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Ban autonomous weapons, urge AI experts including Hawking, Musk and Wozniak

Over 1,000 experts in robotics have signed an open letter in a bid to prevent a "global AI arms race".

By July 27, 2015

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Enough, already! Why we all share the blame for notification overload

From CNET Magazine: Might as well face it -- you're addicted to your smartphone's constant alerts. It may be time for an intervention.

By July 10, 2015

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From steam engines to the speed of thought

It won't be long before we wonder how the world got along without solar and bio-based power, technology-enhanced vision and driverless electric cars.

By July 16, 2015

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How can you prevent sexual assault? Web comic 'game' has advice

With this choose-your-own-adventure online comic, students discover how their decisions can ignite or diffuse uncomfortable sexual situations.

By June 3, 2015

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Uber updates privacy policy, but can still track users

The ride-hailing service revises its privacy policies to be "easier to understand," but it also mentions it can access passengers' location data even when they're not actively using the app.

By May 29, 2015

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The rise of the Internet police

For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.

By May 13, 2015

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Self-driving Freightliner Inspiration rolls out on public roads in Nevada

The first autonomous heavy-duty truck gets its license to drive in Las Vegas.

By May 6, 2015

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Steam to get its first adults-only rated game

Hatred is coming to Valve's online store this June.

By April 30, 2015

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Will California regulators overstep on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger?

Commentary: A 2012 law forbids the states' Public Utility Commission from regulating Internet services. But the pending merger of ISPs could allow the opportunity to do just that.

By April 13, 2015

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John Oliver mocks Verizon, celebrates Net neutrality decision

Technically Incorrect: After persuading people to offer input on the agency's proposed rules -- which crashed the FCC website's comment system -- the comedian crows a little over last week's ruling.

By March 2, 2015