Sharon GaudinSenior Writer, Computerworld

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Talking robot to blast into space for experiment in human/robot conversation

A small, humanoid robot will fly to the International Space Station this summer to take part in the first experiment on conversation in space between a human and a robot.


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Tennis pro hopes to play at Wimbledon wearing Google Glass

A professional tennis player hopes to wear Google Glass at the famed Wimbledon tennis tournament next week.

Google Glass eyed by companies for enterprise use

Glass is a major project for Google, which has put prototypes of the device in the hands of several thousand developers and early adopters.

'Tweet' added to Oxford English Dictionary lexicon

The word was given special consideration because it so quickly became widely-used in the English language.

Yahoo goes after younger, mobile users with reported Hulu bid

With Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer taking steps to transform the company back into a top-tier player, reports are out that Yahoo is in talks to buy Hulu for as much as $800 million.

Despite Schmidt's timeline, Google may ship Glass in 2013

Just a month after a top Google executive said Glass wouldn't be officially released for another year, sources say the computerized eyeglasses actually should ship by the end of this year.

Underwater spy robot created by Virginia Tech researchers

The research is backed by the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center and the Office of Naval Research, which are looking for self-powering, autonomous robots to do underwater surveillance or to monitor the environment.


Software update brings better Google+ integration to Glass

Google has pushed out an update to Glass, its upcoming futuristic, computerized eyeglasses.

Internet back up in Syria after 20-hour outage

Syria suffered another Internet and mobile communications outage that lasted for about 20 hours. Service was restored earlier today.

Caesars Palace deals Google Glass out of its game

A year before Google's futuristic-looking, computerized eyeglasses are even expected to hit the market, they have been banned--again.

Space shots: Android phones beam back images of Earth

NASA Friday released photos taken by three smartphones as they orbited Earth.

Google may have smart eyeglasses but Budweiser has smart beer glasses

Budweiser is trying to make it easier to make friends--Facebook friends--when you're drinking beer.

Curiosity rover may be in trouble after a month of silence

NASA engineers are waiting to see if they can pull a long-running Mars rover out of stand-by mode.