U.S. carmakers are leading the development of vehicle communications technology, and it could be a boon to city planners.
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A Carnegie Mellon researcher shows that designing robots to ask for human assistance can make them a lot more useful.
IBM is betting that research on more human-like artificial intelligence will help it turn things around.
As industrial robots become more capable, they could start helping out around the home.
Ford sedans will soon come with a system that brakes if you’re about to hit a pedestrian.
The furor over a Facebook experiment suggests that few people realize how often Web companies test out new product features on them.
Tricky intersections and rogue mechanical pedestrians will provide a testing area for automated and connected cars.
Robots are starting to collaborate with human workers in factories, offering greater efficiency and flexibility.
The inventor of a home helper robot called Jibo discusses the importance of social machines.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.