The Cute Robot That Follows You Around the City

Piaggio, the Italian company that makes Vespa scooters, is building cargo droids for city pedestrians.

Five Skills Everybody Will Need For the Jobs of the Future

In a few years’ time, traditional office employees all over will need a new path forward.

This Might Be The Last Olympics Without AI Judges

The next summer games in Tokyo might be very different.

The Marines Are Giving Quadcopters to Every Squad

The Corps says new robots, tech, and video games will keep Marines on the tactical edge.

Robots Want to Help You Buy a House

Algorithms still have work to do when it comes to earning trust, though.

No One Met the $20 Million Deadline for a Civilian Moon Mission

The prize for a Google-sponsored competition to send spacecraft to the lunar surface will now go unclaimed.

Russian Twitterbots Are Blaming the US Shutdown on Democrats

In the last 48 hours, Russia-linked Twitter accounts tweeted #schumershutdown more than any other hashtag.

The Robots of 2018 Are iPads on Wheels

Information robots took over the robot section of CES 2018.

A New Robot Is Teaching People with Autism to Navigate Office Politics

In the US and the UK, more than 80% of autistic adults are unemployed.

We Should Raise AIs Like Parents, Not Programmers—Or They’ll Turn Into Terrible Toddlers

At its core, creating a safe AI is not that different than raising a decent human.

Pentagon Seeks Laser-Powered Bat Drones

A new contest seeks flight systems inspired by Mother Nature and powered by directed-energy beams.

Mitt Romney Is the Latest Political Target of Russian Trolls and Bots

Social media activity linked to Russia has increased massively

How the Grinch Bots Stole Christmas

It’s a Christmas tale for our time: Cyber nerds using high-tech software to buy a slew of baby-monkey robots and holding them ransom for thousands of dollars.