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Smash hit: Ping pong robot takes on Olympian at Tokyo tech fair

Smash hit: Ping pong robot takes on Olympian at Tokyo tech fair

A ping-pong-playing robot served up a hit at a top Tokyo tech fair Monday, while a barely-moving machine in the shape of a sloth aimed to provide a relaxing change of pace.

First robotic cop joins Dubai police

First robotic cop joins Dubai police

After bringing in Lamborghinis and Ferraris to patrol roads, Dubai police have enrolled a robotic officer, the first in a unit that aims to make up a quarter of the force by 2030.

Chess-playing robot star of Taiwan tech fair

Chess-playing robot star of Taiwan tech fair

A chess-playing robot stole the show as Asia's largest tech fair kicked off in Taiwan Tuesday with artificial intelligence centre stage.

Avatar-style South Korean manned robot takes first baby steps

Avatar-style South Korean manned robot takes first baby steps

A giant South Korean-built manned robot that walks like a human but makes the ground shake under its weight has taken its first baby steps.

Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct

Toyota unveils robot baby to tug at maternal instinct

Toyota Motor Corp on Monday unveiled a doe-eyed palm-sized robot, dubbed Kirobo Mini, designed as a synthetic baby companion in Japan, where plummeting birth rates have left many women childless.

Egypt sends robot sub to help plane crash search

Egypt sends robot sub to help plane crash search

Egypt has sent a robot submarine to join the hunt for an EgyptAir plane which crashed in some of the deepest

Robots welcome visitors to Berlin travel fair

Robots welcome visitors to Berlin travel fair

Chihira Kanae is greeting visitors to the world's biggest travel fair in Berlin this week, answering questions and guiding people in the right direction.