Robots Boston Dynamics’ terrifying, dog-like robot Spot is leaving the lab for the first time

Robotics company Boston Dynamics has begun leasing out one of its robots for the first time ever.It’s leasing out Spot, a dog-like robot which it says could be used for inspecting building sites or oil and gas facilities.Boston Dynamics’ VP of business development Michael Perry told TechCrunch the company’s getting a “deluge” of applications.Visit Business…

Robots Take look inside Alibaba’s high-tech ‘hotel of the future,’ which is run almost entirely by robots (BABA)

Alibaba Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce conglomerate, opened a high-tech “hotel of the future” in Hangzhou, China, earlier this year. The hotel allows guests to manage reservations and make payments entirely from a mobile app and enter rooms using facial-recognition technology rather than a traditional key card. Robots created by Alibaba’s AI Labs serve food, toiletries, and…

Robots How Porsche makes the 2020 Taycan, its first all-electric car

Taycan is Porsche’s new flagship vehicle and first all-electric car.The Taycan is being produced at a newly constructed wing of Porsche’s main factory in Zuffenhausen, Germany.Business Insider got a behind-the-scenes look at how the Taycan is made.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video.This is Porsche’s first all-electric vehicle, the…