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9 gadgets that should never become self-aware

Skynet doesn't keep Crave's Eric Mack up at night, but the prospect of a Roomba that can match his wit sure does. Here's why, plus eight more technologies he'd rather would just keep playing dumb.

By July 11, 2013

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PlayStation 3 moves one step closer to becoming self-aware

Sony says v2.60 firmware update will include many enhancements to the system's media capabilities.

By January 21, 2009

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There are now more gadgets on Earth than people

Humanity has reached a milestone on our journey toward the inevitable confrontation with Skynet. For the first time ever, there are now more active mobile devices on planet Earth than people.

By October 6, 2014

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Tech that nags drivers: It's about safety (and GDP)

In an interview with CNET, Seeing Machines CEO Ken Kroeger says data collected by his company's eye- and head-tracking tech, which is reportedly being put in GM cars, is only for the driver (currently).

By September 15, 2014

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Fun 'Flash' lights up Comic-Con

CW's "The Flash" TV spinoff is as self-aware as it is awkward, and it's totally fun.

By July 24, 2014

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Drunk people know what they're doing (and don't care), says research

Researchers are the University of Missouri College of Arts and Science conclude that alcohol merely cuts out our natural "alarm signals."

By August 13, 2014

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Would you buy a self-driving car?

A new survey shows more than 75 percent of Americans would consider purchasing a vehicle that could drive itself.

By July 31, 2014

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Driverless cars to hit UK roads in January

The UK government has approved trials of self-driving cars on public roads next year.

By July 30, 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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Accused felon wins modeling contract after mugshot goes viral

A handsome man's mugshot goes viral, many fall in love, and now he's offered $30,000 for more shots.

By July 2, 2014