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Ecovacs Deebot 901 review: an affordable floor-mapping robot vacuum

This competent cleaner boasts laser navigation and Google Home and Amazon Alexa integration at a fraction of premium-model prices.

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Roborock S5 Robot Vacuum Cleaner review: This premium vacuum busts dust and mops, too

Powerful suction, laser mapping, and an elegant app justify the high price.

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The biggest AI startup deals of 2018

Total investments in U.S. venture-backed artificial intelligence companies topped $1.9 billion in the first quarter of 2018, the highest ever. Here's where the money went.

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iRobot's Roomba i7+ is so smart it empties its own dirt bin

IRobot gave its newest Roomba robot vacuum cleaner extra smarts, so it learns and remembers your house for more efficient cleaning.

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Eufy RoboVac 30 review: A robot vacuum for beginner budgets

It's an excellent cleaner, but Eufy's latest robot vac doesn't distinguish itself enough from the 11s to justify its higher price tag.

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Neato Botvac D7 Connected review: Building a better (but more expensive) mousetrap

With its advanced mapping, deep cleaning, and intuitive app, the D7 is our favorite high-end robot vacuum.

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Eufy RoboVac 11s review: Our favorite budget robot vacuum gets an upgrade

The affordable carpet cleaner is now smaller and has more suction.

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8 technologies driving health care M&As

Forty-eight percent of respondents to a West Monroe survey cited using technology to disrupt incumbents as one of their top drivers for making health care acquisitions. Here’s a look at what they’re buying.

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How a robot vacuum navigates your home

Its movements might seem random, but there's a method to how these machines get around.

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Samsung Powerbot R7065 review: This Wi-Fi-enabled robot vacuum gives the Roomba 960 a run for its money

Packed with premium features, the R7065 makes quick work of dirt and debris.

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Eufy RoboVac 11 review: A budget-friendly dust buster

This robot vacuum will clean your floors as well as some remium models, at a fraction of the price.

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Ecovacs Deebot OZMO 930 review: This robot vacuum can mop, too

This combo-cleaner recognizes the type of floor surface its on and automatically switches to the appropriate mode.

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iRobot Roomba 960 review: This robot vacuum leaves all others in its dust

It's worth pinching your pennies for the Roomba 960's premium features and superb performance.

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Why autonomous cars won’t be autonomous

The truth is that artificial intelligence is neither artificial nor intelligent. A.I. is made out of people.

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Why we’re getting self-driving delivery before self-driving Ubers

The public will have to wait another decade for self-driving Ubers. But autonomous vans are already delivering groceries.

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Weird science: The 9 strangest tech stories of 2017

The last 12 months have brought significant developments in what retro-future technologies

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Lego Boost review: Yup, tablet-connected Lego robots are as cool as they sound

One Lego Boost kit, five robots, and 60-plus in-app challenges add up to one happy family.

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SoftBank targets service industries with Boston Robotics acquisition

SoftBank's latest robotics acquisition could allow it to open up a whole new market for service industries and home help.

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