Robots help autistic children boost social skills
24 April 2021 | 7:00 am
A Hong Kong professor has developed a programme using role-playing robots to help children with autism improve their social skills, an initiative that has been adopted by other non-profit groups and schools.
28 Mar 2018
Robots funded by the Tokyo government are introduced to a nursing home for the elderly to help counter labor shortages in an increasingly ageing population.
7 Dec 2018
Yoko Ishikura, professor emeritus at Hitotsubashi University, Bo Young Lee, chief diversity and inclusion officer of Uber Ltd., and Akiko Naka, founder and chief executive officer of Wanted, in conversation with Bloomberg Businessweek's Joel Weber at the Bloomberg The Year Ahead summit in Tokyo.
12 Apr 2019
The farm of the future will have a team of small robots instead of the huge tractors and machinery common today, according to a UK agritech startup.
5 Jul 2019
Two pre-teen Nigerian kids have both made robots that can fold clothes and grab nearby objects. They both want to pursue a future in robotics to help people solve their every day problems.
1 Aug 2019
JPMorgan Chase & Co. said it has a deal in place to create advertising with a firm that uses artificial intelligence to create marketing messages.
3 Sep 2019
Donning high heels and standing on elevated platforms at a dimly lit club, humanoid robots moved their hips as they pole danced in front of their majority male audience on Friday night at Nantes' SC-Club.
10 Sep 2019
Will robots destroy millions of jobs or create them? Human workers don't have to worry just yet, experts said at the Bloomberg Sooner Than You Think conference in Singapore on Sept. 5. CEOs and executives pointed to five attributes workers should have to avoid losing to bots.
19 Oct 2019
Human-like machines: How 'human' should humanoid robots be?
20 Dec 2019
Toyota's latest humanoid robot "T-HR3" is like an avatar that can be controlled remotely by a human operator. The goggle on the operator allows them to envision what the robot is seeing, while they feel what the robot touches through the sensory feedback gloves they wear.
6 Jan 2020
From "flying gondolas" to vibrators, the Consumer Electronics Show offers a chance to showcase the newest and shiniest gadgetry. Kicking off Tuesday in Las Vegas, the show will open against the backdrop of mounting concerns on how data gathered from connected devices can be exploited by marketers, governments and hackers.
3 Feb 2020
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games get underway in the last week of July, and here are five robots that will shape what organisers predict would be the most exciting summer Olympics of all-time.
4 Mar 2020
To curb the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, robots have been mobilised in China and parts of the U.S. to perform tasks that will reduce human contact with people already infected with the virus and inform the public about preventive measures to take to avoid getting infected.
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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed unblocking the border at the meeting with the EU's Charles Michel in Brussels.
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Datamellon partners with Amazon world service on the Internet of things (iot) revolution and serverless event-driven architectures.
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Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiadis granted an interview to FRANCE 24 from the capital Nicosia. The northern third of the Republic of Cyprus has been under Turkish domination since 1974. Anastasiadis said that Russia's invasion of Ukraine uses the "exact same arguments that Turkey used to invade Cyprus". Asked about tensions with Turkey over hydrocarbons, he expressed hope that Ankara will not "will not attempt to do anything that will cause conflagration and risk peace in the region".
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A picture on social media is being shared as alleged proof that Russian President Vladimir Putin has stepped up his security and wears a bulletproof vest. Also, some users, including politicians, are claiming that Russian soldiers burned Ukrainian history books. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.