Sanbot hospitality robot

All Hands on Tech: Sanbot, the hospitality robot

At the HITEC conference in Toronto, we met the only Sanbot model that's in the country right now. But Chinese...

July 17th, 2017 Brian Jackson

3 ways robots will try to manipulate you

Brittany Postnikoff grew up marveling at some of the humanoid robots presented by sci-fi pop culture: from Cylons, to Commander...

February 23rd, 2017 Brian Jackson

Robots are taking mid-level jobs, changing economy

Robots are taking mid-level jobs, changing economy

Computers and robots will replace humans in enough jobs that they will dramatically change the economy, said industry watchers and...

November 3rd, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

IT depts. should embrace – not eschew – Web 2.0, says expert

IT depts. should embrace – not eschew – Web 2.0, says expert

A blogger, authority on social technologies and business, and senior consultant with Cutter Consortium, Stowe Boyd has strong opinions about...

July 2nd, 2007 Diann Daniel

Microsoft aims to spur robot market

Microsoft aims to spur robot market

Microsoft Corp. released the preview version of a software toolkit for building robot applications on Tuesday, pledging to ignite the...

June 20th, 2006 James Niccolai

Lost Packets: Networking news and trivia

Lost Packets: Networking news and trivia

Speedy drive-thru makes fast food fasterIn order to speed up the drive-thru experience, fast food chains like McDonald’s Corp. are...

March 16th, 2006 Network World Canada Staff

Inside MIT’s new geek lair

Inside MIT’s new geek lair

According to legend, when researchers working out of Building 20 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology needed to run wires...

May 9th, 2004 Ann Bednarz

Planning using shop floor data

Planning using shop floor data

It takes about 1,300 parts to assemble one of Intuitive Surgical Inc.'s surgical robots....

March 31st, 2001 Jaikumar Vijayan

Sony unveils humanoid robot prototype

Sony unveils humanoid robot prototype

Sony Corp. recently lifted the veil on its latest entertainment robot development efforts and demonstrated it has made the evolutionary...

November 30th, 2000 No Author