Sharon GaudinComputerworld

Sharon Gaudin is a science writer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an experienced technology reporter.

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Mark Zuckerberg reports on his year building A.I. for his home

Not all appliances are smart or connected, and even those that are have different interfaces, which made coding difficult, Zuckerberg said.

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Facebook hit by civil rights grievances

It's been a tough week for Facebook when it comes to civil rights allegations.

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Facebook's new social network for businesses, Facebook at Work, launches Oct. 10

The Facebook at Work launch event will happen in London, the company says, as both a desktop and mobile social network for businesses and their employees.

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Facebook, Google gather questions for presidential debates

Here we go: technology and social media companies have been tapped to help the American public engage with Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton during the three debates.

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Politics' hot new trend: live streaming everything

Both the Republican and the Democratic national conventions this summer will be live streaming their events. It's all about reaching more viewers, as well as preaching to the party faithful.

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Don't worry that a robot is going to steal your job... yet

Robotics will replace some human workers in their jobs, but technology will also create new, more interesting jobs for people, according to a report from Forrester Research.

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Elon Musk wants to build you a robotic housekeeper

High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has his sights set on building robots that can do housework, have conversations, and play games.

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Iron Man meets Aquaman as U.S. Navy turns to undersea augmented reality

Scientists with the U.S. Navy are working to develop an augmented reality display for divers' helmets.

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New Siri sibling Viv may be next step in AI evolution

Analysts agree Viv's a big step forward if it works as promised, but say it's still early and the system will need to learn to be most effective.

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Facebook sees its future built on artificial intelligence

According to one Facebook executive, if you think you're drowning in a flood of information now, you ain't seen nothin' yet.