"Mitsubishi's new Linux-based robot walks, talks, and goes
online. For a mere $14,250, you can take it home with you.
"Japan's Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. has turned out a
three-foot high robot which can recognize faces and carry on a
conversation with humans.
"Called 'Wakamaru,' the robot is designed as a helper for
elderly people, the disabled or others living independently. It can
reportedly recognize 10,000 words and adapt to the personality of
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