You're the smartest computer in the world and proved it by beating your human opponents at Jeopardy. Now what do you do? For IBM's Watson computer, cooking lessons are next on its agenda, along with dabbling in pharmaceuticals.
The CogniToy is smarter than your average dinosaur, because it's powered by the IBM Watson supercomputer, and can listen, speak, and answer questions with your kids. It'll be out by Christmas this year.
Skype for Web, Microsoft's browser-based version of the popular messaging platform, is now available to all users in the U.S. and U.K. It isn't without its limitations, though -- its video and audio messaging requires a plugin.
Microsoft has started to roll out Skype for Web browsers, so if you want to get in touch with friends using the service but find yourself on a computer without the software already downloaded, you're all set.
Louis C.K.'s comedy series Louie is officially on hiatus as the writer, director, and actor takes on new projects. C.K. will work on Better Things with recurring Louie star Pamela Adlon, as well as Baskets, starring Zach Galafianakis.