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White House report cautiously optimistic about job-killing AI

Drivers and cashiers, it's time to look for a different line of work

Australian Internet policy remains years behind reality

Metadata extensions, copyright and Turnbull abandoning transformation show we're way off the pace

Firefox to give all extensions their own process in January

Multi-process plan, for the sake of security and stability, is moving fast

NIST requests ideas for crypto that can survive quantum computers

Christmas miracle: Government preparing properly for problem expected to land in ~20 years

Raspberry Pi Foundation releases operating system for PCs, Macs

Debian-derived PIXEL brings Pi experience to x86s, as Foundation chases 'best desktop environment, period'

Virtualisation got boring in 2016, but the fun's about to start anew

END-OF-YEAR ROUND UPServer virtualisation is so 2006. But other virtual ideas are just getting started

Support chap's Sonic Screwdriver fixes PC as user fumes in disbelief

On-callPlus: The crummy computer that did double duty as a pie-warmer

Eating Brotli will improve Edge's inner health says Microsoft

Google's compression algo shrinks Edge's page load times without taxing your CPU

Capita is STILL the BIGGEST tech services supplier to

Slurped £1.9bn of taxpayer cash in 2016, research claims

Gov claws back £440m for rural broadband

600,000 homes to get 24Mbps by 2020

Windows 10 nags, Dirty Cow, Microsoft's Linux man love: The Reg's big ones for 2016

Under your skin, in your head - what got you reading

NAND, fab-ulous NAND, price rises make DRAM a cash cow

Low supply put them in the mood, so Micron results are up now

HPE exec quits for online security startup

Channel overlord Lee Hughes slips off boss overcoat, hands to Mark Armstrong

Groupon frauds blamed on third-party password breaches

Been re-using passwords again, bud123?

How Rogue One's Imperial stormtroopers SAVED Star Wars and restored order

And why the rebellion is COOL again (warning contains Rogue One spoilers)

'Twas Brillo but then Android Things, which watched as Google Weaved its Nest

CommentThe Internet of Google Things

What gifts did ol' kitten heels May get this year?

Shoes and handbags, of course

Building IoT: Forget the vision, just show us how to build it

Nuts, bolts and more for devs, architects and engineers

Rising flash demand looks non-volatile. Time to build a fab

+CommentSK Hynix seems persuaded

Did EU ruling invalidate the UK's bonkers Snoopers' Charter?

AnalysisIntepretation is in the eye of the beholder. In this case, British courts

Rollout of smart meters continues at a snail's pace

Look on the bright side, they might never arrive

Big Sphere 3D shareholder tosses activist letter in firm's lap

+CommentFull restructuring needed, it says

'DNC hackers' used mobile malware to track Ukrainian artillery – researchers

Frontline battlefield operatives are Fandoids?

Bad news: Exim hole was going to be patched on Xmas Day. Good news: Keyword 'was'

UpdatedCode release for info-leak bug brought forward

Who's been naughty and nice in IT storage – over to you, Gartner-claus

New magic quadrant plus other bits and bytes from the enterprise backup world

Chinese boffins: We're testing an 'impossible' EM Drive IN SPAAAACE

Time NASA pulled its finger out

Uber's self-driving cars get kicked out of SF, seek refuge in Arizona

AnalysisAfter registration revoked in Cali, upstart looks for less regulated climes

We've been Trumped! China's Alibaba is a 'notorious' knock-offs souk, says US watchdog

Auction site slapped on list as haven for counterfeit goods

Australia's future technology headlines … for 2018!

Vulture South does the prediction thing and sees trouble on the horizon

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