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French Tech Company Promises Housekeeping Robot

Blue Frog Robotics says Buddy the robot will act like part of the family, helping with chores and even entertaining children.

07/08/2015

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Researchers: Computers May One Day Perceive Reality Just Like Humans

University of Maryland researchers are attempting to design computers that can see, hear and even think like human beings.

07/08/2015

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Japan Accepts American Challenge To Giant Robot Fight

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – Think of it as a rematch of the Women’s World Cup — robot style! Japanese engineers have accepted a challenge from an American company to duel with giant robots. It all started […]

07/07/2015

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FBI Using Facial Recognition Software To Track Suspects Despite Privacy Concerns

The FBI’s newly created Next Generation Identification (NGI) system allows police departments across the country to submit photos based on facial recognition to find any matches among millions of mug shots, State Department data and driver’s license photos.

07/06/2015

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Looking For Love On A Dating App? You May Find Music Instead

In your quest to find a date, a spouse or a hook-up, you might discover something else when using dating apps: new music.

06/29/2015

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Baby In X-Ray Machine Causes Social Media Buzz

Have you ever heard of a Pigg-O-Stat?

06/25/2015

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Expert: New Facial Recognition Technology Threatens Privacy

Privacy advocates say the increasing use of face recognizing software will make it impossible for people to feel their privacy is secure.

06/25/2015

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Companies Look To Algorithms To Hire More Diverse Staff

Looking to remove biased human decisions, companies are looking to systematic data patterns, or algorithms, to hire more diversity in the workplace.

06/24/2015

Gmail now lets you undo emails up to 30 seconds after you send them.

Google Protects Gmail Users From Sending Regrettable Notes

Google is making it easier to avoid getting into trouble with a misdirected or inappropriate email.

06/23/2015

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Ex-FBI Official: Hackers Outpacing Cyber Defenses

Following a cyberattack against Polish airline LOT that grounded 11 flights and nearly 1,400 passengers Sunday, company and government officials say that hackers are outpacing cyber defense tactics.

06/23/2015