A robot from Canada, named hitchBOT, is now touring Germany. Around 1.2 meters tall, it has a face lit up by LEDs and employs speech recognition technology.
Our reporter Christoph Hartmann picked up hitchBOT and took him for a ride through Hamburg.
Before the end of this year these autonomous police cars could patrol Dubai’s streets. The high tech vehicles are supposed to help ensure security.
China wants to base its future economic growth on highly developed automated systems in the workplace. DW's Frank Sieren says that although this is an important strategic step globally, it poses great risks domestically.
The European Parliament rejected plans for a "robot tax" back in February, but plenty of people remain in favor. Could the taxation of automation become part of our future? Arthur Sullivan reports.
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