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Will the robot revolution deepen our humanity?

By Ryan Noik 22 July 2019

It’s not every day that you meet the world’s first humanoid robotic citizen, but standing next to Sophia the Robot, one can’t help but feel like humanity is at the very beginning of a future that was once only the domain of science fiction FULL STORY >

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LG announces own AI chip for future robotized products

By Ryan Noik 17 May 2019

The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has taken another bold step forward with LG announcing that the company has developed its own artificial intelligence chip (AI) chip. FULL STORY >

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New survey considers how to oversee robots

By Ryan Noik 2 July 2018

A federal agency to oversee and regulate robots is mulled in a new robot from the Brookings Institution. FULL STORY >

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Take the robot out of the human in customer service

By Opinion 10 April 2018

CEO of INOVO, Wynand Smit unpacks what Robotic Process Automation means for customer service. FULL STORY >

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The Sex Robots are Coming documentary poses some scary questions

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 November 2017

The latest episode in Channel 4's Rise of the Robots tackles the controversial topic of sex robots, with some arguing their use in furthering AI and others saying it promotes misogyny. FULL STORY >

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Gammatek brings robotic Star Wars Stormtroopers by UBTECH to South Africa

By Press Release 20 November 2017

Interactive robot features voice command, facial recognition, sentry patrolling, and AR capabilities. FULL STORY >

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Sophia robot gets Saudi Arabia citizenship, but critique follows

By Staff Writer 27 October 2017

ABC News reports on Sophia, a robot with human features that has been granted citizenship during this week in Saudi Arabia. It was soon met with backlash, however, seeing that the robot, Sophia, is said to now have more rights... FULL STORY >

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Robots: To Tax or Not to Tax?

By Press Release 25 May 2017

By Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais, Innovation Influencer and Founder, African Innovation Foundation FULL STORY >

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Next-generation robots will guarantee a workplace revolution

By Press Release 6 February 2017

Orange Business Services’ CTO, Mark McCallum, looks into robotic technologies and how these are changing the workplace, and will continue to do so in future. FULL STORY >

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How to prepare for robots in the workplace

By Press Release 2 February 2017

Dr. Roze Phillips, managing director for Accenture Consulting, discusses the impact AI will have on the workplace and how to prepare for it. FULL STORY >

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Robots threaten up to two thirds of developing countries' jobs

By Press Release 10 November 2016

The increased use of robots threatens millions of jobs in developing countries, by undermining the advantage of low wages and facilitating the "reshoring" of industries back to industrialized countries, according to a new policy... FULL STORY >

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Robo-Bosses: the future is here and it’s not as scary as it seems

By Press Release 21 September 2016

A robot-driven future is closer than we think. According to Gartner’s “Top Predictions for IT Organisations and Users for 2016 and Beyond”, more than three million workers globally will have robo-boss supervision by 2018 FULL STORY >

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Robots in the Workplace – Helping employees and improving work

By Press Release 20 September 2016

Robots seem to be everywhere these days—on the big screen in popular science fiction movies, in books and in toy stores, and also in a real way improving our workplaces and other aspects of our daily lives. FULL STORY >

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Robot stingray carries gold and rat cells

By Staff Writer 8 July 2016

It seems like the rat heart cells gold robot stingray market is about to become crowded. Scientists have managed to construct a small stingray soft robot that can be guided by light. FULL STORY >

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Pacific Rim 2 slated for February 2018 release date

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 July 2016

Guillermo del Toro and his Kaiju are set to hit the big screen once again, with Pacific Rim 2's release date set for 23 February 2018. FULL STORY >

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