What's the hardest tech to commercialize? What's the number one mistake entrepreneurs make? Every would-be entrepreneur should study this conversation with CMU's tech transfer dynamic duo.
Blending offline with online, Alibaba's 'Hippo Fresh' stores showcase how technology can transform retail, including through an in-store robot restaurant.
The rise of robots is inevitable in healthcare, but for now, keeping it simple is just what the doctor ordered.
Talking with Pittsburgh-based Seegrid, we explore why robotics in materials handling is maturing at a rapid pace.
ZDNet has compared a number of auto transcription services with bemusing results.
Healthcare robots have been on the cusp of mainstream reality for a few years, but most applications target adults. One company is trying a different demo.
The breakdown of an acquisition deal between SoftBank and Alphabet may be partially to blame.
Furhat Robotics is seeking to revolutionize social robotics by moving away from a one-face-fits-all approach.
It's a happy ending for several members of an iconic robotics firm that fell on hard times.
The market drivers are coming from unexpected quarters, signaling diversity in the robot revolution.
Autodesk has come up with an additive manufacturing "toolbox" for the construction industry, with robots and 3D printing systems coming together in a portable shipping container.
A Spanish startup says it's developed a cheap method of rapidly rebuilding damaged ecosystems using Iseeds.
Home robots are shifting from standalone platforms to integrated smart home systems.
Machines that can decide to kill humans are "morally repugnant", says UN general secretary António Guterres.
Figuring out where collaborative automation stands now that the standards bearer is gone.
Using data to tell the story of the last month in technology news.
From standing desks to telepresence robots, we dug deep, to find interesting tech buys for your office.
While smartphone and PC vendors respond to the backlash against excessive notifications, a range of products have been designed to keep you in the flow, whether you're striving for productivity or relaxation.
Make no mistake, the robots are keeping score. Here's the latest tally in the robots v. humans matchup.
Shopping for co-workers is rough. You don't want to spend a lot, but you also don't want to be a cheapskate. And, hopefully, you want to get something they'll like. To make the holidays less stressful this year, we've done the hard work for you and found the perfect, budget-friendly gifts. You're welcome.
We toured several robotics labs in Pittsburgh to get a look at the city's world-famous robotics industry.
Apple is getting ready to open up pre-orders for its new "affordable" iPhone. Here's what you need to know.
If AT&T FTTH comes to your neighborhood, don't hesitate. It's so much better than cable broadband. You'll never look back.
Google is holding a "Made by Google" event on Oct. 9 in New York City to likely unveil several new devices and product updates, including the Pixel 3 and 3 XL. Here are key moments from the show.
We tell the story of key technology trends from the past month.
This year's version of the annual event for makers shows that imaginative play can come from 15-foot tall robots or humans using no gadgets at all.
We took a tour of Amazon's Kent, Washington robotic fulfillment center.
Apple is announcing its 2018 iPhone models and other hardware refreshes. ZDNet is covering the entire event live and sharing all the key moments with you, photo by photo, in real time.
All it takes is a single click to carry out a whole raft of basic maintenance tasks on your Mac with the new and updated CleanMyMac X.
Derided as abominations or celebrated as ingenious feats of human engineering, robots have been around longer than you think.
Seegrid, a robotics company focused on the automation of materials handling, uses cameras instead of lasers to make its vehicles capable of intelligent navigation.
Machines that can decide to kill humans are "morally repugnant", says UN general secretary António Guterres. Read more: https://zd.net/2PdnrbK
The collaboration focusses on extending iRobot's mapping data to other smart gadgets. Read more: https://zd.net/2CS724S
With a unique combination of synthetic images, the researchers found a way to more easily and more effectively train a computer vision algorithm for robots.
The Hayabusa 2 mission is using ion engines and other tech straight out of sci fi to explore an asteroid
The legal hemp industry is booming. Like many commercial agricultural sectors, automation is coming. Read more: https://zd.net/2CUsjws
Tonya Hall sits down with Peter Harris, CEO at HighRes Biosolutions, about how robotic systems are being used for new drug discoveries.
Carl Vause, CEO of Soft Robotics, discusses with ZDNet's Tonya Hall how his company is finding a way to solve the single-grip robotic design.
The Lenovo M57 eco is a small form-factor desktop that is promoted by the company as energy efficient. We found it to be a capable and powerful office performer for its size, but with limited upgrade options.
Western digital has released a range of hard drives purporting to save up to 40 percent in power consumption over comparable drives. We found the drives not only lived up to promised efficiency, but also were competitively priced.
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