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Automation Part 1: The Robots Are Coming

Is it hyperbole about the coming automation revolution? Are robots about to take our jobs? In this first feature, we…

1 year ago

Robots To Replace 20 Million Factory Jobs

Rise of the robots! Automation to replace ten millions of jobs in next 11 years, report warns

2 years ago

Government Industrial Strategy Targets AI, Data And Self-Driving Cars

The government's industrial plan aims to put the UK at the 'forefront' of AI and autonomous vehicles, backed by mass…

4 years ago

Transportation, Sales & Retail Jobs ‘To Disappear’ As Robots Take Over

Automation and e-commerce are set to phase out 80 percent of transportation and warehousing jobs and 63 percent of sales…

4 years ago

More Than 100 Robotics Pioneers Call On UN TO Ban Killer Robots

An 'arms race' around lethal autonomous weapons would cause widespread instability, warn founders of robotics and AI companies

4 years ago

DefCon: Robot Cracks Combination Safe In 30 Minutes

A cheap robot has been used by a team of hackers to crack a safe in around half an hour,…

4 years ago

PwC Appoints First AI Leader To Head-Up The Rise Of The Machines

Euan Cameron assumes the newly created role to push the adoption of automation technologies

4 years ago

Think Tank Urges Retraining Programmes For Those Replaced By Robots

The IPPR argues a skills levy could help offset the disruptive effects of robots replacing millions of human jobs

4 years ago

General Motors Connects A Quarter Of Its Robot Workforce To The Internet

The car giant uses cloud-based data analytics to prevent disruption to the robotic assembly line

4 years ago

Robots Could ‘Steal Millions’ Of UK Jobs By Early 2030

However, AIs could deliver a big boost in productivity and yield new jobs

4 years ago

Bill Gates Supports Income Tax For Robots

Taxation could be used to ease the effects of the job displacement caused by automation, Gates argues

4 years ago

Ocado Works With EU Universities To Create Soft Touch Robotic Arm

The online grocery giant is looking to further push its automation agenda

4 years ago

Tech Quiz Of The Week: Artificial Intelligence

Put your knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to the test

5 years ago

Automation Puts Public Sector Jobs ‘At Risk’

Sixteen percent of public sector jobs likely to be replaced by robots, study finds

5 years ago

MPs Say Government Must Consider The Impact Of AI

So far the government has shown a lack of leadership on addressing concerns over smart robots replacing human jobs, claims…

5 years ago

AI Control Needs ‘Careful Consideration’ To Prevent Killer Computers

IP Expo 2016: Professor Nick Bostrom highlights the risks of creating a true artificial intelligence, even if its is completely…

5 years ago

Swiss Post Starts Robotic Delivery Trials

Starship Technologies' six-wheeled delivery robots to be tested in Swiss cities

5 years ago

Britain’s First Delivery Robots Land In Greenwich

Launch from Starship Technologies will sees robots trialed across the UK this year

5 years ago

Airbus Plans Humanoid Robots For Its Aircraft Factories

Airbus, in partnership with Japanese and French robotics researchers, wants humanoid robots to perform non-critical tasks by 2020

5 years ago

Czech Mate: World’s Greatest Chess Player Slams Musk And Hawking Doomsday Predictions

Garry Kasparov, the first pro chess player to lose to a computer - and guest of honour at the opening…

5 years ago

How Far Are We From A Real Star Wars Universe?

Paul Kostek, senior member of the IEEE, examines how long it could be before landspeeders, X-Wings, TIE Fighters and maybe…

6 years ago

Breakthrough Brings Insect Communication One Step Closer To AI, Self-Driving Cars

Computer scientists at University of Lincoln achieve breakthrough in pheromone-based swarm communications in robots

6 years ago

Significant Number Of Brits Believe Life Will Be Better When The Robots Take Over

Almost half of the British public believe there is a real possibility robots could take over - but would it…

6 years ago

Robots Go To Work In Scotland’s Rural Pharmacies

Robotic pharmacy kiosks could revolutionise medicine access in the Scottish highlands and islands

6 years ago

SoftBank’s Emotional Robot Pepper Goes On Sale

An 'emotional' robot that promises to be genuinely interactive will go on sale in America this weekend

6 years ago

Robots To Seize Control In 100 Years, Says Stephen Hawking

“Open the pod bay doors, Hal!” ... Humans have 100 years left before the robots take over, warns Professor Stephen…

6 years ago

NASA Selects Entry For DARPA Robotic Competition

With two possible entries for an upcoming robotic challenge, NASA opts for the more manoeuvrable machine

7 years ago

Amazon Calls In Robot Helpers To Deal With Christmas Rush

Amazon has deployed 15,000 robots at its US warehouses to boost capacity and reduce shipping times

7 years ago

Dalek-like Robot Security Guard To Launch By Year-End

While unarmed, the K5 can monitor premises and collect useful data, predicting possible threats using data analytics

7 years ago

Self-Learning Robots Produced With 3D Printers

Norwegian researchers 'print' self-learning robots for potentially hazardous duties

7 years ago