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Why 'outdated' Turing test is no longer the gold standard of AI

A chatbot pretending to be a 13-year-old boy recently passed the famous artificial intelligence test, its creators claim. But does Turing's test really tell us anything about AI?

By Jun. 10, 2014


HTC reboots U.S. operations with 'emerging devices' focus

The Taiwanese phone manufacturer has reportedly launched a division to focus on new HTC products and global distribution, and is reshuffling management positions its U.S. operations.

By Jul. 22, 2013


Chevy unleashes 'Volt-age' for 100th birthday

As part of its birthday celebration at the Woodward Dream Cruise car weekend, Chevy invited Volt owners from around the U.S. to parade their wheels down the iconic avenue.

By Aug. 19, 2011


Principal threatens to report parents of underage Facebookers

A British school principal believes that parents whose children are too young to be on Facebook and other social-networking sites should be reported to child-protection services.

By May. 5, 2012


Dynamic Google doodle draws dancers, complaints

The search company honors choreographer Martha Graham with an animated doodle on its main page. Not everybody likes it.

By May. 11, 2011


As the URL burns: The short-link soap opera

Tr.im creator Eric Woodward is bitter about Bit.ly, and not completely without cause.

By Aug. 18, 2009


iPhone recharging on the run: Case vs. case

Two days of taking constant photos and videos on assignment drained my iPhone battery fast. Fortunately, I had a Scosche Switchback Surge G4 and a PowerSkin competing to recharge my phone.

By Aug. 27, 2011


The Gadget Show World Tour vs Gadget Geeks

The Gadget Show is back -- how will techtastic twosome Jason and Polly face up to the competition from Sky's rival Gadget Geeks?

By Mar. 27, 2012


WikiLeaks: Where's Snowden? We're not saying

The U.S. government has had no success in its international efforts to secure the return of Edward Snowden for prosecution for leaking. It's not even clear what country he's in now.

By Jun. 24, 2013


Marissa Mayer enters the Yahoo pressure cooker

Yahoo's new CEO spent the last 13 years at a company that has been on top for its entire lifespan. Now she is in the spotlight dealing with challenges and expectations that will test her will and skills in a much different environment.

By Jul. 23, 2012