The accident, in Spain, caused the tablet to strike the three-year-old's head, police say.
El Reg’s AI and Machine Learning conference lands next month
Events We’ll be opening the doors at MCubed in just over two weeks time, but there’s still time to grab your space at The Register and Heise’s hype-free exploration of machine learning, AI and data science.…
Cupertino: If you've got any evidence, bring it
Qualcomm has attempted to add another accusation to its 2017 lawsuit against Apple – this time claiming to a San Diego court that Cupertino wasn't just careless with proprietary info, but that it stole "vast swathes" of data to pass over to Intel.…
A Swedish company broke gender discrimination rules by using a popular meme in an advert.
Hides don't-be-creepy switch in browser settings as spectre of GDPR looms
Stung by criticism over its creepy cookie hoarding and automatic sign-in in Chrome, Google has pulled a swift U-turn. Kind of.…
With a new Intel Core i9 processor, the Helios 500 is trying to stay one step ahead of the competition.
The benefits of nuclear energy—dispatchable power with zero emissions (excluding emissions from uranium mining)—are desperately needed in a world facing climate change. The disadvantages of nuclear energy are also great. The old light-water reactors that serve America's grid today create nuclear waste that's politically impossible to dispose of. Nuclear plants with traditional reactors are also extremely expensive to build and difficult to permit.
For these reasons, many nuclear hopefuls have looked to advanced nuclear technology. Several startups have popped up, promising to make either the waste problem or the expense problem go away.
This week, two advanced nuclear-technology startups have announced major news, both good and bad for the future of advanced nuclear technology.
A lunar-exploration startup wants help with its moon mission.
Probe shines light on epic Ts&Cs and clever tactics to make users cough up
Apps use sneaky tactics to get UK users to hand over more info than they need to – and privacy policies remain long and confusing.…
Use shortlists and sharing to figure out what to do without a long string of messages.
That sound ... yes, that lack of sound ... it's here
Amazon Alexa devices stopped working in the UK and reportedly in parts of continental Europe this morning, with some users still complaining of intermittent outages at the time of writing.…
They know how to test kit for backdoors, apparently
Canadian Center for Cyber Security chief Scott Jones has told a parliamentary committee there's no need for the country to cut Chinese comms giant Huawei out of its 5G rollout.…
Though it's no longer the new kid, the Kia Optima is still plenty worth your consideration.
Adland self-manager taunts world's largest web retailer
The Advertising Standards Authority has alleged in an extraordinary statement that Amazon broke EU law by putting food supplements in a section of Amazon.com dedicated to weight loss and slimming items.…
You got to give credit – but critically, only where it is due...
Comment Gather round, those who think you could make a go of it in tech retail or are currently working in the sector. Let's hear the tale of all that went wrong – and right – for Maplin Electronics Ltd, a once engaging and highly profitable business that smacked headfirst into a brick wall in 2018.…
The setting allows women to start the conversation, and it's currently being trialled.
Here's the recipe for cooking up your own AMD-Nvidia beast
So, you’ve hunkered down and finally completed that online course on machine learning. It took weeks. Now, you have all sorts of ideas running through your mind on developing your own intelligent code and neural networks.…
But there's still no version for smartphones.
Commentary: Ancestry.com wants you to match your DNA to a Spotify playlist. But if you're worried about Silicon Valley storing all your biometric data, what's the music for you?
Our programming language is still number one, insists database goliath
Oracle on Tuesday delivered Java 11, in keeping with the six-month release cadence adopted a year ago with Java 9. It is the first "Long Term Support" (LTS) release, intended for Java users who prioritize stability over Zuckerbergian fast movement and breakage.…