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Ocado denies robots moving when firefighters tackled warehouse blaze

Ocado denies robots moving when firefighters tackled warehouse blaze

British online supermarket Ocado has denied robots were moving around its flagship complex at Andover in southern England when firefighters tackled a fire last week that wiped 1 billion pounds ...

Keep humans in good jobs in the robot era, ILO commission urges

Keep humans in good jobs in the robot era, ILO commission urges

Governments must ensure the global economy keeps providing decent jobs - and not just for robots, a global commission set up by the International Labour Organization said on Tuesday.

Robots to make robots at ABB's new $150 mn factory in China

Robots to make robots at ABB's new $150 mn factory in China

Robots will make robots at a new ABB factory in China, which the Swiss engineering group said on Saturday it plans to build for $150 million in Shanghai as it defends its place as the country's largest maker ...

Japan space robots start asteroid survey

Japan space robots start asteroid survey

A pair of robot rovers have landed on an asteroid and begun a survey, Japan's space agency said Saturday, as it conducts a mission aiming to shed light on the origins of the solar system.

Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Winter Games

Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Winter Games

Eight robotics teams from universities, institutes and a private company competed for a $10,000 prize in the Ski Robot Challenge.

Tokyo airport to be 'scattered' with robots for 2020 Olympics

Tokyo airport to be 'scattered' with robots for 2020 Olympics

Among the seven robots on show was a fluffy cat mascot that can carry out simultaneous interpretation in four different languages.

Robots need 'kill switches', warn Euro MPs

Robots need 'kill switches', warn Euro MPs

The unstoppable rise of robots in our everyday lives requires urgent EU rules such as ‘kill switches’, European Parliament members warned Thursday as they passed a resolution urging Brussels into action on automaton ethics.

Robots, new working ways to cost 5 million jobs by 2020

Robots, new working ways to cost 5 million jobs by 2020

Disruptive labour market changes, including the rise of robots and artificial intelligence, will result in a net loss of 5.1 million jobs over the next five years in 15 leading countries ...