The malevolent A.I. from sci-fi could find a place on your wall with an authentic HAL-9000 voice assistant. The officially licensed collectible will be released on the 50th anniversary of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
In what's being called “the first ever unauthorized launch of commercial satellites,” a startup from former Google and Apple engineers launched four satellites into orbit despite being denied permission by the FCC.
After Flippy made his debut at CaliBurger, the restaurant was flooded with so many customers hoping to see the burger-flipping robot in action they had to temporarily pull the plug to train the human workers.
A recent report explains that hackers could use ransomware to seize robots in corporate, manufacturing, and healthcare environments, costing millions. The attacks take advantage of how robots send and receive data.
Dramatic drone footage surfaced of big-wave surfer Alex Botelho getting caught in massive swells while attempting to surf the legendary waves in Nazeré, Portugal. Things go from bad to worse when a jet ski attempts a rescue.
Wiretapping laws mean the police can't use a radio jammer to bring down a misbehaving drone, but officials are discussing potential legislation to change that. The bill isn't official yet -- and a similar proposal failed last year.
Nine finalists have been announced for the Shell Ocean Discovery Xprize, a three-year competition to map the deep seafloor using autonomous technology. The finalists' projects include heavy-lift drones and underwater robotic swarms.