It's time to say goodbye to Jibo's adorable social robot

CNET | 3/5/2019 | Justin Jaffe
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Like the milkman and the switchboard operator before him, time has left behind Jibo the dancing robot. CRN's Dylan Martin reports that Jibo, the company that makes the eponymous device, has now shut down its servers, starving the robots of much of their already-limited intelligence.

From the beginning, the deck was stacked against Jibo. Priced at $899, he was expensive -- and he could never do as much as Amazon's Alexa or Google Assistant. Sure, he was cute and he could dance. But in 2019, that's not always enough.

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