Shoppers are warned to check prices and be wary of high-pressure sales techniques.
Dungeon generator also excellent at training agents in procrastination
How do you train AI agents in language and understanding? Easy – drop them into a Zork-alike dungeon and let then find their own way out.…
The entrepreneur called the diver a "pedo" after he ridiculed his effort to help missing Thai boys.
Fans finally get the Alien 3 story they've been waiting for after more than 30 years... in comic book form.
Civil liberties group visits Washington for four-day data and privacy talks
The US is under increasing pressure over Privacy Shield as an EU lawyers' association backed MEPs’ calls for a suspension of the deal.…
A typo in the code of a poorly reviewed game from 2013 is being blamed for one of its biggest problems.
The Great British Space Age has begun.
And definitely not copper, argues Cityfibre
Most Brits think ads for “fibre” broadband ought to mean “fibre to the premises” and not “fibre to the cabinet”, according to a survey sponsored by a FTTP company.…
The prime minister promises extra investment for industry weeks after Airbus threatened to leave UK.
The telecom giant's shares jumped in Chinese trading.
Microsoft's apology for Windows 8 is maturing nicely
Sunday is a big day in Vulture Central. No, not the football. Sunday is three years to the day when Microsoft’s apology for the Windows 8 generation was released to computer makers.…
Because not everyone needs a bajillion horsepower and the price tag that comes with it.
Dive deep with our quartet of workshops
If you want to put machine learning to work in your organisation, you should really consider securing a place at one of the four all-day workshops we’re running as part of MCubed before our early bird ticket offer expires in two weeks time.…
A decade of technical promise and open-source fall-outs
Ten years ago this month, when Lehman Brothers was still just about in business and the term NoSQL wasn't even widely known, let alone an irritant, Facebook engineers open-sourced a distributed database system named Cassandra.…
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Tyranny, Broken Age, Metal Slug 3 and more can be yours with Twitch Prime.
Third language added to security scanner
GitHub's added Python to the list of programming languages it can auto-scan for known vulnerabilities.…
The UK Space Agency backs Scotland's north coast as the place to launch satellites to orbit.
Trouble started with a boiling battery and got worse when a ladder fell over
Who, me? Welcome once more to “Who, me?”, in which we help Reg readers to unburden themselves by telling anonymised stories of big, bad, mistakes.…
Chipzilla wants to stick its nose into yet more sections of semiconductor design cycles
Intel has acquired fabless designer eASIC, a specialist in the structured ASIC (Application-Specific Integrated Circuit) business.…