Robots reading feelings

Robots are getting smarter—and faster—at knowing what humans are feeling and thinking just by "looking" into their faces, a development that might one day allow more emotionally perceptive machines to detect changes in ...

Scientists help robots understand humans with board game idea

Information scientists at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Michigan have borrowed from the popular game "20 Questions," to make an important step towards helping robots maintain continuous and purposeful ...

Crime and virtual punishment

When it comes to crime and punishment, how judges dish out prison sentences is anything but a game.

Nintendo Switch's big challenge: luring casual gamers

With three kids and constant travel for work, John Hussey jumped at the chance to play an open-world adventure game like "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" anywhere, anytime.

Nintendo's Iwata who led through successes, woes dies at 55

Satoru Iwata, who led Japanese video game company Nintendo Co. through years of growth with its Pokemon and Super Mario franchises, has died after a lengthy illness, drawing a flood of emotional tributes from game fans and ...

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