IBM’s Project Debater is an AI that’s ready to argue

A large group of journalists and IBM employees sit quietly while a black monolith (yes, like the one found in 2001: A Space Odyssey) with a display shows three animated blue balls floating in front and behind each other. The assembled humans are wait...

The Engadget Podcast Ep 34: Intergalactic

On this special all Samsung edition of the Engadget Podcast host Terrence O'Brien is joined by executive editor Dana Wollman and senior editor Chris Velazco. First all three will debate some of the most burning questions surrounding South Korea's big...

Trump made a 30-year-old Janet Jackson song a hit again

Memes and Saturday Night Live sketches have been the only bright spots coming out of this year's televised garbage fires presidential debates. Last night's final meeting between priapic Republican candidate Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton w...

YouTube stomped TV in the second presidential debate

Did you choose to watch coverage of the second US presidential debate on your computer or phone instead of your TV? You're not alone... in fact, you might be in the majority. YouTube reports that round two of Clinton versus Trump racked up 124 millio...

Memes made the presidential debate great again

There's something magical about an inside joke. A good inside joke reminds friends that no matter what happens, you'll always have that moment when you were completely in sync, united by laughter and happy tears. Memes, meanwhile, are inside jokes on...