It's not all about 3D laser scanners and infrared cameras. Self-driving car engineers also must decide whether it's better for a car to kill one person to save five.
In note delivered to German legislators, former NSA contractor defends his leak of documents and says he'd be willing to travel to Germany to testify in probe of US spying there.
A new kind of computer game lets players kill, or help, each other, giving gamers a mirror to examine their morals.
[commentary] If you were looking for a "teachable moment" about a Silicon Valley executive's personal beliefs versus his ability to lead a diverse community, this wasn't it.
Gore Verbinski is to steer a new film about autonomous vehicles racing each other -- with hilarious consequences.
The violent top-down shooter game has been refused classification, even R18+, because of a scene involving sexual violence.
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?
Forget "Richard III" and "The Grapes of Wrath." College kids will get the chance to study "Guardians of the Galaxy," "Thor," "Iron Man" and more in a new university course.
Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.
That controversial research into how posts affect users' emotions is just latest in a long line of privacy flaps -- and apologies -- for the social networking giant.