6
This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

Loaded: Computers that can cry

About Video Transcript

Loaded: Computers that can cry

1:56 /

Phillips will scale back its TV business while Samsung may be selling off its hard drive business, and Google invests in research that will attempt to teach computers to feel regret.

-It's Monday, April 18th. I'm Natali Morris and it's time to get Loaded. Philips is pulling out of the TV business sort of. The company is moving its TV component to a 30/70 venture with the Hong Kong-based business TPV. Making TVs has become a loss leader for Philips, so the company wants to focus its effort on other CE products. The District of Columbia is going to legalize online poker in order to raise money for the government. The 2011 budget includes permission for online games which will be taxed in order for our very indebted government to make money, and if you ask me (which, of course, you did not), it is about time. Google is shutting down Google Video once and for all. They don't really do much with this since they purchased YouTube. Google stopped uploads to Google Video years ago, but they were still hosting videos. But if you have videos there now, better put them somewhere else because this service is shutting down altogether pronto. Google is also funding a project that would teach computers regret. This is an AI project from Tel Aviv University. It's more about teaching reinforcement learning rather than a real mea culpa, but it's a start. Imagine if your computer could apologize to you for crashing. That would be nice. The upcoming "Uncharted" sequel will have the ability to share your game play inside your Facebook and YouTube accounts. "Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception" will give you a feed of your Facebook friends that are online in the PlayStation Network. You can see their game play clips and Facebook posts without ever leaving the game. Samsung may be selling off its hard drive business. The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung is selling off this division for $1.5 billion in order to invest in other high-profit areas. Seagate is a potential buyer, but this is all rumor at this point. That's your news of the day. I will see you tomorrow with more. I'm Natali Morris for CNET and you've just been Loaded.

New releases

Philips adds a 75W Replacement SlimStyle LED to its lighting lineup
2:17 November 22, 2014
This bigger, brighter version of the original SlimStyle LED looks like a strong value in its class
Play video
2015 Acura TLX V-6 Advance (CNET On Cars, Episode 54)
16:28 November 21, 2014
Acura hopes the TLX is what it will drive into the future, we explore the head-up display coming to your car soon, and check out the...
Play video
Los Angeles Auto Show 2014: CNET's editors choose their favorites
5:55 November 21, 2014
The press days are over here at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Before we head off into the Hollywood hills we took a moment to re-cap...
Play video
Watch Tony Hawk do endless 360s on a hoverboard, Ep. 184
5:36 November 21, 2014
This week on Crave, we can see sound waves. We might get to see an unexplored part of the moon. But most of all we get to see Tony...
Play video
The $199 HP Stream 11 wants to be as cloud-friendly as a Chromebook, but with Windows 8
2:18 November 21, 2014
If you keep expectations in check, this bargain-basement Windows 8 laptop has good battery life and a decent design.
Play video
Yamaha SRT-1000 gives good single-speaker surround
1:44 November 21, 2014
The Yamaha SRT-1000 sound base offers discrete looks, an astoundingly wide soundstage and plenty of features in a package that is still...
Play video
Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you
2:50 November 21, 2014
Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable gu...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,584: Google Contributor, JFK has a drone problem, San Francisco's poo map (podcast)
30:08 November 21, 2014
We're back in the studio today! Join us for a very special episode complete with a full tour and the start of our Call of Duty: Advanced...
Play video