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China, US race to unleash killer AI robot soldiers as military power hangs in balance: experts

China and the U.S. are locked in a race to develop new weapons controlled by artificial intelligence, a battle that could determine the world's balance of power."The race with China to build autonomous weapons systems is the defining defense challenge of the next 100 years," Christopher Alexander, chief analytics officer at Pioneer Development...

5 ways AI is leveling the battlefield

The AI revolution started by ChatGPT continues to accelerate, with machine learning showing up in everything from ecommerce to tractors. And while the applications continue to explode, it’s becoming clear that AI can help smaller players compete by harnessing their data in the same way industrial behemoths have for decades.In warfare, AI is...

Is the new Apollo humanoid the end of jobs as we know it?

Is it time? Are we living in the future? Are the robots taking over?No … but for Austin-based startup Apptronik, robots are being developed and are here to stay.Meet Apollo: Apptronik’s latest "general purpose humanoid robot" powered by artificial intelligence (AI). Apollo is a 5-foot-8-inch, 160-pound...

Beijing begins annual robotics fair, astonishing visitors with humanoid robots, animatronic heads

Winking, grimacing or nodding their heads, robots mimicked the expressions of visitors at a robot expo in Beijing.They were among the creations dazzling people attending the annual World Robot Conference, where companies showed off robots designed for a wide range of uses, including manufacturing, surgery and companionship.The animatronic heads...

Is this new tech going to cost you your job? Here’s proof

The future isn't just knocking at our doors, it's breaking them wide open and walking right in. Bots and artificial intelligence (AI) are leading this revolution, reinventing traditional roles and reimagining what it means to work in the 21st century.Banking bots: transcending ATMsThe realm of banking has felt the...

AI pets could replace dogs and cats, but expert warns that ‘long-term effects’ are unknown

Artificial intelligence could soon start replacing household pets — no vet bills required.As various types of robots continue to hit the market, AI-powered "animals" have arrived on the scene as well.One example is Go1, the world’s first intelligent quadruped robot "companion" that is developed by China's Unitree Robotics.

Beware – that dream job offer could actually be a malware scam

Fox News senior national correspondent William La Jeunesse reports on scammers targeting SNAP benefits, welfare, unemployment insurance and more through debt or EBT cards.The software company ESET has revealed that hackers are now trying to trick people looking for employment by giving them excellent job offers that are actually fake. 

Fruit-picking robots take flight, just when you’ve seen it all

With labor shortages leaving a wealth of fruit to rot on trees, farmers around the globe are seeing a glimmer of hope on the horizon as AI-driven robots fly to their rescue. These tech marvels are combating an escalating labor shortage that's leaving vast quantities of fruit to decay on trees.Developed by the...

Meet the hamster ball robot that can fly and crawl

Our world is filled with many incredible inventions and feats of engineering. But, occasionally, something comes along that genuinely revolutionizes our perspective on what technology can do. Today, we're focusing on the latest sensation in robotics – the Hybrid Mobility Robot (HMR) from Revolute Robotics. It's a flying, crawling, autonomous robot that resembles a...

LinkedIn to cut 716 jobs and shut its China app amid ‘challenging’ economic climate

LinkedIn, the world’s largest social media platform for professionals, is cutting 716 positions andshutting down its jobs app in mainland China, the California-based company announced.The decision was made amid shifts in customer behavior and slower revenue growth, CEO Ryan Roslansky said Monday in a letter to employees.“As we guide LinkedIn through...

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