[TOKYO] A two-armed robot in a Japanese factory carefully stacks rice balls in a box, which a worker carries off for shipment to convenience stores. At another food-packaging plant, a robot shakes...

[LONDON] The increased use of automation in the UK could exacerbate the economic divide between the north and south of the country, according to a report by the Centre for Cities.

MARC Benioff, chief executive of the software company Salesforce, consults a regular guest at his senior-level meetings: a robot that doesn't hesitate to correct error-prone humans, he told an...

THE robot called Forpheus does more than play a mean game of table tennis. It can read body language to gauge its opponent's ability, and offer advice and encouragement...

IN just over half a year, Danske Bank A/S has attracted 11,500 clients to an investment service provided by a robot. Denmark's biggest financial firm now hopes the project will help it expand...

[TOKYO] Japanese electronics giant Sony is marking the year of the dog by bringing back to life its robot canine - packed with artificial intelligence and internet capability.

TWO years ago, a robot crushed a 22-year-old man to death at a Volkswagen AG factory in Germany after the maintenance worker became trapped in an area usually off-limits to humans. While this type of...

[LOS ANGELES] As Tipsy methodically unfolds an arm to select a glass, retrieve ice and mix a drink, it's all a far cry from the flashy swagger of Tom Cruise in Cocktail. But then he doesn'...

[WASHINGTON] On his first day at work as a security guard, Steve was greeted warmly, drawing attention from passersby, including some taking selfies with him at the tony retail-residential complex...