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Siri For Kids? Artificial Intelligence In Children's Toys

Using the artificial intelligence software found in Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana, the Wi-Fi enabled "Hello Barbie" can access around 8,000 lines of conversation and store responses for future reference.

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Talking To Computers: The Technology Behind Speech Recognition Software

Our phones and computers do not need keyboards to understand us anymore. We talk about how speech recognition technology works and how it's changing the way we interact with our devices.

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Computer Guys And Gal: Taking Selfies To New Heights And More

Mobile ad blocking comes to iPhones, updated Android comes to new Nexus phones, and "dronies" -- video selfies shot by a GoPro on a drone -- come to Instagram. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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The Evolution Of Teenage Friendship In The Internet Age

A new survey says more than half of teens report meeting friends online, some of whom they never meet in person. Tech Tuesday explores the nature of teenage friendship in the digital age.

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Computer Guys and Gal

Google updates its iconic logo, Adobe Flash takes another hit and Apple prepares for yet another product announcement. The Computer Guys and Gal are here to interpret.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation" (Rebroadcast)

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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Smart Homes

Can you open your garage door, turn on the lights and turn up the heat from your smart phone? Tech Tuesday examines the many ways to create a connected home, and the reasons you might want to -- from energy and cost savings to convenience to fun.

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How Algorithms Decide And Recommend

pThey recommend movies, choose what headlines you read, and approve you for a bank loan -- or don't. Tech Tuesday examines how algorithms work and how they influence our lives./p
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Computer Guys And Gal

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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Taking Great Photos On Vacation Or "Staycation"

Professional photographers give us the latest on cameras, smart phones and shooting tips for great vacation photos this summer -- and every day.

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