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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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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By Jun. 10, 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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The game I'm playing all weekend: Leo's Fortune

With its stunning visuals and compelling plot, this remarkable game (currently for iOS only) joins the ranks of classic platformers like Limbo and The Cave.

By Apr. 30, 2014

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D-Day: 70th anniversary in pictures

A photo tour of Omaha and Utah beaches, and the Normandy American Cemetery, 70 years after D-Day.

By Jun. 5, 2014

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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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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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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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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