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Techie sues ex-bosses, claims their AI avatar tech was faked – and he was allegedly beaten up after crying foul

Punch up at Cali startup

Windows 10 IoT Core Services unleashed to public preview

Gizmos gain control over Windows 10 updates - at a price

Microsoft's 'room-scale' Ginormonitor probably not as big as a room

Inspire attendees paw at not-quite-a-Surface-Hub kit

AI can untangle the jumble of neurons packed in brain scans

Video Which should help neurologists to map the brain

Shouting lager, lager... Carlsberg's beer AI can now tell pilsners apart

First they came for your cars. Now they're coming for your pint

Oracle cuts ribbon on distributed ledger service

Big Red brags bank backing for blockchain biz

IoT search engine ZoomEye 'dumbs down' Dahua DVR hijackings by spewing passwords

And noone wants to fix it

Montezuma's Revenge still too tough for AI, new Google Brain office, and other bits and bytes

Roundup A wonderful week in machine learning

Clean up this hot sticky facial-recog mess for us, Microsoft begs politicos

Redmond also insists ICE is not using its AI to snare immigrants, split families at the border

AR upstart Magic Leap reveals majorly late tech specs' tech specs

And emits another video that doesn't reflect reality

AI augments humans to lead them through the (protein) crystal maze

I spy with my little AI, something hidden under the microscope

AI threatens yet more jobs – now, lab rats: Animal testing could be on the way out, thanks to machine learning

Time for rodents to retrain as PHP programmers

Get ready for a golden autumn of AI, machine learning... learning

Save big on your MCubed conference ticket now, then hit the beach happy

For €10k, Fujitsu will tell you if your blockchain project is a load of bull

And it'll only take five days

I see you're trying to leak a file! US military seeks Clippy-like AI to stop future Snowdens

Needs the ability to cope with Microsoft docs without breaking

Your phone may be able to clean up snaps – but our AI is much better at touching up, say boffins

Video Grainy to clear pixels within milliseconds

Google offers to leave robocallers hanging on the telephone

♫ If you don't answer, I'll just ring it off the wall ♫

US taxman wants AI to do the security checks it seemingly can't do itself

That would be all of the security checks, then

Vodafone emits new wearable ... kid-trackers

Creepy? Nah. Selling peace of mind to hyper anxious parents

AI bots suck at marking written essays, not too shabby at old Atari games, and more...

Roundup The week in AI

At last – a use for AI! Predicting an England World Cup victory

Let's hope there aren't any blushes amid the bits and bytes next week

Decision time for AI: Sometimes accuracy is not your friend

When intuition lets you down, you're stuck between ROC and a hard place

Boffins build neural networks fashioned out of DNA molecules

And you thought AI couldn't get any more mind-boggling

US Declaration of Independence labeled hate speech by Facebook bots

UPDATE 'Sometimes we get things wrong' says The Social Network™, which fixed it in time for Independence Day

London's top cop isn't expecting facial recog tech to result in 'lots of arrests'

Anyway, it's only a trial – and it's what the public would want!

Just look at the state of AI today. Literally, look. There's a report on it – plus more ML news

Roundup Including DeepMind code, and Donald Duck's robo-cousin

CIMON says: Say hello to your new AI pal-bot, space station 'nauts

Giant grinning cartoon-like Tamagotchi thing built by Airbus, IBM blasts up into orbit

Oracle, for one, says we'll welcome our new robot overlords: '90%' of you will obey an AI bot

You will obey! You will obey! You will obey! You will obey!

UK.gov is not being advised by Google. Repeat. It is not being advised by Google

DeepMind's 'Demis Hassabis is an individual' – Ministry of Fun

Marriage of AI, Google chips will save diabetics from a lot of pricks

Blood-scanning radar could be built into a smartwatch

Potato, potato. Toma6to, I'm going to kill you... How a typo can turn an AI translator against us

You say either and I say either. You say ne1th1er and I crash

Not OK Google: Massive outage turns smart home kit utterly dumb

Updated Desperate punters forced to twiddle their knobs manually for hours worldwide

Tesla tips ice on Apple, Google, Microsoft accounts of '$1m leaker'

US court grants freezing order on Marty Tripp's email and cloud hideyholes

Microsoft's next trick? Kicking things out of the cloud to Azure IoT Edge

Open-source service sticks containers in internet of stuffs

Top banker batters Bitcoin for sucky scalability, security

Australia’s Reserve Bank sees no need for national cryptocurrencies, for now

US gov quizzes AI experts about when the machines will take over

Should we be worried? Erm, yes and no...

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