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Wisdom of crowds plus a splash of AI give Australia new national analytical map data

It's nice to know where a lake lies. It's better if you know how fast rain can get into it

Germany gives social networks 24 hours to delete criminal content

Schnell! Designated complaint handlers could cop €5m Euro fine, networks could wear €50m

Reversible head transplants coming back to Windows Server 2016

Sysadmins miss Windows Server 2012's GUI-or-no-GUI-and-back-again option

Microsoft's new hardware: eight x86 cores, 40 GPU cores

Damn. It's the next XBOX, not a Surface and it's going to 4k things up nicely

Dieting cannibals: At last, a scientist has calculated calories for human body parts

All in the name of archeology, he says

Graffiti 'dying out' as kids dump spray cans for Instagram, Twitter etc

Lazy millennials can't even be bothered to commit petty crime

Printer blown to bits by compressed air

On-CallTech support planned to clean gunk with canned air. But the user had an industrial-strength compressor ... twice

Ex-IBMer sues Google for $10bn – after his web ad for 'divine honey cancer cure' was pulled

Software engineer decries feeble-minded scientific rules

Big-in-Japan AI code 'Chainer' shows how Intel will gun for GPUs

Chainer makes TensorFlow look like treacle, but until this week it didn't speak Xeon

Customer satisfaction is our highest priority… OK, maybe second-highest… or third...

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Read the signs and weep because NO ONE CARES

RootMetrics finds provinces stagger to 4G

Real progress, but it's patchy

How their GDPR ignorance could protect you from your denial

People, not process – your worst nightmare

An echo chamber full of fake news? Blame Google and Facebook, says Murdoch chief

Ad 'duopoly' has markets and public opinion by the short ones

Teradata pays ex-prez €4.2m to close 'invalid termination' settlement

German court finds against the chopping of German man

BOFH: Defenestration, a solution to Solutions To Problems We Don't Have

Episode 5Fires and server crashes also known to work

Hortonworks CTO's ACID Merge: The impossible dream, realised

InterviewHive-minded project injection

Murdoch will get EU green light for full Sky takeover – reports

Sources whisper to Reuters that it's an A-OK from Brussels

Bankers to get 1Gbps free Wi-Fi in City of London deal

Area with just 8,000 residents to benefit from small cell

Facebook's 'delightful' AI Clippy the Paperclip creeps into Messenger

What fresh hell

Boaty McBoatface sinks in South Atlantic on her maiden deployment

Yet the yellow submarine's operators are calm about it...

Open source Elastic analytics snaps into Google's Cloud Platform

"Openness a driving force" says Google

'Amnesia' IoT botnet feasts on year-old unpatched vulnerability

New variant of 'Tsunami' is a disaster waiting to happen

Foxconn outbids WD with ¥3 TRILLION offer for Tosh memory biz

Exactly what the Japanese government doesn't want

Utility company picks NB-IoT, actively spurns rival techs' USPs

'Plug-and-play' connectivity tech sealed the deal, says firm

WD unveils grown-up USB stick in My Passport slab form

All-flash portable and pocketable drive

Take that! FCC will hand net neut to FTC – reports

AnalysisBack to being the uber internet regulator then

iCloud extortion racket nowhere near as epic as we thought it might be

But have your popcorn ready 2030 BST just in case

Overcharge customers, underpay the serfs. Who else but Uber (allegedly)

App has been short-changing drivers, new lawsuit claims

US govt ceases fire in legal spat with Twitter to unmask anti-Trump 'immigration official'

CBP kills own lawsuit to out Donald-trolling twit

Friends, we have a real treat for you. A roundup of this week's stunning enterprise storage news

The Friday fun has just begun

DeepMind hopes its TensorFlow lib Sonnet is music to ears of AI devs

Code dumped on GitHub for you to play with this weekend (and maybe beyond)

nbn™ gets its wish: Australian ISPs' performance to be rated

ACCC to start broadband performance rating service to reveal real-world speeds

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