women in technology Archive

Uh-oh! Crowdfunded social robot Jibo won’t now ship internationally

Jibo, a cutesy social robot pitched to crowdfunders in mid 2014 as ‘the world’s first social robot’ but since delayed and yet to arrive in the market some nine months after its original due date, is now only going to ship to backers in the U.S. and Canada. Overseas pre-orderers from the 45 other countries — where Jibo was originally slated as being available — have now been told they …