Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @08:59PM Google Is Testing Its Own Internet Speed Test In Search Results
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:55PM Apple Patents a Way To Keep People From Filming At Concerts and Movie Theaters
Monday June 27, 2016 @08:05PM US Customs Wants To Know Travelers' Social Media Account Names
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:57PM A Massive Botnet of CCTV Cameras Involved In Ferocious DDoS Attacks
Monday June 27, 2016 @05:13PM Rolls-Royce Eyes Autonomous Ships, Expects Remote-Controlled Cargo Ships By 2020
Monday June 27, 2016 @04:17PM President Obama Should Pardon Edward Snowden Before Leaving Office
Saturday June 25, 2016 @02:11PM Remember When You Could Call the Time?
Saturday June 25, 2016 @11:05AM Why You Should Stop Using Telegram Right Now
Saturday June 25, 2016 @06:18AM Snowden Finally Identified As Target of Investigation That Ended Lavabit
Friday June 24, 2016 @06:38PM New Apps Let Women Obtain Birth Control Without Visiting a Doctor
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:29PM You Could Be Paid To Post Snapchat Selfies With Products, Patent Filing Suggests
Friday June 24, 2016 @03:11PM Piracy Phishing Scam Targets US ISPs and Subscribers
Friday June 24, 2016 @02:25PM Russia Lawmakers Pass Spying Law That Requires Encryption Backdoors, Call Surveillance
Friday June 24, 2016 @01:56PM Net Neutrality Advocates To FCC: Put the Kibosh On Internet Freebies
Thursday June 23, 2016 @07:29PM Comcast Admits It Incorrectly Debited $1,775 From Account, Tells Customer To Sort It Out With Bank
Thursday June 23, 2016 @06:38PM Clinton's Private Email Was Blocked By Spam Filters, So State IT Turned Them Off
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:26PM HTML5 Ads Aren't That Safe Compared To Flash, Experts Say
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:11PM Internet Trolls Hack Popular YouTube Channel WatchMojo
Thursday June 23, 2016 @12:49PM Senate Report Says Charter, Time Warner Cable Overcharges Its Customers
Thursday June 23, 2016 @02:39AM Google Fiber To Acquire Gigabit Internet Provider Webpass
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @09:18PM India Launches Record 20 Satellites In Space Using A Single Rocket
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @08:51PM Why Drones Could Save Door-To-Door Mail Delivery
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:17PM 154 Million Voter Records Exposed Due To Database Error
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @05:23PM C-SPAN Uses Periscope and Facebook Live To Broadcast The House Sit-In
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:48PM The New Censorship: 'How Did Google Become The Internet's Censor and Master Manipulator?'
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:21PM Senate Rejects FBI Bid For Warrantless Access To Internet Browsing Histories
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:09AM Interview With A Craigslist Scammer
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @08:41PM Australian 'Bitcoin Founder' Quietly Bidding For Patent Empire
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @07:05PM Indie Dev TinyBuild Lost $450K To Fraudulent Sales Facilitated By G2A
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @06:15PM 3 Million Strong Botnet Grows Right Under Twitter's Nose
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @05:03PM Apple Starts To Shell Out $400 Million To Customers In eBook Settlement
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @04:14PM 74% of Netflix Subscribers Would Rather Cancel Their Subscription Than See Ads
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @03:32PM Elon Musk's Open Source OpenAI: We're Working On a Robot For Your Household Chores
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:43AM Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans Set Up Vote To Expand FBI Spying
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:25AM Google To Offer Better Medical Advice When You Search Your Symptoms
Monday June 20, 2016 @06:31PM Russian Bill Requires Encryption Backdoors In All Messenger Apps
Monday June 20, 2016 @05:19PM Smartphone Users Are Paying For Their Own Surveillance
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:48PM Bigger Isn't Better As Mega-Ships Get Too Big and Too Risky
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:38PM Tumblr Is Launching Live Video This Week
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:27PM Twitter Pays $150 Million For Magic Pony Technology
Monday June 20, 2016 @03:54PM Twitch Brings CFAA and Trademark Claim Against Bot Operators
Monday June 20, 2016 @02:05PM FCC To Vote On Spectrum For 5G Wireless Networks
Friday June 17, 2016 @07:05PM Olli is a 3D Printed, IBM Watson-Powered, Self-Driving Minibus
Friday June 17, 2016 @06:43PM Hackers Find 138 Different Security Gaps In Pentagon Websites
Friday June 17, 2016 @05:10PM Like Comcast, Google Fiber Now Forces Customers Into Arbitration
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:25PM Apple Explains Why iMessage Isn't Coming To Android
Friday June 17, 2016 @03:24PM Time Warner Cable Suspends Broadband Upgrades After Merger
Thursday June 16, 2016 @05:54PM Twitter, Facebook and Google Sued For Facilitating Paris Attacks
Thursday June 16, 2016 @04:35PM Google Accused of Stealing Balloon Network Tech Behind Project Loon
Thursday June 16, 2016 @01:59PM Municipal Fiber Network Will Let Customers Switch ISPs In Seconds
Thursday June 16, 2016 @12:55AM Samsung Buys US Cloud Services Firm Joyent
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @06:38PM BadTunnel Bug Hijacks Network Traffic, Affects All Windows Versions
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @06:26PM DNC Hacker Releases Trump Opposition File
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:30PM 'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced To 2.5 Years In Prison For Facebook Phishing Scam
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @04:02PM Alien Contact Unlikely For Another 1,500 Years, Says Study
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @02:44AM Social Media Overtakes Television As Young People's Main Source of News, Says Report
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @12:54AM Walmart Experimenting With Robotic Shopping Cart For Stores
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @07:13PM Air, Land, Sea, Cyber: NATO Adds Cyberspace To Operation Areas
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @06:32PM Hacker Steals 45 Million Accounts From Hundreds of Car, Tech, Sports Forums
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @05:42PM Rhapsody Rebrands Itself As Napster
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @05:22PM Twitter Invests $70 Million In Music Streaming Service SoundCloud
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @04:20PM Telegram Bug Allows Attackers To Crash Devices, Jack Up Phone Bills
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @03:57PM Online Loans Made In China Using Nude Pictures As Collateral
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @11:05AM Tom Wheeler Defeats the Broadband Industry: Net Neutrality Wins In Court
Monday June 13, 2016 @06:11PM New Device Sold On The Dark Web Can Clone Up To 15 Contactless Cards Per Second
Monday June 13, 2016 @05:34PM Scientists Amplify Light Using Sound On a Silicon Chip
Monday June 13, 2016 @04:55PM FBI Director Comey: 'Highly Confident' Orlando Shooter Radicalized Through Internet
Sunday June 12, 2016 @12:47PM Anonymous Posts Pornography To Hijacked ISIS Twitter Accounts
Saturday June 11, 2016 @07:26AM DEA Wants Access To Medical Records Without Warrant
Friday June 10, 2016 @10:19PM Google Announces Support of the Controversial TPP
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:31PM Facebook Now Lets Users Comment With a Video
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:39PM Microsoft Analyzes Web Searches, Finds Clues For Early Cancer Detection
Friday June 10, 2016 @05:25PM There's No Evidence That Google Is Manipulating Searches To Help Hillary Clinton
Friday June 10, 2016 @04:04PM Chinese Government Fakes Nearly 450 Million Social Media Posts a Year
Friday June 10, 2016 @01:03PM Bluetooth 5 With 2x More Range and 4x Better Speed Coming Next Week
Thursday June 09, 2016 @11:24PM British Startup Strip Mines Renters' Private Social Media For Landlords
Thursday June 09, 2016 @08:41PM US Agency Lines Up Broad Support For ICANN Transition
Thursday June 09, 2016 @06:23PM Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Internet Has Become 'World's Largest Surveillance Network'
Thursday June 09, 2016 @01:31AM Russian Hacker Selling Information of 32 Million Twitter Accounts, Report Says
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @06:07PM Qualcomm's Connected Car Reference Platform To Connect Smart Cars To Everything
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @05:39PM EU Exploring Idea of Using Government ID Cards As Mandatory Online Logins
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:31PM Ted Cruz Proposes Bill To Keep US From Giving Up Internet Governance Role
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:13PM Passenger-Carrying Drone Gets Symbolic Approval For Test Flights In Nevada
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @02:41AM Many Lexus Navigation Systems Bricked By Over-The-Air Software Update
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @02:29AM Julian Assange: Google is 'Directly Engaged' In Hillary Clinton's Campaign
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @06:27PM Tor Developer Jacob Appelbaum Allegedly Intimidated Victims Into Silence and Anonymity
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @04:55PM Firefox 47 Arrives With Synced Tabs Sidebar, Better YouTube Playback
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @04:34PM Report: People Are Spending Much Less Time On Social Media
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @04:16PM PayPal Denies Twitch Troll $50,000 Worth In Refunds
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @12:34PM Broadband CEOs Admit Usage Caps Are Nothing More Than A Toll On Uncompetitive Markets
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @12:54AM Password Autocorrect Without Compromising Security
Monday June 06, 2016 @06:52PM Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET
Monday June 06, 2016 @06:27PM Weary Homeowners Wage War On Waze
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:30PM BuzzFeed Ends $1.3M Advertising Deal With RNC Over Donald Trump
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:10PM Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal In Class Action Dispute From Advertisers
Monday June 06, 2016 @03:41PM T-Mobile Is Giving Customers Stock In the Company
Saturday June 04, 2016 @09:25AM TeamViewer Denies Being Hacked, Blames Users, Introduces New Security Measures
Friday June 03, 2016 @10:50PM Frontier Has No Plans For Data Caps As They're Not Necessary, Says CEO
Friday June 03, 2016 @07:23PM UK Risks Over-Blocking Content Online, Warns Human Rights Watchdog
Friday June 03, 2016 @06:43PM WordPress Sites Under Attack From New Zero-Day In WP Mobile Detector Plugin
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:16PM FTC Has Serious Concerns About IoT Security and Privacy
Friday June 03, 2016 @04:00PM Olympic Athletes To Sport Visa's New Payment Ring In Rio
Thursday June 02, 2016 @05:04PM IT Layoffs At Insurance Firm Are A 'Never-Ending Funeral'
Thursday June 02, 2016 @03:49PM How The FAA Shot Down 'Uber For Planes'
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @05:31PM TeamViewer Servers Go Down, Users Believe They Are Hacked
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @08:23PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions On Sale For $90,000
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @07:34PM Atari Is Going To Build IoT Devices
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @07:23PM Facebook Spares Humans By Fighting Offensive Photos With AI
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @06:48PM Internet, Web Enjoy One Final Day As Proper Nouns
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @05:53PM Apartment In US Asks Tenants To 'Like' Facebook Page Or Face Action
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @05:14PM Tech Giants Agree To Rid The Internet of Hate Speech
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:12PM PayPal To Suspend Business Operations In Turkey Following License Denial
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:31AM Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update
Monday May 30, 2016 @08:57PM Russian Online Trolls Resist The Light
Monday May 30, 2016 @04:34PM Iran Forces Messaging Apps To Move Data To Iranian Servers
Monday May 30, 2016 @04:09PM Eric Holder Says Snowden Performed 'Public Service'
Sunday May 29, 2016 @05:47PM Doubts Raised About Cellphone Cancer Study
Friday May 27, 2016 @08:50PM Feinstein-Burr Encryption Legislation Is Dead In The Water
Friday May 27, 2016 @05:57PM Google Boosts Mobile Web Speed On Apple Devices With Accelerated Mobile Pages
Friday May 27, 2016 @05:17PM Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study
Friday May 27, 2016 @01:07PM Gigabit Internet With No Data Caps May Be Coming To Rural America
Friday May 27, 2016 @02:32AM Secret Text In Senate Bill Would Give FBI Warrantless Access To Email Records
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:39PM Scott Walker Rents Out Email and Donor Lists To Pay Campaign Debt
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:12PM Patent Troll VirnetX Wants To Ban FaceTime and iMessage, Increase Damages Award By $190M
Thursday May 26, 2016 @03:45PM Study: '50% of Misogynistic Tweets From Women'
Thursday May 26, 2016 @11:00AM Comcast Users Must Now Pay $50 Per Month Extra To Avoid Caps
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:47PM Tor To Use Distributed RNG To Generate Truly Random Numbers
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @06:37PM FCC Formalizes Massive Fines For Selling, Using Cell-Phone Jammers
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @04:30PM The Pirate Bay Sails Back To Its .ORG Domain
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @05:02PM Elderly Use More Secure Passwords Than Millennials, Says Report
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @04:43PM Microsoft Awards Grants To Deliver Affordable Internet Access
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @03:35PM No, Apple Won't Become a Wireless Carrier
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @11:21AM AT&T Begins Capping Broadband Users
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @12:32AM Facebook Is Tweaking Trending Topics To Counter Charges of Bias
Monday May 23, 2016 @07:49PM Hacker Phineas Fisher is Trying To Start a 'Hack Back' Political Movement
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:57PM Researchers Set World Record Wireless Data Transmission Rate of 6 GB/Sec Over 37 KM
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:37PM Apple Sued Over iPhones Making Calls, Sending Email
Friday May 20, 2016 @08:37PM DARPA Extreme DDOS Project Transforming Network Attack Mitigation
Thursday May 19, 2016 @11:14PM New Surveillance System May Let Cops Use All Of The Cameras
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:02PM Google Is A Serial Tracker
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:06PM Google Appeals French Order For Global 'Right To Be Forgotten'
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:23PM Humanoid 'Pepper' Robot Needs US Android Programmers
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @11:47PM PornHub's 'Bangfit' Program Uses Sexy Exercise To Build Muscle
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @05:46PM Google Turns Firebase Into Its Unified Platform For Mobile Developers
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:34PM Spy Chief: Foreign Hackers May Be Targeting Presidential Candidates
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @11:20AM Netflix Launches Fast.com To Show How Fast Your Internet Connection Really Is
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @08:19PM Copyright Trolls Rightscorp Are Teetering On The Verge Of Bankruptcy
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @07:35PM Iraq Shuts Down Internet In Entire Country To Prevent Exam Cheating
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @06:35PM Connecting Everyone To Internet 'Would Add $6.7 Trillion To Global Economy'
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:19PM It's Trivially Easy To Identify You Based On Records of Your Calls and Texts
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @10:39AM Campaign Demands Telecoms Unlock the FM Radio Found in Many Smartphones
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @12:58AM Twitter To Stop Counting Photos And Links In 140-Character Limit
Monday May 16, 2016 @07:40PM Fake Hacker Found Guilty Following Gutsy Mitt Romney Extortion Scheme
Monday May 16, 2016 @06:11PM Highly-Conductive Shark Jelly Could Inspire New Tech
Monday May 16, 2016 @05:12PM The Intercept Releases First Batch Of New Docs Leaked By Snowden
Monday May 16, 2016 @04:25PM Amazon To Sell Its Own Private-Label Groceries
Monday May 16, 2016 @04:09PM Iran Is Arresting Models Who Pose Without Headscarves On Instagram
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:50AM EFF Announces Certbot Client For Let's Encrypt
Friday May 13, 2016 @06:20PM The Pirate Bay Loses Its Main Domain Name In Court Battle
Friday May 13, 2016 @05:51PM Professor Surprises Students With AI Teacher Assistant
Friday May 13, 2016 @05:25PM Ask Slashdot: What Was The Greatest Era Of Innovation?
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:45AM Oregon ISP Now Forcing Cordcutters to Sign up For TV to Avoid Caps
Thursday May 12, 2016 @10:07PM Mark Zuckerberg: 'No Evidence' Facebook Staff Suppressed Stories With Conservative Viewpoints
Thursday May 12, 2016 @07:35PM Mozilla Fights FBI In Court For Details On Tor Browser Hack
Thursday May 12, 2016 @06:29PM Google Launches 'Gboard' Keyboard For iOS, Featuring Built-In Google Search
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:06PM Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life
Thursday May 12, 2016 @11:23AM Huawei Prepares For Robot Overlords and Communication With the Dead
Thursday May 12, 2016 @12:31AM Drones Could Replace $127 Billion Worth Of Human Labor
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @08:10PM FBI Has Sights On Larger Battle Over Encryption After Apple Feud
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @07:09PM Pornhub Launches Bug Bounty Program With Rewards Up To $25,000
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @04:59PM Google Bans Ads For Payday Loans
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @08:08PM Open Source Artificial Pancreas Helps Engineer's Son Survive With Type 1 Diabetes
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @07:10PM A Bored Hacker Easily Stole And Defaced More Than 70 Subreddits
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @12:29AM This Unusual Botnet Targets Scientists, Engineers, and Academics
Monday May 09, 2016 @08:21PM Google News Will Now Highlight Local News Sources For Major Stories
Monday May 09, 2016 @05:06PM Panama Papers Affair Widens As Database Goes Online
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:57PM FTC Orders Apple, Google, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Samsung To Divulge Mobile Security Practices
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:44PM Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS
Monday May 09, 2016 @02:48PM 4Mbps Still The Standard For One Govt Broadband Grant Program
Saturday May 07, 2016 @10:42PM Prisons Moving To All-Video Visitation
Saturday May 07, 2016 @12:27AM Homeland Security Wants To Subpoena Techdirt Over The Identity Of A Hyperbolic Commenter
Friday May 06, 2016 @09:18PM Streaming Surpasses CD Sales At Warner Music
Friday May 06, 2016 @08:24PM Microsoft Sees Over 10 Million Cyberattacks Per Day On Its Online Infrastructure
Friday May 06, 2016 @07:42PM Facebook Exec's New Startup 'Open Water' Targets Wearable Brain Imaging
Friday May 06, 2016 @07:27PM NASA Launches Searchable Database Of Public Domain Patents
Friday May 06, 2016 @02:48AM SpaceX Successfully Lands Its Rocket On A Floating Drone Ship Again
Thursday May 05, 2016 @08:48PM Netflix Enables Streaming Quality Control To Reign In Mobile Data Usage
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @06:34PM DuckDuckGo Is Giving Away $225,000 To Support Open Source Projects
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @02:43AM IBM Gives Everyone Access To Its Five-Qubit Quantum Computer
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @05:31PM Ellen Pao Launches Advocacy Group To Improve Diversity In The Tech Industry
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @04:46PM Slashdot Asks: What Do You Think Is The Most Influential Gadget Of All Time?
Monday May 02, 2016 @05:10PM China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies
Monday May 02, 2016 @02:33PM WhatsApp Blocked in Brazil for 72 Hours Over Data Dispute
Saturday April 30, 2016 @03:28AM Yahoo's Marissa Mayer In Line For $55M Severance If Fired Within A Year Of Sale
Friday April 29, 2016 @08:37PM Wireless Carriers To Adopt New Real-Time Text Protocol By December 2017
Friday April 29, 2016 @05:30PM Google Files Patent For Injecting A Device Directly Into Your Eyeball
Friday April 29, 2016 @05:29PM Cable Industry Threatens To Sue If FCC Tries To Bring Competition To Cable Set Top Boxes
Friday April 29, 2016 @01:05AM The Critical Hole At the Heart Of Our Cell Phone Networks