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Toyota wants to get us truly crushing on cars

Toyota is very invested in love. The automaker has a central philosophy of making vehicles that inspire ‘Aisha,’ a concept that literally means “beloved car” in Japanese. But the nature of ‘

Abundant Robotics rakes in $10 million for apple harvesting robots

GV (formerly Google Ventures) is leading a $10 million investment in Abundant Robotics, a company building apple-picking robots that could eventually be adapted to harvest other fruits. Joining GV in

Lose It launches Snap It to let users count calories in food photos

Boston-based Lose It! (incorporated as FitNow Inc.) has released a new beta feature today called Snap It within its weight loss and calorie tracking app. As is easily guessed by the name, Snap It bet

Abundant Robotics spins out of SRI to bring apple-picking robots to the farm

Apples are the second most commonly consumed fruit in the U.S., according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, but the way apples are harvested in the orchard hasn’t changed much in the

SRI International spins off robotics project as Superflex, aiming at human augmentation

Nonprofit research organization SRI International is spinning off part of its robotics division into a new company called Superflex. It won't be focusing not on industrial robots or the like, but rath

Incubated By Siri Birthplace SRI, Tempo Launches A Calendar App With The Info You Need For Any Meeting

Even if you're not as laughably disorganized as I am, I'm guessing you've had a few of those "oh, crap" moments before a meeting or a phone call. You've sat there desperately trying to remember why yo

Wall-climbing attack droids on their way

The non-profit group SRI International is designing a wall-climbing robot to be unveil it at the International Conference of Robotics and Automation. Popular Mechanics has a video of it climbing on a