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Verizon vs. Netflix: What's this really about? (Q&A)

Verizon's top policy wonk explains why Netflix shouldn't blame Verizon for poor streaming quality. He also talks Net neutrality.

By June 7, 2014

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Elon Musk worries AI could delete humans along with spam

CEO of SpaceX and Tesla suggests super-intelligent machines might one day decide the solution to spam is a world devoid of humans.

By October 8, 2014

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Hawk attacks drone in a battle of claw versus machine

Those who own drones better keep an eye on where their precious quadcopters are flying. A hawk could jump out and down your drone at any minute.

By October 10, 2014

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Siri, an autistic boy's best friend

A writer describes how her 13-year-old son seems to talk with Apple's digital assistant more easily than with her. Can technology design virtual humans as we'd wish real ones were?

By October 19, 2014

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Cards Against Humanity creator hits Kickstarter with Slap .45

Cards Against Humanity co-creator Max Temkin has joined forces with Gnarwhal Studios for wild west-themed card game Slap .45.

By August 20, 2014

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Engineers vs. designers: Will they overcome a dialogue of the deaf? (Q&A)

Design guru and computer scientist John Maeda believes there's a way to bridge a historical gap and infuse computer engineering with a more refined set of aesthetics.

By June 7, 2014

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How Microsoft's Cortana came by its human touch

Microsoft's Sogol Malekzadeh talks about her journey from artist in Iran to designer who helped create Windows Phone's marquee virtual assistant.

By July 21, 2014

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Hawking: AI could be the 'worst thing ever for humanity'

Discussing Johnny Depp's new film "Transcendence," the famous physicist says AI could not only be the biggest event in human history, but also the last.

By May 2, 2014

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Zombie versus bear: Which beast wins?

The National Wildlife Federation believes humans wouldn't be alone in the battle against zombies. Bears might end up being our best friends.

By October 20, 2014

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LG G Pro vs. iPhone 5S? Alternative brackets to March Madness

There's still time to jump into geeky tournament brackets featuring battles between "Star Wars" characters, smartphones, PBS personalities, and sci-fi franchises.

By March 19, 2014