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Robots Arrive on the Farm, Replace Human Hands

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July 15, 2013
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Robots and computers are already replacing workers in factories and offices. Now engineers are developing intelligent machines to do farm work and help ease a worsening labor shortage on American farms.


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Microsoft Names Satya Nadella as CEO, Gates to Be Technology Advisor

Microsoft Names Satya Nadella as CEO, Gates to Be Technology Advisor

TheStreet (Feb. 4, 2014) — Microsoft names Satya Nadella as its new CEO to replace outgoing chief Steve Ballmer effective immediately. Nadella is a 22-year veteran of the company. Ballmer says, "He's got a technical background and perhaps more importantly a remarkable ability to see opportunities within the marketplace." Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates will take a more hands-on roll as Technology Advisor. Gates will devote a third of his time to product development. Board Member John Thompson will replace Gates as Chairman of the Board. TheStreet's Ruben Ramirez has details from Wall Street. Video provided by TheStreet
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Coming Soon: Service Robots for Home or Work

Coming Soon: Service Robots for Home or Work

AP (Mar. 20, 2014) — Service oriented robots made their debut at the Innorobo trade show in France. The robots can navigate large crowds and identify objects for human owners. (March 20) Video provided by AP
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Madrid Hosts 14th World Congress on Humanoid Robots

Madrid Hosts 14th World Congress on Humanoid Robots

AFP (Nov. 19, 2014) — 14th World Congress on humanoid robots in full swing under the theme "Humans and robots face-to-face" Duration: 01:08 Video provided by AFP
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Robots to Fly Planes Where Humans Can't

Robots to Fly Planes Where Humans Can't

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 21, 2014) — Researchers in South Korea are developing a robotic pilot that could potentially replace humans in the cockpit. Unlike drones and autopilot programs which are configured for specific aircraft, the robots' humanoid design will allow it to fly any type of plane with no additional sensors. Ben Gruber reports. Video provided by Reuters
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