CNET News Daily Podcast: IBM's work to reverse-engineer the human brain

A leading IBM researcher says computers capable of mimicking the human brain's power and efficiency could be just a decade away. CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman talks about the findings.

A leading IBM researcher says computers capable of mimicking the human brain's power and efficiency could be just a decade away. CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman talks about the findings.

Plus, Hulu inks its first major music label deal, the Office 2010 beta goes public, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 breaks even more records than we originally thought.

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Today's stories:

Modern Warfare 2 tops entertainment industry, not just games

Office 2010 beta goes public

Who makes the most reliable laptops?

Carriers to sell majority of mobile devices by '13

Hulu lands first music label deal

Google set to promote Chrome extensions

Intel sees opportunities in wind, electric cars

IBM: Computing rivaling human brain may be ready by 2019

About the author

Leslie Katz, Crave's senior editor, heads up a team that covers the most crushworthy (and wackiest) tech, science, and culture around. As a co-host of the now-retired CNET News Daily Podcast, she was sometimes known to channel Terry Gross and still uses her trained "podcast voice" to bully the speech recognition software on automated customer service lines. E-mail Leslie.

 

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