Robotics

A skyscraper window washer regularly ranks among the toughest jobs in the world.
CNN
May 24, 2019 - 3:58 pm
By Samuel Burke, CNN Business (CNN) -- A skyscraper window washer regularly ranks among the toughest jobs in the world. The role, which can pay an upward of $27 an hour, often requires workers to hang hundreds of feet above the ground. The high wages and steep turnover rates have made the industry...
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In this Jan. 9, 2018, file photo, people attend CES International in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP Photo, File
May 09, 2019 - 11:17 am
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — A trade group has reinstated an award to the makers of a robotic sex toy for women that it had taken away four months ago for not keeping with its image. The Consumer Technology Association on Wednesday restored the Consumer Electronics Show's 2019 Innovation Award in the...
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This 2009 photo provided by Catherine Quintana shows her father, Ernest Quintana, in Fremont, Calif.
Catherine Quintana via AP
March 08, 2019 - 7:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ernest Quintana's family knew he was dying of chronic lung disease when he was taken by ambulance to a hospital, unable to breathe. But they were devastated when a robot machine rolled into his room in the intensive care unit that night and a doctor told the 78-year-old patient...
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