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Holographic assistant brings us one step closer to AI butlers

A company from Japan is working on a fully holographic artificial intelligence assistant. It offers similar services to Amazon's Echo, but brings a new level of personality.

By January 20, 2016

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Mark Zuckerberg aims to build own AI butler, a la 'Iron Man'

The Facebook CEO's next personal challenge involves teaching himself to code an artificial-intelligence assistant that can help him around the house and office.

By January 3, 2016

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The Patin brings the futuristic robot butler one step closer to reality

A new gadget from Japanese company Flower Robotics fuses artificial intelligence and cloud technology with a Roomba-liked household gadget.

By November 6, 2015

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F-U-N-D-E-D: Your butler is a text message away

Looking for someone to serve you? No matter where you live, there's probably a startup just waiting to become your virtual butler.

By October 9, 2015

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'Downton Abbey' stars battle like Jedi in 'The Evil Butler Strikes Back'

Put down your tea and grab a lightsaber in honor of this epic Star Wars parody created by actors from "Downton Abbey," all for a good cause.

By September 28, 2015

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Tidal launch was mismanaged, says Arcade Fire's Win Butler

Technically Incorrect: Even though he joined Jay Z on stage, Butler says the artists knew nothing about the PR was being conducted for the streaming service. He also says the iPhone isn't the cause of civilization's decline.

By September 20, 2015

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Meet Hatsune Miku, the ultimate manufactured pop star taking the world by storm

She's one of Japan's biggest singers, entirely computer generated and becoming a major celebrity all across the globe.

By February 9, 2016

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Julian Assange wins UN ruling on arbitrary detention, but still faces arrest

A UN tribunal has ruled the WikiLeaks founder should be allowed to walk free, but the UK government says he will still be arrested should he leave the Ecuadorian embassy.

By February 4, 2016

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Microsoft taps into AI with SwiftKey app acquisition

Hundreds of millions of people already use the predictive-keyboard app, but Microsoft's real interest lies in its artificial intelligence.

By February 3, 2016

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Haptic feedback VR suit hits Jeff with its best shots (Tomorrow Daily 302)

Jeff tests the top half of a Teslasuit, and experiences haptic feedback in virtual reality. Also, we deep dive into hologram assistants, an ATLAS robot butler and gesture-controlled prosthetics.

By January 21, 2016