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Abu Dhabi gets robot to help people during expos


February 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) A company that organises exhibitions in Abu Dhabi will soon employ the services of a robot to assist visitors and guide them to the desired stalls.The Abu ... Read more...

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Robots may soon get their own Internet


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): It seems robots are poised to have an equivalent of the Internet and Wikipedia, thanks to the efforts of some European scientists.They are currently developing a project ... Read more...

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Feeling down in the dumps? Soon, you could ask for a ‘cyber-hug’!


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists have said that an average hug lasts around three seconds, but computers could be programmed one day to make you feel all warm and fuzzy for a ... Read more...

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Sun TV declares interim dividend of Rs.5 per share


January 28th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Sun TV Network Limited Friday declared an interim dividend of 100 percent (Rs.5) on its equity shares having a face value of Rs.5 after approving the accounts ... Read more...

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Daya out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 4′


January 28th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Daya Shetty, known for his role in the crime thriller "C.I.D.", is the latest celebrity who has been voted out of the dance reality show "Jhalak ... Read more...

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Chitrangda’s haidresser vanishes with her purse, mobile


January 25th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Chitrangda Singh's had a bad time in Indore when her hairdresser disappeared with her bag and a cell phone.Chitrangda was in a mall in ... Read more...

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Boy Stepan Supin Stays Home, Sends Robot To School


January 24th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Moscow's school number 166 is blessed with a very special student. However, the student is not a human but a robot, named Stepan. He serves a ... Read more...

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Aishwarya wins special jury award at Zee event


January 16th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Jan 16 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai walked away with the special jury award for her performance in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Guzaarish" at the Ponds Gold Radiance Zee Cine Awards 2011 ... Read more...

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Now, a robo that ‘feels’ with its fingertips and smiles just like us!


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): At first sight, the pi4-workerbot looks like a clump of metal, but there's something extraordinary about this one - it has fingertip sensitivity and a variety of facial ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: To Be At The Masala Awards And Her Forthcoming Projects


December 15th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Right from the movie Raavan, Ash has been given the thumbs down by the critics and the audiences. The block buster Robot did create an amazing frenzy all over but it ... Read more...

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No superhero movies for Reese Witherspoon


December 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Actress Reese Witherspoon has no intention of trying her hand at a superhero movie - because futuristic films have no roles suitable for women of her age.The Hollywood ... Read more...

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No superhero movies for Reese Witherspoon!


December 11th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Superhero movies have no suitable roles for women her age, 34-year-old actress Reese Witherspoon feels.The Hollywood star admits the movie industry has changed drastically over the years and ... Read more...

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New Chinese restaurant has robos as waitresses!


December 10th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): A new restaurant has opened in Shandong province of China, and has robots as waitresses.The Dalu Rebot Restaurant, in Jinan, has six robot waitresses and can cater for ... Read more...

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Transformers 3 Details Revealed By Its Director


December 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Transformers : Dark of the Moon', the third movie in the famous shape shifting robot saga is going to be released in July next year and ... Read more...

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Scientists teach robots to read


November 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS)) Scientists are trying to teach robots to read so that they can understand road signs and shop names.Experts believe developing literate artificial intelligence should be relatively simple because ... Read more...

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Efforts on to rescue trapped New Zealand miners (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 23 (IANS) Hope still prevails as a second robot was brought in by the army Tuesday in a bid to rescue the 29 miners trapped inside a New Zealand coal ... Read more...

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‘Chess Terminator’ robot can play 24hrs a day for more than 3yrs!


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists have designed a robot that can play chess 24 hours a day for more than three years and is called "Chess Terminator".The high-stamina robot managed to ... Read more...

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Robot that can fall in love may end woes of lonely hearts!


November 20th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Robots could one day completely replace the need to have a boyfriend or girlfriend. Well, that's what the latest invention suggests.A robot that can fall in love with ... Read more...

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Ra.One Postponed, Will Release On Diwali Next Year


November 16th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This is bad news for all Shah Rukh Khan fans in India. Ra.One, one of the most large-scale movies from the actor’s production house will reportedly ... Read more...

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Fever keeps Ash away from Delhi promotions for ‘Guzaarish’


November 16th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai, who was supposed to arrive here Tuesday to promote her upcoming film "Guzaarish", had to cancel her trip at the last minute ... Read more...

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‘Audiences will find new Aishwariya in Guzarish’


November 14th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai feels that audiences will get to see her in a new light in her upcoming movie 'Guzaarish'."Audiences will find a new Aishwarya in ... Read more...

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Now, robot nurse to give patients sponge baths!


November 14th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Scientists have developed a robot that can help patients maintain personal hygiene without the need for a human nurse.Researchers at the Georgia Tech's Healthcare Robotics Lab have developed ... Read more...

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Robot Actress Geminoid F Debuts in Japan


November 13th, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The acting debut of a life like robot in Japan has received terrific reviews from the audience, but not so much from it’s co-star. The Geminoid F is ... Read more...

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Will Madhur Be Able To Convince Aishwaruya To Be His Second Choice?


November 12th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Beauty queen turned Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one such actress, who has never accepted a film, where she has been roped in as a second ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that makes morally sound decisions!


November 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Two researchers have programmed a robot to behave in an ethical manner, so that it makes morally sound decisions.Based on certain facts and outcomes, the robot must weigh ... Read more...

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‘Robot carers’ could help elderly with shopping, taking medication


November 9th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): A group of scientists in Bristol is trying to develop robots to provide care and companionship for elderly people.One of the projects of Bristol Robotics Laboratory, called Mobiserv, ... Read more...

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‘Endhiran’ Faces Plagiarism Charges


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The recent Rajnikanth starrer ‘Robot’ has taken the world by surprise; it has been touted as one of the most successful Indian films in the recent ... Read more...

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‘Endhiran’ embroiled in plagiarism claims by Tamil writer


November 1st, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 01 (ANI): Rajnikanth's blockbuster flick 'Endhiran' (Robot) has come under a plagiarism row as a noted Tamil writer has complained that the background of movie was stolen from one ... Read more...

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Rakta Charitra: Reasons For Its Thundering Success


October 29th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rakta Charitra,touted as the most violent and gory film ever to have hit Indian screens is all out to break box office records, and may soon ... Read more...

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Child-mother interactions study to pave for robots with social skills


October 29th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Researchers are studying infant-mother interactions and working to implement their findings in a baby robot capable of learning social skills.The first phase of the project by University ... Read more...

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Japanese hospitals test robotic nurse Actroid-F


October 28th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some Japanese hospitals are testing a robotic nurse called Actroid-F.Actroid-F, which is the handiwork of Kokoro, looks so real that the Guinness World Record has tagged ... Read more...

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Actroid-F Tested In Japanese Hospitals


October 28th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what can only be described as one giant step into the future, Japanese hospitals are testing a nurse robot called Actroid-F that can mimic the ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth’s ‘Endhiran’ In 3D Now


October 28th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Following the footsteps of Hollywood filmmaker James Cameron, director Shankar has decided to re-release his recent release Endhiran with few additional sequences in 3D Format. The ... Read more...

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Robot And Rakta Charitra: Escaping And Embracing Reality


October 26th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rajnikanth and Aishwarya Rai starrer 'Endhiran' also known as Robot was able to take people into a world of artificial intelligence where Chitti was loved and ... Read more...

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Spielberg to direct ‘Robopocalypse’


October 24th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg is set to helm the big screen adaptation of writer Daniel H. Wilson's novel "Robopocalypse".The book explores the fate of the human race ... Read more...

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