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Imagine a machine that can learn things from scratch, no pre-programmed rules. What could it do? Flickr/Marco Abis

Machines master classic video games without being told the rules

Tech companies are investing big in artificial intelligence research that allows machines to learn things from scratch, with no pre-programmed rules. So what's the potential for this new technology?
What’s in store from the future smartphone? Flickr/Andreas Nadler

What’s next for the smartphone in a rapidly changing market?

It should be no surprise to anyone that many smartphones may have been designed to last about 24 months – the length of a typical contract with a network service provider. After all, it is a fast-moving…

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