Conversational robots close to reality

In just two or three years, computers and robots could be having meaningful conversations with human beings,  say University of Aberdeen scientists.

The great motion capture Oscar debate

As Oscar season approaches, Warner Brothers has been pushing for a big Harry Potter win

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The big horror vs. humor debate

Ever since the movie Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein there's been a big debate among genre fans: does humor belong in horror films?

White House threatens to veto Republican challenge to network neutrality

The FCC has won the latest round in its battle to introduce new net neutrality laws, but now faces a challenge from House Republicans.