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Marty the robot hangs out in Giant Food Stores.

From robotic shop assistants to AR, these 10 pieces of tech could change shopping forever

We took a look at 10 of the biggest tech developments in retail that could make shopping faster, easier, and more personalized.

An adorable grocery robot is celebrating his first birthday with a party in hundreds of stores — and it reveals a dystopian truth about the futu...

Marty, an adorable clean-up assisting robot, was rolled out to 172 Giant Food Stores and 325 Stop and Shop locations beginning last January.
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Walmart is bringing robots to 650 more stores as the retailer ramps up automation in stores nationwide

The Bossa Nova robots, which are designed to scan items on shelves to assist with price accuracy and restocking, are already present in 350 stores.
Customers wait to pick up their Eatsa orders from the automat's futuristic pickup windows in San Francisco in 2016.

Some of San Francisco’s robot-run restaurants are failing. It could simply be that we still want to be served by humans, not machines.

There could be multiple reasons why some of them have flopped, but perhaps we're simply not ready to be served by robots in lieu of humans.

The idea of a ‘robot tax’ is gaining steam as a way of dealing with automation that’s killing jobs

A so-called "robot tax" has drawn support from Bill Gates. But it faces big hurdles in design and implementation, and how do you define a robot?
The Boeing CST-100 Starliner spacecraft, atop an ULA Atlas V rocket, lifts off on an uncrewed Orbital Flight Test from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on December 20, 2019.

NASA says a clock error sent Boeing’s new astronaut spaceship veering wildly off course during its maiden voyage

After Boeing's CST-100 Starliner successfully rocketed toward space, a timing error made the spaceship fire the wrong thrusters at the wrong time.
FILE PHOTO: A man uses an ATM machine next an inflatable plastic balloon inside a Bank of America branch in Times Square in New York

Automation and artificial intelligence could save banks more than $70 billion by 2025

Savings across the entire financial services industry could top $140 billion in the same time frame, according to Accenture.

BANK OF AMERICA: 10 main themes will define the next decade. Here are the winners and losers for each.

Climate change and an aging and growing population are among the trends that will shape the next decade, according to the firm's analysts.
A screenshot taken of Cards Against Humanity's livestreamed competition pitting writers against a card-writing algorithm.

Cards Against Humanity is pitting its writers against AI in a grueling, 16-hour Black Friday competition. The company claims it will fire the writers ...

Cards Against Humanity is pitting man versus machine this Black Friday. You can help decide the winner.
SoftBank's new robot vacuum uses self-driving car technology.

SoftBank created its own robot vacuum that uses self-driving car technology and costs $500 a month

The vacuum, called Whiz, is primarily aimed at offices. It uses LIDAR sensors, the same technology used in self-driving cars.