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'Chappie': What It Takes To Render a Robot 34 comments
Robocops Being Used As Traffic Police In Democratic Republic of Congo 38 comments
Red Hat Strips Down For Docker 42 comments
Developers Race To Develop VR Headsets That Won't Make Users Nauseous 153 comments
Valve Developed an Open-Source Intel Vulkan GPU Driver For Linux 51 comments
Intel Reveals Unlocked, Socketed Broadwell and Core i7 NUC With Iris Graphics 49 comments
French Nuclear Industry In Turmoil As Manufacturer Buckles 379 comments
Drones Underwater, Drones on Wheels (Video) 18 comments
NVIDIA Announces SHIELD Game Console 116 comments
The US's First Offshore Wind Farm Will Cut Local Power Prices By 40% 257 comments
AMD Enters Virtual Reality Fray With LiquidVR SDK At GDC 21 comments
Ask Slashdot: Wireless Microphone For Stand-up Meetings? 94 comments
A Versatile and Rugged MIDI Mini-Keyboard (Video) 55 comments
Google Backs Off Default Encryption on New Android Lollilop Devices 119 comments
How a Kickstarter Project Can Massively Exceed Its Funding Goals and Still Fail 217 comments
Police Could Charge Data Center Operators In the Largest Child Porn Bust Ever 199 comments
New Seagate Shingled Hard Drive Teardown 93 comments
World's First Lagoon Power Plants Unveiled In UK 189 comments
Intel Announces Atom x3, x5 and x7, First SOCs With Integrated 3G and LTE Modems 112 comments
Ikea Unveils Furniture That Charges Your Smartphone Wirelessly 95 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Does One Verify Hard Drive Firmware? 324 comments
Foxconn Factories' Future: Fewer Humans, More Robots 187 comments
Ask Slashdot: Old PC File Transfer Problem 465 comments
3D Printers Making Inroads In Kitchens 90 comments
Machine Intelligence and Religion 531 comments
Intel To Rebrand Atom Chips Along Lines of Core Processors 109 comments
5 White Collar Jobs Robots Already Have Taken 257 comments
Developers Disclose Schematics For 50-1000 MHz Software-Defined Transceiver 135 comments
Intel Updates NUC Mini PC Line With Broadwell-U, Tested and Benchmarked 60 comments
The Groups Behind Making Distributed Solar Power Harder To Adopt 374 comments
Should a Service Robot Bring an Alcoholic a Drink? 162 comments
Pebble Time Smartwatch Receives Overwhelming Support On Kickstarter 141 comments
AMD Unveils Carrizo APU With Excavator Core Architecture 114 comments
The Case Against E-readers -- Why Digital Natives Prefer Reading On Paper 260 comments
Valve To Reveal Virtual Reality Dev Kit Next Week At GDC 48 comments
Intel Moving Forward With 10nm, Will Switch Away From Silicon For 7nm 279 comments
Only Twice Have Nations Banned a Weapon Before It Was Used; They May Do It Again 318 comments
Is Sega the Next Atari? 153 comments
Apple To Invest $2B Building Green Data Centers In Ireland and Denmark 82 comments
Intel Core M Enables Lower Cost Ultrabooks; Asus UX305 Tested 70 comments
Smart Rendering For Virtual Reality 25 comments
Apple Launches Repair Program For Longstanding 2011 MacBook Pro GPU Problems 99 comments
Sony Offers a "Premium Sound" SD Card For a Premium Price 213 comments
Microsoft's First Azure Hosted Service Is Powered By Linux 66 comments
Apple Patent Could Have "Broad Ramifications" For VR Headsets 128 comments
Delivery Drones: More Feasible If They Come By Truck 129 comments
Duplicate SSH Keys Put Tens of Thousands of Home Routers At Risk 114 comments
Lenovo Allegedly Installing "Superfish" Proxy Adware On New Computers 248 comments
Samsung's Portable SSD T1 Tested 105 comments
The Burden of Intellectual Property Rights On Clean Energy Technologies 145 comments
One Year of Data Shows the Hacker Community Is Tight-knit and Welcoming 42 comments
Sony To Release Google Glass Competitor 76 comments
Storing Data In Synthetic Fossils 36 comments
Breakthrough In Face Recognition Software 142 comments
Apple Patents Head-Mounted iPhone 55 comments
Flaw In Netgear Wi-Fi Routers Exposes Admin Password, WLAN Details 57 comments
What To Do After Robots Take Your Job 389 comments
NVidia Puts the Kibosh On Overclocking of GTX 900M Series 138 comments
Nuclear Plant Taken Down In Anticipation of Snowstorm 311 comments
Vint Cerf Warns Against 'Digital Dark Age' 166 comments
Japan Now Has More Car Charging Points Than Gas Stations 215 comments
Mountain Biking In Virtual Reality With the Oculus Rift and an Actuating Bike 71 comments
VESA Embedded DisplayPort 1.4a Paves Way For 8K Displays, Longer Battery Life 94 comments
Five Years After the Sun Merger, Oracle Says It's Fully Committed To SPARC 190 comments
Ask Slashdot: Affordable Large HD/UHD/4K "Stupid" Screens? 330 comments
Drone, Drone, Everywhere a Drone -- at CES (Video) 37 comments
Converting Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel With a Bionic Leaf 68 comments
Building the Developer's Dream Keyboard 146 comments
Apple Invests $848 Million Into Solar Farm 191 comments
Samsung Smart TVs Injected Ads Into Streamed Video 370 comments
Linaro Launches an Open-Source Spec For ARM SBCs 35 comments
Measuring the Value of Open Hardware Designs 18 comments
The Uncanny Valley of Voice Recognition 83 comments
Boston Dynamics Introduces Their Newest Four-Legged Robot, 'Spot' 63 comments
The IPCC's Shifting Position On Nuclear Energy 309 comments
Replacing the Turing Test 129 comments
Xenon Flashes Can Make New Raspberry Pi 2 Freeze and Reboot 192 comments
The First Ubuntu Phone Is Here, With Underwhelming Hardware 177 comments
Dell Venue 8 7000, "World's Thinnest Tablet" With Intel Moorefield Atom Reviewed 120 comments
Ask Slashdot: Automated Tool To OCR CCGs Like Magic: the Gathering? 96 comments
How To Hack a BMW: Details On the Security Flaw That Affected 2.2 Million Cars 83 comments
How a Hardware Designer Was Saved By His Own Creation 60 comments
Kickstarted Firefox OS HDMI Dongle Delayed, DRM Support Being Added 106 comments
Ask Slashdot: With Whom Do You Entrust Your Long Term Data? 178 comments
Students Demo Firefighting Humanoid Robot On US Navy Ship 55 comments
What Happened To the Photography Industry In 2014? 422 comments
Smartphone Attachment Can Test For HIV In 15 Minutes 84 comments
The Algorithm That 'Sees' Beauty In Photographic Portraits 76 comments
You Can Now Clone Samsung's Gear VR and Test Your Virtual Reality Apps 32 comments
ARM's Cortex-A72 and Mali-T880 GPU Announced For 2016 Flagship Smartphones 85 comments
Graphene Based Display Paves Way For Semi-Transparent Electronic Devices 51 comments
Mobile G-SYNC Confirmed and Tested With Leaked Driver 42 comments
RadioShack Near Deal To Sell Half of Its Stores, Close the Rest 242 comments
Listnr Wants to be 'Your Listening Assistant' (Video) 45 comments
Microsoft Announces Windows For Raspberry Pi 2 307 comments
MIT Randomizes Tasks To Speed Massive Multicore Processors 63 comments
New Multi-Core Raspberry Pi 2 Launches 355 comments
DARPA-Funded Robots Learning To Cook By Watching YouTube Videos 88 comments
Nuclear Safety Push To Be Softened After US Objections 224 comments
GeForce GTX 980 and 970 Cards From MSI, EVGA, and Zotac Reviewed 66 comments
Dell Continues Shipping Fresh Linux Laptops 123 comments
How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft 458 comments
Reverse Engineering the Nike+ FuelBand's Communications Protocol 78 comments
Safety Review Finds Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Site Was Technically Sound 176 comments
New Study Says Governments Should Ditch Reliance On Biofuels 224 comments
D-Link Routers Vulnerable To DNS Hijacking 64 comments
FSF-Endorsed Libreboot X200 Laptop Comes With Intel's AMT Removed 179 comments
VP Anthony Moschella Shows Off Makerbot's Latest Printers and Materials (Video) 47 comments
Mozilla Dusts Off Old Servers, Lights Up Tor Relays 80 comments
Former NATO Nuclear Bunker Now an 'Airless' Unmanned Data Center 148 comments
Dell 2015 XPS 13: Smallest 13" Notebook With Broadwell-U, QHD+ Display Reviewed 118 comments
Proposed Disk Array With 99.999% Availablity For 4 Years, Sans Maintenance 258 comments
Embedded Linux Conference Headlined By Drones 22 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Medium For Personal Archive? 251 comments
Getting Charged Up Over Chargers at CES (Video) 33 comments
NVIDIA GTX 970 Specifications Corrected, Memory Pools Explained 113 comments
Modular Smartphones Could Be Reused As Computer Clusters 82 comments
Ask Slashdot: GPU of Choice For OpenCL On Linux? 110 comments
NASA Considers Autonomous Martian Helicopter To Augment Future Rovers 83 comments
Europe and China Will Team Up For a Robotic Space Mission 39 comments
Ask Slashdot: Where Can You Get a Good 3-Button Mouse Today? 431 comments
NVIDIA Responds To GTX 970 Memory Bug 145 comments
At Oxford, a Battery That's Lasted 175 Years -- So Far 211 comments
Google Just Made It Easier To Run Linux On Your Chromebook 169 comments
Quantum Computing Without Qubits 81 comments
NVIDIA Launches New Midrange Maxwell-Based GeForce GTX 960 Graphics Card 114 comments
Researchers Moot "Teleportation" Via Destructive 3D Printing 163 comments
The Untold Story of the Invention of the Game Cartridge 60 comments
DALER: a Bio-Inspired Robot That Can Both Fly and Walk 14 comments
User Plea Means EISA Support Not Removed From Linux 189 comments
Microbots Deliver Medical Payload In Living Creature For the First Time 41 comments
DARPA Wants Atlas Robot To Go Wireless 19 comments
First Look At Dell Venue 8 7000 and Intel's Moorefield Atom Performance 22 comments
Paris Terror Spurs Plan For Military Zones Around Nuclear Plants 148 comments
Your Entire PC In a Mouse 165 comments
Police Nation-Wide Use Wall-Penetrating Radars To Peer Into Homes 290 comments
Librem: a Laptop Custom-Made For Free/Libre Software 229 comments
NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years 28 comments
The Fixes Sony's DualShock 4 Controller Still Needs 59 comments
Samsung's Advanced Chips Give Its Cameras a Big Boost 192 comments
Microsoft Researchers Use Light Beams To Charge Smartphones 65 comments
Insurance Company Dongles Don't Offer Much Assurance Against Hacking 199 comments
Nintendo Power Glove Used To Create 'Robot Chicken' 40 comments
Ask Slashdot: Can I Trust Android Rooting Tools? 186 comments
Engineer Combines Xbox One, PS4 Into Epic 'PlayBox' Laptop 78 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Tablet and Software For a Partially Sighted Person? 63 comments
Deep-Frying Graphene Microspheres For Energy Storage 49 comments
Google Glass Is Dead, Long Live Google Glass 141 comments
Ask Slashdot: Migrating a Router From Linux To *BSD? 403 comments
The Mainframe Is Dead! Long Live the Mainframe! 164 comments
Google To Test Build-It-Yourself Ara Smartphones In Puerto Rico 61 comments
Tiny Fanless Mini-PC Runs Linux Or Windows On Quad-core AMD SoC 180 comments
Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own 104 comments
The Legacy of CPU Features Since 1980s 180 comments
Ars: Samsung Gear VR Is Today's Best Virtual Reality 74 comments
Apple Awarded Gesture-Control Patent 105 comments
PC Shipments Are Slowly Recovering 130 comments
Wireless Keylogger Masquerades as USB Phone Charger 150 comments
The Importance of Deleting Old Stuff 177 comments
The Next Decade In Storage 93 comments
EnOcean Wireless Sensors Don't Need Batteries (Video) 46 comments
Would You Rent Out Your Unused Drive Space? 331 comments
For the First Time In 3 Years, Investments In Renewable Energy Increased 134 comments
Intel 5th Gen Core Series Performance Preview With 2015 Dell XPS 13 97 comments
Forget Stuxnet: Banking Trojans Attacking Power Plants 34 comments
CES 2015: WakaWaka Sheds Light On Technology, Profit, and Philanthropy (Video) 17 comments
Ask Slashdot: Options For Cheap Home Automation? 189 comments
Asus Wireless Routers Can Be Exploited By Anyone Inside the Network 68 comments
Ask Slashdot: High-Performance Laptop That Doesn't Overheat? 325 comments
Samsung Unveils First PCIe 3.0 x4-Based M.2 SSD, Delivering Speeds of Over 2GB/s 100 comments
Learn Gate-Array Programming In Python and Software-Defined Radio 51 comments
Wireless Charging Standards Groups Agree To Merge 65 comments
NASA's Robonaut 2 Can't Use Its Space Legs Upgrade 58 comments
DuinoKit Helps Teach Students About Electronics (Video) 61 comments
AMD, Nvidia Reportedly Tripped Up On Process Shrinks 230 comments
Toyota Opens Patents On Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology 124 comments
Intel Unveils 5th Gen Core Series Broadwell-U CPUs and Cherry Trail Atom 78 comments
NVIDIA Announces Tegra X1 Chip and Drive CX and PX Automotive Platforms 12 comments
Indiana Court Rules Melted Down Hard Drive Not Destruction of Evidence 181 comments
Hackers Leak Xbox One SDK Claiming Advancement In Openness and Homebrew 86 comments
Ask Slashdot: Linux Distro For Hybrid Laptop? 210 comments
Apple Faces Class Action Lawsuit For Shrinking Storage Space In iOS 8 325 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Options For a Standalone Offline Printing Station? 190 comments
Ringing In 2015 With 40 Linux-Friendly Hacker SBCs 81 comments
The Coming Decline of 'Made In China' 327 comments
Putting a MacBook Pro In the Oven To Fix It 304 comments
Is the Tablet Market In Outright Collapse? Data Suggests Yes 328 comments
Glowing Hobbit Sword Helps You Find Unsecured Wi-Fi 67 comments
Quake On an Oscilloscope 71 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Wireless LED Light Setup for 2015? 68 comments
6 Terabyte Hard Drive Round-Up: WD Red, WD Green and Seagate Enterprise 6TB 190 comments
Know Your Type: Five Mechanical Keyboards Compared 190 comments
Phoronix Lauds AMD's Open Source Radeon Driver Progress For 2014 44 comments
An Open Source Flat Pack Robot Arm That's As Easy To Build As Ikea Furniture 39 comments
Bill Gates Sponsoring Palladium-Based LENR Technology 183 comments
Nokia's Back In the Tablet Business, With the Android Lollipop-Based N1 60 comments
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review 75 comments
How Laws Restricting Tech Actually Expose Us To Greater Harm 116 comments
Many DDR3 Modules Vulnerable To Bit Rot By a Simple Program 138 comments
Samsung Announces Production of 20nm Mobile LPDDR4, Faster Than Desktop DDR4 42 comments
Quadcopter Drone Packs First All-Linux Autopilot 31 comments
An Automated Cat Litter Box With DRM 190 comments
Texas Instruments Builds New Energy Technology For the Internet of Things 54 comments
"Infrared Curtain" Brings Touchscreen Technology To Cheap Cars 123 comments
What Happens To Society When Robots Replace Workers? 628 comments
The Dominant Life Form In the Cosmos Is Probably Superintelligent Robots 391 comments
Extracting Data From the Microsoft Band 51 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Can I Really Do With a Smart Watch? 232 comments
After 40 Years As a Double Amputee, Man Gains Two Bionic Arms 66 comments
Backblaze's 6 TB Hard Drive Face-Off 173 comments
Economists Say Newest AI Technology Destroys More Jobs Than It Creates 688 comments
Touring a Carnival Cruise Simulator: 210 Degrees of GeForce-Powered Projection 42 comments
The Joker Behind the Signetics 25120 Write-Only Memory Chip Hoax 100 comments
Telepresence Store Staffed Remotely Using Robots 52 comments
The Personal Computer Revolution Behind the Iron Curtain 115 comments
Apple and Samsung Already Working On A9 Processor 114 comments
Forbes Blasts Latests Windows 7 Patch as Malware 230 comments
Raspberry Pi In Space 56 comments
OpenMotics Offers Open Source (and Open Hardware) Home Automation 36 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Software To Revive PocketPCs With Windows Mobile 5-6? 110 comments
Seagate Bulks Up With New 8 Terabyte 'Archive' Hard Drive 219 comments
Cardboard Hits Half a Million Mark, Gets an SDK 28 comments
Apple's iPod Classic Refuses To Die 269 comments
LG To Show Off New 55-Inch 8K Display at CES 179 comments
The Case For Flipping Your Monitor From Landscape to Portrait 567 comments
Liquid Cooling On the Rise As Data Centers Crunch Bigger Data 25 comments
Robots Modeled On Ancient Fish Help Researchers Study Origins of Extinct Species 29 comments
$35 Quad-core Hacker SBC Offers Raspberry Pi-like Size and I/O 140 comments
Utilities Face Billions In Losses From Distributed Renewables 280 comments
Samsung SSD 850 EVO 32-Layer 3D V-NAND-Based SSD Tested 127 comments
Using Discarded Laptop Batteries To Power Lights 143 comments
With Eyes on China, Intel Invests Billions In Mobile Ambitions 33 comments
Why Elon Musk's Batteries Frighten Electric Companies 461 comments
Ocean-Going Robot Fleet Completes Fish Tracking Mission 10 comments
Consumer-Grade SSDs Survive Two Petabytes of Writes 125 comments
Using OwnCloud To Integrate Dropbox, Google Drive, and More In Gnome 30 comments
Windows 10 Adds Battery Saver Feature 96 comments
Kiva Systems Co-Founder: Drone Delivery Could Be As Low As 20 Cents Per Package 92 comments
You're Doing It All Wrong: Solar Panels Should Face West, Not South 327 comments
Stephen Hawking's New Speech System Is Free and Open-source 56 comments
Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market 193 comments
Intel Processor Could Be In Next-Gen Google Glass 73 comments
Forbes Revisits the Surface Pro 3, Which May Face LG Competition 101 comments
Ask Slashdot: Making a 'Wife Friendly' Gaming PC? 720 comments
New Analysis Pushes Back Possible Origin For Antikythera Mechanism 62 comments
Shale: Good For Gas, Oil...and Nuclear Waste Disposal? 138 comments
Renewables Are Now Scotland's Biggest Energy Source 235 comments
Apple and Amazon Launch Black Friday Price War 43 comments
Edsac Goes Live, At UK's National Museum of Computing 37 comments
Consortium Roadmap Shows 100TB Hard Drives Possible By 2025 215 comments
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