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Medal How Are Sysadmins Handling Spectre/Meltdown Patches? 11 comments
Medal House Democrats' Counter-Memo Released, Alleging Major Factual Inaccuracies 78 comments
Visa Claims Chip Cards Reduced Fraud By 70% 88 comments
New Tech Industry Lobbying Group Argues 'Right to Repair' Laws Endanger Consumers 104 comments
Is Cryptocurrency Threatening Earnings at Bank of America? 40 comments
Dart 2: Google's Language Rebooted For Web and Mobile Developers 32 comments
Medal Google's 'Bro Culture' Led To Harassment, Argues New Lawsuit By Software Engineer 194 comments
Bitcoin Exchange Accidentally Allowed Customers To Buy Coins For $0 44 comments
GitHub Drops Support for Weak Cryptographies, Adds Emojis for Labels 40 comments
Signal, WhatsApp Co-Founder Launch 'Open Source Privacy Technology' Nonprofit 40 comments
Medal Two More 'SWAT' Calls in California -- One Involving a 12-Year-Old Gamer 144 comments
'Computer History Museum' Honorees Include Python Creator Guido van Rossum 65 comments
Medal BuzzFeed Unmasks Mastermind Who Urged Peter Thiel To Destroy Gawker 147 comments
Japanese Scientists Invent Floating 'Firefly' Light 26 comments
Medal Medal NRA Gives Ajit Pai 'Courage Award' and Gun For 'Saving the Internet' 484 comments
Ask Slashdot: Software To Visualize, Manage Homeowner's Association Projects? 112 comments
Dropbox Files To Go Public 39 comments
Tesla Will Supply Free Charging Stations To Office Parking Lots 35 comments
How a Fight Over Star Wars Download Codes Could Reshape Copyright Law 81 comments
Apple Devices At California Repair Center Keep Calling 911 82 comments
The College Board Pushes To Make Computer Science a High School Graduation Requirement 129 comments
'Critical' T-Mobile Bug Allowed Hackers To Hijack Users' Accounts 16 comments
Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency 53 comments
Manafort Left an Incriminating Paper Trail Because He Couldn't Figure Out How to Convert PDFs to Word Files 183 comments
From 1999 To 2016, America Lost 11.4 Million People From the Workforce 148 comments
Medal Airlines Won't Dare Use the Fastest Way to Board Planes 289 comments
The 'Loudness' of Our Thoughts Affects How We Judge External Sounds 33 comments
Supreme Court Declines To Broaden Whistleblower Protections 61 comments
More Than 40% of Global Log-in Attempts Are Malicious 59 comments
Soderbergh's Thriller Shot on iPhone Premieres in Berlin 61 comments
OpenBSD Releases Meltdown Patch 44 comments
Intel Did Not Tell US Cyber Officials About Chip Flaws Until Made Public 77 comments
'Nobody Cares Who Was First, and Nobody Cares Who Copied Who': Marco Arment on Defending Your App From Copies and Clones 168 comments
Samsung Rescues Data-Saving Privacy App Opera Max and Relaunches it as Samsung Max 15 comments
Medal 'Automating Jobs Is How Society Makes Progress' 230 comments
Major New Study Confirms Antidepressants Really Do Work 229 comments
Amateur Astronomer Spots Supernova Right As It Begins 51 comments
US Border Officials Haven't Properly Verified Visitor Passports For More Than a Decade Due To Improper Software 139 comments
Medal Antarctica Is Losing Ice Faster Every Year 262 comments
The Los Angeles Times Website Is Unintentionally Serving a Cryptocurrency Mining Script 53 comments
Study Finds Automatic Braking With Rearview Cameras, Sensors Can Cut Backup Crashes By 78 Percent 154 comments
23 Attorneys General Refile Challenge To FCC Net Neutrality Repeal 41 comments
Nearly Half of Parents Worry Their Child Is Addicted To Mobile Devices, Study Finds 127 comments
Elon Musk Steps Down From AI Safety Group To Avoid Conflict of Interest With Tesla 32 comments
Medal Medal President Trump: 'We Have To Do Something' About Violent Video Games, Movies 846 comments
Medal Botched npm Update Crashes Linux Systems, Forces Users to Reinstall 252 comments
Taiwan To Ban Plastic Straws, Cups and Shopping Bags By 2030 127 comments
Venezuela Says Its Cryptocurrency Raised $735 Million -- But It's a Farce 89 comments
Disney Loses in Redbox Copyright Row 159 comments
Uber Will 'Invest Aggressively' In India And Southeast Asia, CEO Says 22 comments
Intel, Microsoft, Dell, HP and Lenovo Expect PCs With Fast 5G Wireless To Ship Next Year 58 comments
Amazon May Open Up To Six More Automated Stores This Year 82 comments
Net Neutrality Rules Die on April 23 234 comments
Twitter Updates Developer Rules in the Wake of Bot Crackdown 67 comments
SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon 9 Carrying Starlink Demo Satellites 51 comments
A Biohacker Regrets Publicly Injecting Himself With CRISPR 129 comments
Uber Launches 'Express Pool' To Get More Riders To Share Rides 63 comments
Bigelow Launching New Company To Sell Private Space Stations 57 comments
Amazon Is Developing a TV Series Based On Iain M. Banks' Sci-Fi Novel 'Consider Phlebas' 104 comments
Boston Dynamics Is Teaching Its Robot Dog To Fight Back Against Humans 144 comments
Medal Former Google Employee Files Lawsuit Alleging the Company Fired Him Over Pro-Diversity Posts 308 comments
Scientists Discover a New Way To Use DNA As a Storage Device 68 comments
Game Industry Pushes Back Against Efforts To Restore Gameplay Servers 243 comments
Apple In Talks To Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners 58 comments
100-Page Report Warns of the Many Dangers of AI 62 comments
New Lawsuit Accuses Tesla of Knowingly Selling Defective Vehicles 62 comments
Snapchat Responds To Change.Org Petition Complaining About the App's Redesign 36 comments
Instead of Slowing Down Innovation To Protect Few People, Policymakers Should Focus On Helping Displaced Workers Transition Into New Jobs, ITIF Suggests 160 comments
Poland's Central Bank Accused of Paying YouTubers To Make Videos That Attack the Legitimacy of Cryptocurrencies 76 comments
Matching DNA To a Diet Doesn't Work 70 comments
Intel Has a New Spectre and Meltdown Firmware Patch For You To Try Out 130 comments
uTorrent Client Affected by Some Pretty Severe Security Flaws 91 comments
Medal Medal Slashdot Asks: What Do People Misunderstand or Underappreciate About Apple? 475 comments
Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I've Only Had Good Years' 84 comments
Medal Medal 'Tech Companies Should Stop Pretending AI Won't Destroy Jobs' 343 comments
AI Experts Say Some Advances Should Be Kept Secret 113 comments
Lawsuits Threaten Infosec Research -- Just When We Need it Most 51 comments
The Car of the Future Will Sell Your Data 238 comments
FCC To Officially Rescind Net Neutrality Rules On Thursday 121 comments
Flixster Video Shuts Down 33 comments
Barbie Will Be Used To Teach Kids To Code 198 comments
Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation 145 comments
Judge Rules AT&T Can't See Trump White House Communications About Time Warner Merger 84 comments
Samsung To Cut OLED Production Due To Poor iPhone X Sales 150 comments
Venezuela Launches Oil-Backed Cryptocurrency 176 comments
New Data Shows Netflix's Number of Movies Has Gone Down By Thousands of Titles Since 2010 116 comments
Slashdot Asks: Which Smart Speaker Do You Prefer? 233 comments
The Swype Smartphone Keyboard Is Dead 94 comments
Medal Jeff Bezos Shares Video of 10,000-Year Clock Project 270 comments
Uber CEO Sees Commercialization of Flying Taxis in 5-10 Years 85 comments
Samsung Starts Mass Producing an SSD With Monstrous 30.72TB Capacity 158 comments
FCC Orders a Brooklyn Man To Turn Off His Bitcoin Miner Because It Was Interfering With T-Mobile's Wireless Network 207 comments
Hackers Hijacked Tesla's Amazon Cloud Account To Mine Cryptocurrency 29 comments
Why Decentralization Matters 93 comments
Google Just Launched Another Answer To Apple Pay 135 comments
Mines Linked to Child Labor Are Thriving in Rush for Car Batteries 138 comments
Lawmakers Worry About Rise of Fake Video Technology 194 comments
Enthusiasts have Turned the Nintendo Switch into a Functional Linux Tablet 96 comments
Medal Facebook VP of Ads Criticised For Tweeting that Russian-bought Ads Had Not Been Designed to Sway the US Election 263 comments
Medal Medal Marvel Cinematic Universe Has a CGI Problem 396 comments
Apple Updates All of Its Operating Systems To Fix App-crashing Bug 70 comments
Sony May Launch an AI-powered Taxi Hailing System 32 comments
Ocean-wide Sensor Array Provides New Look at Global Ocean Current 73 comments
Chrome 64 Now Trims Messy Links When You Share Them 87 comments
Microsoft Finally Documents the Limitations of Windows 10 on ARM 121 comments
How UPS Delivers Faster Using $8 Headphones and Code That Decides When Dirty Trucks Get Cleaned 109 comments
Vietnam's Internet is in Trouble 121 comments
Medal Flight Sim Company Embeds Malware To Steal Pirates' Passwords 225 comments
Virgin Hyperloop One is Coming To India 89 comments
Microsoft Stops Pushing Notifications To Windows 7 and 8 Phones 64 comments
Mitsubishi Electric Believes Its AI-enhanced Camera Systems Will Make Mirrors on Cars Obsolete 167 comments
Medal Medal Man, Seeking New Copy of Windows 7 After Forced Windows 10 Upgrade, Sues Microsoft 356 comments
Humanity's Biggest Machines Will Be Built in Space 146 comments
Scientists Grow Sheep Embryos Containing Human Cells 51 comments
IBM Sues Microsoft's New Chief Diversity Officer To Protect Diversity Trade Secrets 197 comments
Medal Medal Salon Magazine Mines Monero On Your Computer If You Use an Ad Blocker 314 comments
Chrome Extension Brings 'View Image' Button Back 80 comments
Google Trains AI To Write Wikipedia Articles 59 comments
Sweden Considers Six Years in Jail For Online Pirates 194 comments
The Wikipedia Zero Program Will End This Year 75 comments
Medal Medal Occupational Licensing Blunts Competition and Boosts Inequality 371 comments
'Microsoft Should Scrap Bing and Call it Microsoft Search' 206 comments
AI Can Be Our Friend, Says Bill Gates 71 comments
Tokyo To Build 350m Tower Made of Wood 108 comments
Give Workers 10,000 Pound To Survive Automation, British Top Think Tank Suggests 200 comments
Contractors Pose Cyber Risk To Government Agencies 78 comments
Medal Medal Who Killed The Junior Developer? 384 comments
US's Greatest Vulnerability is Ignoring the Cyber Threats From Our Adversaries, Foreign Policy Expert Says 102 comments
New AI Model Fills in Blank Spots in Photos 52 comments
Medal We've Reached Peak Smartphone 221 comments

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