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If I Fly a UAV Over My Neighbor's House, Is It Trespassing?

If I Fly a UAV Over My Neighbor's House, Is It Trespassing? | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Even a toy drone with an HD camera scrambles our sense of property and privacy rights.
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When Apple Comes Home, Thank a Robot - Robotics Business Review

When Apple Comes Home, Thank a Robot - Robotics Business Review | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Rising wages and automation alone might make Apple move to India or Africa, but not re-shore itself stateside. The robot, however, holds the automation key.
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How a team of students HIJACKED a drone in midair - all for a $1,000 bet with U.S. government

How a team of students HIJACKED a drone in midair - all for a $1,000 bet with U.S. government | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin managed to take control of a small drone by mimicking a signal sent to its GPS and giving it new commands, thus proving that anyone can hijack unmanned aircraft.
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East Coast Chauvinism in Robotics: Time to Face Facts, Silicon Valley is Kicking Our Butt | Hizook

East Coast Chauvinism in Robotics: Time to Face Facts, Silicon Valley is Kicking Our Butt | Hizook | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
RT @Hizook: East Coast Chauvinism in Robotics: Time to Face Facts, Silicon Valley is Kicking Our Butt | http://t.co/P7ZHZ1TK | #robots...
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NC Maker Faire 2012: Robot Hockey - Hack a Day

NC Maker Faire 2012: Robot Hockey - Hack a Day | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robot combat has inspired makers probably since the first one was conceived.  Whether it's an epic struggle between two future superpowers, or simply a friendly match of robot hockey, it's always fun to watch.
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US Needs Another 600 Humans to Fly Its Robot Planes

US Needs Another 600 Humans to Fly Its Robot Planes | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The Pentagon doesn't have nearly enough people to operate its growing fleet of flying robots. Right now, the US Air Force is short nearly 60...
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Google gets license to test drive autonomous cars on Nevada roads

Google gets license to test drive autonomous cars on Nevada roads | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Following new rules issued earlier this year, Nevada becomes the first American state to issue a license for autonomous car testing.
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Robots Bring Jobs Back to the US | Kuka Robotics

Robots Bring Jobs Back to the US | Kuka Robotics | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
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Robots to battle it out at Schiele Museum

Robots to battle it out at Schiele Museum | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robots to battle it out at Schiele Museum | hockey, robots, kid, activities, schiele, museum, battle, weekend, plenty, friendly...
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Is Your Job Robot-Proof?

Is Your Job Robot-Proof? | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Today America needs 5 million less workers to produce a greater value of goods and services than it did in December 2007 when the recession began.
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Dance Party Robot Brings Music & Fun to San Francisco

Dance Party Robot Brings Music & Fun to San Francisco | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
The smiley-faced silver Dance Party Robot has working speakers in his chest and is ready to bring the Robot Dance Party to parks and other outdoor areas in...
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Robot 'Skin' Built With Touch Superior to Humans

Robot 'Skin' Built With Touch Superior to Humans | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Robots may not have a sense of emotional feeling, but thanks to researchers at the University of Southern California's Viterbi School of Engineering, they may soon have the gift of physical feeling.
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Bedford’s iRobot fears cutbacks as wars near end - The Boston Globe

Bedford’s iRobot fears cutbacks as wars near end - The Boston Globe | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
IRobot, the scrappy Bedford start-up that has earned millions of dollars selling products that help safeguard troops in Iraq and Afghanistan, is aggressively lobbying lawmakers to forestall cuts in Pentagon spending, according to a review of...
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