Goal to be achieved not with government cash, but 'market conditions'
The UK's chief purse-strings-puller Philip Hammond has pledged 15 million premises will receive full-fibre broadband by 2025, in an apparent bid to boost Britain's fortunes post-Brexit.…
30 years on, King of Pop's dance moves no longer flummox academic world
New research from India into Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" tilt has concluded that, yes, it is physically impossible and dancers should really stop trying to recreate it because Achilles tendon and spinal injuries are not fun.…
Will legendary Brit inventor step in to save the day?
Customers of Retro Computers ltd, the ZX Spectrum themed reboot firm, have now set up a website asking Sir Clive Sinclair to intervene in the non-delivery debacle.…
AI is no longer just an academic exercise – and courses need to wise up to that
Artificial intelligence and its sub-domains look set to be the next major growth area for software developers, programmers, hackers and just about anyone who has anything to do with software.…
Automation and offshoring to replace weak humans in the West
Google may have gobbled its talent but, yes, it's clinging on
Hands On It may be news to you that HTC is still with us, but the fact it's here is good news for phone buyers. HTC's only flagship smartphone of 2018 looks like a sensibly priced alternative to the Pixel and Galaxy, without the eccentricities and flaws of the Huawei P20 Pro.…
Believe it or not, HTC is still around! With four months of 2018 under its belt, HTC has turned in four monthly earnings reports that rank among the worst in the company's history. After the sale of its ODM division to Google, HTC has a $1.1 billion cash infusion to play with, so it still has some runway to turn things around.
That brings us to HTC's newest flagship, the HTC U12+. I recently got to spend a few minutes with the new device, and while it has a few unforeseen tricks up its sleeve, it isn't a huge departure from past HTC devices like the HTC U11.
Authorities caught a guy as he was leaving a concert. At least he got to listen to it first.
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Well, technically speaking, the gas giant's ring system takes regular hard poundings
A trio of physicists reckoned they’ve figured out why some of Saturn’s moons are so oddly shaped, with some looking like giant floating ravioli and others imitating stubby baguettes.…
After early trials, Facebook wants to take its fight against abuse across the world.
For European Union politicos, question time is all about the Qs, no As
Analysis The European stop on Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook apology tour on Tuesday amounted to little more than a live read-out of Facebook’s well-rehearsed platitudes and tired PR lines.…
We meant 1,000. Maybe 2,000
The FBI apparently gilded the lily in its long campaign against consumer cryptography, telling the world it held more locked phones than it did.…
How much to hack a flash motor? Ask Tencent
A security audit conducted by Tencent's Keen Security Lab on BMW cars has given the luxury automaker a handy crop of bugs to fix – including a backdoor in infotainment units fitted since 2012.…
Employees sit idle as customers renege on deals, Bloomberg reports.
The 7-nanometer design is also on Samsung's to-do list.
'We can't delete court cases, and you can't make us'
New Zealand courts are asking Google to take down content associated with current criminal proceedings, to the usual and resounding “No” from the Chocolate Factory.…
Senator's 'what are you doing?' a tough question to answer
Australia's Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) appears unable to explain its involvement in a failed AU$20m Department of Education IT project that was cancelled last week.…
The NR1509 and NR1609 offer up to eight HDMI inputs and AirPlay support.
The Star Wars-themed park is part of Disney's "largest single-themed land expansions ever."