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New XPrize: Can an AI project get a standing ovation at TED?

The challenge: Come up with an artificial intelligence project that by itself can come up with a TED talk so good it gets a standing ovation.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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Popcorn-wafting Poptopia may be first scented mobile game

Pop Secret launches an iOS game with a popcorn-scent-emitting dongle. Is this the world's first smell-enhanced mobile game?

By Dec. 10, 2013

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NASA celebrates Halloween with space ghost images

NASA offers up wispy images of three dying stars to show how space generates its own ghosts.

By Oct. 29, 2013

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Get your 3D-printed head ripped off at Comic-Con

The next best thing to being an extra in a Predator movie just might be having your likeness 3D printed into a Predator toy -- as the victim.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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Virtual talking head expresses human emotions

The University of Cambridge has created a lifelike digital talking face that can express a range of emotions, including anger, happiness, and fear.

By Mar. 20, 2013

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Bill Gates says Microsoft Bob will make a comeback

Speaking Monday at the Microsoft Research event, the chairman said Microsoft Bob didn't get it right, but he thinks the personal assistant feature will reemerge with a bit more sophistication.

By Jul. 15, 2013

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Sony's Project Morpheus makes big bet on body tracking

Thanks to PlayStation Move, the newly minted virtual reality titan is pushing the boundaries of body tracking, but with a proprietary catch putting it at odds with Oculus.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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The 404 1,344: Where we seem to have an invisible touch (podcast)

Violence erupts over GTA V release in North London, using a disembodied finger to unlock the Apple iPhone 5S, McAfee's list of the most dangerous celebrities to search on the Internet, and how to spot a pair of counterfeit Beats by Dre headphones.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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New digital assistant crosses Siri with Red Dwarf's Holly

A new digital personal assistant is on its way to your phone, and it looks a lot more human than Siri.

By Mar. 23, 2013

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Feet-on with Zombies, Run! 2 jogging game

Part RunKeeper, part "Walking Dead," this unique app turns your everyday run into a virtual run-for-your-life adventure. But is it any fun?

By Apr. 19, 2013