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Is Microsoft talking smack or taking it?

Microsoft says the iPhone "won't catch up".

By Apr. 2, 2008

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Victor the trash-talking robot hates losing at Scrabble

Don't expect any friendly banter from Victor. Carnegie Mellon University's moody robot plays Scrabble poorly and tends to insult his human opponents.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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50 years of talking to spaceships (pictures)

NASA's Deep Space Network, one of the world's largest and most powerful communications systems ever, celebrates a half century of exploration -- and some amazing images.

14 Images By Dec. 24, 2013

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Set up an animated talking skull

Spice up your Halloween decorations with scary props and sound effects. CNET's Donald Bell shows you how to connect and operate an interactive talking skull.

By Oct. 15, 2013

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Set up an animated talking skull

Spice up your Halloween decorations with scary props and sound effects. CNET's Donald Bell shows you how to connect and operate an interactive talking skull.

By Oct. 15, 2013

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'Talking Angela' programmer talks hoaxes, AI mastery (Q&A)

Bruce Wilcox is a top chatbot programmer, and his Talking Angela app has been downloaded 57 million times, yet he's had to fight rumors that it's a front for pedophiles. He talked to CNET about fooling humans with AI.

By Mar. 1, 2014

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Sony said to be talking to Apple about camera for 'new' iPhone

Sony could double the number of sensors it supplies to Apple if it cements a deal as a supplier for a new iPhone.

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Why everyone is talking about Old Spice's stalking moms

Since its launch during the NFL playoffs, an Old Spice ad in which moms just can't help following their sons around has incited lots of online chatter. Its makers claim it is already "the No. 1 viral video in the world."

By Jan. 9, 2014

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Microsoft patent: Smack your phone up

For those times when your phone goes off unexpectedly, Microsoft patents a technology that means you simply have to hit your phone to silence it.

By Sep. 15, 2012

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Talking space droid Kirobo yaps away on ISS

"One small step for robots," says deceptively friendly Kirobo, a conversation droid designed to liven up the ISS.

By Sep. 5, 2013