LIKE IT OR NOT, technology has become part and parcel of human life. While we’re happy to rely on our smartphones or relegate household chores to all manner of domestic robots, the picture is less...

GLIDING silently through Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's futuristic "FlyZoo" hotel, black disc-shaped robots about a metre in height deliver food and drop off fresh towels...

A HITCH-HIKING robot was beheaded in Philadelphia. A security robot was punched to the ground in Silicon Valley. Another security bot, in San Francisco, was covered in a tarp and smeared with...

AT the annual CES tech show in Las Vegas on Monday, Samsung unveiled a family of robots designed to assist in a range of services from health care to retail.

WHEN Robo Global's team recently gathered at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the fifth anniversary of its robotics index and exchange-traded fund (ETF), it marked the event in true...

A NEW generation of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions will prove themselves in 2019. They will build new trust, urgency and understanding of what 'AI' actually is, and just how much it...

HOME security has come a long way from the days when hard-wired alarm systems were the only option for single-family homes or, in the case of apartment complexes, a security guard or two to patrol...

[RIGA, LATVIA] Robots are coming for people's jobs in Europe, and the countries in the ex-communist east are particularly vulnerable...

ROBOTS will make robots at a new ABB factory in China, which the Swiss engineering group said on Saturday that it plans to build for US$150 million in Shanghai as it defends its place as the country...

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THE ongoing fight for talent in the retail industry appears to be kicking into higher gear.