An artificially intelligent (AI) virtual gamer coded by University of Texas at Austin scientists recently won the prestigious BotPrize after impressing judges with its human-like abilities in Unreal Tournament 2004.
Google is today adding its first underwater panoramic images to Google Maps, allowing users to take a virtual dive at six of the world's most dramatic coral reefs.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees in Taiwan that Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is being released before it is "fully ready."
Facebook has shuttered its facial recognition feature in Europe, following last year's report from the Irish Data Protection Commissioner.
Iran is in the process of blocking access to Google search, Gmail and YouTube, saying it plans to introduce its own 'domestic internet'.
In just two or three years, computers and robots could be having meaningful conversations with human beings, say University of Aberdeen scientists.
About a third of a million more Americans showed up at the ballot box in 2010 because of a single Facebook message on election day, say researchers at the University of California, San Diego.
Apple has rolled out its new iTunes app for both the Mac and PC.
Mark Zuckerberg says he's not at all happy about Facebook's share price, but believes the company's got a big future in the mobile arena.
Mountain View has rolled out an updated version of its Google Drive that offers new features for both iOS and Android devices.
Facebook's cracking down on fake 'Likes', with an update to its system designed to automatically detect and remove them.
Amazon's Appstore is launching in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain, in what's a pretty strong hint that the Kindle Fire will soon make it to Europe too.
There are many tools available for both devs and modders to help customize Google’s versatile Android operating system.
OnLive is in the process of rebooting after laying off most of its staff and forming a new venture in the context of an acquisition backed by "substantial" funding.
Twitter's made changes to its API, restricting the creation of large-scale third party applications - and developers aren't at all happy about it.
Smart app updates for Android have gone live on Google Play - promising to save users both time and bandwidth.
German data protection officials are taking another look at Facebook's use of photo recognition.
Google says it is acquiring Frommer's travel-guide business from John Wiley & Sons Inc for $25 million.
Valve founder Gabe Newell, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson and Blizzard rep Rob Pardo are all quite apprehensive about Microsoft Windows 8.
Google's to start demoting sites in its search results that receive large numbers of valid copyright-infringement notices - delighting the content industry, but worrying free-speech campaigners.