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Starship Goes the Last Mile for Deliveries
The newly launched Starship delivery robot has gained a lot of attention. Let's take a look at the technology, the "last-mile problem" it's designed to solve, potential legal issues, and the competition --robotic and non-robotic -- that Starship faces. (December 01, 2015)

Get Ahead of Commercial Drone Rules
Airborne robots already have many commercial uses, so don't wait for regulations, writes a drone lawyer. (August 27, 2015)

RoboLaw Expert Tries to Educate European Legislators
As the European Parliament considers funding and regulation around robotics, one researcher studies liability. (June 15, 2015)

Uber’s CMU Raid Raises Robotics Partnership Doubts
Carnegie Mellon University's reputation will recover, but Uber's poaching of self-driving vehicle faculty could affect other industry-academia relationships. (June 09, 2015)

EU Preps Robot Laws But Shouldn’t Cut Spending, MP Says
The European Parliament has formed a working group to propose a regulatory framework for European robotics, but is that what the continent needs to stay competitive? (April 23, 2015)

Will Drone Makers Flee U.S. in Wake of FAA Ruling?
U.S. drone makers are more than just unhappy now that the FAA has put forth its drone-restrictive rules. They're mad! (February 22, 2015)

FAA Issues Semi-Drone-Friendly Guidelines
Some drone and UAV makers are breathing a bit of relief today, however... (February 15, 2015)

Ryan Calo: “The Three Big Challenges for Robotics Laws Are…”
On the heels of the accidental crash of a drone at the White House, Ryan Calo talks about drones and regulations and society. (February 06, 2015)

Accidents with Robots: Bruises, Broken Bones or Worse
What’s it take for a robot to hurt a human? Apparently, not much. (January 15, 2015)

How Will Driverless Cars Impact Insurance Premiums?
Will insurance companies have to adapt to new realities by developing customized products for automated driving? (January 01, 2015)

Seegrid Shareholders Battle for Financial Future
Seegrid's recently ousted CEO and his investment group are suing Seegrid's majority shareholder, grocer Giant Eagle, alleging mismanagement and more. (August 12, 2014)

Ryan Calo’s “Big Idea”: New Federal Agency for Robots
He has a knack for taking a bunch of complex ideas and turning them into smooth common sense. (July 08, 2014)

FAA Drone Decision: Slow-Motion Brawl Over Wrong Issue
Who to believe, what to think in the drone fracas. (June 25, 2014)

MAKO Surgical Sues Blue Belt Technologies
Patent infringement suit adds another chapter to the legal battle between medical robotics rivals. (June 10, 2014)

Nightmare in the Sky: Drugs via Drones
The assembly line for narcotics drones is in the Santa Fe District of Mexico City. (May 22, 2014)



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