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Bespoke vending machine biz Bodega AI trips cultural landmine

Plan to dehumanize shopping taken as threat to beloved mom-and-pop stores

Trump blocks China-backed Lattice Semiconductor buyout


Windows 10 Creators Update will add app-level privacy controls

Enterprises can lock down Telemetry a little more

Missed patch caused Equifax data breach

Apache Struts was popped, but company had at least TWO MONTHS to fix it

Trello boards the desktop with Mac and Windows apps

Says this will send you to 'Trellotopia'. Seriously. Who writes this stuff?

Shoddily-set-up Elastisearch hosting point-of-sale malware

Sigh. Admins of free AWS instances just didn't tick the right boxes.

New Horizons probe awakens to receive software upgrade

Kuiper-belt-bound craft needs a few weeks of tweaks to prepare for Space Duck 2.0

DARPA lays out cash-splash to defibrillate Moore's Law

Electronics resurgence program gets US$75 million more for 2018

Scientists produce a map marking water hotspots on the Moon

Just landed on the Moon and fancy a drink? Step on up

AMD Ryzen beats Intel Core i7 as a heater (that's also a server)

Distributed cloud company now working on Ryzens that warm your shower

Chirpy, chirpy, cheap, cheap: Printable IoT radios for 10 cents each

Backscatter boffins get Things talking over kilometres

Check in my all-flash server-storage system? You must be mad! I'm taking it on-board

Carry on, X-IO: Suitcase-sized Axellio for the edge computing crowd

Ex-EDS bod at DXC Technologies? Sign up to new pension scheme - or else...

ExclusiveDon't agree to new terms? No salary or bonuses for you

Tick, tock motherf... erm, we mean, don't panic over GDPR

Eight months sound like enough? No?

Yet more British military drones crash, this time into the Irish Sea

Not looking good for the Thales Watchkeeper fleet

The Register Lecture: The secrets of power in the digital age

Reg EventsFeed your brain over a beer

Drones aren't evil and won't trigger the Rise of the Machines: MoD

Doctrine? More like advocacy

Would you get in a one-man quadcopter air taxi?

DSEI 2017This Chinese firm is touting plastic ones

MPs accuse Amazon and eBay of profiteering from VAT fraudsters

HMRC: About £1.5bn lost due to overseas sellers' tax swerve

123-Reg customers outraged at automatic .UK domain registration, .uk, ... nope

UK Data Protection Bill lands: Oh dear, security researchers – where's your exemption?

So if re-identifying folk from anonymised data is to be a crime...

Former IT man and Python king's guide to neural networks

InterviewTariq Rashid on programming AI

HMRC scoops up Microsoft veep for CIO role

Jacky Wright to lead tech for UK tax collector

Web crash and pricing errors hit Argos

Routine maintenance was just routine, not connected says retailer

Unloved Microsoft Edge is much improved – but will anyone use it?

We saw what you did there, Windows 10 web browser bods

Defrosted starter for 10: Iceland home delivery site spills customer details

Something smelled fishy

Spotify just can't wash those songwriters out of its hair

Out of the way, I've got an IPO

What is the cyber equivalent of 'use of force'? When do we send in the tanks?

Cloudflare Internet SummitFormer National Security advisor and CIA deputy head reflect on the online world

Microsoft pitches encrypted Azure to keep cloud data secret

Joins the blockchain bandwagon

Python explosion blamed on pandas

Data science fad just won't die

How to stop Facebook and Apple taking over the mobile phone industry

Cloudflare Internet SummitStreaming operating systems, virtualizing base stations

SpaceX releases Pythonesque video of rocket failures

VideoIt did land, just not in one piece

Hubble catches a glimpse WASP-12b, an almost pitch-black exoplanet

Black planet, black world

AWS: Don't be a SAP, get one of our massive HANA boxes

Cloud-slinger trots out 4TB instances for in-memory databases

Oracle's Q1: Cloud, great. Hardware, meh. Mergers, unlikely

Larry previews 'self-driving' database plans

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