Telepresence robot is the stuff of nightmares

You might think that a Caspar the Ghost lookalike would make a pretty poor substitute for a beloved grandchild or trusted doctor, but Japanese robotics researchers are betting otherwise.

$15,000 robot takes your place at the office

Do you have $15,000 to spend on a rather useless robot? No? Well, neither do we. But some greedy and clueless corporate types might.