Scientists have found a way to use brain signals to make a computer speak the words a person is trying to say. Their method could one day help people who have lost the ability to speak.
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The popularity of Amazon's Alexa shows that many people don’t mind trading some privacy to have a computer assistant always around to help them. But Bloomberg News recently reported that humans are also listening to many Alexa recordings.
If something you own breaks, should you be allowed to fix it? The answer may seem clear, but there's a growing battle between companies that make things and people who want to repair them.
On Thursday, several large websites in Europe showed their users warning screens instead of their regular websites. They did this to protest the European Union's new plan for copyright laws.
As smartwatches become more popular around the world, governments and other groups are warning that many smartwatches for children are unsafe.
This week is Computer Science Education Week. During the week, students around the world will be taking part in an "Hour of Code" and learning a little about programming computers.
A news company run by the government of China showed off a new tool earlier this month - a computer-created TV host to read the news on TV.
Would you pay thousands of dollars for a painting with a face so blurry you're not sure it's a face? Or a picture by an unknown artist? What if the artist was a computer?
If you have trouble remembering things you read, scientists at RMIT Institute in Australia have come up with a font that can help you remember - by making words harder to read.
On Tuesday, Cubans got a big surprise - free Internet service on cell phones anywhere in the country. It was a one day test run by the Cuban government's Internet company.