Monthly Archives: January 2012

Upgraded Quince robots ready for second foray – The Japan Times

The Japan Times Upgraded Quince robots ready for second forayThe Japan TimesNew robots for gathering data inside the radiation-contaminated Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant are ready to go into action, the Chiba Institute of Technology said Monday, three months … Continue reading

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First Robotics Update from Team 341, Miss Daisy – Product Design & Development

First Robotics Update from Team 341, Miss DaisyProduct Design & DevelopmentBy FRC Team #341, Miss Daisy FIRST Robotics Team #341, Miss Daisy, provides an update on their build progress for the FRC competition. Miss Daisy is part of the Wissahickon … Continue reading

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Robotic Prostatectomy Surgery Raises Patient Optimism – Sacramento Bee

Robotic Prostatectomy Surgery Raises Patient OptimismSacramento Bee30, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Patients undergoing robotic prostatectomy surgery for the treatment of prostate cancer are more optimistic than those who choose traditional surgery for the removal of their cancerous prostate, according to … Continue reading

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South River Robotics Team Receives Financial Backing – Patch.com

South River Robotics Team Receives Financial BackingPatch.comThe Power Hawks announced they will be one of JCPenney's "sponsored teams" at this year's regional robotics competition in March. By Jonathan Moynihan Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell looks on as business … Continue reading

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Robots Learn How to Play Catch With Soulless, Mechanical Precision – PCWorld

Robots Learn How to Play Catch With Soulless, Mechanical PrecisionPCWorldBy McKinley Noble, PCWorld Jan 30, 2012 9:00 AM Last year, the Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics at the German Aerospace Center created the "Rollin' Justin" robot, a technical marvel that … Continue reading

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COLUMN-More drones, more robots, more wars? Bernd Debusmann – Reuters AlertNet

COLUMN-More drones, more robots, more wars? Bernd DebusmannReuters AlertNetBy Bernd Debusmann WASHINGTON, DC Jan 31 (Reuters) – Sometime in the next three decades, the US military will be able to field robots that can make life-and-death decisions, operating without human … Continue reading

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Singapore Stocks-Dip at midday; Olam outperforms – Reuters

Singapore Stocks-Dip at midday; Olam outperformsReutersAmong stocks that make up the STI, Fraser and Neave tumbled 3.8 percent to S$6.63 with 3.4 million shares changing hands. Singapore Exchange Ltd, another blue chip that went ex-dividend, lost 1.7 percent to S$6.38. … Continue reading

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Google streamlines its privacy policies, and the results can be startling – Detroit Free Press

The Raleigh Telegram Google streamlines its privacy policies, and the results can be startlingDetroit Free PressIt knows from Google Calendar what you have going on today. And now, all those pieces of information, once kept inside the walls of individual … Continue reading

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Obama’s Google Plus hangout: Send me the resume – Politico

Politico Obama's Google Plus hangout: Send me the resumePoliticoPresident Barack Obama on Monday made his first foray into Google Plus, trying to stay on message during the social media session as he faced an unexpected twist from a woman with … Continue reading

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Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook and others companies team up to combat … – Washington Post

BBC News Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook and others companies team up to combat …Washington PostNEW YORK — Google, Facebook and other big tech companies are jointly designing a system for combating email scams known as phishing. Such scams try to … Continue reading

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