DARPA Plans Bugbot ‘Olympics’ to Foster Breakthrough in Tiny Machines

Redesigning tiny motors and limbs could make microbots a reality.

The Pentagon Wants to Bring Mind-Controlled Tech To Troops

The Defense Department’s research arm is working on a project that connects human operators’ brains to the systems they’re controlling—and vice versa.

Scientists Built a Transforming Flying Robot Dragon

The aircraft actually solves a bunch of problems facing modern drones.

There’s About to Be A Lot More Creepy Boston Dynamics Robots in the World

The company may soon begin to turn its decades-long robotics research into an actual business.

The U.S. Navy Is Developing Mothership Drones for Coastal Defense

The service is looking to accelerate the way it buys, builds and drills drones and robotic ships.

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Didn’t Malfunction, It Was Just Bad

There were no software glitches or sensor breakdowns that led to a fatal crash, merely poor object recognition, emergency planning, system design, testing methodology, and human operation.

This Startup’s Racial-Profiling Algorithm Shows AI Can Be Dangerous Way Before Any Robot Apocalypse

The new algorithm which promises to accurately look at images of people and determine their ethnic background.

Microsoft Acquired an AI Startup That Helps it Take on Google Duplex

Now it’s just a matter of who can build that technology fastest.

How NATO’s Transformation Chief Is Pushing the Alliance to Keep Up in AI

Experimental robot medics and autonomy-driven base protection highlight NATO’s race to keep up with China, Russia, and the U.S. in emerging technology.

The U.S. Military Wants Giant Transformer Robot Subs

The future of countermine operations could look like a big bug that can swim for hundreds of kilometers.

Americans Say They’re Ready For Robots To Deliver The Mail

A survey conducted by the Postal Service Inspector General polled citizens on how they would feel if a robot delivered the mail with—or instead of—a human.

Check Out The Crazy New Tech NASA Is Investing In

Robots that fly, swarm and support life could help us explore the cosmos.

Russian Military Chief Lays Out the Kremlin’s High-Tech War Plans

Robotics, artificial intelligence, and a willingness to strike the enemy’s non-military targets will figure in the country’s future strategies.