Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking think we should ban killer robots

But history shows that bans against specific weapons aren’t always the, um, silver bullet.

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Optoro picks up $40 million in debt financing

Optoro picks up $40 million in debt financing

The latest round is in addition to a $50 million investment Optoro received in December.

Twitter’s got some growing up to do

Twitter’s got some growing up to do

Twitter has to resolve a central question: What does it want to be when it grows up?

Planned Parenthood’s Web site on the defense after hacking claims

Planned Parenthood’s Web site on the defense after hacking claims

Planned Parenthood blamed “extremists” who oppose the group’s “mission and services.“

Google+’s stranglehold over YouTube’s comments is ending

Google+’s stranglehold over YouTube’s comments is ending

Two years after YouTubers protested with text art tanks.

In its next move, Amazon could turn to physical grocery stores

In its next move, Amazon could turn to physical grocery stores

Brick-and-mortar stores where shoppers can pickup online grocery orders would expand the customer base beyond those who can afford Amazon Fresh deliveries.

Facebook says there’s money to be made bringing Internet to the developing world

Facebook says there’s money to be made bringing Internet to the developing world

Facebook is making the business case to network operators.

Why Uber is winning in China

Why Uber is winning in China

Most U.S. tech companies fail in China. Uber’s unique path is paying off.

How to have a job in the future

How to have a job in the future

Today’s students should be ready to learn and change jobs constantly.

It’s official: AT&T-DirecTV is a done deal

It’s official: AT&T-DirecTV is a done deal

The deal gives AT&T control of DirecTV’s valuable customers and programming, turning it into a media giant in addition to a telecommunications company.

How security experts protect themselves online

How security experts protect themselves online

Update your software, use a password manager and turn on two-factor authentication.

Thumbly: Single-handedly creating a custom keyboard for your phone

Thumbly: Single-handedly creating a custom keyboard for your phone

Free iOS app fans the QWERTY keys out from the bottom corner, so that you can easily type with one hand.

1.4 million Fiat vehicles recalled to prevent hacking

1.4 million Fiat vehicles recalled to prevent hacking

In the first big reaction to a demonstration of taking over a vehicle remotely, the automaker will fix a software defect.

A big legal burden awaits small businesses, and most aren’t aware of it

A big legal burden awaits small businesses, and most aren’t aware of it

Few small business owners are aware of the massive fraud responsibility headed their way this fall.

Republicans are trying to defund net neutrality. Will it work?

Republicans are trying to defund net neutrality. Will it work?

Inside the complicated congressional politics of net neutrality.

The race is on to figure out what self-driving cars should look like

The race is on to figure out what self-driving cars should look like

The only thing that seems certain is they won’t look like existing sedans.

Amazon stock surges as earnings beat expectations

Amazon stock surges as earnings beat expectations

The company is the world’s most valuable retailer, at least for now, with a market value higher than Wal-Mart’s.

AT&T’s strongest growth isn’t coming from cellphone service. It’s in cars.

AT&T’s strongest growth isn’t coming from cellphone service. It’s in cars.

AT&T’s latest earnings was marked by a strong showing in the automotive industry.

What Ted Cruz gets wrong about ‘Star Trek’

What Ted Cruz gets wrong about ‘Star Trek’

Captain Kirk would make a terrible president.

Instagram will unblock the #curvy hashtag

Instagram will unblock the #curvy hashtag

Instagram first prevented users from searching for photos with the term last week, prompting a huge backlash.

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Houses, prosthetic limbs and food: Amazing things made with 3-D printers

Houses, prosthetic limbs and food: Amazing things made with 3-D printers

As technology for 3-D printing advances, the possibilites for what can be made widens.

Why one of Apple’s biggest fans quit Apple Music

Why one of Apple’s biggest fans quit Apple Music

It’s a “nightmare,” Apple aficionado Jim Dalrymple says.

Comcast has finally become an Internet-first company

Comcast has finally become an Internet-first company

The company now has more broadband customers than it does TV subscribers.

This small change could make a big difference for accessible technology

This small change could make a big difference for accessible technology

Tech firms such as Yahoo, Facebook, Dropbox and LinkedIn announced Thursday that they will develop standard language that lets applicants know that having accessibility knowledge is “preferred” to land a job.