Slashdot Items Tagged "news"

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Friday July 29, 2016 @10:28PM Bruce Schneier: Our Election Systems Must Be Secured If We Want To Stop Foreign Hackers
Friday July 29, 2016 @05:22PM World's Largest Solar Power Plant Planned For Chernobyl Nuclear Wasteland
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:06PM SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers
Friday July 29, 2016 @03:44PM Judge Rules Political Robocalls Are Protected By First Amendment
Thursday July 28, 2016 @09:37PM UK Judge Calls For An Online Court Without Lawyers To Cut Costs
Thursday July 28, 2016 @09:32PM Ask Slashdot: How Transparent Should Companies Be When Operational Technology Failures Happen?
Thursday July 28, 2016 @09:19PM The Mojave Desert: Home of the New Machine Movement
Thursday July 28, 2016 @07:14PM Apple's Rigid Negotiating Tactics Cost Us 'Skinny Bundles' For Apple TV, Says Report
Thursday July 28, 2016 @06:54PM Dark Patterns Across the Web Are Designed To Trick You
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:57PM North Korea Is Blackmailing Top South Korean Online Retailer For $2.66 Million
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:09PM WikiLeaks Releases Hacked Voicemails From DNC Officials
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @08:51PM ULA Interns Launch Record-Breaking 50-Foot Rocket
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @08:13PM Tesla and Autopilot Supplier Mobileye Split Up After Fatal Crash
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @06:10PM Hyperloop One Announces Opening of Its First Manufacturing Plant
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @05:45PM ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Funding Leads To New Genetic Findings
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @08:31PM 'Sister Clones' Of Dolly The Sheep Have Aged Like Any Other Sheep, Study Says
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @06:03PM Highest-Paid CEOs Run Worst-Performing Companies, Research Finds
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @05:23PM AR Helmet Startup Skully Has Crashed and Burned
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @04:37PM Norway Is Building The World's First 'Floating' Underwater Tunnels
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @04:16PM Harrison Ford Could Have Died In Star Wars Set Incident, Court Hears
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:49PM Feds To Deploy Anti-Drone Software Near Wildfires
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:43PM Apple's Electric Car Project To Be Led By Bob Mansfield
Monday July 25, 2016 @06:49PM Vine's Source Code Was Accidentally Made Public For Five Minutes
Monday July 25, 2016 @05:26PM China Releases Test Footage of Ballistic Missile Defense System
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:26PM MIT Developed A Movie Screen That Brings Glasses-Free 3D To All Seats
Monday July 25, 2016 @04:04PM Twitter, a 10-Year-Old Company, Is Still Explaining What Twitter Is
Monday July 25, 2016 @03:49PM Facebook Admits Blocking WikiLeaks' DNC Email Links, But Won't Say Why
Monday July 25, 2016 @10:38AM China Bans Internet News Reporting As Media Crackdown Widens
Saturday July 23, 2016 @04:11AM Sega Announces Two New Sonic Games That Seek To Recapture The Glory Days
Friday July 22, 2016 @08:43PM Hillary Clinton Chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine As Running Mate
Friday July 22, 2016 @08:21PM Cyanogen Inc. Reportedly Fires OS Development Arm, Switches To Apps
Friday July 22, 2016 @07:23PM CRISPR: Chinese Scientists To Pioneer Gene-Editing Trial On Humans
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:52PM Auto Industry Publishes Its First Set of Cybersecurity Best Practices
Friday July 22, 2016 @05:01PM Comcast To Offer Pay-As-You-Go TV, Broadband Service
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:32PM Edward Snowden At Comic-Con: 'I Live a Surprisingly Free Life'
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:04PM Apple: Pokemon Go Sets Record For Most Downloads In Its First Week
Friday July 22, 2016 @02:43AM Scientists Find Chemical-Free Way To Extend Milk's Shelf Life For Up To 3 Weeks
Thursday July 21, 2016 @08:18PM Large Source Of Hydrogen Gas May Lie Near Slow-Spreading Tectonic Plates Under The Ocean
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:46PM Spotify Is Now Selling Your Information To Advertisers
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:00PM Texas Man Who Acted As Russian Agent Gets 10 Years' Prison
Thursday July 21, 2016 @06:33PM McDonald's 'Make Burger History' Site Hijacked With Offensive Burger Ideas
Thursday July 21, 2016 @05:58PM Tesla's Autopilot Mode Reportedly Saves Pedestrian's Life
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:49PM Police 3D-Printed A Murder Victim's Finger To Unlock His Phone
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:41PM Apple To Make $3 Billion From Pokemon Go
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:06PM 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Movie Was Financed With Stolen Money, Says DOJ
Thursday July 21, 2016 @12:41AM 47 Years Ago Today, Apollo 11 Landed On the Moon
Thursday July 21, 2016 @12:22AM Tesla's 'Master Plan, Part Deux' Includes Trucks, Buses and Ride-Sharing
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @08:46PM Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 5, Can Survive Drops 'Up To 80% Of The Time'
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @08:18PM Feds Seize KickassTorrents Domains and Arrest Owner In Poland
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @07:14PM Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:53PM BlackBerry CEO 'Disturbed' By Apple's Hard Line On Encryption
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:54PM EPA's Gasoline Efficiency Tests Provide No Valid Information At All
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:10PM How The Internet Helps Sex Workers Keep Customers Honest
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @03:57PM US Navy Faces $600M Lawsuit For Allegedly Pirating 3D VR Software
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @12:02AM The Flux Capacitor Becomes World's Fastest Street-Legal Electric Car
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @11:37PM WikiLeaks Releases 300K Turkey Government Emails In Response To Erdogan's Post-Coup Purges
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @09:15PM Amazon Isn't Saying If Echo Has Been Wiretapped
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @08:31PM Neuroscientists Have Isolated The Part Of The Brain That Controls Free Will
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @08:10PM Facebook Pitches Laser Beams As The High-Speed Internet Of The Future
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @06:49PM Amazon Patents Way To Turn Lampposts, Church Steeples Into Drone Perches
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:41PM Library of Congress Hit With a Denial-Of-Service Attack
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:26PM Safari Browser May Soon Be Just As Fast As Chrome With WebP Integration
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:09PM Pokemon Go Doubles Nintendo's Stock Price
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @12:34PM Volkswagen Sued For Violating State Environmental Statutes With Dieselgate
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @02:04AM Facebook's Android App Can Now Save Offline Videos
Monday July 18, 2016 @07:51PM Researchers Develop Atomic-Scale Hard Drive That Writes Information Atom By Atom
Monday July 18, 2016 @07:15PM Netflix Stock Price Tanks As Customers Quit Over Higher Prices
Monday July 18, 2016 @06:27PM BuzzFeed and Washington Post To Use Robots For RNC Coverage
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:31PM Researcher Finds Way To Steal Cash From Google, Instagram, and Microsoft Through The Phone
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:03PM Hacking Group 'OurMine' Claims Credit For Attack On Pokemon Go Servers
Monday July 18, 2016 @04:37PM RNC Is Preparing For Cyberattacks
Sunday July 17, 2016 @02:22PM Did Armenia Censor Facebook?
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:53AM Jill Stein Pledges To Pardon Snowden and Appoint Him To Her Cabinet
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:42AM Leak Shows PlayStation 4 Neo Is Expected To Have Twice The Graphics Horsepower
Saturday July 16, 2016 @01:41AM Russia Is Building a Nuclear Space Bomber
Friday July 15, 2016 @08:15PM Google Decided To Nix Its Oculus Rift Competitor
Friday July 15, 2016 @07:27PM Elon Musk: Autopilot Feature Was Disabled In Pennsylvania Crash
Friday July 15, 2016 @06:43PM Newt Gingrich Says Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony
Friday July 15, 2016 @05:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Eat Lab-Grown Meat?
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:39PM Do You Have A Living Doppelgänger?
Friday July 15, 2016 @04:12PM Samsung In Talks With BYD To Buy Stake In Electric-Car Maker
Friday July 15, 2016 @02:04AM Null Island: The Land of Lousy Directional Data
Thursday July 14, 2016 @09:14PM How President Jimmy Carter Saved The Space Shuttle
Thursday July 14, 2016 @07:44PM A Smaller Version of Raspberry Pi 3 Is Coming Soon
Thursday July 14, 2016 @07:28PM Theresa May Reshuffles Cabinet, Warns Amazon and Google of Power Shift
Thursday July 14, 2016 @06:17PM Emirati Man Gets 3-Month Prison Sentence Over Instagram Insult
Thursday July 14, 2016 @05:55PM NVIDIA's Releases Its First VR Game, Along With An Interactive Screenshot Tool 'Ansel'
Thursday July 14, 2016 @05:34PM Obesity Is Three Times As Deadly For Men Than Women, Says Study
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:49PM CleanSpace CO Sensor Runs On Freevolt RF Harvesting
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:31PM Google's New Emoji Aimed At Promoting Gender Equality Are Coming
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:11PM 145 Tech Leaders Say 'Trump Would Be A Disaster For Innovation'
Thursday July 14, 2016 @02:06AM Parents Upset After Their Boy Was 'Knocked Down and Run Over' By A Security Robot
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @09:05PM Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @08:34PM Tor Project Installs New Board of Directors After Jacob Appelbaum Controversy
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @07:08PM Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System For Banks
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @06:46PM Microsoft: Only Microsoft Edge Will Play Netflix Content At 1080p On Your PC
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Why Don't Graphics Cards For VR Use Real-Time Motion Compensation?
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @05:01PM Pokemon Go Becomes Biggest Mobile Game In US History
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:44PM Why So Much Coverage Of Amazon Prime Day? The Incentives, Of Course
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:11AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @11:57PM FBI Closes D.B. Cooper Investigation After 45 Years
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @07:51PM NASA's Juno Spacecraft Sends First Images From Jupiter
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @07:07PM Vulnerability Exploitable Via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:37PM Sega Saturn's DRM Cracked Almost 23 Years After Launch
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @05:29PM FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program'
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:38PM Honda Unveils First Hybrid Motor Without Heavy Rare Earth Metals
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @04:07PM NBC Universal Patents a Way To Detect BitTorrent Pirates In Real-Time
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @03:27PM How Technology Disrupted the Truth
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @12:58AM Study Shows Thumb-Sucking and Nail-Biting Can Be Good For Kids
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:52PM Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:38PM Congress Is Trying To Expand The Patriot Act
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:06PM Third Tesla Crashes Amid Report of SEC Investigation
Monday July 11, 2016 @06:20PM New Dwarf Planet Discovered In Outer Solar System
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:29PM PSA: Pokemon Go Has Full Access To Your Google Account Data
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:09PM Can Tech Workers Skip The Olympics As Easily As Athletes?
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:42PM Netflix Is The Least-Cancelled of All Major Streaming Services, Says Study
Monday July 11, 2016 @04:41PM MIT Says Their Anonymity Network Is More Secure Than Tor
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:08AM Hacker Finds Bug to Edit or Delete Any Medium Post
Saturday July 09, 2016 @06:22AM Wannabe Prime Minister Andrea Leadsom Thinks Websites Should Be Rated Like Films
Saturday July 09, 2016 @02:38AM Bitcoin 'Miners' Face Fight For Survival As New Supply Halves
Friday July 08, 2016 @08:54PM First Water Clouds Reported Outside The Solar System
Friday July 08, 2016 @08:34PM Nintendo Stock Price Up 9% After Pokemon Go Launch
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:35PM Mesa 12.0 Released With OpenGL 4.3 Support, Intel Vulkan and More
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:09PM George Takei Opposes Gay Sulu In 'Star Trek Beyond'
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:00PM Ask Slashdot: Should You Upgrade To Windows 10 For Accessibility Features?
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:34PM Researchers Discover Over 100 Tor Nodes Designed To Spy On Hidden Services
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:15PM YouTube Looking To Launch Online TV Service Next Year With ESPN, ABC, and CBS
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:08AM Putin Gives Federal Security Agents Two Weeks To Produce 'Encryption Keys' For The Internet
Thursday July 07, 2016 @07:09PM Robot Stingray Is Powered By Rat Heart Cells
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:58PM Debian Founder's 2015 Death Ruled A Suicide
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:48PM IRS Is Suing Facebook Over Asset Transfers In Ireland
Thursday July 07, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Director: Guccifer Admitted He Lied About Hacking Hillary Clinton's Email
Thursday July 07, 2016 @05:34PM Ask Slashdot: Is It Ever OK To Quit Without Giving Notice?
Thursday July 07, 2016 @05:25PM Unreal Engine and Unity To Get NVIDIA's New VR Rendering Tech
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:50PM Wendy's Says More Than 1,000 Restaurants Affected By Hack
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:22PM Baton Rouge Police Database Hacked In Retaliation For Killing of Alton Sterling
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:06PM UW, Microsoft Successfully Encoded 200MB of Data Onto Synthetic DNA Molecules
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:56AM Avast Acquires AVG For $1.3 Billion To Create Security Software Giant
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:42AM Samsung Unveils World's First UFS Storage Cards, Could Replace MicroSD
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @08:55PM Google Is Working On Two Android Wear Smartwatches, Says Report
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @07:21PM Second Tesla Autopilot Crash Under Review By US Regulators
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @06:28PM DOJ Will Not File Charges Against Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:54PM European Union's First Cybersecurity Law Gets Green Light
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:32PM Hackers Can Use Smart Watch Movements To Reveal A Wearer's ATM PIN
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:07PM Microsoft Targets The iMac With New All-In-One Surface PCs, Reports Say
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:39PM Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:10PM Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @03:56PM Walmart Now Lets You Pay With Phone At All 4,600 US Stores Via Walmart Pay
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @11:46AM More Than 500,000 Hoverboards Recalled Because of Fire Hazards
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:28AM Pod Planes Could Change Travel Forever
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:02AM 'New Way of Stealing Cars': Hacking Them With A Laptop
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @08:19PM KDE Plasma 5.7 Released
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @07:40PM Theranos Faces Congressional Inquiry Over Faulty Blood Tests
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:57PM Hyperloop One Says It Can Connect Helsinki To Stockholm In Under 30 Minutes
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:30PM Japan Says Yes To Mirrorless Cars
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:57PM Man Builds Giant Homemade Computer To Play Tetris
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:38PM Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Is Coming This Year, Source Confirms
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:15PM UK Police Accessed Civilian Data For Fun and Profit, Says Report
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:05PM 73% of Subscribers Would Download Netflix Content, Says Survey
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @04:31PM Apple To Encourage Organ Donation With Health App
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:01AM Historic Route 66 To Feature Solar Road Technology
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @05:47AM NASA's Juno Space Probe Enters Orbit Around Jupiter
Monday July 04, 2016 @07:50PM Microsoft Xbox Project Scorpio Puts Out 6 TFLOPs On Par With Current Gaming PCs
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:38PM Researchers Develop Electronic Nose To Sniff Out Pesticides and Nerve Gas
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:26PM Google Cast Is Now Baked Into Chrome, No Extension Needed
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:10PM SolarCity Pushing Industry To 40% Increase In Useful Lifetime of Solar Power Installations
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:46PM Japan's First VR Porn Festival Shut Down Due To Unprecedented Popularity
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:29PM MIT's Swarm Chip Architecture Boosts Multi-Core CPUs, Offering Up To 18x Faster Processing
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:06PM Why Tech Support Is (Purposely) Unbearable
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:58PM New Cars Are Too Expensive For The Typical Family, Says Study
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:38PM Google Offers Free 4-Month Play Music Trial Subscription For July 4th
Monday July 04, 2016 @11:16AM China Bans the Use Of Social Media As a News Source
Sunday July 03, 2016 @05:13AM American Cities Are Installing DHS-Funded Audio Surveillance
Saturday July 02, 2016 @12:22AM Why Did The Stars Wars and Star Trek Worlds Turn Out So Differently?
Saturday July 02, 2016 @12:20AM Canadian Man Invented a Wheel That Can Make Cars Move Sideways
Friday July 01, 2016 @11:44PM Facebook Messenger Now Has 11,000 Bots
Friday July 01, 2016 @08:40PM DVD Player Found In Tesla Autopilot Crash, Says Florida Officials
Friday July 01, 2016 @07:37PM Security Researcher Publishes How-To Guide To Crack Android Full Disk Encryption
Friday July 01, 2016 @06:55PM Slackware 14.2 Released, Still Systemd-Free
Friday July 01, 2016 @05:43PM Senate Staffers Will No Longer Be Issued BlackBerry Devices
Friday July 01, 2016 @05:16PM Microsoft Will Be Largest Infrastructure As A Service Vendor By 2019, Says Morgan Stanley Survey
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:56PM Man Who Teaches People How To Repair Their MacBooks Alludes To Apple Lawsuit
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:29PM Frontier Teams With AT&T To Block Google Fiber Access To Utility Poles
Friday July 01, 2016 @01:14AM Microsoft President Brad Smith: Computer Science Is Space Race of Today
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:51AM Guccifer 2.0 Calls DNC Hack His "Personal Project," Mocks Security Firms
Friday July 01, 2016 @12:21AM Data Can Help Fix America's Overcrowded Jails, Says White House
Thursday June 30, 2016 @08:59PM Facebook To Shred 'Paper' News-Reading App On July 29th
Thursday June 30, 2016 @08:35PM 'Healing' Detected In Antarctic Ozone Hole, Says Study
Thursday June 30, 2016 @08:06PM Apple In Talks To Buy Jay Z-Owned Tidal Streaming Service
Thursday June 30, 2016 @06:06PM 'UpgradeSubscription.exe' File In Preview Build Hints At Windows 10 Subscriptions
Thursday June 30, 2016 @05:41PM CBS/Paramount Sets Phasers To Kill On Star Trek Fan-Fiction With New Guidelines
Thursday June 30, 2016 @03:55PM Ask Slashdot: What's Your Preferred Media Streaming Device?
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @11:40PM Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @10:55PM 2 Million-Person Terror Database Leaked Online
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:59PM Scientists Say The Asteroid That Killed The Dinosaurs Almost Wiped Us Out Too
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @07:25PM DMCA Notices Remove 8,268 Projects On Github In 2015
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @06:54PM Google's 'FASTER' 9000km, 60Tbps Transpacific Fiber Optics Cable Completed