Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:41PM Telegram Loses Supreme Court Appeal In Russia, Must Hand Over Encryption Keys
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:09PM Orbitz Says Legacy Travel Site Likely Hacked, Affecting 880,000 Credit Cards
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:40PM There Are Still 100,000 Pay Phones In the US
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:13PM Police Chief: Uber Self-Driving Car 'Likely' Not At Fault In Fatal Crash
Monday March 19, 2018 @05:16PM Ajit Pai Celebrates After Court Strikes Down Obama-Era Robocall Rule
Sunday March 18, 2018 @05:24PM About a Quarter of US Adults Say They Are 'Almost Constantly' Online
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:34PM Microsoft Wants To Force Windows 10 Mail Users To Use Edge For Email Links
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:24PM The 600+ Companies PayPal Shares Your Data With
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:05PM Bali Plans To Switch Off Internet Services For 24 Hours For New Year 'Quiet Reflection'
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:57PM Verizon Will Fix Broadband Networks, Landlines To Resolve Investigation
Thursday March 15, 2018 @12:39PM Largest US Radio Company iHeartMedia Files For Bankruptcy
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:39PM Sri Lanka Accuses Facebook of Failing To Control Hate Speech That Contributed To Deadly Riots
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @03:57PM Wikipedia Had No Idea YouTube Was Going To Use It To Fact-Check Conspiracy Theories
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @07:34PM YouTube Will Add Information From Wikipedia To Videos About Conspiracies
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:39PM Mozilla Working On In-Page Popup Blocker For Firefox
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:34PM 'Slingshot' Malware That Hid For Six Years Spread Through Routers
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:02PM Comcast 'Blocks' an Encrypted Email Service: Yet Another Reminder Why Net Neutrality Matters
Monday March 12, 2018 @11:24AM Dial P for Privacy: The Phone Booth Is Back
Friday March 09, 2018 @08:04PM Reddit Admits Russian Trolls Got Into Website During 2016 Election
Friday March 09, 2018 @06:32PM FCC Accuses Stealthy Startup of Launching Rogue Satellites
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:44PM Cable Industry Finally Fights Cord Cutting With Fewer Ads
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:04PM YouTube Is Full of Easy-To-Find Neo-Nazi Propaganda
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:10PM The Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy Returns With the Original Cast
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:01PM Fake News Spreads Faster Than True News On Twitter -- Thanks To People, Not Bots
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:32PM 132-Year-Old Science Experiment Washes Ashore In Australia
Thursday March 08, 2018 @04:36PM Comcast's Protected Browsing Is Blocking PayPal, Steam and TorrentFreak, Customers Say
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @07:48PM Oculus Rift Headsets Are Offline Following a Software Error
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @04:20PM Google Is Selling Off Zagat
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @02:20PM BlackBerry Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram
Monday March 05, 2018 @05:23PM Six Tech Companies Filing Net Neutrality Lawsuit
Monday March 05, 2018 @09:47AM Tencent's WeChat Hits 1 Billion Milestone as Lunar New Year Boosts Monthly Active Users
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:03PM New LTE Attacks Can Snoop On Messages, Track Locations, and Spoof Emergency Alerts
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:44AM Google's Slack Competitor 'Hangouts Chat' Comes Out of Beta
Thursday March 01, 2018 @04:43AM YouTube's New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:54PM China Censors Social Media Responses To Proposal To Abolish Presidential Terms
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:36PM US House Passes Bill To Penalize Websites For Sex Trafficking
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:10PM Facebook Silently Enables Facial Recognition Abilities For Users Outside EU, Canada
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:04PM Nokia, Vodafone To Bring 4G To the Moon
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @05:48PM Net Neutrality Repeal Will Get a Senate Vote In the Spring, Democrats Say
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:57PM Airbus, Delta, and Sprint Are on a Quest for In-Flight Wi-fi That Actually Works
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:31PM FCC Will Auction 5G-ready 3.7-4.2GHz and mmWave Spectrum
Monday February 26, 2018 @07:54AM Qualcomm's Simulated 5G Tests Shows How Fast Real-world Speeds Could Actually Be
Monday February 26, 2018 @12:52AM Samsung Announces the Galaxy S9 With a Dual Aperture Camera, AR Emojis
Saturday February 24, 2018 @12:15PM Signal, WhatsApp Co-Founder Launch 'Open Source Privacy Technology' Nonprofit
Friday February 23, 2018 @09:18PM NRA Gives Ajit Pai 'Courage Award' and Gun For 'Saving the Internet'
Friday February 23, 2018 @06:05PM Apple Devices At California Repair Center Keep Calling 911
Thursday February 22, 2018 @07:02PM 23 Attorneys General Refile Challenge To FCC Net Neutrality Repeal
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:48PM The Los Angeles Times Website Is Unintentionally Serving a Cryptocurrency Mining Script
Thursday February 22, 2018 @01:19PM Intel, Microsoft, Dell, HP and Lenovo Expect PCs With Fast 5G Wireless To Ship Next Year
Thursday February 22, 2018 @11:42AM Net Neutrality Rules Die on April 23
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:14PM FCC To Officially Rescind Net Neutrality Rules On Thursday
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:40PM Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:32PM Judge Rules AT&T Can't See Trump White House Communications About Time Warner Merger
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @02:43PM FCC Orders a Brooklyn Man To Turn Off His Bitcoin Miner Because It Was Interfering With T-Mobile's Wireless Network
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @11:24AM Lawmakers Worry About Rise of Fake Video Technology
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:44PM Salon Magazine Mines Monero On Your Computer If You Use an Ad Blocker
Sunday February 18, 2018 @07:20PM The Wikipedia Zero Program Will End This Year
Sunday February 18, 2018 @02:43AM Google is Making it Easier For 911 To Find You in an Emergency
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:38PM NBC Publishes 200,000 Tweets Tied To Russian Trolls
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:32PM Judge Won't Let FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Stop Lawsuit Alleging Charter Throttled Netflix
Friday February 16, 2018 @12:52AM Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement
Thursday February 15, 2018 @07:42PM FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Is Under Investigation Over $3.9 Billion Media Deal
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:41PM 119,000 Passports, Photo IDs of FedEx Customers Found On Unsecured Amazon Server
Thursday February 15, 2018 @01:48AM Cryptocurrency Miners Are 'Limiting' the Search For Alien Life Now
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @09:22PM SpaceX Hits Two Milestones In Plan For Low-Latency Satellite Broadband
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:51PM Tickbox Must Remove Pirate Streaming Add-ons From Sold Devices
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @05:22AM AMP For Email Is a Terrible Idea
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:28PM Seattle To Remove Controversial City Spying Network After Public Backlash
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:08PM New York Times CEO: Print Journalism Has Maybe Another 10 Years
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @06:14PM The Next Falcon Heavy Will Carry the Most Powerful Atomic Clock Ever Launched
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:38PM Google Is Adding Snapchat-Style Stories To Mobile Search Results
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:14PM Huawei Got People To Write Fake Reviews For An Unreleased Phone
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:06PM Trump's Infrastructure Plan Has No Dedicated Money For Broadband
Monday February 12, 2018 @09:01PM Comcast Sues Vermont Over Conditions On New License Requiring the Company To Expand Its Network
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:21PM Facebook Lost Around 2.8 Million US Users Under 25 Last Year
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:40PM Verizon is Locking Its Phones Down To Combat Theft
Saturday February 10, 2018 @08:14PM NSA Sent Coded Messages From Its Twitter To Communicate With Foreign Spies
Friday February 09, 2018 @09:04PM YouTube Will Remove Ads, Downgrade Discoverability of Channels Posting Offensive Videos
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:43PM Android Messages May Soon Let You Text From the Web
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:03PM Hackers In Equifax Breach Accessed More Personal Information Than Previously Disclosed
Friday February 09, 2018 @06:42PM Should GitHub Allow Username Reuse?
Friday February 09, 2018 @05:38PM Major Websites Are Planning a 'Day of Action' To Block Repeal of Net Neutrality
Friday February 09, 2018 @10:34AM Turkey Rolls Out Domestic Rival To WhatsApp, Raising Surveillance Concerns
Thursday February 08, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Testing a Dislike Button
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:03PM Reddit Bans 'Deepfakes' AI Porn Communities
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @09:12PM Pornhub Is Banning AI-Generated 'Deepfakes' Porn Videos
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @07:40PM Facebook Hired a Full-Time Pollster To Monitor Zuckerberg's Approval Ratings
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:54PM FCC Report Claims Broken Broadband Market Has Been Fixed By Killing Net Neutrality
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:21PM A Flaw In Hotspot Shield Can Expose VPN Users, Locations
Monday February 05, 2018 @11:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:58PM Scientists May Have Discovered the First Planets Outside the Milky Way
Monday February 05, 2018 @08:44PM Man Sues T-Mobile For Allegedly Failing To Stop Hackers From Stealing His Cryptocurrency
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:49PM New Jersey Governor Signs Net Neutrality Order
Friday February 02, 2018 @09:50PM NIH Study Links Cellphone Radiation To Cancer In Male Rats
Friday February 02, 2018 @07:05PM Cloudflare Is Liable For Pirate Sites and Has No Safe Harbor, Publisher Says
Friday February 02, 2018 @03:49PM YouTube Will Put Disclaimers On State-Funded Broadcasts To Fight Propaganda
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:40AM DuckDuckGo CEO: 'Google and Facebook Are Watching Our Every Move Online. It's Time To Make Them Stop'
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:28PM Twitter Can't Be Blamed For 2015 ISIS-Linked Killings, Court Rules
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:00PM How DIY Rebels Are Working To Replace Tech Giants
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:29AM Twitter Notifies 1.4 Million Users of Interaction With Russian Accounts
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @06:47PM Google Fiber's Wireless Internet Service Is Leaving Boston
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:33PM GDC Rescinds Award For Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell After Criticisms of Sexually Inappropriate Behavior
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @06:05PM T-Mobile Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Electricity By 2021
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:39PM Facebook Users Cry 'Censorship' After Being Told Which Russian Troll Pages They Liked
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:24PM Verizon Drops Plans To Sell Huawei Phones Due To US Government Pressure
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:11PM Facebook Is Banning Cryptocurrency, ICO Ads
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:36AM AI May Have Finally Decoded the Mysterious 'Voynich Manuscript'
Monday January 29, 2018 @06:22PM Ethereum Startup Vanishes After Seemingly Making $11, Leaves Message: 'Penis'
Monday January 29, 2018 @06:15PM Facebook Will Prioritize Local Stories In Your News Feed
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:05PM FCC Chairman Slams Trump Team's Proposal To Nationalize 5G
Monday January 29, 2018 @01:20AM Intel Told Chinese Firms of Meltdown Flaws Before the US Government
Friday January 26, 2018 @09:29PM Amateur Astronomer Discovers Long-Dead NASA Satellite Has Come Back To Life
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:58PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies To Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:28PM Robert Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Facebook Staff As Part of Russia Probe
Friday January 26, 2018 @05:18PM Montana To FCC: You Can't Stop Us From Protecting Net Neutrality
Friday January 26, 2018 @05:04PM Walmart Teams Up With Kobo To Sell EBooks and Audiobooks
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:59PM Burger King Makes the Case For Net Neutrality
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:21PM PSA: Google Chrome Now Lets You Permanently Mute Websites That Autoplay Videos
Thursday January 25, 2018 @05:10PM The Legislative Fight Over Loot Boxes Expands To Washington State
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:52PM San Jose Mayor Quits FCC Advisory Committee, Says It is Dealing ISPs a 'Very Favorable Hand'
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:22AM Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:39PM New York Governor Signs Executive Order To Keep Net Neutrality Rules After FCC's Repeal
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:31PM 'Memes Have Rights Too': Grumpy Cat Wins $710,000 In Copyright Lawsuit
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:10PM AT&T Calls For Net Neutrality Laws After Fighting To End FCC Rules
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @06:47PM More Than 750 American Communities Have Built Their Own Internet Networks
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @01:25AM You Spend Nearly a Whole Day Each Week On the Internet
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:33PM Android Can Now Tell You How Fast Wi-Fi Networks Are Before You Join Them
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:21PM Rupert Murdoch Pushes Facebook To Pay For News To Guarantee Quality
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:47PM Montana Becomes First State To Implement Net Neutrality After FCC Repeal
Saturday January 20, 2018 @01:50AM Twitter Says It Exposed Nearly 700,000 People To Russian Propaganda During Election
Friday January 19, 2018 @07:35PM Ajit Pai's FCC Can't Admit Broadband Competition Is a Problem
Friday January 19, 2018 @06:57PM Google CEO Sundar Pichai Says He Does Not Regret Firing James Damore
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:47PM Facebook Will Now Ask Users To Rank News Organizations They Trust
Thursday January 18, 2018 @09:13PM Google Releases Fix For Chromecast Wi-Fi Crashes
Thursday January 18, 2018 @07:27PM Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:20PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Explain Einstein's Theories To a Nine-Year-Old?
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:41PM Facebook Is a 'Living, Breathing Crime Scene,' Says Former Tech Insider
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:14PM Project Fi Creates Its Own Version of An Unlimited Plan
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @10:08AM Philippine Lawmakers Worry China Telecom May Be a 'Trojan horse'
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:32PM Google Home and Chromecast Could Be Overloading Your Home Wi-Fi
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @12:28PM US Lawmakers Urge AT&T To Cut Commercial Ties With Huawei and Oppose China Mobile Citing National Security Concerns
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @12:32AM Democrats Are Just One Vote Shy of Restoring Net Neutrality
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:54PM 'Very High Level of Confidence' Russia Used Kaspersky Software For Devastating NSA Leaks
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:33PM City-Owned Internet Services Offer Cheaper and More Transparent Pricing, Says Harvard Study
Monday January 15, 2018 @10:09AM The Tech Failings of Hawaii's Missile Alert
Saturday January 13, 2018 @09:57PM Ask Slashdot: Is There a Useful Voice-Activated PC?
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:37PM Why the World Only Has Two Words For Tea
Friday January 12, 2018 @05:10PM Snapchat's Big Redesign Bashed In 83 Percent of User Reviews
Thursday January 11, 2018 @06:26PM FCC Undoing Rules That Make It Easier For Small ISPs To Compete With Big Telecom
Thursday January 11, 2018 @02:48PM Microsoft Partners with Signal to Bring End-To-End Encryption to Skype
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @06:46PM Future Samsung Phones Will Have a Working FM Radio Chip
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @05:08PM FCC Plan To Lower Broadband Standards Is Met With 'Mobile Only Challenge'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:53PM Rumors Swirl That Secret Zuma Satellite Launched By SpaceX Was Lost
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:27PM AT&T and Comcast Finalize Court Victory Over Nashville and Google Fiber
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:30PM James Dolan, Co-Creator of SecureDrop, Dead At 36
Monday January 08, 2018 @09:35PM Trump Pushes To Expand High-Speed Internet In Rural America
Monday January 08, 2018 @06:05PM Google Rebrands All Its Payment Solutions As 'Google Pay'
Monday January 08, 2018 @05:10PM Senate Will Force Vote On Overturning Net Neutrality Repeal
Friday January 05, 2018 @06:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:40PM SoundCloud Refutes Decreasing Audio Quality, Cites Standard Testing
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:21PM Don't Pirate Or We'll Mess With Your Connected Thermostats, Warns East Coast ISP
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:00PM Leading Lobbying Group for Amazon, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Giants is Joining the Legal Battle To Restore Net Neutrality
Friday January 05, 2018 @02:12PM What Happens When States Have Their Own Net Neutrality Rules?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @11:18PM France's President Macron Wants To Block Websites During Elections To Fight 'Fake News'
Thursday January 04, 2018 @08:16PM The FCC Is Preparing To Weaken the Definition of Broadband
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:46PM White House Bans Use of Personal Devices From West Wing
Thursday January 04, 2018 @02:39AM Asus Is Turning Its Old Routers Into Mesh Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @09:04PM Ajit Pai Backs Out of Planned CES 2018 Appearance
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @06:21PM After Beating Cable Lobby, Colorado City Moves Ahead With Muni Broadband
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @06:09PM Yes, Your Amazon Echo Is an Ad Machine
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:34PM Roombas Will Soon Build a Wi-Fi Coverage Map While They Clean
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @10:28AM China's WeChat Denies Storing User Chats
Sunday December 31, 2017 @05:51PM WhatsApp Rings in the New Year with a Global Outage
Saturday December 30, 2017 @03:34PM Germany Orders Amazon To Stop Taking Advantage of People Who Can't Spell 'Birkenstock'
Friday December 29, 2017 @05:47PM Facebook's Uneven Enforcement of Hate Speech Rules Allows Vile Posts To Stay Up
Friday December 29, 2017 @04:56PM How Hotmail Changed Microsoft (and Email) Forever
Friday December 29, 2017 @03:57PM Trump's Website Is Coded With a Broken Server Error Message That Blames Obama
Thursday December 28, 2017 @05:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @12:17PM Postcard From Pyongyang: The Airport Now Has Wi-Fi, Sort of
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:40PM Russia Is Accusing the US of 'Direct Interference' In Its Elections
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @09:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @09:08PM WeChat To Become China's Official Electronic ID System
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @05:11PM Beware: 'Digmine' Cryptocurrency Bot Is Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:44PM The Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Public Tweet On January 1st
Saturday December 23, 2017 @03:09AM SpaceX Rocket Stuns Californians As It Carries 10 Satellites Into Space
Friday December 22, 2017 @05:44PM How To Check If You Interacted With Russian Propaganda On Facebook During the 2016 Election
Friday December 22, 2017 @05:26PM Amazon Acquires Connected Camera and Doorbell Startup 'Blink'
Friday December 22, 2017 @05:21PM Airlines With the Best In-Flight Wi-Fi
Friday December 22, 2017 @03:40PM Comcast May Have Enrolled Thousands in a Near-Worthless Protection Program Without Their Consent
Friday December 22, 2017 @03:24PM Man in China Sentenced To Five Years' Jail For Running VPN
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:44PM Kids In 'Netflix Only' Homes Are Being Saved From 230 Hours of Commercials a Year, Says Report
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:33PM How Facebook's Political Unit Enables the Dark Art of Digital Propaganda
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @07:30PM Dozens of Companies Are Using Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Job Ads