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Humanoid robot Nao gets battery, face-detection boost

Nao Evolution can detect obstacles better and pick up pens and balls, the company said.

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Meet Pepper, the 'love-powered' humanoid robot that knows how you're feeling

This $1,900 robot is powered by love, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son says

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Intel plans to sell a robot you can customize with a 3D printer

Intel shows off a robot that will be based on its Edison processor and available to buy by the end of the year. Is this another OnCue?

One-armed robot can stock shelves, work alongside people

Silicon Valley startup Unbounded Robotics wants to make its $50,000 robot a platform to develop the industrial workplace robot of the future. Follow reporter Melissa Aparicio on Twitter @MelisAparicio

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Ban killer Robocops before it's too late, rights groups say

Autonomous robots would lack proper judgment to use lethal force, according to Human Rights Watch

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Roboy helps doctors diagnose human stroke victims

Roboy's 3D-printed humanoid skeleton and springy electromechanical muscles could help simulate the effects of health problems

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5 ridiculous things Apple is more likely to make than an Android phone

Woz told Wired that Apple should release an Android phone. Woz, we love you, but that's crazypants.

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Ozobot

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BeeWii's Bluetooth toys let you form your own robot fight club

You can control the Bluetooth Fighting Robot with a handheld device, using infrared light to do battle with a robotic adversary.

Bee Wi Fighting Robots

Bee Wi Fighting Robots

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Jumping Sumo robot leaps around house, streams video

The robotic toy is controlled over your home WiFi network or a network created by the robot itself.

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Hacker-built 'SkyJack' hunts and hijacks other drones

Security researcher releases software to hijack Parrot drones out of the sky

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From Android to automatons: Rubin's robots are Google's next moonshot

Are an army of robotic servants Google's next bid for world domination? Google's former Android chief, Andy Rubin, is leading the charge.