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Microsoft buys into 'bots' October 12, 2006 Microsoft is buying Colloquis, a maker of natural language-processing technology used to provide automated customer assistance.
Software lets you create cybertwin April 2, 2007 Start-up MyCyberTwin lets people create and customize a virtual personality that can chat with others while they're offline.
If you give a bot a basketball... March 17, 2006 They're hardly Kobe and Shaq, but these robots can fling a Nerf ball--and inspire kids to learn science, too. Photos: Bots hit the court
Zombie PCs being sent to steal IDs March 14, 2005 Botnets, or networks of compromised PCs, are increasingly being used for identity theft and installing spyware, a new report says.
Alarm growing over bot software April 30, 2004 Many network administrators fret about the next worm, but security experts warn that a quieter, equally damaging threat is gaining control of large networks of computers.
'Storm worm' exploits YouTube October 10, 2007 Spammers may have changed tactics, targeting a familiar Web site rather than PCs for the purpose of spreading the trojan.
Cracking open the cybercrime economy December 14, 2007 Hacking for fun has evolved into hacking for profit, and created a business model nearly as sophisticated as that of legal software.
Spam-bot tests flunk the blind July 2, 2003 Advocates for the visually impaired contend that increasingly popular "visual verification" tests are discriminatory, raising a cloud over the future of a widely used antispam tool.
Build your own bot, courtesy of iRobot January 8, 2007 Want a robot that picks up your clothes? The maker of Roomba is out with a device that can be programmed to suit consumers' specific needs.Photos: Creating a customized iRobot
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