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InterBot – World’s first bot-to-bot communication platform

US-based bot platform Gupshup launched InterBot, a bot-to-bot communication platform to enable them transact, co-ordinate, compete, collaborate and negotiate with each other. Touted as the world’s first, Interbot communications enable different kinds of bots, such as shopping bots to negotiate with merchant bots to find the best prices. The platform enable …

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Researchers develop gel-based robots for catching live fish

Engineers have fabricated transparent gel-based robots that move when water is pumped in and out of them and can perform tasks like grabbing and releasing a live fish. According to the results — published in the journal Nature Communications — these robots can also perform fast and forceful tasks like …

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China’s first humanoid robot appears to be strikingly real with black hair

China’s first humanoid robot “Jia Jia” can hold a simple conversation and make specific facial expressions when asked, and her creator believes the eerily life-like robot heralds a future of cyborg labour in China. Billed as China’s first human-like robot, Jia Jia was first trotted out last year by a team …

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Researchers discovered a faster and more efficient legged robots walking on flat ground using tripod

Effecting a breakthrough in making insect-inspired robots run faster, Swiss researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have found a new way by which six-legged insects increase their walking speed. Six-legged insects run fastest using a three-legged, or “tripod” gait where they have three legs on the ground at all times — …

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Gates believes robots should pay taxes on par with humans

Robots that steal human jobs should pay taxes, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said. ”Certainly there will be taxes that relate to automation. Right now, the human worker who does, say, $50,000 worth of work in a factory, that income is taxed and you get income tax, social security tax, all those things,” Gates …

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NASA host major press conference on ‘discovery beyond our solar system’

Nasa is to host a major press conference on a “discovery beyond our solar system”. The event will see the revelation of major information about exoplanets, or planets that orbit stars other than our sun, according to a release. It made no further mention of the details of what would …

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Xtreme Download Manager – Get 5X Faster Download Speed – Windows, MAC and Linux

You might have used IDM for the Windows operating systems to increase your downloading speed. This Internet Download Manager divides downloads into multiple streams for faster downloading. But the main problem for using this IDM is that it works only on Windows and cannot be installed in other operating systems …

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