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If I pedal faster and feed it spinach, my robot barman might pull more pints

The Register - 1 hour 32 min ago
When I dreamt of a sci-fi future, I'm pretty sure this wasn't it

Something for the Weekend, Sir?  Help me up, would you, luvvie?…

Best Target Black Friday savings: Save $50 on Fitbit Versa 2, $90 on Beats PowerBeats Pro and more - CNET

CNet - 1 hour 55 min ago
See the best deals available at Target for Thanksgiving week.

<i>Assassin's Creed Valhalla</i> is a monastery-burning romp that would be way better if it was not an <i>Assassin's Creed</i> game

The Register - 2 hours 22 min ago
Can we start a petition to abandon the whole 'lol jk ur in a simulation' arc too?

The RPG  Greetings, traveller, and welcome back to The Register Plays Games, our monthly gaming column. We've continued to put the Xbox Series S through its paces [read: played it a lot] with one of the titles available on the console from launch on 10 November, Assassin's Creed Valhalla.…

iPhone 12 specs you should care about: Battery, cameras, price, 5G and more - CNET

CNet - 2 hours 28 min ago
Apple's iPhone 12 lineup is on sale now. Here's what you need to know about the new phones' price, colors and 5G capabilities.

Nintendo Switch bundle in stock on Black Friday? Check inventory at Best Buy, Amazon and Walmart - CNET

CNet - 2 hours 49 min ago
It's already as difficult to find as the PS5 and Xbox. Here are your best options.

Best Amazon Black Friday deals: Huge savings on DJI drones, Bose headphones, Fitbit, Echo and more - CNET

CNet - 2 hours 57 min ago
Score first-time discounts on 2020 Echo gear and get major savings on an Instant Pot Duo, a Roomba robot vacuum, a DJI Mavic Mini drone and more.

£1.3bn National Cyber Security Strategy? Meh – we're looking at 2021, Cabinet Office shrugs

The Register - 3 hours 23 min ago
'Progress' report shows nobody's really paying attention any more

How is Britain's £1.3bn National Cyber Security Strategy going? Nobody really cares any more – even the Cabinet Office, judging by its latest progress report.…

iPhone 12 Pro Max camera: See my rugged photo adventure along California's coastline - CNET

CNet - 3 hours 28 min ago
CNET Senior Photographer James Martin puts the camera on Apple's new phone through the paces along California's Lost Coast.

The Mandalorian season 2 episode 5 recap: Baby Yoda and Mando track down The Jedi - CNET

CNet - 4 hours 2 min ago
The live action Disney Plus Star Wars show just expanded its universe.

After demonstrating a facial recognition system that works on cows, moo-chine learning pioneer seeks growth funding

The Register - 4 hours 20 min ago
A grand uddertaking

Irish computer vision and AI agriculture specialist Cainthus hopes to raise $50m after launching a facial recognition tool for cows.…

Who knew that hosing a table with copious amounts of cubic metres would trip adult filters?

The Register - 5 hours 26 min ago
Another fine mess

On Call  Friday is upon us so take a moment from glumly hitting refresh on your government website of choice and join us for a story of abbreviations and adult filters in today's edition of On Call.…

AWS hires Rust compiler team co-lead Felix Klock

The Register - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 23:01
Cloud giant has a lust for Rust, so needs top minds and wants them to advance the language

Amazon Web Services has quietly revealed it has hired Rust compiler co-lead Felix Klock.…

Trump says he'll leave office if Electoral College formalizes Biden win - CNET

CNet - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 21:44
Still, the president indicates he'll continue to fight the election results.

European Space Agency will launch giant claw that drags space junk to its doom

The Register - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 21:01
No, really. It’s signed a contract to make this happen in the year 2025

The European Space Agency has formalised its plan to dispose of space junk by using an orbiting claw to grab an old bit of rocket before dragging both the claw and the junk to a fiery doom.…

The Crown season 4: What it gets right (and wrong) about Princess Diana - CNET

CNet - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 20:11
Note to Netflix: The Spencer tiara should NOT look like a Burger King crown.

Black Friday 2020 TV deals: 55-, 60-, 65-inch TVs from Samsung, Sony, Insignia, LG at Walmart, Best Buy and Amazon - CNET

CNet - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 20:01
If you're thinking about getting a new TV, this is the week to get the best deals.

China’s clouds boom but they’re collectively earning less than Azure alone

The Register - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 18:58
Alibaba in front with Huawei and Tencent on a second tier

China’s clouds grew by 65 percent in 2020’s third quarter, collectively hauling in $5 billion of revenue in the period.…

Scientists accidentally discover Australian marsupials glow in the dark - CNET

CNet - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 18:33
A glow up for some of Australia's most unique creatures.

32 of the best TV shows to stream on Hulu - CNET

CNet - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 18:33
Looking for a great show to watch tonight? Here are some of the best Hulu has to offer.

Walmart's Black Friday sale is live: $49 Instant Pot, top video games as low as $15, Samsung 4K Smart TV is $478 and more - CNET

CNet - Thu, 11/26/2020 - 18:17
The retailer's giant Black Friday sale is here. Some of the best deals are already sold out, though.


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