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Pizza Hut says driverless delivery could create more jobs than it destroys

January 20th, 2018 at 10:42 am » Comments Off

Pizza Hut and Toyota are partnering on an autonomous delivery vehicle called e-Palette that could make the delivery process driverless. Despite the implications for current drivers, Pizza Hut said driverless delivery could create more jobs than it displaces.

Nokia’s new sleep system will turn off the lights and lower the temp as you fall asleep

January 13th, 2018 at 12:44 pm » Comments Off

Nokia’s newest health product is a new take on an already-done product.

Pizza Hut is teaming up with Toyota to create self-driving delivery trucks

January 10th, 2018 at 11:19 am » Comments Off

Pizza Hut has taken its first step toward potentially saying goodbye to the delivery guy. The pizza chain announced on Monday that it is teaming up with Toyota on a driverless delivery truck that could begin testing by 2020.

Finally, here’s the ‘Jetsons’ looking robot you’ve always wanted

January 9th, 2018 at 11:01 am » Comments Off

Sometimes you just want a robot to bring you an ice cold beverage. Or vacuum your house. Or put away all that random shit you left on the floor following an all-night bender precipitated by the realization that you just dropped several thousand dollars on a robot.

4 technology trends that will transform our world in 2018

December 30th, 2017 at 1:51 am » Comments Off

Predicting the future requires hubris, and it should therefore be met with more than a terabyte of skepticism. In past years, I’ve made some calls that have proved prescient like predicting way back in 2011 that social media would determine the U.S. presidential election. Meanwhile, some took decades longer than I had foreseen such as […]

Walmart is developing personal shopping services and cashier-free stores

December 30th, 2017 at 1:35 am » Comments Off

Walmart’s Code Eight, led by Rent the Runway co-founder Jennifer Fleiss, has started testing personal shopping services for moms in New York City, Recode reports. Code Eight is part of Walmart’s startup incubator Store No. 8. The idea with Code Eight’s service, according to Recode, is for “busy NYC moms” to get product recommendations and […]

Robot bees can now dive in and out of water using tiny combustible rockets

December 16th, 2017 at 1:41 pm » Comments Off

Harvard’s robot bees have really evolved over the years. The RoboBee project was first unveiled in 2013, when the bots were only capable of takeoff and flying. Since then, they’ve been modified to stick to surfaces and swim underwater, and now their creators say they’re able to dive in and out of water — a […]

Miniature robots could cut pesticide use on farms in future

December 16th, 2017 at 1:20 pm » Comments Off

Robots could also reduce food waste and help harvest crops, but they may not be commercially available for some years to come, say experts.

9 technology mega trends that will change the world in 2018

December 12th, 2017 at 11:08 am » Comments Off

Some tech trends fizzle out and die a quiet death, while others are so significant that they transform our world and how we live in it. Here are the top nine tech mega-trends that I believe will define 2018 and beyond.

Japan is embracing nursing-care robots

December 9th, 2017 at 11:30 am » Comments Off

Around 5,000 nursing-care homes across the country are testing robots.

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