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Elon Musk worries Skynet is only five years off

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO voices fears that artificial intelligence could become dangerous by the end of the decade.

By November 19, 2014


Elon Musk and SpaceX are really all about getting to Mars, says investor

While the company and its CEO pay lip service to reaching the Red Planet, how high a priority can it be, really? Pretty high, according to what CNET contributor Eric Mack heard from one investor.

By October 19, 2015


Weird Facebook glitch leads to true love

Schuler Benson was accidentally logged into the Facebook page of a stranger. Little did he know the incident would lead him to the woman of his dreams.

By October 5, 2015


Google's new logo: What it really means

Technically Incorrect: Is it really about reflecting a new Google reality? If so, which one?

By September 1, 2015


Don't battle the Terminator T-800, own one

"​Terminator: Genisys" is out, and so, soon, will be a life-size Terminator T-800 endoskeleton bust. Because nothing says shabby Skynet chic like a killer robot on the fireplace mantle.

By July 5, 2015


The Terminator goes on vacation in this animation, but he'll be back

When he's not hunting or protecting Sarah Connor, how does the Terminator relax? By going on vacation to Hawaii on Skynet Airlines, of course.

By June 29, 2015


'Terminator: Genisys' absolutely will not stop, even when it probably should

Review: Arnie did say he'd be back -- but he's the best thing in this disappointing remix of the 1984 classic.

By July 1, 2015


Darth Vader, the Terminator could win US presidential election today

Data from recent polls finds big-time fictional villains are viewed more favorably than the actual candidates hoping to lead the free world.

By June 9, 2015


Google AI could be my new wife, steal my job -- and I'm nervous

Commentary: A Google AI expert says computers capable of having relationships aren't far off, but the idea of machines with common sense has CNET's Eric Mack feeling disposable.

By May 26, 2015


Bill Gates is worried about artificial intelligence too

Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO is the latest luminary from the world of technology and science to warn against the threat of smart machines.

By January 28, 2015