YouTube has punished Logan Paul for his controversial video showing an apparent suicide victim. The Google-owned company said it's removing his videos from a major ad revenue program and canceling his appearance in a web series.
Pepper the robot is a surprisingly common sight in Japan, but not everyone takes the time to stop and see what it offers. It’s time for that to change, as robots and artificial intelligence start to converge.
In 2011, messaging app Line capitalized on the increasing popularity of smartphones to become a massive hit. Now, it wants to do the same with artificial intelligence, and it’s going about it in a unique way.
Driverless taxi services have emerged as the main focus of companies developing self-driving cars, and Nissan is the latest to express a serious interest, this week unveiling its autonomous Easy Ride taxi brand.
Japan has begun experiments involving self-driving buses in rural communities to help its aging populace stay mobile and connected. The first of these autonomous buses is being rolled out in Nishikata.
Keen's unusual Uneek shoe garnered a loyal following in Japan and to celebrate its success there, the footwear company brought its Uneekbot to Tokyo to put it through its paces and build custom footwear for customers.
Judging by some of the footage coming out of the most recent RoboCup contest, the organizer's ambition to build a team of robot players good enough to beat professional human ones by 2050 seems somewhat hopeful.
Every year for the past two decades, teams have met in a friendly tournament called RoboCup, which seems them compete in soccer matches and more practical challenges like industrial production and rescue missions.