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New App Store For Robots

Have you ever fantasized about a robot that will clean your house and bring you a beer? Well robotics expert Elad Inbar wants to make this service available through robot apps. He has created the Robot App Store where developers can sell apps that they have programed for popular household robots to do different things. For example, if you have a Karotz (a robotic rabbit), you can download an app to turn it into a radio, and another app to make it speak animal sounds.
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Microsoft Brings OneNote To Amazon’s Android App Store

Technology : TechCrunch (6 days ago)

When Microsoft said that it wanted to take its products and services to other platforms, it appears that the company meant it: Today the software firm brought OneNote, its EverNote competitor, to Amazon’s Android App Store. So, if y... Read Post

Japan’s Prime Minister Aims to Hold the ‘Robot Olympics’ in 2020

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (last week)

Japan is hoping to stage a Robot Olympics in 2020 alongside the summer games which will be hosted in Tokyo. Shinzo Abe, the prime minister, has said he wants to use such an event to showcase the latest global robotics technology, an... Read Post

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Technology : GigaOM (yesterday)

Andrew Ng knows a lot about both deep learning and robotics, and he recently presented on how the former might affect the latter. Robot brains will need to train on a lot of data, and deep learning seems like a good way to do it. Ro... Read Post


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