Supervisor Norman Yee has introduced a ban on robot deliveries on city sidewalks, but his aide said Monday that the legislation remains a work in progress. (Courtesy Ricky Flip/Dispatch)

SF’s robot delivery ban does not compute with business leaders

With strong opposition from the business community, a proposal to ban robot…


A Black Friday shopper navigates Pepper, a robotic concierge stationed at Westfield Mall in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, November 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco talks robot tax

Following the recent advice of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Supervisor Jane Kim…


AP file photoGoogle wants to get into the robot-making business.

Google deal adds to company's robotics toolbox

Google may build robots that resemble props in science-fiction movies as the…


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Maybe not sci-fi, but robots readied for big tests

The real world has not caught up yet with "Star Wars" and…

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