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'Embarrassing human error' knocks out Telstra mobile data and calls nation-wide

Telstra customers were left unable to access mobile data or make calls today, after "human error" knocked out a call-switching node on the telco's network, causing a ripple effect across the country.

By 9 February 2016

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Snowden a 'human rights defender,' say European politicians

A vote in the European Parliament sees politicians agree that Edward Snowden should be given protection in Europe -- but that doesn't mean he will be.

By 30 October 2015

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Human gene editing is about to happen, but don't freak out just yet

Commentary: A British research team has gotten the go-ahead to edit the DNA of a human embryo using breakthrough tech that could cure cancer -- or bring on a comic-book-style mutant apocalypse.

By 6 February 2016

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Why it's a big deal that Google beat a human at Go (CNET Update show notes)

Google's artificial intelligence just made one giant leap toward outsmarting mankind. Learn why no one thought a computer could defeat a human at the ancient game of Go. Also: Venmo expands payments, Apple recalls plugs.

By 29 January 2016

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Why it's a big deal that Google beat a human at Go

Google's artificial intelligence just made one giant leap toward outsmarting mankind. Learn why no one thought a computer could beat a human at the ancient game of Go. Also: Venmo expands payments, Apple recalls plugs.

By 29 January 2016

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Human-ear phone case can definitely hear you now

An artist makes an iPhone case featuring a silicone human ear so realistic you'd think it could listen in on your calls.

By 22 January 2016

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Google's self-driving cars still need that human (driver's) touch

Autonomous vehicles aren't yet ready to hit the mainstream, the company's stats reveal.

By 14 January 2016

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Dogs imitate each other just like humans, study says

Technically Incorrect: Italian researchers find that dogs mimic each other's expressions, showing signs of empathy.

By 25 December 2015

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Cards Against Humanity might slice up an original Picasso

The game company uses funds from its holiday promotion to buy Pablo Picasso's "Tete de Faune" and will ask 150,000 fans if it should donate the work or cut it up and distribute little pieces of art history.

By 23 December 2015

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Elon Musk helps fund AI to protect humanity

OpenAI, a research group launched with $1 billion from Elon Musk, Sam Altman and Peter Thiel, aims to make sure artificial intelligence doesn't run amok.

By 12 December 2015