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Chatty Japan robot makes friends on first day at work

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June 6, 2014
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A chatty humanoid robot, whose makers claim it can understand people's emotions, makes its first friends as it strikes up conversations with shoppers in Tokyo. Duration: 01:17 Video provided by AFP


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