WITH a flash of green light, a robot sputters and whizzes across the room, obeying the remote control commands that 15-year-old Xaviera Nguefo and her team send its way.

[LONDON] Emirates, the world's biggest long-haul carrier, can't understand why robots - like the ones used by Amazon.com Inc's warehouses - aren't handling airport baggage yet...

[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.