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Microsoft's new 'Adam' AI trounces Google ... and beats HUMANS

Asynchronous design crucial in giving 120-machine cluster the edge in neural-network wars

Can it be true? That I hold here, in my mortal hand, a nugget of PUREST ... BLACK?

Brit boffins stumble on wonder material while down the pub

New leaked 'Windows 8 screenshot': The Start Menu strikes back

Revamped launcher could arrive in update this year

D-Wave to bust 1,000-qubit barrier with new quantum compute device

Bags $30m in funding as it preps quantum-as-a-service thing

IBM to drop SoftLayer pod in Melbourne

Big Blue joins the race to cloudify Australian business

VMware launches vCHS in Japan and reveals China Telecom partnership

SoftBank scores in Japan as 'CT E-surfing Hybrid Cloud Services' name picked for Middle Kingdom ops

French telco vendors line up with government on 5G

Alca-Lu leads 'Club France' to take battle back to Asia

Diary note: Pluto's close-up is a year from … now!

New Horizons is less than a year from the dwarf planet

BitTorrent not to blame for movie revenues, says economist

Movie futures traders provide better data than Hollywood sockpuppets

Flaw in Google's Dropcam sees it turned into SPYCAM

Researchers find Heartbleed vuln and plenty more holes in Google's IoT eyes

Verizon, Ericsson, Qualcomm plot spectrum-sharing test

When the lads in khaki leave the 3.5 GHz band alone, telcos plan to borrow it for your mobe

Get an EYEFUL OF CURRY for the sake of your brain

These boffins tested turmeric: you won't REMEMBER what happens next

DRONE WARS: Killers, spies? Nah, they're IDEAL for snapping pics of hot models

Face, face... Give beauty, face, face!

Child diagnosed as allergic to iPad

Apple's fondleslab is the tablet dermatitis sufferers won't want to take

YES: Scotland declares independence ... from the dot co dot uk empire

You can take our hard drives, but they will never take our freedom

'Father of Zeus' banking trojan appears at very reasonable price

Kingpin daddy skips sandboxes, ducks AV and pops browsers

Samsung threatens to cut ties with supplier over child labour allegations

Vows to uphold 'zero tolerance' policy on underage workers

Barclays Bank counter staff to become iPad-toting 'community bankers'

They shall walk amongst you

Mobile, cloud, social? Data? Nadella strings sexy words together

CommentLong-winded memo makes us miss Steve Ballmer

Delaware pair nabbed for getting saucy atop Mexican eatery

Burrito meets soft taco in alleged rooftop romp outrage

Do YOU work at Microsoft? Um. Are you SURE about that?

Nokia and marketing types first to get the bullet, says report

BT: Whew, we've been cleared of major privacy breach. Oh SNAP, another webmail blunder

ExclusiveComplaint dismissed. Prepare for different complaints

What do we want? Swift storage policies! OpenStack: Yeah, fine

Not many though, it seems

Brit enterprises still wolfing down PCs post-XP support death

Lenovo closing in on HP as PCs continue to clamber out bog

Microsoft takes on Chromebook with low-cost Windows laptops

WPCRedmond's chief salesman: We're taking 'hard' decisions

Japanese artist cuffed for disseminating 3D ladyparts files

NSFWPrintable genitalia fall foul of 'obscene material' laws

Oracle: You wanted SQL on Hadoop? How about SQL on Hadoop and SQL ON NOSQL?

ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?

NASA: ALIENS and NEW EARTHS will be ours inside 20 years

ETs, habitable planets will soon pop up with our new 'scopes

BMW i8 plug-in hybrid: It's a supercar, Jim, but not as we know it

ReviewVroom-vroom, sort of

Google's Pankhurst doodle doo-doo shows the perils of using Google to find stuff out

El Reg DOES do Google Doodle 'stories' sometimes

Hybrid upstart Tintri: Legacy vendors? We're eating their lunch

Claims VM-aware hybrid biz is growing...

UK Parliament rubber-stamps EMERGENCY data grab 'n' keep bill

Just 49 MPs oppose Drip's rushed timetable

SHARE your big data scientist. They're too costly and rare to keep a whole one – HP exec

Pool the, er, 'shared resource' across channel partner base

Virty server bones thrown: Gartner mages see Microsoft rising

What a shock, VMware in the lead

British data cops: We need greater powers and more money

You want data butt kicking, we need bigger boots - ICO

Native Americans KILLED AND ATE DUMBO, say archaeologists

Yum, trunk meat, my favourite

Google Nest, ARM, Samsung pull out Thread to strangle ZigBee

But there's a flaw in Google's IP-based IoT system

Piece of Apple close to smashing CRAZY 2012 share price record

Is an equally massive share plunge in the offing?

Smashing, groovy, baby – yay, capitalism! Digital Ocean flogs Brit VMs

Plucky Linux cloud startup floats where Amazon fears to tread: Slough

Listen: WORST EVER customer service call – Comcast is 'very embarrassed'

AudioEmbarrassed it was caught on tape

Hamas hacks Israeli TV sat channel to broadcast pics of Gaza wounded

Tells viewers: 'Prepare yourself for an extended stay in shelters'

You don't need a HERO, you need a ZERO. From Google

+CommentCrack unit to rid internet of zero-day vulns

Microsoft's anti-bug breakthrough: Wire devs to BRAIN SCANNERS

Clippy: It looks your hands are shaking, are you sure you want to commit this code?

Nokia emits Windows Phone 8.1 'Cyan' upgrade for Lumia gear

Finnish phones get bonus features on top of OS upgrade

'Two-speed internet' storm turns FCC.gov into zero-speed website

Deadline for comments on net neutrality shake-up extended to Friday

HP chairman Ralph Whitworth steps down immediately

Activist investor cites health concerns in leaving post

Interview: Michael Cordover, voteware freedom-of-information crusader

Barrister offers pro bono help to uncover the source code of Australian democracy

Don't mention ZE WAR: Battling Box touts unlimited storage to biz

Having a hard time being profitable? Quick - give every byte away

Can nothing trip up the runaway cash monster that is Intel? Well...

Most divisions show modest growth, with one big exception – that damn mobile tech

Big Blue Apple: IBM to sell iPads, iPhones to enterprises

iOS/2 gear loaded with apps for big biz ... uh oh BlackBerry

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