideau - The 5 Best Robot Lawn Mowers To Help Maintain Your Yard
The 5 Best Robot Lawn Mowers To Help Maintain Your Yard
Forbes

If you want a pristine, manicured lawn without the effort of regular mowing, one of the best robot lawn mowers might be worth the splurge for your home. Like robot vacuums, these small autonomous machines can take over the maintenance of small…

bloomberg.com - General Catalyst, Amazon Bet $63M on AI Robotics Startup
General Catalyst, Amazon Bet $63M on AI Robotics Startup
Bloomberg

AI robotics startup Standard Bots has raised $63 million over a series of deals. A majority of that funding haul, which has not been previously reported, comes from a $39 million Series B round led by General Catalyst with participation from the…

crunchbase.com - Chris Metinko - The Week's 10 Biggest Funding Rounds: Skild AI Grabs $300M To Build Robot Brains
The Week's 10 Biggest Funding Rounds: Skild AI Grabs $300M To Build Robot Brains
Crunchbase

Want to keep track of the largest startup funding deals in 2024 with our curated list of $100 million-plus venture deals to U.S.-based companies? Check out The Crunchbase Megadeals Board. After a quiet holiday week, investors were back in action…

technologyreview.com - Rhiannon Williams - The Download: robot-packed meals, and the looming fertility crisis
The Download: robot-packed meals, and the looming fertility crisis
MIT Technology Review

Why it matters: You might think the meals that end up in the grocery store's frozen aisle or on airplanes are robot-packed already, but that's rarely the case. The vast majority of meals from recognizable brands are still typically hand-packed…

autostraddle.com - Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya - A Lesbian Bartender, a Grieving Mother, and a Robot Enter Into a Fraught Friendship Triangle in AI Thriller 'Sunny'
A Lesbian Bartender, a Grieving Mother, and a Robot Enter Into a Fraught Friendship Triangle in AI Thriller 'Sunny'
Autostraddle

Apple TV ‘s new Rashida Jones-starring AI thriller Sunny asks a time-old sci-fi question: What if robots became too powerful? The series starts with Jones' Suzie, an American ex-pat living in Kyoto, learning her roboticist husband Masa…

nypost.com - Emma Sutton-Williams - Early Prime Day deals: Save up to 51% on Shark robot vacuums, Bissell, more
Early Prime Day deals: Save up to 51% on Shark robot vacuums, Bissell, more
New York Post

For those who love to keep their homes spick and span but don't actually like to clean, listen up. We just found some of the finest robot vacuum deals for the best early Prime Day deals. Prime Day is the two-day shopping event that occurs once (or…

thehindu.com - AIRA planning to establish Robotics University in Andhra Pradesh, says chairman
AIRA planning to establish Robotics University in Andhra Pradesh, says chairman
The Hindu

All India Robotics Association (AIRA) is planning to establish a Robotics University in Andhra Pradesh to focus on emerging technologies, said AIRA Chairman Kisshhan here on Friday. He participated as a chief guest to deliver a tech talk on…

wcnc.com - Emma Korynta - Charlotte brewing award renamed in memory of Wooden Robot co-founder Dan Wade
Charlotte brewing award renamed in memory of Wooden Robot co-founder Dan Wade
wcnc.com

Local News 'Dan's warm personality and significant legacy will endure through this award,' the Charlotte Beer Collective said. Example video title will go here for this video CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A prestigious award from the Queen City Brewers…

siliconangle.com - Maria Deutscher - Standard Bots reels in $63M for its AI-powered robotic arms
Standard Bots reels in $63M for its AI-powered robotic arms
SiliconANGLE

Standard Bots Inc., a startup that develops robotic arms for the manufacturing and logistics sectors, has secured $63 million in fresh funding to enhance its technology. The company announced the Series B round today. It said that General Catalyst…

winbuzzer.com - Luke Jones - Google DeepMind Uses Gemini AI to Boost Robotic Navigation Abilities
Google DeepMind Uses Gemini AI to Boost Robotic Navigation Abilities
WinBuzzer

Google DeepMind has introduced a new milestone in robotic intelligence with the incorporation of Gemini AI, significantly improving the robots' navigation and complex task performance. This achievement, detailed in a research paper by DeepMind's…

interestingengineering.com - Jijo Malayil - Humanoid robot learns to dance, high-five, hug to work with humans
Humanoid robot learns to dance, high-five, hug to work with humans
Interesting Engineering

Aiming to reshape public perception of robots, a group of engineers have trained a humanoid to learn and execute a variety of expressive actions. The University of California researchers taught the robot how to perform basic dancing moves and hand…

foxnews.com - Kurt Knutsson, CyberGuy Report - Would you want to chat with this creepy-looking Lego head powered by AI?
Would you want to chat with this creepy-looking Lego head powered by AI?
Fox News

Imagine a Lego creation that can not only move but also see, hear and talk back to you. That's exactly what Creative Mindstorms has achieved with Dave, the world's most advanced artificial intelligence Lego robotic head. Created over several…

scmp.com - Alice Kong - Hong Kong's Doraemon event launch draws hundreds, including overseas visitors
Hong Kong's Doraemon event launch draws hundreds, including overseas visitors
South China Morning Post

Hong Kong marks the travelling show's first stop on a global tour, with the event remaining in the city until mid-August and including a ticketed zone inside the K11 Musea shopping centre and free entry areas along the Avenue of Stars boasting more…

the-sun.com - Mackenzie Tatananni - Amazon warns pricy gadget to stop working overnight forever - claim your refund
Amazon warns pricy gadget to stop working overnight forever - claim your refund
The US Sun

AMAZON has announced plans to do away with its $2,350 robot security guard just 10 months after its release. The retail giant introduced Astro for Business roughly eight months ago as a security tool for small and medium-sized organizations.

popsci.com - Terri Williams - The best Shark vacuums for 2024
The best Shark vacuums for 2024
Popular Science Homepage | Popular Science

We may earn revenue from the products available on this page and participate in affiliate programs. Learn more › If you're looking for a premium cleaning tool that might even make chores more fun, a Shark vacuum can fit the bill. The Shark…

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