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Want those exact shoes? Ask Zappos' new personal assistant

The online retailer known for its fanatical customer service tests digital assistant that helps you track down any fashion item -- even if the company doesn't sell it.

By July 27, 2014

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Robotic hand assistant gives you two extra fingers

MIT researchers have developed a cyborg-like hand assistant that attaches robotic fingers to your wrist, giving new meaning to the term "magic fingers."

By July 21, 2014

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Three plant sensors want to be your garden assistant

From monitoring your plant's conditions to offering care advice and updates, these three plant sensors boast a variety of features to help you turn your thumb green.

By June 11, 2014

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Microsoft Cortana voice assistant appears headed for Windows

A Microsoft job ad is seeking a engineer to help build the next generation of Cortana and redefine the Windows experience.

By May 16, 2014

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Get Laplink PCmover Image & Drive Assistant for free

Today only, this $39.95 utility can be yours gratis. It's designed to help you migrate from an old PC to a new one.

By May 15, 2014

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Cyborgs to vie in Olympics for robot-assisted athletes

Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.

By March 27, 2014

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Microsoft's Cortana digital assistant image leaks

A photo of Cortana, Microsoft's Siri rival, has leaked online, and it looks to have some of Siri's sass.

2 Images By March 3, 2014

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KITT out your car with Fujitsu voice-controlled assistant

Fujitsu's prototype automotive voice command system is just like Knight Rider, with slightly more directions to restaurants and slightly less duffing up baddies.

By February 24, 2014

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Next generation of personal assistant takes a step towards 'Her'-style super-Siri

Artificial Solutions envisions a virtual personal assistant that offers you more than a list of search results and even learns what you like.

By February 23, 2014

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Yahoo snags startup that built personal-assistant app Donna

The tech giant will acquire Incredible Labs, folding the startup's employees into the Yahoo Mail team. The Donna service will be shut down.

By January 30, 2014