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They say we're too mean to Microsoft. Well, how about this... Redmond just had a stonking year. And only 8% tax. Whee!

Paid -17% tax rate for Q4 despite making $72m every day

ServiceNow stops over in Jakarta on its journey to AI-land

SaaS-y business process simplifier adds security chat rooms, cloud management and more to new release

Bluetooth makes a mesh of itself with new spec

Up to 32,000 nodes without routers in the middle and battery life measured in years

Microsoft finally allows hosted desktops on multi-tenant hardware

Windows 10 enterprise licences to gain virtualization rights, plus roaming to personal devices

Authorities go hard on coffee maker for stiff Viagra-powered brew

Is that a DIMM in your pocket or have you been at this banned bean again?

Moneysupermarket fined £80,000 for spamming seven million customers

Go compare the original opt-out request, firm told

Burglary, robbery, kidnapping and a shoot-out over… a domain name?!

When transfers go really, really wrong, allegedly

Q. What's today's top language? A. Python... no, wait, Java... no, C

Just learn them all and stop worrying about the popularity contest

Boffins back bubbles for better bonding with beautiful belongings

AKA how to watermark 3D printed stuff with air bubbles

User filed fake trouble tickets to take helpful sysadmin to lunches

On-CallReg reader was shouted at for a problem the customer created, but won his respect and apologies

The lady (or man) vanishes: The thorny issue of GDPR coding

The Devil is in the enhanced data model

You can't DevOps everything, kids. Off the shelf kit especially

CommentWaterfalling for the, er, 'boring' stuff

Ten new tech terms I learnt this summer: Do you know them all?

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Let's assume you've already heard of 'clickbait headline'

Reg reader turns Geek's Guides to Britain into Geek's Map of Britain

Too lazy to plug GPS co-ords into satnav? Fear not, gypsythief has saved you

Virgin Media broadband latency headaches still not fixed six months on

Promises firmware fix for superhub 3/Intel's Puma 6 'shortly'

Volterman 'super wallet': The worst crowdsource video pitch of all time?

The cringe is strong with this one

Shut up and take my money! AI luminaries go gooey for Graphcore's smart chip tech

Investors shove another $30m into Bristolian startup's mitts

Dump X of your crew, DXC Technologies UK told. Hundreds face axe again

Exclusive'Please stop leaking info to The Reg,' says UK boss

Vodafone reports sliding revenues but customers don't hate them as much

And India still a mighty struggle

I've got a verbal govt contract for Hyperloop, claims His Muskiness

World+dog: Oh no you haven't!

Why you'll never make really big money as an AI dev

Artificial Intelligence? How the future was back in the '80s

But how does our ransomware make you feel?

Psychology of ransomware threats unpicked

What is this – some kind of flashy, 3-bit consumer SSD? Eh, Seagate?

Nytro new PC disk replacement line of SSDs

Legal boffins poke holes in EU lawmaker's ePrivacy proposals

Recommend amendments on privacy, tracking and encryption

Pull on yer wellies and let's wade through the week's storage news

But Muuuuuum...

Google, Amazon, Apple, Facebook blow massive amounts lobbying Trump administration

You know what they say: Money makes the world go round

Silicon Valley IT biz boss cops to lying about Cisco H-1B jobs

Consulting firm fibbed about hirings to import more workers

Andy Rubin's overhyped and underdelivered Essential phone out 'in a few weeks'

At this point does anyone still care?

China censors drop the soap operas, sitcoms

AnalysisThat's the bad news. The good news is they've banned Bieber, too

DeepMind says it's given AI an imagination. Let's take a closer look at that

Google's machine-learning gurus see promise in simulated creativity

Intel is upset that Qualcomm is treating it like Intel treated AMD for years and years

Chipzilla takes number, joins queue to kick Snapdragon biz in the ball arrays

The Italian Jobs: Bloke thrown in the cooler for touting Apple knockoffs

Feds made Naples man an offer he can't refuse

Fan of FBI cosplay? Enjoy freaking out your neighbors? Have we got the eBay auction for you

Get this retired surveillance van for all your totally legitimate above-board activities

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