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Just as Stephen Hawking warned? Here comes 'the world's angriest robot'

Technically Incorrect: A New Zealand-based company says it's building a very, very angry robot to help companies deal with angry customers.

By May 12, 2015

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The HAL 9000 meets his female counterpart... the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control

Honeywell adds voice control tech to its smart thermostat.

December 4, 2013

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EmoSpark AI console wants to be your robot companion

We go hands-on with the ambitious EmoSpark, an artificial intelligence console that monitors your mood, and changes its behaviour depending on how you treat it.

By April 29, 2015

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Creative Commons logo acquired for MoMA exhibition

"This is for Everyone" showcases how the internet has grown into a place of sharing, learning and discovering.

By March 9, 2015

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New Horizons returns first new images of Pluto

As it makes its way towards its historic encounter with the icy dwarf planet, the New Horizon's probe has started returning images.

By February 4, 2015

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'Black Mirror' could be remade in the US

Charlie Brooker's bleakly satirical sci-fi short stories could disturb you afresh, this time in an American accent.

By January 30, 2015

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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

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Soderbergh remixes '2001: A Space Odyssey', says Kubrick would 'dig digital'

The "Ocean's Eleven" and "Traffic" director says the sci-fi classic has never looked better than on Blu-ray.

By January 15, 2015

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What next for the future tech of 2014?

The year gone by brought us more robots, worries about artificial intelligence, and difficult lessons on space travel. The big question: where's it all taking us?

By December 31, 2014

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NASA's New Horizons awakens for meeting with Pluto

After nine years in stasis en route to the outer limits of the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has woken up in preparation for its Pluto survey.

By December 7, 2014