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Oracle Deflects Blame For Troubled Oregon Health Care Site 26 comments
'Accidental' Siberian Mummies Part of Mysterious Ancient Arctic Civilization 11 comments
NASA Proposes "Water World" Theory For Origin of Life 34 comments
In a Cloning First, Scientists Create Stem Cells From Adults 24 comments
MIT Designs Tsunami Proof Floating Nuclear Reactor 92 comments
In Mississippi, Gov't Text Messages Are Officially Public Records 28 comments
Click Like? You May Have Given Up the Right To Sue 152 comments
Mercedes Pooh-Poohs Tesla, Says It Has "Limited Potential" 194 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which Router Firmware For Bandwidth Management? 61 comments
Linux Voice is a New Magazine for Linux Users — On Paper (Video) 49 comments
Kepler-186f: Most 'Earth-Like' Alien World Discovered 168 comments
Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr Released 137 comments
Medal Snowden Queries Putin On Live TV Regarding Russian Internet Surveillance 325 comments
Tor Blacklisting Exit Nodes Vulnerable To Heartbleed 44 comments
The Dismal State of SATCOM Security 50 comments
Apache OpenOffice Reaches 100 Million Downloads. Now What? 238 comments
RCMP Arrest Canadian Teen For Heartbleed Exploit 97 comments
SSD-HDD Price Gap Won't Go Away Anytime Soon 236 comments
5-Year Suspended Sentence For S. Africa's First Online Pirate 44 comments
Medal Switching From Sitting To Standing At Your Desk 251 comments
Medal Ask Slashdot: System Administrator Vs Change Advisory Board 273 comments
The Squishy Future of Robotics 36 comments
Bidding At FCC TV Spectrum Auction May Be Restricted For Large Carriers 82 comments
Vintage 1960s Era Film Shows IRS Defending Its Use of Computers 143 comments
FBI Drone Deployment Timeline 33 comments
GoPro Project Claims Technology Is Making People Lose Empathy For Homeless 311 comments
Industry-Wide Smartphone "Kill Switch" Closer To Reality 132 comments
Code Quality: Open Source vs. Proprietary 131 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Good Print Media Is Left? 277 comments
Steam's Most Popular Games 115 comments
'Thermoelectrics' Could One Day Power Cars 153 comments
Survey: 56 Percent of US Developers Expect To Become Millionaires 446 comments
Nokia Had a Production-Ready Web Tablet 13 Years Ago 232 comments
Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs 350 comments
Intel Pushes Into Tablet Market, Pushes Away From Microsoft 109 comments
Astronomers Solve Puzzle of the Mountains That Fell From Space 51 comments
Lavabit Loses Contempt Appeal 124 comments
Microsoft Brings Office Online To Chrome OS; Ars Reviews Windows Phone 8.1 67 comments
Medal Medal Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment 1447 comments
All Packages Needed For FreedomBox Now In Debian 52 comments
Bill Gates Patents Detecting, Responding To "Glassholes" 139 comments
Mt. Gox Ordered Into Liquidation 44 comments
Pollution In China Could Be Driving Freak Weather In US 156 comments
Medal Medal Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charge 775 comments
Google Looked Into Space Elevator, Hoverboards, and Teleportation 98 comments
Medal Medal Study Finds US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy 763 comments
Your StarCraft II Potential Peaked At Age 24 99 comments
How 'DevOps' Is Killing the Developer 213 comments
San Francisco's Housing Crisis Explained 352 comments
How Apple's CarPlay Could Shore Up the Car Stereo Industry 192 comments
52 Million Photos In FBI's Face Recognition Database By Next Year 108 comments
Ubisoft Hands Out Nexus 7 Tablets At a Game's Press Event 43 comments
Medal How Does Heartbleed Alter the 'Open Source Is Safer' Discussion? 569 comments
Lack of US Cybersecurity Across the Electric Grid 95 comments
Snowden Used the Linux Distro Designed For Internet Anonymity 167 comments
The Security of Popular Programming Languages 186 comments
Paper Microscope Magnifies Objects 2100 Times and Costs Less Than $1 89 comments
Medal Intuit, Maker of Turbotax, Lobbies Against Simplified Tax Filings 415 comments
OpenBSD Team Cleaning Up OpenSSL 285 comments
Netflix Gets What It Pays For: Comcast Streaming Speeds Skyrocket 319 comments
Slashdot Asks: How Do You Pay Your Taxes? 382 comments
How Amazon Keeps Cutting AWS Prices: Cheapskate Culture 144 comments
Is Crimea In Russia? Internet Companies Have Different Answers 284 comments
Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan 80 comments
Guardian and WaPo Receive Pulitzers For Snowden Coverage 78 comments
This 1981 BYTE Magazine Cover Explains Why We're So Bad At Tech Predictions 275 comments
U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn 135 comments
Medal Microsoft Confirms It Is Dropping Windows 8.1 Support 565 comments
Medal Medal IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt 627 comments
Saturn May Have Given Birth To a Baby Moon 71 comments
Mozilla Appoints Former Marketing Head Interim CEO 202 comments
First Phase of TrueCrypt Audit Turns Up No Backdoors 171 comments
Heartbleed Disclosure Timeline Revealed 62 comments
Medal Climate Scientist: Climate Engineering Might Be the Answer To Warming 340 comments
Carpenter Who Cut Off His Fingers Makes "Robohand" With 3-D Printer 90 comments
Google Buys Drone Maker Titan Aerospace 41 comments
Will This Flying Car Get Crowdfunded? 157 comments
Reviving a Commodore 64 Computer Using a Raspberry Pi 165 comments
Inside the Stolen Smartphone Black Market In London 109 comments
Using Supercomputers To Predict Signs of Black Holes Swallowing Stars 31 comments
The Best Way To Watch the "Blood Moon" Tonight 145 comments
The Best Parking Apps You've Never Heard Of and Why You Haven't 163 comments
NASA To Send SpaceX Resupply Capsule To ISS Despite Technical Problems 71 comments
Lucas Nussbaum Re-Elected As Debian Project Leader 28 comments
Bachelor's Degree: An Unnecessary Path To a Tech Job 286 comments
Mathematicians Use Mossberg 500 Pump-Action Shotgun To Calculate Pi 307 comments
Akamai Reissues All SSL Certificates After Admitting Heartbleed Patch Was Faulty 56 comments
Medal Medal Jenny McCarthy: "I Am Not Anti-Vaccine'" 584 comments
44% of Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted 120 comments
First Glow-In-the-Dark Road Debuts In Netherlands 182 comments
Seattle Bookstores Embrace 83 comments
Pluto May Have Deep Seas and Ancient Tectonic Faults 47 comments
Mr. Schmidt Goes To Washington: A Look Inside Google's Lobbying Behemoth 114 comments
Russia Wants To Establish a Permanent Moon Base 312 comments
Medal UN: Renewables, Nuclear Must Triple To Save Climate 428 comments
Neil Gaiman Confirms Movie Talks For Sandman, American Gods 34 comments
Medal Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates? 430 comments
Private Keys Stolen Within Hours From Heartbleed OpenSSL Site 151 comments
Anyone Can Buy Google Glass April 15 167 comments
Medal Medal The GNOME Foundation Is Running Out of Money 684 comments
Apple's Spotty Record of Giving Back To the Tech Industry 266 comments
US Takes Out Gang That Used Zeus Malware To Steal Millions 38 comments
Obama Says He May Or May Not Let the NSA Exploit the Next Heartbleed 134 comments
Why the IETF Isn't Working 103 comments
Titanfall Dev Claims Xbox One Doesn't Need DX12 To Improve Performance 117 comments
The Case For a Safer Smartphone 184 comments
PC Gaming Alive and Dominant 243 comments
Medal Medal Ask Slashdot: Are You Apocalypse-Useful? 727 comments
The Comcast/TWC Merger Is About Controlling Information 107 comments
Linux 3.15 Will Suspend & Resume Much Faster 116 comments
IRS Misses XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft Millions For Patches 322 comments
Can Web-Based Protests Be a Force for Change? 76 comments
FAA Shuts Down Search-and-Rescue Drones 214 comments
Civilization: Beyond Earth Announced 85 comments
Medal Medal Study Rules Out Global Warming Being a Natural Fluctuation With 99% Certainty 852 comments
Racing To Contain Ebola 111 comments
Amazon Reportedly Launching Smartphone This Year 38 comments
Medal Commenters To Dropbox CEO: Houston, We Have a Problem 446 comments
Bill Would End US Govt's Sale of Already-Available Technical Papers To Itself 32 comments
AT Black Knight Transformer Hits the Road and Takes a Hop 33 comments
CSIRO Scientists' Aquaculture Holy Grail: Fish-Free Prawn Food 116 comments
Wi-Fi Problems Dog Apple-Samsung Trial 80 comments
Crowd Wisdom Better At Predictions Than Top CIA Analysts 136 comments
GM Names Names, Suspends Two Engineers Over Ignition-Switch Safety 236 comments
Medal Can You Buy a License To Speed In California? 324 comments
Cost Skyrockets For United States' Share of ITER Fusion Project 172 comments
NSA Allegedly Exploited Heartbleed 149 comments
Phil Shapiro says 20,000 Teachers Should Unite to Spread Chromebooks (Video) 101 comments
Chinese Man On Trial For Spreading False Rumors Online 53 comments
The New 'One Microsoft' Is Finally Poised For the Future 270 comments
Fruit Flies, Fighter Jets Use Similar Evasive Tactics When Attacked 65 comments
$250K Reward Offered In California Power Grid Attack 111 comments
'weev' Conviction Vacated 147 comments
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Unix Admins 136 comments
Medal Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code 578 comments
The Graffiti Drone 126 comments
3D Display Uses Misted Water 65 comments
Medal Medal Mathematical Proof That the Cosmos Could Have Formed Spontaneously From Nothing 592 comments
Fire Risk From Panasonic Batteries In Sony Vaio Laptops 36 comments
NYC Considers Google Glass For Restaurant Inspections 104 comments
Canada Introduces Privacy Reforms That Encourage Warrantless Disclosure of Info 99 comments
NASA Setting Up $250,000 Mars Lander Competition 44 comments
Future Airline Safety Instructions Will Be Given By Game Apps 64 comments
93 Harvard Faculty Members Call On the University To Divest From Fossil Fuels 214 comments

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