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Robohon robot doubles as smartphone

Sharp's cute robot is on show at the Ceatec electronics show outside Tokyo.

Google's new products, Tesla autopilot, humanoid robots - The Wrap

WrapGoogle updates Nexus lineup, Tesla's autopilot software update is coming, Google and Microsoft drop lawsuits and a humanoid robot gives us a glimpse of the future. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb.

A robot walks into an Apple Store...

The line outside Apple's Palo Alto store for the iPhone 6S wasn't entirely human. A tele-presence robot brought a touch of the future.

Can we repair satellites in space?

DARPA scientist and former astronaut Pam Melroy with an interesting idea: Can we build an in-orbit station to repair and upgrade satellites?

Terminator robots still cutting edge

Yaskawa's Motoman robots are still on the cutting edge, 31 years after it terminated the original Terminator.

Parrot MiniDrones are equipped to hover, race and float on water

A new generation of drones is smaller and more affordable, but has serious drawbacks.

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R2-D2 robot fridge is the droid you're looking for

The remote-controlled R2 unit can chill your drinks and deliver them.

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Androids will greet guests at Japanese smart hotel

The Henn-na Hotel in southern Japan will have face-recognition programs instead of door keys.R

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Panasonic's triangular robot vacuum is aimed squarely at corners

Rulo's brushes can get deep into tight spots and sense invisible dust

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iRobot's latest Roomba robot is designed for hackers

iRobot announces the Create 2 which enthusiasts can either program themselves or use as a foundation for additional hardware.