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SoftBank's Pepper Robots Ready for Business With Apps Next Month

  • The humanoid robot is already used by more than 500 companies
  • Store opens Feb. 22 and will offer customer-tracking software
Pepper the humanoid robot.

Pepper the humanoid robot.

Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

SoftBank Group Corp. will open an application store for its Pepper robots next month, letting business customers download software to try and put the humanoid machines to work.

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