Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @06:08PM Jeff Bezos Is Now the World's Second Richest Person
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @06:03PM FCC To Halt Expansion of Broadband Subsidies For Poor People
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:18PM About 90% of Smart TVs Vulnerable To Remote Hacking Via Rogue TV Signals
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:08AM Yes, You've Still Got Mail
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @08:02PM NASA Launches Massive Digital Library For Space Video, Photos and Audio
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:29PM Google Launches New Website To Showcase Its Open Source Projects and Processes
Friday March 24, 2017 @04:29PM Judge: eBay Can't Be Sued Over Seller Accused of Patent Infringement
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:20PM T-Mobile Kicks Off Industry Robocall War With Network-Level Blocking and ID Tools
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:13PM The Days of Google Talk Are Over
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:04PM YouTube Loses Major Advertisers Over Offensive Videos
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:49PM Canada To Tax Ride-Sharing Providers Like Uber
Thursday March 23, 2017 @01:37PM Senate Votes To Kill FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:10PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @05:31PM W3C Erects DRM As Web Standard
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:49AM Reddit To Transform Into a Social Network With New Profile Pages
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @07:30PM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:35PM Google Cancels Some Fiber Internet Installations in Kansas City
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:21PM After Years Waiting For Google Fiber, KC Residents Get Cancellation Emails
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:15PM Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files
Monday March 20, 2017 @11:31AM Qualcomm's New Processor Brings 4G To Feature Phones As Company Eyes Growth in Developing Markets
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:12PM CBS Reports 'Suspicious' Cell Phone Tower Activity In Washington DC
Friday March 17, 2017 @11:23PM Could We Eliminate Spam With DMARC?
Friday March 17, 2017 @09:48PM Southwest Airlines Is Doing Away With Pneumatic Tubes, Paper Tickets
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:20PM YouTube To Discontinue Video Annotations Because They Never Worked On Mobile
Friday March 17, 2017 @03:53PM Netflix Replacing Star Ratings With Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:15PM Google's Allo App Can Reveal To Your Friends What You've Searched
Thursday March 16, 2017 @03:54PM DirecTV Admits Screwing Up Regional Sports Fees, Starts Issuing Credits
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:36AM Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing?
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:22PM GitLab Acquires Software Chat Startup Gitter, Will Open-Source the Code
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:09PM Court Orders ISP To Hand Identities Behind 5,300 IP Addresses To Copyright Trolls
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @06:44PM Uber Is Using In-App Podcasts To Dissuade Seattle Drivers From Unionizing
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @05:25PM You Can Now Send, Request Money In Gmail On Android
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:49PM Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Allegedly Used Email Alias As Exxon CEO
Monday March 13, 2017 @07:59PM NYC Sues Verizon For Breaking Promise To Make FiOS Available To All Residents
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:54PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Solve the Instant Messaging Problem?
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:17PM Blogger Wins Libel Damages Over Columnist's Tweets
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:33PM Verizon Wireless Wades Right Back Into the Net Neutrality Debate With Fios Deal
Thursday March 09, 2017 @08:35PM Google's reCAPTCHA Turns 'Invisible,' Will Separate Bots From People Without Challenges
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:31PM EU Court Sets Limit On 'Right To Be Forgotten' In Company Registers
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:12PM Nearly 200,000 Wi-Fi Cameras Are Open To Hacking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @04:46PM T-Mobile Raises Deprioritization Threshold To 30GB
Thursday March 09, 2017 @03:20PM Google Hangouts' New Features Make Work Meetings Slightly Less Annoying
Thursday March 09, 2017 @02:56AM FCC Investigating Coast-To-Coast 911 Outage For AT&T Wireless Users
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @05:02PM Ask Slashdot: Should You Use Password Managers?
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:20AM Google AMP Is Rolling Out For 1 Billion People In Asia-Pacific Region
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:11AM The Dark Web Has Shrunk By 85%
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @07:13PM Americans Are Having Less Sex Than 20 Years Ago, Study Finds
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:57PM Developer Proclaims Death of Cyberfox Web Browser
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks CIA Files: The 6 Biggest Spying Secrets Revealed By the Release of 'Vault 7'
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:40PM Trump Renominates Ajit Pai For Five More Years at the FCC
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:37PM Sprint 'Betting Big On Trump,' Could Merge With T-Mobile Or Comcast
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:06PM University of California, Berkeley, To Delete Publicly Available Educational Content
Sunday March 05, 2017 @09:28PM Sprint Wins $140M Verdict Against Time Warner Cable For Infringing VoIP Patents
Saturday March 04, 2017 @06:11PM New Technique Turns Random Objects Into FM Radio Stations
Friday March 03, 2017 @11:50PM Microsoft Finally Releases A Beta Version of Skype For Linux
Friday March 03, 2017 @09:56PM Curated Advertising Is Coming To Highway Billboards
Friday March 03, 2017 @08:41PM FCC Chair Wants Carriers To Block Robocalls From Spoofed Numbers
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:38PM Snapchat Wanted $150K To Not Run NRA Ads On Gun Control Group Videos
Friday March 03, 2017 @12:46AM Mike Pence Used His AOL Email For Indiana State Business -- and It Got Hacked
Thursday March 02, 2017 @11:06AM Chevrolet To Offer Unlimited Data Plan With Cars
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @09:26PM Yahoo Says Forged Cookie Attack Accessed About 32 Million Accounts
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @07:49PM Marissa Mayer Is Giving Yahoo Employees Her Annual Bonus To Make Up For Massive Hacks
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:30PM IBM Gets a Patent On 'Out-of-Office' Email Messages -- In 2017
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:04PM White House Supports Renewal of Spy Law Without Reforms
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @01:53AM AOL Is Cutting Off Third-Party App Access To AIM
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @07:32PM A New Video Shows Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Arguing With a Driver Over Fares
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:41PM YouTube Unveils YouTube TV, Its Live TV Streaming Service
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:34PM FCC Chairman Calls Net Neutrality a 'Mistake'
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @11:06AM Netflix CEO Predicts Mobile Operators Will Soon Offer Unlimited Video
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:17AM One Billion Hours of YouTube Are Watched Every Day
Monday February 27, 2017 @07:50PM FCC Chairman Says His Agency Won't Review AT&T's Time Warner Purchase
Monday February 27, 2017 @05:11PM Battle of the Carriers: T-Mobile's New Promotion Offers Three Unlimited Data Lines For $100
Monday February 27, 2017 @11:20AM AT&T Undercuts Verizon, T-Mobile With New Unlimited Plan
Sunday February 26, 2017 @06:50PM Is Google's Comment Filtering Tool 'Vanishing' Legitimate Comments?
Saturday February 25, 2017 @12:46AM How Cable Monopolies Hurt ISP Customers
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:19PM Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web
Thursday February 23, 2017 @05:14PM FCC Votes To Lift Net Neutrality Transparency Rules For Smaller Internet Providers
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @10:22PM Judge Blocks California Law Limiting Publication of Actor's Ages
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @06:58PM T-Mobile Promises Big LTE Boost From 5GHz Wi-Fi Frequencies
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:32PM Disney Develops Room With 'Ubiquitous Wireless' Charging
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:10PM Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Implant To Type Eight Words Per Minute
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @11:50AM Verizon To Begin 5G User Trials in 11 Markets by Middle of Year
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @02:42AM Google Releases Open Source File Sharing Project 'Upspin' On GitHub
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @07:50PM College Senior Turns His Honda Civic Into a Self-Driving Car Using Free Hardware, Software
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @05:57PM 'We Won't Block Pirate Bay,' Swedish Telecoms Giant Says
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:59PM Cellphones As a Fifth-Order Elaboration of Maxwell's Theory
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:11AM Gemalto Launches eSIM Technology for Windows 10 Devices
Saturday February 18, 2017 @06:42PM Alaska Gets 'Artificial Aurora' As HAARP Antenna Array Listens Again
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:54PM PewDiePie Calls Out the 'Old-School Media' For Spiteful Dishonesty
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Friday February 17, 2017 @05:40PM SoftBank Is Willing To Cede Control of Sprint To Get T-Mobile Merger Done, Says Report
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:58AM Breakthrough in Alphabet's Balloon-Based Internet Project Means It Might Actually Wor
Thursday February 16, 2017 @06:41PM AT&T Is the Latest Carrier To Offer Unlimited Data For All Its Customers
Thursday February 16, 2017 @03:45PM Google Fiber Sheds Workers As It Looks to a Wireless Future
Thursday February 16, 2017 @03:19PM Tech Jobs Took a Big Hit Last Year
Thursday February 16, 2017 @01:38PM Sprint's New Unlimited Plan Adds HD Streaming, Four Lines For $90
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:07PM Voice Calls May Be Coming To the Amazon Echo and Google Home
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @07:23PM Is IoT a Reason To Learn C?
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @06:40PM Facebook To Autoplay Videos With Sound On By Default
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @05:17PM Disney, YouTube Cut Ties With PewDiePie, Top YouTube Submitter, Over Anti-Semitic Videos
Monday February 13, 2017 @09:42PM US National Weather Service Suffered 'Catastrophic' Outage; Website Stopped Sending Forecasts, Warnings
Monday February 13, 2017 @09:23PM T-Mobile Responds To Verizon By Improving Its Own Unlimited Data Plan
Monday February 13, 2017 @05:47PM Playboy Is Featuring Naked Women Again -- After Dropping Nudity a Year Ago Due To the Internet
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:23AM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Things That Every Hacker Once Knew?
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:13PM Shamed In Super Bowl Ads, Verizon Introduces Unlimited Data Plans
Saturday February 11, 2017 @03:01AM Spammer Faces Decades In Prison For Sending More Than 1 Million Spam Emails
Saturday February 11, 2017 @02:21AM TeraHertz Transmitter Can Push 100Gbps+ Wireless Speeds Via a Single Channel
Friday February 10, 2017 @10:18PM Nanorods Emit and Detect Light, Could Lead To Displays That Communicate Via Li-Fi
Friday February 10, 2017 @10:46AM More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Are Getting Ready To Protest Nationwide
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:10PM Attacks On WordPress Sites Intensify As Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Thursday February 09, 2017 @06:47PM Republicans Are Reportedly Using a Self-Destructing Message App To Avoid Leaks
Thursday February 09, 2017 @05:21PM Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:53PM RSA: Ban On Booth Babes Has Been No Big Deal
Thursday February 09, 2017 @01:39AM Verizon and T-Mobile Are In a Virtual Tie For the Best Network In the US
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @08:06PM Linux Kernel 3.18 Reaches End of Life
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:44PM Comcast Should Stop Claiming It Has 'Fastest Internet,' Ad Board Rules
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @12:32AM NYC Fines Airbnb Hosts For 'Illegal' Home Rentals
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @07:23PM The Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes 375,000 Images Available For Free
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @04:43PM Google Brain Creates Technology That Can Zoom In, Enhance Pixelated Images
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @12:25AM Dozens of Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable To Intercept of TLS-Protected Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @08:31PM FBI Will Revert To Using Fax Machines, Snail Mail For FOIA Requests
Monday February 06, 2017 @02:35PM Vizio Settles With FTC, Will Pay $2.2 Million and Delete User Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @07:53AM 'The End Of The Level Playing Field'
Saturday February 04, 2017 @04:32AM Microsoft Is Disabling Older Versions of Skype For Mac and Windows On March 1
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:58PM IMDb Is Shutting Down Its Long-Running, Popular Message Boards After 16 Years
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:40PM FCC Rescinds Claim That AT&T, Verizon Violated Net Neutrality
Friday February 03, 2017 @05:18PM Zero-Day Windows Security Flaw Can Crash Systems, Cause BSODs
Friday February 03, 2017 @04:24PM Lawsuit Claims Apple Forced Users To iOS 7 By Breaking FaceTime
Friday February 03, 2017 @02:17PM LG Confirms 5K Mac Monitor Has Issue When Placed Near a Router, Says New Batch To Have Enhanced Shielding
Thursday February 02, 2017 @07:01PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used To Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:51PM Hackers Take Over Unsecured Radio Transmitters, Play Anti-Trump Song
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:25PM Reddit Bans Far-Right Groups Altright and Alternativeright
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:33PM Cisco Patches 'Prime Home' Flaw That Allowed Hackers To Reach Into People's Homes
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @06:16PM New York Sues Charter Over Slow Internet Speeds
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @05:49PM Computer Lets Fully Paralyzed Patients Speak For First Time
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @07:59AM EU Announces Deal To End All Wireless Roaming Charges
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @02:49AM Facebook Changes Feed To Promote Posts That Aren't Fake, Sensational, Or Spam
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:14PM NASA's Cassini Captures Photos of Saturn's Rings In Unprecedented Detail
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @07:37PM Tostitos' Breathalyzer Bags Can Detect If You're Drunk -- Then Call Uber
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @04:45PM Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy For the FBI To Spy On Journalists
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @04:00PM Roku Owners: Comcast Is About To Sell You Cable TV Without the Cable Box
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @11:22AM Even Sprint Beat AT&T and Verizon in Customer Growth
Monday January 30, 2017 @06:41PM LG's UltraFine 5K Display Becomes Useless When It's Within Two Meters of a Router
Monday January 30, 2017 @06:13PM Woman Built House From the Ground Up Using Nothing But YouTube Tutorials
Monday January 30, 2017 @05:09PM Former Fed Employee Fined $5,000 For Installing Bitcoin Software On Server
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:49PM iPhone 7 Ousts Samsung Galaxy Note 4 As 'Device of Choice' For UK Defense Officials
Friday January 27, 2017 @08:15PM USB-C Power Meter Helps You Spot Counterfeit Accessories Before They Fry Your Gadgets
Friday January 27, 2017 @06:11PM Mark Zuckerberg Drops Lawsuits To Force Hundreds of Hawaiians To Sell Him Land
Friday January 27, 2017 @05:53PM Apple Is Moving Its Entire International iTunes Business To Ireland
Friday January 27, 2017 @05:35PM US Intelligence Seeks a Universal Translator For Text Search In Any Language
Thursday January 26, 2017 @06:42PM Breach Notification Website LeakedSource Allegedly Raided By Feds
Thursday January 26, 2017 @04:49PM Customer Feedback Surveys Could Be Considered Harmful
Thursday January 26, 2017 @04:17PM Facebook Dumps Personalized 'Trending Topics' After Backlash
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @07:08PM Gmail Will Soon Block JavaScript File Attachments
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @06:38PM Dropbox Kept Files Around For Years Due To 'Delete' Bug
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:44PM Google Bans 200 Publishers From Its Ad Network
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:05PM Trump's FCC Chairman Pick Ajit Pai Vows To Close Broadband 'Digital Divide'
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @08:11PM Amazon Updates Echo, Echo Dot To Let You Address It As 'Computer'
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @06:01PM Researchers Discover Massive Networks of Fake Twitter Accounts
Monday January 23, 2017 @07:09PM Yahoo Sale To Verizon Delayed After Hack Disclosures
Monday January 23, 2017 @06:07PM Apple Investigating Issue With AirPods Randomly Disconnecting During Calls
Monday January 23, 2017 @04:24PM AT&T Offering Day Pass For International Travelers
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:58PM Google Voice Receives First Update in Five Years
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:18AM Sprint Purchases 33 Percent Stake in Tidal For $200 Million
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:37PM FTC Dismantles Two Huge Robocall Organizations
Friday January 20, 2017 @08:00PM CBS, Paramount Settle Lawsuit Over 'Star Trek' Fan Film
Friday January 20, 2017 @07:33PM Second Time In 9 Months: AT&T Raises Phone Activation Fee $5, Now Charges $25
Friday January 20, 2017 @06:49PM Jay Z's Tidal Music Streaming Service Is Fraudulently Inflating Subscriber Numbers, Report Says
Friday January 20, 2017 @04:13PM Elite Scientists Have Told the Pentagon That AI Won't Threaten Humanity
Friday January 20, 2017 @02:23PM Despite Glitches, AT&T's DirecTV Now Hits 200,000 Subscribers in Its First Month
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:02AM Facebook Has a Team That Handles Mark Zuckerberg's Page
Thursday January 19, 2017 @04:35PM Netflix Calls Out HBO For Not Letting Subscribers Binge On New Shows
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:31PM 5G Internet is the 'Beginning of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'
Thursday January 19, 2017 @01:06PM ProtonMail Adds Tor Onion Site To Fight Risk Of State Censorship
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @01:27AM Dutch Developer Added Backdoor To Websites He Built, Phished Over 20,000 Users
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:46PM AT&T Shuts Down 2G Network, Ends Cellular Connectivity For Original iPhone
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:35PM Ambulances In Sweden Will Be Able To Hijack Car Radios During Emergencies
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:25PM Verizon Looking To Buy Comcast or Charter, Says Report
Monday January 16, 2017 @07:45PM Study Finds Link Between Profanity and Honesty
Monday January 16, 2017 @07:10PM Amazon Seeks FCC Permission To Run Wireless Tests In Washington State
Monday January 16, 2017 @05:31PM AT&T Denies Refunds For DirecTV Now Customers, Despite the Service's Performance Issues
Monday January 16, 2017 @10:28AM Deutsche Bank Switches Off Text Messaging
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:15PM Facebook No Longer Clearly Labels Edited Posts
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:37PM Open Source Codec Encodes Voice Into Only 700 Bits Per Second
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:26PM Trump's Cyber Security Advisor Rudy Giuliani Runs Ancient, Utterly Hackable Website
Friday January 13, 2017 @01:05AM Nintendo Switch Will Launch On March 3rd For $299, Won't Feature Region-Locking Software
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @11:14PM New FCC Report Says AT&T and Verizon Zero-Rating Violates Net Neutrality
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @06:15PM Buggy Domain Validation Forces GoDaddy To Revoke SSL Certificates
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @05:19PM Comcast Remains America's Most-Hated Company, Survey Finds
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:44PM Microsoft Anti-Porn Workers Sue Over PTSD
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:31PM JetBlue Giving All Passengers Free In-Flight 'Fly-Fi' High-Speed Wi-Fi
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @10:45PM Monopoly May Replace Iconic Pieces With Emoji Faces and Hashtags