Facebook Steps Up Artificial-Intelligence Efforts With New Research Lab

Big news for deep learning.

With Anki, Toy Cars Cruise Into the New Age of Robotics

Every so often a new tech product comes along that is just plain fun. Anki is one of those.

Anki Brings Videogames to Life With Robotic Toy Cars

You could say Anki is not like anything you’ve seen before — but it’s totally like what you’ve seen before. On a screen in a videogame.

Nuance: Virtual Assistants Will Work Across Platforms Within Two Years (Video)

The Siris of tomorrow will be able to do far more than tell you when to pack an umbrella.

A Smarter Calendar for iPhone

Tempo, among other “smart calendar” apps, is changing the way calendars work on the iPhone.

Artificial Intelligence, Al Gore, Modern Blogging and More: Where to Find ATD at SXSW

Let’s just say it’s not our first rodeo.

When RatNet Became Self-Aware

We cannot even predict what kinds of emergent properties would appear when animals begin interacting as part of a “brain-net.” In theory, you could imagine that a combination of brains could provide solutions that individual brains cannot achieve by themselves.

Miguel Nicolelis, who led a team that connected rats with a “brain-to-brain interface” that let the animals collaborate on simple tasks

Super Bowl Predictions: How EA Uses Madden to Guess the Final Score

Electronic Arts is using artificial intelligence and real-life data to predict that the New York Giants will defeat the New England Patriots by a field goal on Sunday.

Year of the Talking Phone and a Cloud That Got Hot

Important new products and services—including Ultrabooks, cloud computing and Android devices—raised questions and anticipation for the year ahead.

Laryngitis Aside, Why Siri Is a Voice to Be Reckoned With

Siri may still be working to find her voice, but Apple’s young assistant shows a ton of promise.

Sell Me an iPhone, Siri

The iPhone Finds Its Voice

Siri: The Full D7 Demo

D7 Tech Demo: Siri