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FBI Drone Deployment Timeline 7 comments
Code Quality: Open Source vs. Proprietary 67 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Good Print Media Is Left? 138 comments
Survey: 56 Percent of US Developers Expect To Become Millionaires 333 comments
Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs 289 comments
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Bill Gates Patents Detecting, Responding To "Glassholes" 127 comments
Pollution In China Could Be Driving Freak Weather In US 138 comments
Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charges 689 comments
Study Finds US Is an Oligarchy, Not a Democracy 657 comments
San Francisco's Housing Crisis Explained 329 comments
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Lack of US Cybersecurity Across the Electric Grid 92 comments
Intuit, Maker of Turbotax, Lobbies Against Simplified Tax Filings 401 comments
OpenBSD Team Cleaning Up OpenSSL 279 comments
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Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan 80 comments
Guardian and WaPo Receive Pulitzers For Snowden Coverage 78 comments
U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn 135 comments
IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt 611 comments
Climate Scientist: Climate Engineering Might Be the Answer To Warming 338 comments
Inside the Stolen Smartphone Black Market In London 108 comments
The Best Parking Apps You've Never Heard Of and Why You Haven't 163 comments
Lucas Nussbaum Re-Elected As Debian Project Leader 28 comments
Bachelor's Degree: An Unnecessary Path To a Tech Job 283 comments
Seattle Bookstores Embrace 83 comments
Mr. Schmidt Goes To Washington: A Look Inside Google's Lobbying Behemoth 113 comments
UN: Renewables, Nuclear Must Triple To Save Climate 423 comments
Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates? 428 comments
The GNOME Foundation Is Running Out of Money 675 comments
Apple's Spotty Record of Giving Back To the Tech Industry 266 comments
Linux 3.15 Will Suspend & Resume Much Faster 116 comments
IRS Misses XP Deadline, Pays Microsoft Millions For Patches 322 comments
Study Rules Out Global Warming Being a Natural Fluctuation With 99% Certainty 842 comments
Bill Would End US Govt's Sale of Already-Available Technical Papers To Itself 32 comments
Can You Buy a License To Speed In California? 324 comments
Cost Skyrockets For United States' Share of ITER Fusion Project 172 comments
Phil Shapiro says 20,000 Teachers Should Unite to Spread Chromebooks (Video) 101 comments
Canada Introduces Privacy Reforms That Encourage Warrantless Disclosure of Info 99 comments
93 Harvard Faculty Members Call On the University To Divest From Fossil Fuels 214 comments
Comcast PAC Gave Money To Every Senator Examining Time Warner Cable Merger 133 comments
MA Gov. Wants To Ban Non-Competes; Will It Matter? 97 comments
London's Public Bike Data Can Tell Everyone Where You've Been 41 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Start With Linux In the Workplace? 450 comments
Canada Halts Online Tax Returns In Wake of Heartbleed 50 comments
Google: Teach Girls Coding, Get $2,500; Teach Boys, Get $0 673 comments
Hewlett-Packard Admits To International Bribery and Money Laundering Schemes 139 comments
Cuba: US Using New Weapon Against Us -- Spam 137 comments
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In-Flight Wi-Fi Provider Going Above and Beyond To Help Feds Spy 78 comments
Navy Debuts New Railgun That Launches Shells at Mach 7 630 comments
Princeton Students Develop Open Source Voice Control Platform For Any Device 34 comments
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Snowden: NSA Spied On Human Rights Workers 230 comments
Comcast Takes 2014 Prize For Worst Company In America 195 comments
A Conversation with Ubuntu's Jono Bacon (Video) 53 comments
Stem-Cell Research Funding Institute Is Shuttered 86 comments
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German Wikipedia Has Problems With Paid Editing — and Threats of Violence 55 comments
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A New Robo-Soldier Will Test Chemical Warfare Suits 29 comments
SF Evictions Surging From Crackdown On Airbnb Rentals 319 comments
New Service Lets You Hitch a Ride With Private Planes For Cost of Tank of Gas 269 comments
Interview: John McAfee Answers Your Questions 124 comments
Judge (Tech) Advice By Results 162 comments
Should Microsoft Give Kids Programmable Versions of Office? 226 comments
Australia May 'Pause' Trades To Tackle High-Frequency Trading 342 comments
"Nearly Unbreakable" Encryption Scheme Inspired By Human Biology 179 comments
Not Just Apple: GnuTLS Bug Means Security Flaw For Major Linux Distros 144 comments
Facebook and Google's Race To Zero 53 comments
Blender Foundation Video Taken Down On YouTube For Copyright Violation 306 comments
Intel Releases $99 'MinnowBoard Max,' an Open-Source Single-Board Computer 97 comments
More On the "Cuban Twitter" Scam 90 comments
Why No One Trusts Facebook To Power the Future 218 comments
Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly Firewall For a Brand-New Linux User? 186 comments
British Domain Registrar Offers 'No Transfer Fees,' Charges Transfer Fee 76 comments
Was Eich a Threat To Mozilla's $1B Google "Trust Fund"? 564 comments
Japan Orders Military To Strike Any New North Korea Missiles 107 comments
It's Time To Bring Pseudoscience Into the Science Classroom 470 comments
UK Government Pays Microsoft £5.5M For Extended Support of Windows XP 341 comments
Most Expensive Aviation Search: $53 Million To Find Flight MH370 233 comments
Illustrating the Socioeconomic Divide With iOS and Android 161 comments
Ask Slashdot: the State of Open CS, IT, and DBA Courseware in 2014? 84 comments
Microsoft To Allow Code Contributions To F# 100 comments
Linus Torvalds Suspends Key Linux Developer 641 comments
Algorithm Challenge: Burning Man Vehicle Exodus 273 comments
NASA To Catalog and Release Source Code For Over 1,000 Projects 46 comments
Oxford Internet Institute Creates Internet "Tube" Map 56 comments
The Problem With Congress's Scientific Illiterates 509 comments
China Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Cuts Off Exchanges' Bank Access 100 comments
Details You're Not Supposed To See From Boston U's Patent Settlements 130 comments
Interview: Ask Bruce Perens What You Will 129 comments
60 Minutes Dubbed Engines Noise Over Tesla Model S 544 comments
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London Council Dumping Windows For Chromebooks To Save £400,000 193 comments
NASA Halts Non-ISS Work With Russia Over Ukraine Crisis 291 comments
Amazon Launches Android-Powered 'Fire TV' For Streaming and Gaming 180 comments
Canonical Shutting Down Ubuntu One File Services 161 comments
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8.2 Earthquake Off the Coast of Chile, Tsunami Triggered 86 comments
Senate Report Says CIA Misled Government About Interrogation Methods 207 comments
NSA Confirms It Has Been Searching US Citizens' Data Without a Warrant 274 comments
New Apache Allura Project For Project Development Hosting 43 comments
How a 'Seismic Cloak' Could Slow Down an Earthquake 101 comments
OKCupid Warns Off Mozilla Firefox Users Over Gay Rights 1482 comments
State Colleges May Offer Best ROI On Comp Sci Degrees 127 comments
Nature Publisher Requires Authors To Waive "Moral Rights" To Works 82 comments
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FCC Boosts Spectrum Available To Wi-Fi 73 comments
Supreme Court Skeptical of Computer-Based Patents 192 comments
UN Report: Climate Changes Overwhelming 987 comments
Book Review: Money: The Unauthorized Biography 91 comments
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NSA Infiltrated RSA Deeper Than Imagined 168 comments
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UN Court: Japanese Whaling "Not Scientific" 188 comments
Million Jars of Peanut Butter Dumped In New Mexico Landfill 440 comments
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Aaron Swartz and MIT: The Inside Story 106 comments
UK To Finally Legalize Ripping CDs and DVDs 92 comments
Yahoo May Build Its Own YouTube 162 comments
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oVirt 3.4 Means Management, VMs Can Live On the Same Machine 51 comments
Judge OKs Class Action Suit Against Apple For E-Book Price Fixing 88 comments
Technocrat James Schlesinger Is Dead At 85 33 comments
State-Sponsored Hacking Attacks Targeting Top News Organizations 19 comments
One Person Successfully Removed From US No-Fly List 286 comments
U.S. Court: Chinese Search Engine's Censorship Is 'Free Speech' 284 comments
Wal-Mart Sues Visa For $5 Billion For Rigging Card Swipe Fees 455 comments
DOJ Pushes to Expand Hacking Abilities Against Cyber-Criminals 49 comments
North Korea: Male University Students Required To Get Kim Jong-un Haircuts 110 comments
Introducing a Calendar System For the Information Age 224 comments
Latest Humble Bundle Supports Open Source GameDev Tools 29 comments
Interview: Ask John McAfee What You Will 172 comments
In Israel, Class-Action Plaintiff Requests Waze Source Code Under GPL 75 comments
Minnesota Teen Wins Settlement After School Takes Facebook Password 367 comments
Mt. Gox Working With Japanese Cops; Creditors Want CEO To Testify In US 62 comments
Operation Wants To Mine 10% of All New Bitcoins 275 comments
Anti-Game-Violence Legislator Arrested, Faces Gun Trafficking Charges 234 comments
Why Movie Streaming Services Are Unsatisfying — and Will Stay That Way 323 comments
TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database 275 comments
Are DVDs Inconvenient On Purpose? 490 comments
Canonical's Troubles With the Free Software Community 155 comments
Google Cuts Prices On Enterprise Cloud Services 43 comments
UK Bans Sending Books To Prisoners 220 comments
Job Automation and the Minimum Wage Debate 870 comments
Lasers May Solve the Black Hole Information Paradox 75 comments
Mazda Says Its Upcoming Gas-Powered Cars Will Emit Less CO2 Than Electric Cars 330 comments
WHO: Air Pollution 'Killed 7 Million People' In 2012 97 comments
IRS: Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency 273 comments
Ask Slashdot: Fastest, Cheapest Path To a Bachelor's Degree? 370 comments
Jimmy Carter: Snowden Disclosures Are 'Good For Americans To Know' 289 comments
Ouya Dropping 'Free-to-Play' Requirement 107 comments
Remote ATM Attack Uses SMS To Dispense Cash 150 comments
Big Data Breaches Give Credit Monitoring Services a Boost 48 comments
Jimmy Wales To 'Holistic Healers': Prove Your Claims the Old-Fashioned Way 517 comments
Adam Carolla Joins Fight Against Podcast Patent Troll 126 comments
White House To Propose Ending NSA Phone Records Collection 208 comments
Microsoft Ships Surface Pro 2 Tablets With Wrong, Slower Processor 147 comments
Ubuntu Phone Isn't Important Enough To Demand an Open Source Baseband 137 comments
Bring On the Monsters: Tolkien's Translation of Beowulf To Be Published 94 comments
What Fire and Leakage At WIPP Means For Nuclear Waste Disposal 154 comments
How Satellite Company Inmarsat Tracked Down MH370 491 comments
In the Unverified Digital World, Are Journalists and Bloggers Equal? 156 comments
Titanium-Headed Golf Clubs Create Brush Fire Hazard In California 169 comments
AWS Urges Devs To Scrub Secret Keys From GitHub 109 comments
Cryptocurrency Exchange Vircurex To Freeze Customer Accounts 357 comments
L.A. Police: All Cars In L.A. Are Under Investigation 405 comments
Ask Slashdot: Moving From Tech Support To Development? 133 comments
Silicon Valley Anti-Poaching Cartel Went Beyond a Few Tech Firms 137 comments
IPCC's "Darkest Yet" Climate Report Warns of Food, Water Shortages 703 comments
Algorithm Composes Music By Text Analyzing the World's Best Novels 31 comments
Iran Builds Mock-up of Nimitz-Class Aircraft Carrier 298 comments
Spinoffs From Spyland: How Some NSA Technology Is Making Its Way Into Industry 44 comments
NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code 287 comments
AMD Develops New Linux Open-Source Driver Model 142 comments
Navy Database Tracks Civilians' Parking Tickets, Fender-Benders 96 comments
Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework 278 comments
Neovim: Rebuilding Vim For the 21st Century 248 comments
Creationists Demand Equal Airtime With 'Cosmos' 667 comments
New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path 227 comments
Level 3 Wants To Make Peering a Net Neutrality Issue 182 comments
Fluke Donates Multimeters To SparkFun As Goodwill Gesture 250 comments
Linux May Succeed Windows XP As OS of Choice For ATMs 367 comments
Back To the Moon — In Four Years 292 comments
MtGox Finds 200,000 Bitcoins In Old Wallet 227 comments
Mathematician Gives Tips On How To Win $1 Billion On NCAA Basketball 76 comments
The Myth of the Science and Engineering Shortage 392 comments
Could Earth's Infrared Emissions Be a New Renewable Energy Source? 78 comments
How Did Bill Nye Become the Science Guy? 220 comments
Nate Silver's New Site Stirs Climate Controversy 335 comments
Firefox 29 Beta Arrives With UI Overhaul And CSS3 Variables 256 comments
CEO Says One Laptop Per Child Project Has Achieved Its Goals 54 comments
NSA General Counsel Insists US Companies Assisted In Data Collection 103 comments
Russian Civil Law Changed By Wikimedia 88 comments
GNU C Library Alternative Musl Libc Hits 1.0 Milestone 134 comments
China Using Drones To Spot Polluters 35 comments
Why Buy Microsoft Milk When the Google Cow Is Free? 409 comments
UK To Create Alan Turing Institute 62 comments
Is Weev Still In Jail Because the Government Doesn't Understand What Hacking Is? 246 comments
Scientists Publish Letter Saying, "We Need More Scientific Mavericks" 126 comments
Survey Finds Nearly 50% In US Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories 395 comments
Officials: NSA's PRISM Targets Email Addresses, Not Keywords 96 comments
OpenSUSE 13.2 To Use Btrfs By Default 91 comments
It Was the Worst Industrial Disaster In US History, and We Learned Nothing 290 comments
$30K Worth of Multimeters Must Be Destroyed Because They're Yellow 653 comments
First Automatic Identification of Flying Insects Allows Hi-Tech Bug Zapping 99 comments
Turing Award Goes To Distributed Computing Wrangler Leslie Lamport 40 comments
Google and Viacom Finally Settle YouTube Lawsuit 19 comments
Firefox 28 Arrives With VP9 Video Decoding, HTML5 Volume Controls 142 comments
New Stanford Institute To Target Bad Science 86 comments
Flash Is Dead; Long Live OpenFL! 166 comments
Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Relaunches As Data Journalism Website 60 comments
Kickstarted Veronica Mars Promised Digital Download; Pirate Bay Delivers 243 comments
IBM Distances Itself From the NSA and Its Spy Activities 61 comments
Paris Bans Half of All Cars On the Road 405 comments
OASIS Approves OData 4.0 Standards For an Open, Programmable Web 68 comments
Shuttleworth Wants To Get Rid of Proprietary Firmware 147 comments
Dorian Nakamoto Officially Denies That He Created Bitcoin 102 comments
Silicon Valley Billionaire Takes Out $201 Million Life Insurance Policy 300 comments
OKCoin Raises $10 Million To Become China's Largest Bitcoin Exchange 48 comments
The Poor Neglected Gifted Child 529 comments
Gates Warns of Software Replacing People; Greenspan Says H-1Bs Fix Inequity 516 comments
Alibaba Confirms Plans To Offer IPO In US 93 comments
UK Government Wants "Unsavory" Web Content To Be Removed 250 comments
Eric Schmidt On Why College Is Still Worth It 281 comments
Jack A. Kinzler, Savior of the Skylab Mission, Dies At 94 34 comments
US Navy Strategists Have a Long History of Finding the Lost 145 comments
Transhumanist Children's Book Argues, "Death Is Wrong" 334 comments
Federal Student Aid Requirements At For-Profit Colleges Overhauled 295 comments
The Billionaires Privatizing American Science 279 comments
Solar-Powered Toilet Torches Waste For Public Health 126 comments
Firefox Was the Most Attacked & Exploited Browser At Pwn2own 2014 207 comments
Forests Around Chernobyl Aren't Decaying Properly 167 comments
You Can't Kid a Kidder: Comcast's Cohen May Have Met His Match In FCC's Wheeler 56 comments
NASA-Funded Study Investigates Collapse of Industrial Civilization 401 comments
Controversial Torrent Streaming App 'Popcorn Time' Shuts Down, Then Gets Reborn 199 comments
Snowden A Hero? Gates Says No, Woz Says Yes 335 comments
Why Are There More Old Songs On iTunes Than Old eBooks? 77 comments
Malaysian Flight Disappearance 'Deliberate' 436 comments
U.S. Aims To Give Up Control Over Internet Administration 279 comments
Mozilla Scraps Firefox For Windows 8, Citing Low Adoption of Metro 200 comments
The Earth As a Gravitational Wave Detector 70 comments
XKCD Author's Unpublished Book Has Already Become a Best-Seller 129 comments
Ubuntu's Mir Gets Delayed Again 241 comments
A Look at the NSA's Most Powerful Internet Attack Tool 154 comments
Conservation Communities Takes Root Across US 116 comments
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