Here are all the robots we saw at TC Sessions: Robotics

Robots are coming. Are they overlords or friendly companions designed to help us perform the mundane tasks of our respective days? Perhaps it’s both. Whatever the purpose, they’re no longer...

Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini robot is slated to go on sale in 2019

If you found yourself trembling with fear at the sight of Boston Dynamics’ updated SpotMini dog-like robot when it bounded into view last November, then you’re going to suffer a...

Boston Dynamics will start selling its dog-like SpotMini robot in 2019

After 26 years, Boston Dynamics is finally getting ready to start selling some robots. Founder Marc Raibert says that the company’s dog-like SpotMini robot is in pre-production and preparing for...

Five reasons to attend TC Robotics this Friday at UC Berkeley

This Friday, May 11, TechCrunch launches the West Coast debut of TC Sessions: Robotics at UC Berkeley. There are still a few tickets left, including $45 student tickets, that will...

A Boston Dynamics robot fell off a stage and the audience loved it

People love it when a humanoid robot bites the dust, so enjoy the moment Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot took an unexpected tumble. The fall happened at a recent conference that...

Softbank is buying robotics firms Boston Dynamics and Schaft from Alphabet

Here’s a surprise turn of events: Softbank — maker of the friendly Pepper robot and a major M&A player in the tech world — has...

Researchers taught Boston Dynamics’ Atlas humanoid robot to walk gingerly over rubble

There’s something strangely comforting in watching Boston Dynamics’ 330-pound bipedal humanoid robot cautiously attempt to navigate a field of uneven surfaces. Something…humanizing, if that’s the...

Come see Boston Dynamics and its robots stomp on the Disrupt London stage

If artificial intelligence will inevitably be a central part of how we will interact with machines and services in the future, then learning more about who is developing...