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Artificial-intelligence takeover imminent, Colbert says

Fresh off news that a computer program passed the Turing Test, Stephen Colbert argues that the end of humanity might already be here.

By 13 June 2014

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Elon Musk: AI could be more dangerous than nukes

The entrepreneur has used technology to reshape payments, electric cars and space travel, but he's still really worried about what could happen if tech gets super-smart.

By 4 August 2014

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Your phone will never love you back (and you shouldn't want it to)

Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.

By 21 June 2014

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Facebook to explore Artificial Intelligence in new lab

The social network hires New York University professor Yann LeCun -- expert in machine learning and mobile robotics -- to run its AI Group research lab.

By 10 December 2013

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Marissa Mayer: Aviate key to Yahoo's mobile ad biz

During Marissa Mayer's tenure as CEO, Yahoo has acquired many companies. But Mayer singled out the artificial intelligence service Aviate for its potential to help the company make big ad bucks on mobile.

By 16 April 2014

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Crossed up! Anki Drive unveils new cars and first new tracks

The game featuring artificially intelligent cars is expanding, meaning players can buy all-new racing tracks, as well as two new cars. There's also a free software update opening up a set of new racing tools.

By 17 April 2014

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Of course you need a robot to help prioritize your email

An app called Seer peeks at your behavior and uses AI to tell you which e-mails are important and which are merely drudgery from your boss. Just to reassure you, this AI has CIA roots.

By 11 April 2014

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Marissa Mayer wants Yahoo to be big in mobile. Meet Aviate

Of the almost 40 companies Marissa Mayer acquired since taking over Yahoo in 2012, artificial intelligence service Aviate — and not Tumblr — may turn out to be the biggest catch.

By 10 April 2014

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Musk, Zuckerberg, Kutcher invest in AI firm Vicarious

The three are joining in on a $40 million round that will help Vicarious toward its ambitious goal: translating the brain's neocortex into code.

By 21 March 2014

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Bot or not? Try to tell a human poet from a computer

The Bot or Not Web site, called a "Turing test for poetry," lets users guess whether poems have been penned by a human or an algorithm. It's not always easy.

By 11 March 2014