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Checkmate: DeepMind's AlphaZero AI clobbered rival chess app on non-level playing, er, board

AnalysisGood effort but the games were seemingly rigged

FBI tells Jo(e) Sixpack to become an expert in IoT security

It's also accidentally written the syllabus for a 'Home IoT Network Engineer' course

nbn™tries to ease peak hour crunch with cheaper bundles

50 Mbps / 100 Mbps now bundle CVC capacity

Google boffins tease custom AI math-chip TPU2 stats: 45 TFLOPS, 16GB HBM, benchmarks

Missing key info, take with a pinch of salt, YMMV

Microsoft plans Hyper-V-and-other-clouds-to-Azure migration tool

VMware-to-Azure was just the beginning

Reminder: Vast majority of serfs toiling away as Mechanical Turks for megabucks Amazon earn less than min wage

$2 an hour? Jeez, thanks, Jeff

Please, please, c'mon, just... please, pretty please, just, like, please use our AI – Microsoft

Cortana, Office, Bing, Azure get machine-learning boost

IETF protects privacy and helps net neutrality with DNS over HTTPS

Yes, this really is called DOH, but this one's far from a face palm

So what happened with the patent judge and the Euro Patent Office?

You won't believe this but it's a mess

Disk drives spin, are you listening? In the lane, servers glistening...

AnalysisWalking in a storage wonderland – the top 10 news stories of the year

EE Business Broadband digital transformation: Portal offline until July

You guys OK with paper print-outs for the next eight months?

Gemalto spurns €4.3bn proposal. So we're in with a chance then, says Atos

You say you're not into us. Let's 'dialogue' over dinner

Sons of Sun DriveScale tempt cloud-lovers with composable infrastructure rig

AnalysisAdventures in on-premises hyperscale rackland delays biometrics strategy again – but cops will still use the tech

Tech's too 'fast moving' for framework, but not for slurping your face

UKIP appeals against ICO request for info on Brexit data dealings

Commish 'forced' to invoke statutory powers with 'difficult' organisations

Hell's bells! Lights out at Diablo Technologies as plug pulled on website

Lawyer tells patent hearing day-to-day operations suspended

'Subdued' year for poor old Capita means more 'restructuring' needed

In plain English, offshoring and automating jobs, of course

Murdoch's Fox empire is set to become a literal Mickey Mouse outfit

Disney buys Fox empire for $66bn, news divs to be spun off

Which distant Mars-alikes could we live on? Ask these Red Planet data-sifters

MAVEN probe observations shed light on atmosphere loss

Voda customers given green light by Ofcom to ditch contracts

Roaming hike of £5 a day means more to exit required

UK's map maker Ordnance Survey plays with robo roof detector

Machine learning algo can classify thousands in time puny human groks one

Honey, I shrank the company: Tintri's dire third quarter presages a worse final one

+CommentFirm considers sale and looks to slash expenses

MCubed returns to London in 2018, call for papers open

EventsDoing AI or ML? Really? Tell us about it

FCC douses America's net neutrality in gas, tosses over a lit match

Watchdog's clown, er, chairman debases policymaking in the United States

Funnily enough, no, IT admins who trash biz machines can't claim they had permission

Court makes quick work of techie's long-shot appeal

Exploding alien bodies' space death-rays gave Earth its radiation cloak

It says so right here, in this paper

5 reasons why America's Ctrl-Z on net neutrality rules is a GOOD thing

AnalysisShut your whining, it's going to be great

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