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Jack Dorsey holds impromptu art and lifestyle symposium

What Twitter IPO? In an unconventional talk at Y Combinator's annual startup school, the Twitter cofounder and Square CEO reads from some of his favorite books and plays some music.

By October 19, 2013

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Friday Poll: Could AI threaten humanity?

Elon Musk opened up a wave of discussion with his assertion that artificial intelligence has the potential to do horrible things to humanity.

By October 31, 2014

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Elon Musk: 'We are summoning the demon' with artificial intelligence

While he believes smart machines can take us to Mars and drive our cars for us, Musk remains worried that artificial intelligence holds a darker potential.

By October 26, 2014

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What wows Woz? Actually, what doesn't?

Apple's co-founder oozes passion on everything tech, from why he wants to be a Glasshole to why builders matter more than ideas.

By October 7, 2014

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Microsoft Research toils on app shield for the cloud

Microsoft researchers develop a prototype of an app-shielding technology called Haven, which builds on top of its previous Drawbridge operating system work.

By October 6, 2014

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This Sony researcher wants to put you in someone else's head

Jun Rekimoto, who studies augmented reality at Sony Computer Science Labs, is using cameras, drones and sensors to capture and share what others are seeing and feeling.

By September 27, 2014

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Researchers find way to hack Gmail with 92 percent success rate

A weakness in Android, Windows, and iOS mobile operating systems could be used to obtain personal information.

By August 21, 2014

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The metadata debate: What you need to know about data retention

The former head of the CIA has said "we kill people based on metadata", but as Australia introduces new data retention laws, the country's security chief says he's "not quite sure" what the fuss is about. So what is the truth behind data retention, and why does it matter?

By August 13, 2014

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MIT researchers use drones as photography lights

Researchers at MIT have come up with a novel use for the humble drone, turning them into flying photography lights.

By July 14, 2014

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Wearable tech will keep failing -- until we can't live without it

Revealed at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco: the "dirty little secret" of activity trackers and smartwatches is that they're still not worth it.

By July 10, 2014