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Cops: Autonomous Uber driver may have been streaming The Voice before death crash

Reports say she was watching reality TV at time of fatal impact

Amid 'idiotic blockchain phase,' EY and Microsoft tout smart contracts

Blockchain might actually prove helpful for a change

Skynet for the win? AI hunts down secret testing of nuclear bombs

Telltale elements offer clues to rogue nations' nuke building, detonation on the sly

Canadian utility makes blockchain upstarts bid for their ravenous rigs' electricity supply

Quebecois poutine the squeeze on cryptocurrency miners

Accountants HATE them: Microsoft's Xbox harnesses blockchain to pay games publishers

But it used to use Excel and print-outs, just like us normies

HPE: You want full-blown enterprise software on our Edge boxes? You got it

Microsoft, SAP among app houses to 'validate' Edgeline

You've seen the hype. Now you're curious. Why not have a crack at AI using this online lab...

...from Microsoft, which also just bought upstart Bons.ai

AI-on-demand as Google Cloud TPUs are rentable for a few bucks a hour

Service is now available across three continents for machine-learning code eggheads

An AI a day keeps the doctor away... Neural net software gets better at clocking cancer tumors

Unclear if Baidu's tech really is better than a human medic

Virtual reality meets commercial reality as headset sales plunge

But growth is imminent as businesses buy and build VRs, and consumer kit improves

AI caramba! Nvidia devs get a host of new kit to build smart systems

Kubernetes for GPUs, a PyTorch extension, TensorRT 4, and much, much more

Senior judge: Put AI in charge of reviewing social media evidence

Court of Appeal beak reckons tech will help solve disclosure scandal

How to stealthily poison neural network chips in the supply chain

Your free guide to trick an AI classifier into thinking an umbrella is the Bolivian navy on maneuvers in the South Pacific

Here's some phish-AI research: Machine-learning code crafts phishing URLs that dodge auto-detection

Humans, keep your eyes out for dodgy web links

AI military upstart attacked by Russian malware, Twitter fires up TensorFlow, and more

Roundup Including bad news for IBM Watson Health

Unbreakable smart lock devastated to discover screwdrivers exist

Video Tapplock: Once, twice, three times a screwup

Drones Bill said to be ready for world+dog's crayons 'this summer'

Public consultation for Blighty's skeletal law inches closer

AI is cool and all – but doctors and patients don't really need it

According to the American Medical Association at least

The eyes have it: 'DeepFakes' bogus AI-meddled videos outed by unblinking gaze

Phony vids generated by machine-learning models can be detected

Creepy software knows what you are about to do... to that poor salad

Code good for passing the salt, but it won't win you the lottery

... Aaaand that's a fifth Brit Army Watchkeeper drone to crash in Wales

Troubled surveillance craft has taken a shine to terra firma

Keep your hands on the f*cking wheel! New Tesla update like being taught to drive by your dad

Plus: Brit driver claims Autopilot almost took car off the road

No fandango for you: EU boots UK off Galileo satellite project

More Brexit fallout as Europe plays hardball with positioning

Audit of DeepMind deal with NHS trust: It checks out, nothing to see here

Law firm's conclusions at odds with UK data watchdog, and critics don't feel any better

AI built to track you through walls because, er, Parkinsons?

VID Not for spying, not at all...

New York State is trying to ban 'deepfakes' and Hollywood isn't happy

Disney and NBCUniversal say the new bill is potentially unconstitutional

Brit drone biz Sensat notches up 29km remote-control flight

Beyond visual line-of-sight exercise paves way for Amazon-style deliveries

Low AI rollout caused by dumb, fashion-victim management – Gartner

We're paraphrasing

Korean cryptocoin exchange $30m lighter after hacking attack

Coinrail theft send vapor-coin prices tumbling

Bad news, mobile operators: Unlicensed IoT tech rocketing ahead of NB-IoT and LTE-M – report

Plus global mobe mobs name Sigfox top IoT tech lag

Google goes peacenik, chip wizardry and AI gets into art and drugs

Roundup It's the week's other AI news

Hmmm, we can already seize your stuff, so why can't we shoot down your drone, officials mull

We're spying on you all the time, so why cry over a missing quadcopter – Feds

Oddly enough, when a Tesla accelerates at a barrier, someone dies: Autopilot report lands

Looks like Elon has a lot more explaining and/or work to do

Automation won’t take your job until the next recession threatens it

Economics boffin says we’re just playing with AI now and the payoff is years away

At last: Magic Leap reveals its revolutionary techno-goggles – but wait, there's a catch

Analysis Look – there it is. Sorry no time for trick questions

IoT CloudPets in the doghouse after damning security audit: Now Amazon bans sales

Self-appointed privacy paladin Mozilla points out fatal flaws

UK.gov lobs £25m at self-driving, self-parking, self-selling auto autos

Not just the vehicle tech but a data marketplace too

Microsoft partners to fling out collabo-visual Ginormonitors this year

Windows Collaboration Displays entirely 'new device category', says Redmond

RoboCop-ter: Boffins build drone to pinpoint brutal thugs in crowds

Video 'Violent behavior' identified and highlighted by surveillance system destined for a police force near you

I see a satellite of a man ... Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, Galileo, that's now 4 sats fit to go

But I'm just a poor Brit, and nobody loves me

AIOps they did it again, played with your heart, new acronym shame

You might think it's a laugh, maybe you'll baaaarf, but yes, it's imminent

Uh oh! Here's yet more AI that creates creepy fake talking heads

Video We're on the road to nowhere – come on inside, taking that ride from reality

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