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TIME (blog)
By | April 10, 2012 | + Brazil Matters — A day after Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff visited Barack Obama at the White House, The New York Times explores the evidence of a palpable disconnect between the Latin American giant's self image...
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TIME (blog)
UN envoy to Syria asks for truce (1:10)
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - UN envoy Kofi Annan said his truce plan was still alive and the only way forward for Syria, despite violence reportedly continuing. He appealed to the government to give his plan a chance. (/The Associated Press) Correction: ...
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SFL - Termination of charters for five container vessels
Press release from Ship Finance International Limited, April 10, 2012 Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) ("Ship Finance" or the "Company"), today announced that it has agreed to terminate chartering agreements with Horizon Lines, ...
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Form 10 Registration Statement Filed by The ADT Corporation in Connection with ...
MarketWatch (press release)
SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC) announced today that, in connection with its previously announced plan to separate into three independent companies, its wholly-owned subsidiary, ...
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FSI Announces a 19% Increase in First Quarter, 2012 Revenue
MarketWatch (press release)
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Apr 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (ASE:FSI) (frankfurt:FXT), is the developer and manufacturer of biodegradable polymers for oil extraction, detergent ingredients and water treatment as ...
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Larger World Courier Depot in Buenos Aires Offers Quadrupled Pharma Capacity
MarketWatch (press release)
STAMFORD, Conn., Apr 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- World Courier is pleased to announce that its newest Clinical Trial Supply Chain Services (CTSCS) investigational drug storage depot will open in May 2012 in Buenos Aires (Argentina) after having moved ...
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Workers search for trapped miners in Peru (0:46)
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - Workers from nearby mines have arrived to help with efforts to rescue nine miners trapped in Peru's Ica region. The country's prime minister said it may take two or three more days to rescue the men. (/The Associated Press) Correction: ...
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2012 Kenexa World Conference Goes More Global With the Addition of Events on ...
MarketWatch (press release)
WAYNE, PA, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Kenexa (NYSE:KNXA) , a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced the expansion of its 2012 World Conference to include events in Europe and Asia to go along with its ...
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ASM International NV Announces Availability and Timing of the 2012 First ...
ALMERE, The Netherlands - April 10, 2012 -ASM International NV (NASDAQ: ASMI and Euronext Exchange in Amsterdam: ASM) and its 52%-owned subsidiary, ASM Pacific Technology, Ltd (Hong Kong Exchanges: 522) will simultaneously report operating results for ...
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Heidrick & Struggles to Release 2012 First Quarter Results on Tuesday, April ...
MarketWatch (press release)
CHICAGO, Apr 10, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Heidrick & StrugglesInternational, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSII) , the leadership advisory firm providing executive search and leadership consulting services worldwide, today announced that it will release its ...
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IDPF Unveils Program, Speakers for Digital Book 2012 at BEA
MarketWatch (press release)
NEW YORK, NY, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- TheInternational Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) announced today the preliminary program and speakers for Digital Book 2012 at BEA ( The conference, held in partnership with BookExpo ...
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Advaxis Announces Presentations at World Vaccine Congress 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
PRINCETON, NJ, Apr 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Advaxis, Inc., (OBB:ADXS) , a leader in developing the next generation of immunotherapies for cancer and infectious diseases, announced that Dr. John Rothman, EVP of Science & Operations at Advaxis, ...
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`Slow Grind Lower' for Euro to $1.23 by Year-End
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Geoff Kendrick, head of European currency strategy at Nomura International Plc, discusses the outlook for the euro, dollar, yen and Swiss franc. He speaks with Manus Cranny on Bloomberg Television's "Last Word.
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Lower Commodity Prices May Hurt Emerging Markets
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Eswar Prasad, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington and a former IMF official, talks about the impact of commodity prices on emerging-market economies. He speaks with Mark Crumpton on ...
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BBI International to Release 2012 Fuel Ethanol Industry Directory
MarketWatch (press release)
GRAND FORKS, ND, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Ethanol Producer Magazine is set to release the 2012 Fuel Ethanol Industry Directory, a comprehensive list of industry suppliers, producers, researchers and government agencies focused on ethanol ...
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Bergio International Looking to Expand
MarketWatch (press release)
FAIRFIELD, NJ, Apr 10, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- BergioInternational, Inc. (OBB:BRGO) announced today that they are looking to expand their brand to a larger international market. Bergio International is in the beginning stages of negotiating ...
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Austerity Alone Won't Solve Euro Crisis, Brown Says
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Alan Brown, chief investment officer at Schroders Plc, talks about Spanish bond yields and the European sovereign-debt crisis. He speaks with Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's "Surveillance Midday.
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Institutional Investors Seek ETFs, Gamba Says
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Daniel Gamba of BlackRock Inc., talks about increased interest from institutional investors in exchange traded funds (ETFs). Gamba speaks with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg Television's "Money Moves.
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Zipcar to Announce 2012 First Quarter Results
MarketWatch (press release)
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Apr 10, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) -- Zipcar, Inc. (NASDAQ:ZIP) , the world's leading car sharing network, announced today that it will host a conference call to discuss the Company's 2012 first quarter financial results.
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Biotech Is `Stepchild' of VC Investing, Booth Says
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Bruce Booth, a partner in the Life Sciences group at Atlas Venture, talks about challenges of investing in biotechnology firms and the company's strategy. Booth speaks with Deirdre Bolton on Bloomberg ...
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Best Buy's Business Still Sound, Strasser Says
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- David Strasser, an analyst at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, talks about the resignation of Best Buy Co. Chief Executive Officer Brian Dunn and outlook for the world's largest electronics retailer.
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Rhodes Discusses Global Economic Outlook
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- William Rhodes, chief executive officer of William R. Rhodes Global Advisors LLC, talks about the growth outlook for China and the global economy. Rhodes, speaking with Tom Keene on Bloomberg Television's ...
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China urges `flexibility' in Iran nuclear talks
By Nasser Karimi and Brian Murphy AP / April 10, 2012 TEHRAN, Iran—Iran's economic ally China urged all sides Tuesday in upcoming nuclear talks to show "flexibility and sincerity" even as Tehran sent mixed messages with hints of compromise and blasts ...
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LAN Airlines Monthly Statistics Report for March 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
SANTIAGO, Chile, Apr 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- LAN Airlines SA and its subsidiaries, (“LAN” or “the Company”) , one of the leading airlines in Latin America, today reported its preliminary monthly traffic statistics and punctuality indicators for ...
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China's `Ultimate Crisis' Is Political, Xie Says
Washington Post
Apr. 10, 2012 - April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Andy Xie, former Morgan Stanley chief Asia-Pacific economist, talks about China's trade surplus, economy and political risk. Xie speaks on Bloomberg Television's "InBusiness With Margaret Brennan.
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War News Updates: World News Briefs -- April 10, 2012
By War News Updates Editor
(CNN) -- A deadline for Syrian troops to withdraw from cities came and went Tuesday morning, but opposition activists say the regime's onslaught rages on. At least 12 people, including three children, were killed in mortar and missile attacks ...
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Morning News Digest: April 10, 2012 | Politicker NJ
By mrebovich
Morning News Digest: April 102012 .... Only 73 districts are holding them on April 17 after a new state law allowed school officials to move the votes on school budgets and board candidates to November's major election day. ...have learned to make their businesses more productive with fewer employees, more than half expect to increase staffing by the first quarter of 2013, according to the state's results from a national confidence index by Vistage InternationalInc. (Eder, NJBIZ) ...
Today in Afghanistan: War News for Tuesday, April 10, 2012
By whisker
War News for Tuesday, April 102012. The DoD is reporting the death of a U.S. sailor. ... Read more:,8599,2111561,00.html#ixzz1rdPXN6Jz. Reported security incidents #1: Police fired at the attackers, ...
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Company News for April 10, 2012 -
By Zacks Equity Research
Company News for April 102012-Companies in the News are: CRRB,VVUS,AOL,MSFT,WOLF.
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University of Alabama News » UA in the News: April 10, 2012
By Cathy Andreen
April 102012 - Filed under: UA in the News · More undergraduates at the University of Alabama doing research with Emerging Scholars Program Birmingham News – April 10. A record number of undergraduate students at the University of ...
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Economic calendar of Latvia. April 10 – 13, 2012 | Baltic News ...
North Korea ready for rocket launch. All assembly for the satellite launch has been rounded up, North Korean space officials announced on April 10, dismissing assertion it is a cover for a missile test. WorldApril 102012 ...
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Morning News Blitz: April 10, 2012
Video; Photo. Morning News Blitz: April 102012. Regular Photo Size. Latest Local News. Sentencing phase begins in Astorga case. Michael Astorga was back in court Monday waiting to hear if he … Passenger faces penalty in Owens arrest ...
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TommieMedia - News in :90 – April 10, 2012
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News in :90 – April 102012. By Hayley Schnell, Sports Editor | Tuesday, April 102012 11:18 AM. This SlideShowPro photo gallery requires the Flash Player plugin and a web browser with JavaScript enabled. This is News in :90 for Tuesday, ...
Today's Celebrity News April 10, 2012 Late Edition
By Katie Henry
George Clooney to host Obama fundraiser at his home — HuffPost Entertainment Prince Harry grabs a snack before jetting out of Transylvania — People Chris Evans takes his sexy Captain America swagger to Brazil — Lainey Gossip Mayim.
Knicks Morning News (Tuesday, Apr 10 2012) | KnickerBlogger.Net
By Mike Kurylo
Anthony regains luster as Knicks' unquestioned star (Tue, 10 Apr 2012 02:24:10-0500) CHICAGO รข?? Magic coach Stan Van Gundy was in a candid mood Thursday.
North Korea Says Rocket Is Ready For Launch : NPR
South Korean Army soldiers watch a TV news program showing North Korea's Unha-3 rocket. text size A A A. April 10, 2012 .... AP News Wire: World News...
Asia Private Equity Weekly News, April 10, 2012 | Reuters
HONG KONG, April 10 | Mon Apr 9, 2012 8:22pm EDT. HONG KONG, April 10( Reuters) - News and developments in Asia private equity from Reuters Newsfor ...
War News Updates: World News Briefs -- April 10, 2012
A News Aggregator That Covers The World's Major Wars And Conflicts. Military, Political, And Intelligence News Are Also Covered. Occasionally We Will Have ...
Morning News Blitz: April 10, 2012
Evening News Webcast: April 9, 2012. Dianne Anderson ... Published : Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012, 5:29 AM MDT ... Photos; Sports; Weather; U.S. News;World News ...
Crime and police news for April 10, 2012 | Richmond Times-Dispatch
Crime and police news for April 10, 2012. By: Times-Dispatch Staff | Times- Dispatch Published: April 10, 2012 Updated: April 10, 2012 - 12:00 AM. » Comments ...
GALLERY: World in Pictures, April 10, 2012 ... - Liverpool Daily Post
TODAY'S World in Pictures features photographs of contestants launching the Piping Live Glasgow International Piping Festival in Scotland; brightly coloured...
Weekday News Wrap: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - Opinio Juris
Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 ... Weekday News Wrap: Tuesday, April 10, 2012... Nigerian finance minister, and candidate for the position of World Bank President, ...
Nuclear Policy News - April 10, 2012 | Center for Strategic and ...
Nuclear Policy News - April 10, 2012 ... National Security News Service ...flexible in upcoming international talks about its disputed nuclear program, indicating ...
World News Brief, Tuesday April 10 | Pundit
April 10, 2012 ... World News Brief, Tuesday April 10 ... "There are very good reasons for the international community to meet the challenge that Iran represents, ...
The Hindu : News / National : Day in Pictures - April 10, 2012
Apr 10, 2012. Mumbai's monorail goes for a ... to tackle financial crisis. Images from India and around the world. Share ... World Water Day : Waiting for blue gold ...
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ROBOTICS News, Apr 10, 2012

Video: This Octobot Walks Using Shape-Memory Alloy Tentacles
Popular Science
As such, building a robotic octopus analog is the primary goal of the European Commission-funded OCTOPUS Project, and if the videos below are any indication it's coming along nicely. The team's newest approach, an eight-tentacled 'bot with a mix of ...
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Humanoid Robots DARPA Hopes Will Save Human Lives
The Atlantic Wire
The Pentagon today announced a robot competition, putting out a call for the type of full-service bot that could go into a dangerous emergency situation, perform multiple tasks and complete a mission. "The primary goal of the DARPA Robotics Challenge ...
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The Atlantic Wire
DARPA Robotics Challenge: Here Are the Official Details
IEEE Spectrum
To develop the simulator, he wants to attract not just robotics researchers but also contributors with diverse backgrounds in areas such as computer graphics and video games, adding that there will be financial incentives for various levels of ...
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Businesses, Hospitals and Schools Get New Source of Information on ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Our site will inform organizations who currently use telepresence robots, or who are considering using them, and help them make a more-informed purchase.” Telepresence robots are essentially a mobile form of videoconferencing. They feature a camera, ...
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County 4-H Team Takes Prizes at Robotics Challenge
Cape May County Herald (press release)
Luke Karavan offered lots of ideas for the team name and robotframe, focused on troubleshooting the motors and cables before the big day, took charge of the Team Design Notebook and created a professional promotional video for the Team Presentation.
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Cape May County Herald (press release)
Robo Octopus research refines tentacle tech
The European Octopus Project is designed to better understand the fine motor controls of an octopus and applying them torobotics. They seem to be making progress, with a new prototype having eight soft tentacles. The Octopus Project posted a video to...
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Printable 3-D robots might pave the way for massive home-made production
ZME Science (blog)
Wired has a video presentation of both robots below. Now, they might not look like much, but they're cheap and were made almost instantaneously, compared to the conventional process. If the project picks off, and becomes open source or a controlled ...
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ZME Science (blog)
Talking With the Founders of Vergence Labs: First Steps Towards Merging Man ...
Singularity Hub
They've already produced demos for an augmented reality visor that will tell you the names of your friends as you look at them (seevideo below). Their first real product, however, will be a pair of glasses that allow users to capture video and share ...
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Singularity Hub
Scar-free operation that removes your appendix through your MOUTH
Daily Mail
New robotic cutting devices in development that snake their way through body cavities will increase the scope of the technique. 'With further advancement in medical robotics we are likely to be able to do more and more complex surgery through natural ...
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Daily Mail
Project Glass Engineer Teaches You How To Program Driverless Cars
... machine learning, and planning, all with a focus on robotics,” the description says. “Extensive programming examples and assignments will apply these methods in the context of building self-driving cars. You will get a chance to visit, via video, ...
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WHAT'S NEXT?: Surveillance cameras balance privacy, security issues (PHOTO)
Southgate News Herald
Currently, cameras use Computer Vision, which allows computers to process and analyze images and video such as from traffic surveillance cameras. Continued... The recognition detection focuses on specific areas, Olson said. “It looks at small points in ...
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Peachtree City UPDATES - Week of April 9, 2012
The (blog)
WASA / Red Zone Robotics Sewer Mapping & Video Project – ONGOING through July 2013. Red Zone will be accessing every sanitary sewer line in Peachtree City seven days a week, with most work performed between 7:00 am and 7:00 pm Contractors will be in ...
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Open Government is Go for Launch at NASA
Additionally, NASA wants a focus on cloud computing and integrated search,video and social media channels. NASA has long been a pioneer of open government and social media — the agency's “tweetups,” for example, have been immensely popular.
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Robotic octopus waves its silicone tentacles (Wired UK)
By Duncan Geere
Leave a comment. A European project to build a soft-robotics octopus has posted a video to its YouTube account showing the beast crawling around a tank of water. As you'll see in the video embedded in this story, it's not too spectacular quite ... - News
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Print Your Own Robot?
Behind every robot is a story of time, money, and expertise—and those factors... The team currently has two working prototypes, shown in the video below.... Torie Bosch is the editor of Future Tense, a project from Slate, the NewAmerica ...
Amazing Video of Advancing Robotics | Old-Thinker News
Youtube | April 3, 2012 The electro-mechanical robots shown in this video are autonomous, that is they operate solely on the basis of their electronic ...
Robotics News
Phys.Org provides the latest news on robotics, robots, robotics sciences and technology science. ... Sand Flea robot is set to leap into reconnaissance (w/ video) ...
Robots take over Troy Athens H.S. - One News Page [US] VIDEO
Robots take over Troy Athens H.S... News video on One News Page[US] on Friday, 30 March 2012.
Video Friday: Warm Robot Hand, Rugged RHex, and ROBO-ONE ...
IEEE Spectrum's robotics blog, featuring news, articles, and videos onrobots, humanoids, automation, mechatronics, artificial intelligence, robot kits, and more.
'Sand Flea' Robot Jumps 30 Feet [VIDEO] - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo! News: This flea is quite a bit more powerful than the ones on mangy mutts.
Football Meets Robotics - News - Macalester College
Macalester football player Jesse Russell '14 met robotics executive Andrew ...a camera and are commanded by an operator with a joystick and videoscreen.
Robotics Training Center | NBC 4i
News · Sports · Weather · Entertainment · Lifestyles · Business · » VideoHome. April 09, 2012 | 0 Views. 0. » Comments | Post a Comment. A newrobotic training ...
Video: Cybercrime, Dell Smartphones, Tokya subway, robots and ...
Nick Barber is a multimedia correspondent for IDG News Service. Follow him... Video: Cybercrime, Dell Smartphones, Tokya subway, robots and more. By Nick ...
Woodward Career Tech HS Robotics News, Photos, Videos, Rosters ...
Woodward Career Tech HS Robotics News, Photos, Videos, Rosters and Schedules.
'Sand Flea' Robot Jumps 30 Feet [VIDEO] - Technology News ...
This flea is quite a bit more powerful than the ones on mangy mutts. Roboticscompany Boston Dynamics created an 11-pound robot called the “Sa…‘sand-flea’-robot-jumps-30-feet-video/
Science News Daily || Sand Flea robot leaps tall buildings in a ...
Science News Daily. Daily coverage of the most popular science and technology news ... Sand Flea robot is set to leap into reconnaissance (w/video) ...
Need a Robot? Print One : Discovery News
The aim of this project is to build robots on demand, sometimes for specific ...DNEWS VIDEO: ROBOTIC SNAILS MAY SAVE LIVES ... Discovery News Video ...
More than just a contest at robotics competition - My News 3 - KSNV ...
Submit News Tips · Submit Photos and Video ... including some from in southern Nevada, competed this weekend for the annual "First RoboticsCompetition." ...
King Kizer: ROBO-ONE Champion Robot headed for RoboGames ...
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'Sand Flea' Robot Jumps 30 Feet [VIDEO] mobile apps news 'Sand ...
This flea is quite a bit more powerful than the ones on mangy mutts. Roboticscompany Boston Dynamics created an 11-pound robot called the “Sa…‘sand-flea’-robot-jumps-30-feet-...
Translogic goes for a walk with MABEL the walking robot
While other similar robots. ... You are here: Auto News >; Video >; Translogic goes for a walk with MABEL the ... News Source: Translogic, University of Michigan ...
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XV-12 Docking issue video • Robot Reviews
XV-12 Docking issue video. News and information about the Neato XV-11Robotic Vacuum. All discussion and troubleshooting questions go here. 21 posts ...
Video: Military robot jumps like a flea - Telegraph
The Sand Flea may resemble a remote-controlled toy car but it is the latest reconnaissance tool being developed for the US military by an engineering company ...
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