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Will Robots Replace Fast-Food Workers?

The robots in movies and science fiction books that rise up to take over the world generally are able to do so because we...

This robot-powered restaurant could put fast food workers out of a job

A robot-powered burger joint is coming to San Francisco. In 2012, secretive robotics startup Momentum Machines debuted a machine that could crank out 400 made-to-order...

Robots could replace 1.7 million American truckers in the next decade

Trucking paid for Scott Spindola to take a road trip down the coast of Spain, climb halfway up Machu Picchu, and sample a Costa...

Try to Dissect Apple’s New AirPods and You’ll Shed Blood

APPLE’S SLEEK AIRPODS represent the company’s vision of a hands-free, wireless future. Sure, the sound is only fair to middling, but Apple made them...
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Veebot, the Robotic Phlebotomist That Makes Drawing Blood Faster (VIDEO)

There are two things that this editor fears about blood draws: the fact that he has deep veins, and the prospect of being stabbed...

Never Ever (Ever) Download Android Apps Outside of Google Play

This week, researchers revealed that a strain of malware hit at least 1.3 million Android phones, stealing user data as part of a scheme...

Mexico taking U.S. factory jobs? Blame robots instead

Problem is, factories don’t need as many people as they used to because machines now do so much of the work
       
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Amazon’s first drone-powered delivery takes 13 minutes from purchase to drop-off

Drone delivery has begun. On Dec. 7, a bag of popcorn, along with an Amazon Fire TV stick, left a Cambridge warehouse in the U.K. and 13 minutes...

How to Set Up Your New Google Home

So your home now has a Google Home. You’re about to enter the wonderful world of digital personal assistants. All you have to do...

In booming retail warehouses, robots steadily replace some workers

When Skechers started building a colossal distribution center in Moreno Valley six years ago, backers promised a wave of new jobs. Instead, by the time...