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Netflix mulls using AI to craft personalized movie trailers for viewers

Boffins experiment with machine-learning-edited promos to lure ppl to its flicks

Boffins foresee most software written by machines in 2040

But people will still play a role in crafting code

Lap-slabtop-mobes with Snapdragon Arm CPUs running Windows 10: We had a quick gander

PicsImagine a netbook with a SIM card. Bingo

OpenStack Foundation backs 'virtualized containers', for security's sake

'Kata Containers' blends every-container-gets-a-kernel tech from Intel and

Beware the IDEs of Android: three biggies have vulnerabilities

Android Studio, Eclipse, and IntelliJ IDEA stabbed in the back by an XML parser

Google learns to smile, because AI's bad at it

Biased models mean bad decisions for women and some races. Google boffins think they've improved things a bit

Mailsploit: It's 2017, and you can spoof the 'from' in email to fool filters

Message client vendors have had 25 years to get RFC 1342 right

Mozilla and Yahoo! trade sueballs over Firefox-Google search deal

'Your search is trash and you stopped paying ' vs. 'we had a deal you can't walk away from'

Google pushed update that broke managed Chromebooks' Wi-Fi

Schools left without Wi-Fi! How will the kids learn?

Microsoft adds nothing to new Semi-Annual Windows Server preview

The firewall might not work. It can corrupt data. Why haven't you downloaded it yet?

Staff at Steria gov shared services centre offered voluntary redundo

Merry Christmas!

Sucks to be a... chief data officer, when they're being told: Boost revenues

Show me the money: No longer data guardians, Gartner says

What on Earth is Terraform: Life support for explorers of terrifying alien worlds

It can create or destroy. Yes, we're still talking about IT infrastructure...

Car rental firms told: Tell your customers about in-car data slurps

Privacy International: Companies need to be explicit, not rely on fine print

Google and pals rush to repair Android dev tools, block backdoor risks

Involves big hitter Android Studio, APKTool and more

The ultimate vendor lock-in: High school opens on Oracle campus

Big Red (tor)mentors, ‘Design Realization Garage’ and yachting lake (obvs)

Nokia 8: As pure as the driven Android - it's a classy return

ReviewNo surprises, just a well made modern mobe

Capita appoints back bencher baroness as non exec director

Could it be eyeing up more public sector deals?

No, BMW, petrol-engined cars don't 'give back to the environment'

And it doesn't matter if you call the engine a 'range extender' or not

Spy-on-your-home Y-Cam cameras removes free cloud storage bit

Subscribe, or record nothing after a year, customers told

O Christmas wreath, O Christmas wreath, thy potent skunk's in bunches

Ding bong merrily you're high

Facebook Messenger ... for who now? Zuck points his digital crack at ever younger kids

CommentZuck Off, says UK Health Minister

Former US State Department cyber man: We didn’t see the Russian threat coming

Black HatCyber no longer domain of techies, says ex-diplomat failing to prevent £10bn of annual online fraud, say MPs

Spending watchdog says buck stops with Home Office

Intel Management Engine pwned by buffer overflow

Security researchers lift lid on snafu at Black Hat Europe

Apple looks forward to wiping $47bn off its overseas profit tax bill – thanks to US shakeup

A percentage reduction AND no future tax on foreign profits? Too kind, Uncle Sam!

EU data protection groups: Fix Privacy Shield or face lawsuit

‘Significant concerns’ over transatlantic data flow deal

OpenAI uses cunning code to speed up GPU machine learning

Sparse is more

Merger-hungry AT&T sued for price gouging by Texas ISP

Awkward timing considering its Time-Warner marriage request

Top supercomputing biz boss cuffed amid allegations of fraud

Pezy CEO accused of $3.8m subsidy theft

Something weird to deck the Xmas tree with: 3D-printed Wi-Fi baubles

Boffins from the University of Washington embed connectivity in (mostly) plastic trinkets

New Jersey lawmakers propose ban on folks drunk droning

If you're not fit to drive, you're not fit to fly in the Garden State

NiceHash diced up by hackers, thousands of Bitcoin pilfered

Mining outfit says its entire wallet gone, estimated $62m

Euro Patent Office commanded to reinstate 'Nazi judge' it attacked

President Benoit Battistelli dealt brutal blow by International Labor Organization

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