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Robots to replace 200,000 US jobs in banking in 10 years

October 7th, 2019 at 12:41 pm » Comments Off

As the September jobs report looms, a recent report from Wells Fargo is casting a bleak light on the future of banking jobs. The report revealed that robots are likely to reduce headcount by 200,000 over the next decade throughout the financial industry in the U.S. Wells Fargo’s Mike Mayo spoke to Yahoo Finance’s On […]

Boston Dynamics’ Spot is leaving the laboratory

September 29th, 2019 at 12:07 pm » Comments Off

A new leasing program is putting dozens of robots to work in the real world Boston Dynamics is letting its first major robot out of the lab. Since June, the company has been talking about a public release for its Spot robot (formerly SpotMini), and today, it finally gave some details about what’s in store. […]

SEX MACHINE Pole-dancing ‘robot strippers’ to perform next to human dancers on stage at nightclub

September 12th, 2019 at 12:03 pm » Comments Off

ROBOT strippers will make their debut pole-dancing alongside their human counterparts in a French nightclub. Laurent Roue, owner of the Strip Club Café in Nantes, said punters might find the gyrating plastic-and-metal robots “very sexy”.

A cave is no place for humans, so DARPA is sending in the robots

September 4th, 2019 at 2:47 am » Comments Off

DARPA’s Subterranean Challenge aims to make cave exploration a more robotic affair. Outside its cavernous passageways, the mine’s entrance is emblazoned in red lettering that reads “Safety Research Coal Mine.” This site is just one of two mine systems at the Bruceton Research Center in Pittsburgh. They were once part of a full mine system […]

Thousands of autonomous delivery robots are about to descend on US college campuses

September 1st, 2019 at 3:09 am » Comments Off

Starship Technologies announces an expansion of its robot delivery service after raising $40 million The quintessential college experience of getting pizza delivered to your dorm room is about to get a high-tech upgrade. On Tuesday, Starship Technologies announced its plan to deploy thousands of its autonomous six-wheeled delivery robots on college campuses around the country […]

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