Service robots that are empathetic and that can learn from you - these are just some of the technologies tested out in robot houses across Europe as part of the Accompany project.
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The latest robot to come out of the labs of Google-owned Boston Dynamics is a nippy machine that can climb stairs and uneven terrain with relative ease.
University of New South Wales researchers are undertaking a trial using robot technology to help wine growers better predict upcoming grape yields, which could potentially save the local industry millions.
SAFFiR walks across uneven floors, using thermal imaging to spot and tackle fire.
From the people who brought you the internet, the latest version of the Atlas robot will be used in its disaster-fighting robotic challenge.
SAP provided its five year outlook and sees its cloud business reaching parity with software in 2018 and delivering better profits in 2020. Is a five year outlook in technology reliable?
In the CES emerging company space, food got a surprising amount of attention. We all have to eat, so it's a steady market, but food robots? Darn right!
Nissan plans to deliver autonomous driving technology commercially by 2016, after partnering with the NASA division that developed the Mars rover software and robots on the International Space Station.
Ford's big data and mobility experiments set the stage for positioning the automaker more as a software and systems outfit. Ford is a good example of how every company is now a technology company.
Robotics and automation could put well over half a million jobs in professions such as bookkeeping, accounting, and stenography at risk for the year ending 2014, according to the Department of Industry's latest report.
No, not gifts for your robot, robotic gifts to help make your life at work and home a little easier.
Some Cyber Monday orders are likely hitching a ride on a Kiva robot, which looks sort of like a hockey puck on steroids, or getting picked up by the Robo-Stow robotic arm.
General Electric, which is bulking up its technology unit to focus on the industrial Internet, names a former EMC exec CTO of GE Software. A former IBMer is now VP of software research at GE Software.
No word on how the ambitious project will be afforded, though.
Which workers are really most at risk of being replaced with machines? Well, it looks like the boss is safe, at least for now...
The ESA is looking to colonise the moon and use 3D printers to add a touch of European design.
Google has gifted €1m to encourage German students to learning programming.
Finance, security and healthcare are set to be the main sectors to use new graph analytics technology from software firm Actian.
Stratus has long been a proponent of continuous processing solutions for critical workloads. They've offered both hardware- and software-based approaches. Now, the company is using that technology to make OpenStack workloads highly available.
Making short-term decisions about technology investment is relatively easy; trying to work out how IT will develop over the next decade is much harder.
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