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CES 2018: Sony, Please Let Me Play With This Good Boy

First Sony killed Aibo, the little dumb robot dog. Then, like a phoenix, Aibo rose from the ashes, new and improved, with LED eyes and a soft little back. This good boy, who went on pre-order in Japan last year for 198,000 Yen (~£1,300), will go on sale on Thursday, January 11. In Japan. Read More >>

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Sony’s Pet Dog for the Super Rich Returns

Sony's revealed a redesigned version of its Aibo project, the robotic dog of yesteryear. The time is nigh for a comeback, says Sony boss Kaz Hirai, as a perfect storm of better battery life, internet connectivity and the chance to put the modern buzzwords "artificial" and "intelligence" on the thing's box has arrived. Read More >>

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Bereaved Aibo Owners Holding Dead Robot Dog Funerals

Sony's 1990s robot dog experiment ended several years ago, when it discontinued the device and stopped selling it back in 2006. Now the plastic dogs are getting on a bit they're gradually falling to pieces, leaving some owners to bury the poor things. Read More >>