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Slashdot Asks: What Was Your First Programming Language? 63 comments
Should Archive.org Ignore Robots.txt Directives And Cache Everything? 62 comments
Linux PC Maker System76 Plans To Design And Manufacture Its Own Hardware 56 comments
Microsoft Will Block Desktop 'Office' Apps From 'Office 365' Services In 2020 127 comments
Can Geoengineering Drones Fight Global Warming? 162 comments
Steve Case On How To Get Funded Outside Tech Corridors 30 comments
Verizon.net 'Gets Out Of The Email Business' 59 comments
Anbox Can Run Android Apps Natively On Linux (In A Container) 51 comments
Waymo Is Using Grand Theft Auto V To Help Teach Its Self-Driving Cars 49 comments
Systemd-Free Devuan Announces Its First Stable Release Candidate 'Jessie' 1.0.0 230 comments
Stack Overflow Reveals Which Programming Languages Are Most Used At Night 82 comments
Can Parents Sue If Their Kid Is Born With the 'Wrong' DNA? 194 comments
Microsoft Will Support Python In SQL Server 2017 80 comments
WikiLeaks Releases New CIA Secret: Tapping Microphones On Some Samsung TVs 91 comments
107 Cancer Papers Retracted Due To Peer Review Fraud 111 comments
Light Sail Propulsion Could Reach Sirius Sooner Than Alpha Centauri 157 comments
EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying On Students 78 comments
Britain Set For First Coal-Free Day Since Industrial Revolution 192 comments
All-Electric 'Flying Car' Takes Its First Test Flight In Germany 147 comments
Developer of BrickerBot Malware Claims He Destroyed Over Two Million Devices 77 comments
Cycling To Work Can Cut Cancer and Heart Disease 201 comments
Apple Hires Top Google Satellite Executives For New Hardware Team 12 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Explain 'Don't Improve My Software Syndrome' Or DIMSS? 353 comments
Samsung Will Fix the Galaxy S8 Red Tint Issue With a Software Update 30 comments
DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison 49 comments
Theranos Used Shell Company To Secretly Buy Outside Lab Equipment, Says Report 39 comments
Microsoft Improves Gmail Experience For Windows 10 Insiders, But There Are Privacy Concerns 67 comments
Teenage Hackers Motivated By Morality Not Money, Study Finds 73 comments
LinkedIn Apologizes For Trying To Connect Everyone In Real Life 70 comments
Court Rules Fan Subtitles On TV and Movies Are Illegal 134 comments
Ocean Currents Are Sweeping Billions of Tiny Plastic Bits to the Arctic 48 comments
Red Hat Suffers Massive Data Center Network Outage 84 comments
Diet Sodas May Be Tied To Stroke, Dementia Risk 215 comments
Leaked Document Sheds Light On Microsoft's Chromebook Rival 89 comments
Louisiana's Governor Declares State Of Emergency Over Disappearing Coastline 302 comments
In The First Months of Trump Era, Facebook And Apple Spent More On Lobbying Than They Ever Have 52 comments
Trump's FCC Votes To Allow Broadband Rate Hikes Will Deprive More Public Schools From Getting Internet Access 251 comments
Inside Elon Musk's New Company Neuralink Which Aims To Fight Brain Conditions And Help Humanity Survive in the Age of AI 61 comments
US Prepares Charges To Seek Arrest of WikiLeaks' Julian Assange 354 comments
Neuroscientists Offer a Reality Check On Facebook's 'Typing By Brain' Project 57 comments
CEO of Silicon Valley's $400 Juicer Promises Refunds After Hand-Squeezing Demonstration 145 comments
Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used To Steal Browser Data 37 comments
Plastc Swiped $9 Million From Backers, Now It Plans To File For Bankruptcy and Shut Down 167 comments
Canada Rules To Uphold Net Neutrality 65 comments
Apple Forces Recyclers To Shred All iPhones and MacBooks 216 comments
Subway Sues Canada Network Over Claim Its Chicken Is 50 Percent Soy 285 comments
Tesla Recalls 53,000 Model S, Model X Cars For Stuck Parking Brakes 106 comments
Google Home Now Recognizes Specific Users' Voices, Gains Support For Multiple Accounts 48 comments
FCC Takes First Step Toward Allowing More Broadcast TV Mergers 69 comments
Airbnb Fires Back, Accuses Hotel Industry Of Punishing the Middle-Class 106 comments
CC'ing the Boss on Email Makes Employees Feel Less Trusted, Study Finds 145 comments
China's First Cargo Spacecraft Launch a 'Crucial Step' To Space Station 20 comments
File System Improvements To the Windows Subsystem for Linux 107 comments
Amazon Cloud Chief Jabs Oracle: 'Customers Are Sick of It' 81 comments
Mastercard is Building Fingerprint Scanners Directly Into Its Cards 84 comments
Microsoft Says It Will Release Two Feature Updates Per Year For Windows 10, Office 60 comments
President Trump Misses 90-Day Deadline To Appoint a Cybersecurity Team After Alleged Russian Hacking 323 comments
Discovery May Help Decipher Ancient Inca String Code 40 comments
Wikipedia's 'Ban' of 'The Daily Mail' Didn't Really Happen 70 comments
The Biggest Time Suck at the Office Might Be Your Computer 168 comments
MIT No Longer Owns 18.0.0.0/8 128 comments
Microsoft To Shut Down Wunderlist, an App It Acquired Two Years Ago, In Favor Of Homegrown App To-Do 58 comments
Physicists Observe 'Negative Mass' 116 comments
China To Question Apple About Live-Streaming Apps On App Store That Violate Internet Regulations 31 comments
95% Engineers in India Unfit For Software Development Jobs: Report 434 comments
No, Millennials Aren't a Bunch of Job-Hopping Flakes 214 comments
Qualcomm Collected Partial iPhone Royalties Despite Legal Battle With Apple 14 comments
South Indian Frog Oozes Molecule That Inexplicably Decimates Flu Viruses 114 comments
States Are Moving To Cut College Costs By Introducing Open-Source Textbooks 122 comments
First Evidence For Higher State of Consciousness Found 287 comments
Navy, Marines Prohibit Sharing Nude Photos In Wake of a Facebook Scandal 131 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are Good Books On Inventing, Innovating and Doing R&D? 102 comments
Toyota Unveils Plan For Hydrogen Powered Semi Truck 150 comments
Tesla Settles Lawsuit Against Former Autopilot Program Director Accused of Stealing Info, Engineers 40 comments
Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds 57 comments
Pirate Bay Founder Launches Anonymous Domain Registration Service 60 comments
Facebook is Working On a Way To Let You Type With Your Brain 97 comments
Newest Firefox Browser Bashes Crashes 132 comments
Ubuntu Is Switching to Wayland 224 comments
TED Wants To Remind Us That Ideas -- Not Politicians -- Shape the Future 261 comments
Nintendo To Launch SNES Mini This Year, Reports Eurogamer 92 comments
Silicon Valley's $400 Juicer May Be Feeling the Squeeze 349 comments
The Slashdot Interview With Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor John B. Goodenough 102 comments
Bose Headphones Secretly Collected User Data, Lawsuit Reveals 229 comments
Facebook Owns Four Out of the Five Most Downloaded Apps Worldwide 54 comments
Baidu Announces New Open Platform To Help Speed Up Development of Self-Driving Cars 27 comments
Scientists Invent Ultrasonic Dryer That Uses Sound To Dry Your Clothes 433 comments
Broadband Expansion Could Trigger Dangerous Surge In Space Junk 129 comments
Physicists Detect Whiff of New Particle At the Large Hadron Collider 174 comments
How Tilt Went From Hot $375 Million Startup To Fire Sale 167 comments
Researchers Discover New Species of Giant Spider 51 comments
Benchmarks Show Galaxy S8 With Snapdragon 835 Is a Much Faster Android Handset 78 comments
StarCraft Is Now Free, Nearly 20 Years After Its Release 237 comments
Boeing To Lay Off Hundreds of Engineers Amid Sales Slowdown 120 comments
Microsoft's Cool Quantum Computing Plan Embraces Cryogenic Memory 39 comments
Salt Makes You Hungry, Not Thirsty, Study Says 78 comments
User-Made Patch Lets Owners of Next-Gen CPUs Install Updates On Windows 7 & 8.1 218 comments
Malaysia Air Is First Airline to Track Fleet With Satellites 70 comments
Apple Makes iMovie, GarageBand, and iWork Apps for Mac and iOS Free for All Users 65 comments
Facebook Adds a Login Shortcut To Other Android Apps 38 comments
Apple To Launch Three New iPhones This Year: Bloomberg 96 comments
Facebook Launches Augmented Reality Camera Effects Developer Platform 9 comments
AMD Launches Higher Performance Radeon RX 580 and RX 570 Polaris Graphics Cards 92 comments
Despite Well Known Risks, Survey Finds Most People Use Smartphones While Driving 343 comments
Google Earth Gets a New Home On the Web 46 comments
Google's Featured Snippets Are Damaging To Small Businesses that Depend On Search Traffic 144 comments
Steve Ballmer's New Project: Find Out How the Government Spends Your Money 249 comments
Trump To Overhaul H-1B Visa Program To Encourage Hiring Americans 618 comments
Google Agrees To Open Android To Other Search Engines In Russia 64 comments
Netflix Nears 100 Million Subscribers 46 comments
AI Can Predict Heart Attacks More Accurately Than Doctors 47 comments
New Approach To Virtual Reality Shocks You Into Believing Walls Are Real 59 comments
Chinese Warehouse Cut Labor Costs In Half With a Fleet of Tiny Robots 127 comments
Dingo Wins The World's Most Interesting Genome Competition 14 comments
For the First Time On Record, Human-Caused Climate Change Has Rerouted an Entire River 240 comments
New York Plans To Force Uber To Add Tipping Option 140 comments
Samsung Blocks Ability To Remap Galaxy S8's Bixby Button 119 comments
How the Six-Hour Workday Actually Saves Money 176 comments
Leaked Documents Reveal the Hotel Lobby's Aggressive Plan To Undermine Airbnb 122 comments
Cylance Accused of Distributing Fake Malware Samples To Customers To Close Deals 32 comments
Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs 268 comments
Microsoft Says Previous Windows Patches Fixed Newly Leaked NSA Exploits 48 comments
Mozilla Kills Firefox Aurora Channel, Builds Will Move Directly From Nightly To Beta 49 comments
Hollywood Is Losing the Battle Against Online Trolls 478 comments
Internet Archive Adds Early Macintosh OS and App Emulators 66 comments
Intel Discontinues the Intel Developer Forum; IDF17 Cancelled 36 comments
The Woman Whose Phone 'Misdiagnosed HIV' 166 comments
Slashdot Asks: What's Your Favorite Sci-Fi Movie? 1219 comments
Chrome 59 To Address Punycode Phishing Attack 68 comments
Microsoft's Rumored CloudBook Could Be Your Next Cheap Computer 204 comments
'Breakthrough' LI-RAM Material Can Store Data With Light 104 comments
Russia Wants To Send A Gun-Shooting Robot To The ISS 141 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop The Deployment Of Unapproved Code Changes? 305 comments
Uber Face Fines Over Drunk Driving Complaints -- And Lost $2.8 Billion Last Year 133 comments
Maryland Awards 21 Grants To Prepare 'Open Source' Textbooks 98 comments
Supercomputers Help Researchers Find Two New Kinds Of Magnets 79 comments
Geek Builds His Own NES Classic With A Raspberry Pi 130 comments
Steve Wozniak Predicts The Future 198 comments
Disruptive AI Bots Are Aleady Delivering Radical Leaps In Productivity 56 comments
Researchers Find 25,000 Domains Used In Tech Support Scams 85 comments
88% Of Medical 'Second Opinions' Give A Different Diagnosis - And So Do Some AI 74 comments
Religion Meets Virtual Reality: Christianity-Themed VR Demo Scheduled For Easter 90 comments
Oracle Charged $293M In South Korean Back Taxes 19 comments
Embarrassing Ex-Employee Complaint Against Snapchat Unsealed 85 comments
Researchers Determine What Makes Software Developers Unhappy 148 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Was Your First Home Computer? 856 comments
North Korea Parades Hybrid 'Frankenmissile', Then Fails Yet Another Missile Launch Test 294 comments
Should Burger King Be Prosecuted For Their Google Home-Triggering Ads? 447 comments
Cadillac's Hands-Free Driving Option Also Nags Inattentive Drivers 68 comments
GOP Congressman Defending Privacy Vote: 'Nobody's Got To Use The Internet' 302 comments
Unpatched Magento Zero Day Leaves 200,000 Merchants Vulnerable 29 comments
'Pragmatic Programmer' Author Andy Hunt Loves Arduino, Hates JavaScript 179 comments
RIP, Robert Taylor, The Innovator Who Shaped Modern Computing 37 comments
Troll With 'Stupid Patent' Sues EFF. EFF Sues Them Back 68 comments
Tiny Changes Can Cause An AI To Fail 237 comments
17 Years Later, A New Season Of MST3K Premiers On Netflix 84 comments
Remote-Access Router Exploit Finally Revealed 38 comments
Facebook Targets 30,000 Fake France Accounts Before Election 112 comments
G.SKILL Hits 4500MHz With All-New Trident Z DDR4-4333MHz 16GB Memory Kit 72 comments
Scientists Win $2.6 Million For Star Trek Tricorder Device 44 comments
Children As Young As 13 Attending 'Smartphone Rehab' As Concerns Grow Over Screen Time 152 comments
US Navy Bans Vaping On Ships 230 comments
FriendELEC Releases $40 NanoPi K2 Board That Competes With ODROID-C2, Raspberry Pi 3 79 comments
Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Now the Fastest-Selling Nintendo Launch Title of All Time 47 comments
Burger King Won't Take a Hint; Alters TV Ad To Evade Google's Block 606 comments
Microsoft Confirms Only a Handful of Windows Phones Will Receive Windows 10 Creators Update 46 comments
FDA Slams St. Jude Medical For Ignoring Security Flaws In Medical Devices 30 comments
NSA-Leaking Shadow Brokers Just Dumped Its Most Damaging Release Yet 109 comments
The Great Japan Potato-Chip Crisis: Panic Buying, $12 Bags 110 comments
A New Survey Shows Consumers Are Not That Freaked Out By Tech 52 comments
Google Is Working On a Tool For Managing Job Applicants 64 comments
Google Kills Off Octane JavaScript Benchmark Due To 'Diminishing Returns and Over-Optimization' 88 comments
It's Official: Apple is Testing Self-Driving Cars 76 comments
Microsoft Experimenting Tabs Experience On File Explorer, Other Apps On Windows 10 104 comments
YouTube Has a Secret 'Dark Mode' 118 comments
Virgin Media Starts Turning Customer Routers Into Public Wi-Fi Hotspots 149 comments
Cloudflare Doesn't Want To Become the 'Piracy Police' 63 comments
Microsoft Says US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Requests More Than Doubled 42 comments
Apple May Invest Billions of Dollars In Toshiba's Memory Chip Business 27 comments
Google Photos Can Now Stabilize All Your Shaky Phone Camera Videos 54 comments
New Solar-Powered Device Can Pull Water Straight From the Desert Air 202 comments
Drupal Developers Threaten To Quit Drupal Unless Larry Garfield Is Reinstated 476 comments
Apple Has a Secret Team Working On Non-Invasive Diabetes Sensors 94 comments
AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals 384 comments
Used Tesla Model S Sedans Sell Faster Than Any Other High-End Used Vehicle 50 comments
Roku-Enabled TVs Will Soon 'Listen' To Programs You're Watching To Suggest Streaming Content 52 comments
Researchers Develop Master Fingerprints That Can Break Into Smartphones 29 comments
More Americans Now Work Full-Time From Home Than Walk and Bike To Office Jobs 73 comments
Nintendo Discontinues the NES Classic Edition 104 comments
New Processors Are Now Blocked From Receiving Updates On Old Windows 235 comments
Former Sysadmin Accused of Planting 'Time Bomb' In Company's Database 143 comments
Nearby Ocean Worlds Could Be Best Bet For Life Beyond Earth, Says NASA 59 comments
Tesla Will Reveal Its Electric Semi Truck in September 271 comments
New Research Says Starting University Classes at 11am or Later Would Improve Learning 178 comments
T-Mobile Spends $8 Billion as Big Winner of FCC Auction 48 comments
No More IP Addresses For Countries That Shut Down Internet Access 139 comments
Microsoft To Offer Digital Refunds in Xbox and Windows Stores 15 comments
Instagram's Snapchat Clone Is Now More Popular Than Snapchat -- and It's Only 8 Months Old 50 comments
Ubuntu 17.04 'Zesty Zapus', Featuring Unity, Now Available To Download 83 comments
Uber's 'Hell' Program Tracked and Targeted Lyft Drivers 145 comments
Pirate Bay Founder: 'I Have Given Up' 416 comments
West Point Researchers Demonstrate Passive Netflix Traffic Analysis Attack 64 comments
The Surprising Rise of China As IP Powerhouse 150 comments
Scientists Capture First Image of Dark Matter Web 156 comments
Neuroscientists Weigh In On Elon Musk's Mysterious 'Neural Lace' Company 103 comments
Portland Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2050 88 comments
Burger King Runs Ad Triggering Google Home Devices; Google Shuts It Down 188 comments
VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed 67 comments
Microsoft Kills Off Security Bulletins 89 comments
Air Force Converts F-16 Jets Into Wingman Drones 152 comments
Broadcasters Put New Ad-Skipping Restrictions On YouTube TV 227 comments
Samsung Is Delaying the 'Voice' Part of Its New Bixby Voice Assistant 38 comments
AI Wins $290,000 in Chinese Poker Competition 81 comments
Japan Automakers Look To Robots To Keep Elderly On the Move 40 comments
Employees in the Dark About Data Retention Policy 40 comments
Microsoft Edge Beats Chrome By Over Three Hours In New Battery Usage Test 236 comments
Dozens Of Canonical Employees Resign As Ubuntu Switches To GNOME, Shuttleworth Returns As CEO 191 comments
For Programmers, the Ultimate Office Perk is Avoiding the Office Entirely 207 comments
Silicon Valley Kicks Off Fight On Net Neutrality 126 comments
We Tracked Every Dollar 235 US Households Spent for a Year, and Found Widespread Financial Vulnerability 399 comments
The First Manned Space Flight Was the Rocket Designer's Victory as Much as Yuri Gagarin's 78 comments
How Google Book Search Got Lost 46 comments
BlackBerry Awarded $815 Million in Arbitration Case Against Qualcomm 22 comments
Are Chromebooks Responsible For PC Market Growth? 127 comments
Tennessee Could Give Taxpayers America's Fastest Internet For Free, But It Gave Comcast and AT&T $45 Million Instead 341 comments
Developer Publishes Patch To Enable Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates On New Hardware 49 comments
Investigation Finds Inmates Built Computers, Hid Them In Prison Ceiling 257 comments
Glowing Bacteria Detect Buried Landmines 37 comments
US Dismantles Forensic Science Commission 281 comments
Firefox To Let Users Control Memory Usage 213 comments
Scientists Prove Your Phone's PIN Can Be Stolen Using Its Gyroscope Data 61 comments
Alphabet Wants Its Lawsuit Against Uber To Play Out Publicly 35 comments
Chrome Now Uses Scroll Anchoring To Prevent Those Annoying Page Jumps 113 comments
Twitter Allegedly Deleting Negative Tweets About United Airlines' Passenger Abuse 233 comments
Canada Hid the Konami Code In Its Commemorative $10 Bill Launch 78 comments
Google Ruins the Assistant's Shopping List, Turns It Into a Big Google Express Ad 98 comments
Sir Tim Berners-Lee Lays Out Nightmare Scenario Where AI Runs the Financial World 131 comments
Facebook Has Reached Its Microsoft Bing Moment -- History Shows the Results Won't Be Pretty 150 comments
The Kodi Development Team Wants To Be Legitimate and Bring DRM To the Platform. 156 comments
As Streaming Booms, Songs Are Getting Faster and Shorter 173 comments
TV's Golden Age Is Anything But, Say Writers Preparing To Strike 200 comments
Qualcomm Says Apple Broke Contract, Hindered Performance of Its Chipsets 92 comments
Sorry America, Your Taxes Aren't High 903 comments
Microsoft Ends Support For Windows Vista; Begins To Roll Out Windows 10 Creators Update 103 comments
A Big Problem With AI: Even Its Creators Can't Explain How It Works 388 comments
Fitbit's New Smartwatch Has Been Plagued By Production Mishaps 22 comments
Why Do Airlines Overbook? 575 comments
Google Schools US Government About Gender Pay Gap 238 comments
25 Percent of US Driving Could Be Done By Self-Driving Cars By 2030, Study Finds 168 comments
Boeing Expects To Save Millions In Dreamliner Costs Using 3D-Printed Titanium Parts 73 comments
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