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US Army warns of the potential dangers of swarming toy drones on US soldiers

A swarm is an fleet of 40 drones or more, apparently

UK takes first step towards criminalising driverless car hackers

Law review kicked off to write new statutes

Fancy sitting in a Level 4 driverless car roaming London? Get in line

Latest trials will expose capital to delights of robot chauffeuring

'Quantum supremacy will soon be ours!', says Google as it reveals 72-qubit quantum chip

Don't panic: 'supremacy' is the point at which quantum kit trumps classical computers

Good luck saying 'Sorry I'm late, I had to update my car's firmware'

This is why the IETF's SUITs squad wants to make IoT firmware updates fast and easy

US startup wheels out EU-compliant drone traffic management app

And takes a swipe at American UAV regs

Bitcoin heist with a twist: This time it's servers that were stolen

Icelandic cops cuff 11 on suspicion of data centre robberies

Senate mulls offensive AI, new training tools and now Chinese faceswaps Trump

Roundup It's the wacky week in AI

MIT gives one-star review to Lyft, Uber over abysmal '$3.37/hr' pay

Updated Gig economy serfs make less than min wage, on average, according to uni study

With IoT you too can turn your home into a giant flashing 'HORSE BIRTH NOW' klaxon

Complete with loop of neighing noises and phone alerts

Boffins baffled as AI training leaks secrets to canny thieves

Oh great. Neural nets memorize data and nobody knows why

AI racks up insane high scores after finding bug in ancient video game

Video How the f*ck did you get that score on Q*bert? It turns out not all AIs are created equal

Us? Reverse engineer HoloLens? No way, not us, nuh-uh – Magic Leap

Comment We do virtual reality, not fake reality, alternate-reality biz claims in lawsuit

Full shift to electric vans would melt Royal Mail's London hub, MPs told

That 49,000-vehicle fleet won't be going green any time soon

Cryptocurrencies kill people and may kill again, says Bill Gates

Q&A touches on tough topics like 'Tabs or Spaces?'

Microsoft ports its Quantum Development Kit to Linux and macOS

Now that it's not Windows-only, you can simulate a theoretical computer on a real computer

You can Ring my bell: Amazon pays ONE BEEEEELLION+ dollars for smart home upstart

Ring-a-ding ker-ching! A lot of bling for an Internet-of-Thing...s

Super Cali's futuristic robo-cars in focus. Even though a watchdog says tech is quite atrocious

If we have to remote control it, we hope you'll never notice

Sheer luck helped prevent mid-air drone glider prang in Blighty

Errant UAV missed aircraft on final approach by 15ft

Huawei's Not Hot Dog is possibly the Worst Tech Promo Ever

#F_AI_L Not an avoidable road accident waiting to happen

Drones replace models on Dolce & Gabbana catwalk

If you think that's silly, try these $550 Chanel 'data centre sunglasses'

Wanna build an AI robot? Don't have an actual robot yet? Try this Holodeck for droids

OpenAI emits more simulation environments for toolkit Gym

EU aviation agency publishes new drone framework. Hobbyists won't like it

No cool first-person-view flying unless you plan the flight like a real pilot

Data science before algorithms, declares Bosch's new top techie

BCW18 Bernd Heinrichs talks tech and cars with El Reg

Voice assistants are always listening. So why won't they call police if they hear a crime?

We've given away our privacy for the wrong rewards

Elon Musk blasts off from OpenAI to focus on cars, how to make smart code fair, and more

Roundup E: Syntax error at line 42 in journobot/

When clever code kills, who pays and who does the time? A Brit expert explains to El Reg

Analysis Liability for artificial intelligence won't be easy

Blockchain nears peak hype: UK politicos to probe crypto-coin

Digi currencies falling under glare of Treasury committee

Who wanted a future in which AI can copy your voice and say things you never uttered? Who?!

Don't worry, this technology isn't very convincing... er, yet

Venezuela floats its own oily cryptocurrency to save the world economy

Perhaps it should start at home, where people are fleeing due to lack of food?

Bosch and Daimler jump in together on driverless vehicle tech

BCW18 Self-parking cars - and a lot of practical R&D going on

Rock-a-byte, baby: IoT tot-monitoring camera lets miscreants watch 10,000s of kids online

Serious flaws found in Chinese family webcam – new claim

Boffins: If AI eggheads could go ahead and try to stop their code being evil, that'd be great

All right! Now let's get regula– uh, debating, study concludes

Ayyy-EYE! Google code 'predicts heart disease' by eyeballing retinas

Eye see what you did, there, machine-learning boffins

Coinbase, Worldpay, Visa play blame game after dosh vanishes from crypto-fans' pockets

Refunds for missing bank account cash trickle through

Talk about a MINER offense! Crypto-cash crafter clashes with T-Mob US in hipster haven

Watchdog steps in after box found fuzzing up signals

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