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7th December 2018

AI can solve CAPTCHA tests in under 0.05 seconds

Researchers have created a new algorithm, based on deep learning, which is able to solve text-based CAPTCHA tests in less than 0.05 seconds.

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4th December 2018

Walmart to deploy cleaning robots

Retail giant Walmart plans to deploy up to 360 autonomous cleaning robots by the end of January 2019.

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21st November 2018

World's first TV advert scripted entirely by AI

Luxury carmaker Lexus has used IBM's Watson to create the first TV advert scripted entirely by artificial intelligence.

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19th November 2018

Humanoid robot can install drywall by itself

Researchers in Japan have demonstrated a humanoid robot prototype – called HRP-5P – designed to autonomously perform heavy labour or work in hazardous environments.

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23rd October 2018

London firm to launch self-driving taxis by 2021

Addison Lee and Oxbotica have agreed a wide-ranging strategic alliance that accelerates the adoption of autonomous vehicles on London's streets.

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13th October 2018

A ladder-climbing robotic snake

Researchers from Japan have demonstrated a flexible, snake-like robot that could help in disaster recovery situations.

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29th September 2018

Pepper harvesting robot could enter commercial use within five years

The first sweet pepper harvesting robot in the world has been demonstrated at a greenhouse in Belgium.

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25th September 2018

Human-level AI could be achieved "within five to ten years", say experts

A new poll suggests that industry leaders are extremely optimistic about the emergence of artificial general intelligence.

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14th September 2018

Robots can now pick up any object after inspecting it

A breakthrough at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) could allow robots to perform a variety of useful tasks in homes and workplaces.

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13th September 2018

Amazon to open checkout-free store in NYC

Online retailer Amazon is to open another of its automated, cashier-less "Go" stores, this time in New York City.

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9th September 2018

New "powered clothing" can enhance physical abilities

A startup company seeks to improve quality of life through quality of motion, fusing apparel with discreet robotics to create "powered clothing".

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