Robot Rights, iPhone Redesign & More: 5 Things We Learned This Week

From consideration of robots’ rights to the discovery of a sightless fish in Texas, here are five things we learned in Tech & Science this week: A 2.4 meter tall robot called Cygan built in 1957 on display at the Science Museum, London, May 10. A report has proposed to classify robots as “electronic persons.” Jack Taylor/Getty Images Try Newsweek: Subscription offers The most significant design changes to the iPhone in years may be coming next year, if reports are to be believed. The 2017 iPhone is rumored to do away with the device’s tactile home button and feature a curved, edge-to-edge screen in a bid to get even sleeker. Reports have also said Apple may be doing away with the headphone jack in future smartphones, which should enable it to…


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