A once-scrappy automation company joins the big leagues with nearly $100 million in funding.
A new last-mile robotic delivery company is out of stealth. Is your city ready?
What more could the gadget-gorging enthusiast want than a flamethrower attachment for their drone? It's finally here.
On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo lunar landing, a telling survey shows us how people feel about space travel then, now, and in the future.
Everyone knows robot ants can't move a rubber tree plant. Oh shoot, they can!
Of course you need a robot to monitor the aisles of your grocery store. And of course people will either stare or resent its very presence.
The closer the distribution center, the faster the delivery. Why not look underfoot?
Robotic process automation delivers huge savings.
Safety is a massive unaddressed issue in the rapidly evolving automation sector.
A platform approach to car design could encourage faster development of clean car technologies.
Recent regulatory changes have opened up crowd equity opportunities for technology startups.
It is also a springboard for university students to enter the tech workforce.
If drone delivery is going to take off, safety is key. Some validation procedures are already in place.
An underwater autonomous vehicle is being tested deep in a Norwegian fjord before moving to offshore oil fields.
From micro-factories to urban farming, these 56 firms are worth watching.
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.
The Hillsboro, Oregon lab showcases a range of threats, including adversarial machine learning used on autonomous vehicles, Windows vulnerabilities, medical device flaws and blockchain attacks.
FLIR identified drones as a platform pairing for its sensing technology. Now it's going shopping. Read more: https://zd.net/2Dg0a0w
If you build an OS, the robots will come. That's the pattern driving an explosion of diversity in the automation sector.
Markforged $82 million raise should be a starting gun for mass production additive manufacturing, which will drive the next industrial revolution. Read more: https://zd.net/2FDGIey
Public-facing corporations that want to appear innovative are turning to gimmicky robot assistants.
Has humanity taken the abdication of all its natural functions a little too far? Read more: https://zd.net/2EB40BA
A SWAT team standoff in California and a pending bill in Indiana highlight a fractured legal landscape with drones and public safety.
ZDNet's Greg Nichols talks with TechRepublic's Karen Roby about how robotics are being used in construction and the positive impact it is having in a booming industry. Read more: https://zd.net/2EAYi3K
It's a surprising sticker price, but there's a good reason companies are forking over big money for robotics outfits.
After explosive growth in the industry, some fear not enough attention has been paid to safety. This is the year that could change.
Opinion: Technology is an attractive answer, but it's no panacea for economic and geopolitical problems at the border. Read more: https://zd.net/2TkB5rf