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C-3PO, the annoying robot of Star Wars fame

Hotel Fires Half of ‘Nuisance’ Robot Staff

A Japanese hotel reportedly fired half of its nearly 250 robot staff following various complaints from guests. Henn-na Hotel, which employs various robots from check-in staff to in-room help, reportedly decided to lay off half of its robot employees after

The Samantha Sex Robot produced by Synthea Amatus

2019: One Year Closer to the Sex Robot Revolution

2018 was an eventful year for the sex robot industry, with robot brothels expanding from Europe to North America, the introduction of robot strippers, and legislative action against “Pedophilic Robots.” But, will 2019 take us one year closer to a sex robot revolution?

The Associated Press

Robot-Powered Restaurant Raises $18 Million

Momentum Machines have raised $18 million for their robot-powered restaurant, which includes a robot that can produce over 400 hamburgers per hour.

Knightscope

Wandering Security Robots Take Over America

A wave of wandering security robots have started to replace traditional security guards around the United States, with a number of the robots soon to be placed in malls around New York.

Terry Collins

Robot Umpires Will Not Happen, If MLB Commish Has His Way

This week has been quite a week for robots and baseball. On Monday, Jose Canseco went on a prolonged Twitter rant, in which he prophesized a future in which human beings would serve robot machines as their pets. On Tuesday, Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed questions from reporters on the feasibility of robots replacing umpires at home plate.