The Future of Life Institute wants humanity to tread lightly while developing really smart machines.
In its annual post-Christmas debrief, the company also touts the coming expansion of its one-hour delivery service, mobile shopping and Fire TV.
The cast has been announced for Warner Bros.' upcoming "Suicide Squad" movie. Get ready to see Jared Leto, Tom Hardy, Will Smith and more as supervillains on suicide missions for the government.
Despite its new phablet, the Pop-up Note, selling out in half a day, the handset maker has failed to find a buyer after filing for bankruptcy earlier in August.
For consumers, Black Friday itself is less of a temptation now that retailers are offering the same bargain prices in the days before and after the big shopping event.
A New York Times report, triggered by the leak of new documents, sheds light on how US officials so quickly concluded North Korea was the source of the November hacking attack against Sony Pictures.
Google's 10-year run as Firefox's default search engine in the US is over. Yahoo wants more search traffic, and a deal with Mozilla will bring it.
A team of deaf entrepreneurs is developing software to bridge the communication gap between hearing and hearing-impaired people.
Many millions of people worldwide live with a disabling hearing loss. Now a team of deaf entrepreneurs is using motion-sensing tech to help the deaf and those who can hear communicate. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Tech-friendly Mayor Ed Lee approves bill that amends local zoning laws and legalizes short-term rentals. But, not everyone is happy.