Robots

4 Robots From CES That You Might Want as Your Own Powered Pet

LAS VEGAS—Will pint-sized, gender-neutral robots soon become our next pets? 

PopSugar CEO Says VR Is Overhyped, and Self-Driving Cars Will Scale


4 Survival Trends People Will Turn to in 2017 That Marketers Need to Understand

Marketers and consumers alike are reeling from a year of deep division and chaos. "WTF just happened?" is the first question we're asking ourselves followed by, "Where do we go from here?"

What Chatbots Are Teaching Us About the Future of Marketing

Chatbots are treated like the simpletons of the artificial intelligence world, overshadowed by movie-trailer-creating Watson and its ilk, or the suggestion engines of huge etailers.

Toyota Is Selling a Baby Robot That Reads Your Emotions and Talks to You

If you need a co-pilot for a cross-country drive or just someone to tell your problems to when a friend or psychiatrist is unavailable, Toyota now offers a robot to take care of your needs.

This Week’s Must-Haves: A Robotic Assistant That Gets to Know Your Family

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting a robotic family assistant, a hoverboard that won't spontaneously combust, Oakley's Olympian-worthy sunglasses and more. Take a look!

360i’s Los Angeles Office Is Hiring Its Very First Robot Intern

Internships at an ad agency are not easy to come by—the process of getting selected for a spot on the team can be highly competitive. It can be especially hard for young people living outside of major cities like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago to take on an internship and live in a costly city for a few months.

5 Trends That Are Radically Reshaping Shopper Marketing

Malls are lumbering, claustrophobic dinosaurs, while anchor stores like Macy's and Kohl's are shuttering hundreds of locations. Fresh Direct and Peapod make it easier and quicker to stock a cupboard than wading through the jam-packed neighborhood Kroger, and Amazon and eBay and Overstock sell, well, everything.Who needs retail anymore?

Meet Pepper, the Robot Who’s Coming to America as an In-Store Customer Service Rep

You know how exasperating it feels to call a company and get stuck in an automated voice program instead of being connected to a human being? Soon, you'll be able to experience that same level of irritation at malls across this great land, when Pepper the humanoid robot glides up beside you for a little digital customer service.Kidding, of course. Hopefully.

These 8 Brands and 3 Tech Topics Dominated the Social Buzz at SXSW

Another South by Southwest Interactive is in the books, and so much of what happens at the conference every year reverberates on social media. So we asked Sysomos to look at which brands shined brightest during the five-day tech festival and suss out SXSW's hottest topics in 2016.