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This is what it looks like when slime mold smiles

Researchers have translated the behavior of slime mold into "emotions" and displayed them, just as you'd expect, on a creepy robot face.

By Aug. 19, 2013


History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes. A business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal."

By May. 4, 2012


Suicide chatter on Twitter hints at state suicide rates -- study

Sifting through millions of tweets, researchers at Brigham Young say they found that each state's ratio of tweets discussing suicide strongly correlates with its actual suicide rate.

By Oct. 11, 2013


Computer conducts couple's wedding

As if more proof were needed that computers can do anything, a Texas bridegroom writes a computer program that acts as the minister at his and his bride's wedding. The virtual minister is called Rev. Bit.

By Jul. 31, 2011


Inside Microsoft's $80 million Office ad push

Microsoft is doubling down on its bet of focusing on customers to pitch its software, this time tapping parents and small-business owners to tout Office 2010.

By Jun. 15, 2010


Lost Philip K. Dick android back with loud shirts

Once lost on a plane, author Philip K. Dick's android head is back to test the limits of AI research. Looks nearly as good as a Nexus-6.

By Jan. 15, 2011


IomegaWare 3.0: Readers confirm reports of disk corruption

IomegaWare 3.0: Readers confirm reports of disk corruption

By May. 18, 2001


Toyota plans fuel cell vehicles by 2015

Automotive news reports on Toyota's plans to launch a fuel cell vehicle.

By Jan. 22, 2010


Toyota says tests show no problems with electronics

Automotive News reports on findings that unintended acceleration in Toyota vehicles was due to driver error.

By Jul. 22, 2010


How to profit from the social-media 'Storyteller Uprising'

Check out this free (for now) e-book on telling stories via social media--useful for anyone with a product, service or idea to sell.

By Feb. 14, 2012