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Steve Crowe
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About Steve
Steve Crowe is managing editor of Robotics Trends. Steve has been writing about technology since 2008. He lives in Belchertown, MA with his wife and daughter.

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nuTonomy Self-Driving Taxis Giving Rides in Singapore
August 25, 2016 · nuTonomy, founded by two researchers from MIT, began testing a free self-driving taxi service in a small business district in Singapore.
Jibo SDK Demos Kitchen Assistant Skill
August 26, 2016 · A developer demos the Jibo Kitchen Assistant skill to show how the social robot can help you become a master chef.
Ray Kurzweil on Self-Driving Cars Making Life-and-Death Decisions
August 25, 2016 · How self-driving cars make life-and-death decisions is a major question that remains unanswered.
Domino’s Delivering Pizza by Drone
August 24, 2016 · Flirtey and Domino's are developing pizza delivery drones, saying deliveries to customer homes in Auckland, New Zealand could being later in 2016.
Football Robots Start Practicing with 49ers
August 24, 2016 · The San Francisco 49ers are using three Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robots in practice for both offensive and defensive drills to cut down on player injuries.
Jibo Shouldn’t be Given up on Just Yet
August 24, 2016 · If Jibo fails, it won't be because of shipping delays or cancellation of international orders. It'll be because it didn't live up to the hype it promised at the start.
Swiss Post Testing Starship Technologies Delivery Robots
August 23, 2016 · Switzerland’s national postal service, Swiss Post, will in September 2016 start testing Starship Technologies delivery robots. If all goes well, Swiss Post said it could officially start using delivery robots in as early as three years.
New Battery Could Double Flight Time of Drones
August 19, 2016 · SolidEnergy Systems has developed a battery that replace the graphite anode with a high-energy lithium-metal foil that holds more ions to provide more energy.
Robots Will Soon be Master Sushi Chefs
August 18, 2016 · Watch this sushi robot make nigiri, a traditional type of sushi in which a piece of raw fish sits on rice.
Uber Self-Driving Cars Going Full Throttle with Otto, Volvo Deals
August 18, 2016 · Uber announced a $300 million deal with Volvo, the launch of a self-driving car service in Pittsburgh, and the acquisition self-driving truck startup Otto.
NASA Space Robot Needs Your Help Preparing for Mars
August 18, 2016 · NASA's Space Robotics Challenge offers a $1 million prize purse for teams that program a virtual Robonaut 5 robot through a series of complex tasks in a simulated Mars habitat.
Hacked Roomba is the World’s Fastest Robot Vacuum
August 16, 2016 · Most robot vacuums take a while to clean your house. Not this one.
Robots Now Beating Humans at Foosball
August 13, 2016 · A robot developed by EPFL students was able to compete against human players with average skills in table football. The next step will be to program the robot with some real strategy.
Tesla Autopilot 2.0 a Step Closer to Autonomous Driving
August 12, 2016 · Tesla Autopilot 2.0 is reportedly coming soon, and it will feature a new front-facing triple camera array and additional radar to achieve level 3 autonomous driving.
Jibo Won’t Ship Outside US, Canada
August 10, 2016 · The social robot Jibo won't be available outside the US and Canada anytime soon due to "performance latency issues."
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nuTonomy Self-Driving Taxis Giving Rides in Singapore
nuTonomy, founded by two researchers from MIT, began testing a free self-driving...

Domino’s Delivering Pizza by Drone
Flirtey and Domino's are developing pizza delivery drones, saying deliveries to customer...

Football Robots Start Practicing with 49ers
The San Francisco 49ers are using three Mobile Virtual Player (MVP) robots...

Jibo Shouldn’t be Given up on Just Yet
If Jibo fails, it won't be because of shipping delays or cancellation...