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humans vs. machines

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Smart-home showdown: SmartThings vs. Wink

These systems promise to serve as the brains behind a smarter, more connected home. How do they stack up?

By November 12, 2014

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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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Ghost in the machine: Robot simulates a ghostly presence

Researchers have designed a robot that makes humans feel the illusory presence of a non-existent "ghost".

By November 6, 2014

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Elon Musk worries AI could delete humans along with spam

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

By October 8, 2014

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Beauty-bot for the 'perfect' makeup application

A pair of Vienna-based designers have created a robotic makeup application device -- to highlight how the perfection of automated systems can be ill-suited to the uniqueness of humans.

By March 17, 2015

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Will robots take our jobs and overpower us? Bill Gates has some concerns

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder is uneasy about the speed of technological change and the possibilities it opens for robots to simply dominate us.

By March 19, 2015

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Why is the future always as miserable as Apple's 1984?

Technically Incorrect: A British paint manufacturer is the latest to (brilliantly) show a future that's quite painful and awful. Yet here we are loving the fancy gadgets that will take us there. Is there a disconnect?

By March 15, 2015

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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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Eddy Cue: Here's how Apple Pay works on an Apple Watch

The exec in charge of Apple Pay tells CNET at a Golden State Warriors game that the mobile payments service will work on the company's new smartwatch as long as the device has been unlocked with a passcode or through an iPhone.

By March 6, 2015

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Geneva hosts a hatchback showdown and a wealth of exotic horsepower

This year's Geneva auto show went to the stratosphere as a collection of the world's most exclusive cars, but also gave us two extreme hatchbacks, the Honda Civic Type R and the Ford Focus RS.

By March 6, 2015