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February 15, 1990 | Reuters
A robot vacuum cleaner that can tidy up on its own and maneuver around tables and chairs is expected to go on sale within the next three months. Cybervac, which looks like a square version of the R2D2 robot in the "Star Wars" movies, with a nozzle attached, took five years and $1.7 million to develop. "Cybervac simply has an on-off switch. You take it out of the crate, turn it on.
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February 15, 1990 | Reuters
A robot vacuum cleaner that can tidy up on its own and maneuver around tables and chairs is expected to go on sale within the next three months. Cybervac, which looks like a square version of the R2D2 robot in the "Star Wars" movies, with a nozzle attached, took five years and $1.7 million to develop. "Cybervac simply has an on-off switch. You take it out of the crate, turn it on.
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December 4, 2000 | From Reuters
DigiScents Inc., the much-ballyhooed U.S. start-up seeking to give computers a sense of smell, was set to disclose today that it has won the backing of two leaders in the global fragrance industry. The Oakland-based DigiScents said Givaudan of Switzerland and Quest of the Netherlands have taken minority equity stakes in return for being named "preferred fragrance suppliers" of the pioneering technology company.
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