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Robot revolution: 22 stocks to buy

The robot revolution is here -- and it's creating serious money-making opportunities for savvy investors.<p>Innovations like driverless cars, drones and robotic surgical arms are already disrupting how we live our lives. And this is just the beginning.<p>The market for robots and artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Google is making fake human skin to test its cancer-detecting nanoparticles

Last October, Google announced that it was working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out cancer cells in the bloodstream and report back to a smart wristband. Now, if this didn't sound bizarre enough, it turns out the search giant is also using synthetic skin to develop the technology.<p>the …

Scientists Are Afraid To Talk About The Robot Apocalypse, And That's A Problem

I thought it'd be a cool story to interview academics and robotics professionals about the popular notion of a robot takeover, but four big names in the area declined to talk to me. A fifth person with robo street cred told me on background that people in the community fear that publicly talking …

Singularity

Brain Gain

The underground world of “neuroenhancing” drugs.<p>A young man I’ll call Alex recently graduated from Harvard. As a history major, Alex wrote about a dozen papers a semester. He also ran a student organization, for which he often worked more than forty hours a week; when he wasn’t on the job, he had …

Microsoft: Cortana will order flowers – and Kinect could come to Windows Phone

Plans for Microsoft’s Cortana intelligent personal assistant are only just beginning, Joe Belfiore tells Matt Warman<p>The announcement of Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s Siri and Google’s ‘Now’ search tool was much rumoured. But few assumed it would really be called Cortana – it’s a name that sounds …

12 Beautiful Options For Your Next Desktop Wallpaper

Joanne Harper is a screenshot artist, risking life and (her graphics card's) limb to bring you pictures of video games so pretty you'll want to stick …