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IBM's Watson swallows 1,900 TED talks, can now bore you to death

Technically Incorrect: You have truly deep questions. Watson has the answers. He's like Yoda without the knowing smile.

By May 26, 2015


The site that claims to know if someone died in your house

DiedInHouse.com believes it might have the answer to that uncomfortable sense that there might be strange spirits in your house.

By October 20, 2013


eBay to ban sales of spells, hexes, magic services

If online auctions have been your preferred method of procuring love potions, you're soon going to be out of luck on eBay.

By August 16, 2012


World of Warcraft really is the future

A sociologist claims that World of Warcraft isn't just a game, but a portent of the world to come. He claims the game could be the world's first real afterlife.

By March 25, 2010


The 404 531: Where we meet Alison Rosen's mother (podcast)

Today's show title is a little deceptive, and we should be clear that Alison Rosen's mother does not make an appearance on this episode, but Alison's all we need anyway because she's the future of television!

By March 5, 2010


Three things Nokia's Ovi Store needs to fix

Nokia's Ovi App store says it's going to bring apps to the most popular handset brand on the planet -- but so far, all we've seen is a poor first attempt. We tell it how to smarten up

By May 27, 2009


WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for this week

Rounding up the WiiWare and Virtual Console releases for the week of 3/2.

By March 2, 2009


Friday Poll: How will you replace your election obsession?

Now that the election has been decided, how will you fill all that time you spent following every nuance of the campaign? Vote in our poll.

By November 7, 2008


Advice site gets MSN nod

Microsoft's Web portal signs an agreement to offer online advice from start-up Keen on topics including tarot card reading, personal finance and computers.

By July 27, 2001