SoftBank Corp. Chief Executive Masayoshi Son (R) presents the company's human-like robots named 'pepper' during a news conference in Urayasu, east of Tokyo June 5, 2014. Japan's SoftBank Corp unveiled... more 
SoftBank Corp. Chief Executive Masayoshi Son (R) presents the company's human-like robots named 'pepper' during a news conference in Urayasu, east of Tokyo June 5, 2014. Japan's SoftBank Corp unveiled the human-like robots which it will use to staff its cellphone stores and personal usage at a home, in a move aimed at expanding the mobile phone and Internet conglomerate's technological reach. Son announced the plan at a news conference on Thursday, the robot will go on sale to public in Japan from February 2015, which price is about 198,000 yen. Softbank will use technologies developed by French robotics company Aldebaran, in which it took a stake in 2012. REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS TELECOMS SOCIETY) less 
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Thu, Jun 5, 2014 1:43 AM EDT