Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:50AM EFF Announces Certbot Client For Let's Encrypt
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
Saturday April 23, 2016 @08:33PM ESA Offering Prizes For First Radio Reception From Satellite
Saturday April 23, 2016 @10:07AM Consumer Complaints About Broadband Caps Are Soaring
Monday April 04, 2016 @07:42PM Government-Funded Free WiFi Project Isn't Providing Much WiFi
Monday March 28, 2016 @02:12PM Microsoft Releases a Version of Windows 10 For the Chinese Government
Sunday March 27, 2016 @10:14PM Redbox Plans To Launch New Streaming Service 'Redbox Digital'
Sunday March 27, 2016 @01:51PM University of Illinois Transmits Record 57Gbps Through Fiber Optic Lines
Sunday March 27, 2016 @08:46AM Messaging Giant Line Becomes a Phone Carrier in Japan
Saturday March 26, 2016 @05:59PM Are Communications Records of Americans Retained Forever?
Saturday March 26, 2016 @01:27PM Canada and USA Feds Unite To Fight Spammers and Telemarketers
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @09:19AM Tor Project Says It Can Quickly Catch Spying Code
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:22AM Rumor: Broadcom Phasing Out Wi-Fi Chip Business
Friday March 18, 2016 @11:35PM What Lies Beneath: The First Transatlantic Communications Cables
Friday March 18, 2016 @09:16AM Gov't Accidentally Publishes Target of Lavabit Probe: It's Snowden
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:57AM FCC Set To Approve Charter, Time Warner Cable Merger
Thursday March 17, 2016 @12:43AM Facebook's 'Closed Silos' Pose Challenges To Open Web
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @11:49PM Stephen Elop New Chief Innovator For Australia's Telstra
Monday March 14, 2016 @03:33PM LG Releases First Smartphone With DAB+ Chip
Monday March 14, 2016 @02:50PM Ask Slashdot: Alternatives To "Atomic" Clocks?
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:56PM Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Others To Beef Up Encryption
Saturday March 12, 2016 @03:05AM Critical Bug In Libotr Opens Users of ChatSecure, Adium, Pidgin To Compromise
Friday March 11, 2016 @11:03PM Qubes OS 3.1 Has Been Released
Friday March 11, 2016 @09:43AM Chicagoan Arrested For Using Cell-phone Jammer To Make Subway Commute Tolerable
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:31AM Laser System Set To Revolutionize Future Aircraft, Satellite Data Links
Monday March 07, 2016 @12:21PM Anonymous Claims Twitter Is Suspending 'OpISIS' Member Accounts
Friday March 04, 2016 @09:42AM Google Building a 100kW Transmitter at Spaceport America
Thursday March 03, 2016 @02:46PM Justice Dept. Grants Immunity To Staffer Who Set Up Clinton Email Server
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:05PM ISIS Supporters Abandon U.S. Encryption Tools As Apple-FBI Fight Rages
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:44PM Draconian Aussie Science Censorship Law Takes Effect Next Month
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:13AM UK Snooper's Charter To Extend Police Access To Phone and Internet Data
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @10:51AM EFF's Cindy Cohn On Why 'Code Is Speech' Is Key To Apple vs. FBI
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:55AM WhatsApp To End Support For BlackBerry, Nokia, and Other Older Operating Systems
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:31PM How Donald Trump Uses Twitter As a Weapon of Fear
Friday February 26, 2016 @02:16PM Tor Project Accuses CloudFlare of Mass Surveillance, Sabotaging Traffic
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:25AM Turkish Gov't Retaliates After Hackers Release Police Data Via Twitter
Thursday February 25, 2016 @01:02PM Carnegie Mellon University Attacked Tor, Was Subpoenaed By Feds
Thursday February 25, 2016 @10:36AM Arizona County Attorney To Ditch iPhones Over Apple Dispute With FBI
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:53PM Apple Is Said To Be Working On an iPhone Even It Can't Hack
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:10PM Australia's Major Parties Vote Against Encryption In Wake of Apple FBI Case
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @08:32PM Facebook Will Still Back Internet.org Despite Indian Gov't Disdain For Free Basics
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:04AM Indoor LTE Wireless: Not To Be Overlooked At Mobile World Congress
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:15PM Telstra To Roll Out 1000Mbps 4G
Monday February 22, 2016 @06:50PM Why DevOps Is So Painful For Big Companies
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:18AM Apple's iPhone Already Has a Backdoor
Monday February 22, 2016 @09:40AM HTTP GZIP Compression Leaks Data On the Location of Tor Web Servers
Saturday February 20, 2016 @12:09AM Why Are Apple's Competitors Staying Silent On the iPhone Unlocking Fight?
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:36PM Congressman: Court Order To Decrypt iPhone Has Far-Reaching Implications
Friday February 19, 2016 @01:35PM N. Carolina Senator Drafting Bill To Criminalize Apple's Refusal To Aid Decryption
Thursday February 18, 2016 @11:35PM Good Riddance Payphones: NYC's Free Gigabit Wi-Fi Kiosks Go Live
Thursday February 18, 2016 @02:37PM IRS Warns Of 400% Flood In Phishing and Malware This Tax Year Alone
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @07:20PM Twitter Rolls Out GIF Button
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @11:12AM Ringing Bells' India-Only Android Phone To Run About $4
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @12:17AM Cox Stands Pat, Won't Spy On Customers To Appease Copyright Holders
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:20PM How Shari Steele Plans To Take Tor Mainstream
Monday February 15, 2016 @10:16PM At X, Failure Is Not an Option: It's a Feature (Astro Teller's 2016 TED Talk)
Monday February 15, 2016 @07:53PM Iranian App Helps Users Avoid Morality Police
Saturday February 13, 2016 @01:05AM BT Announces Free Service To Screen Nuisance Callers
Friday February 12, 2016 @04:00PM Ask Slashdot: Do You Still Have a Pager? Do You Find It Useful?
Friday February 12, 2016 @10:02AM Indonesia Moves To Ban Same-Sex Emojis On Messaging Apps
Thursday February 11, 2016 @06:52PM Google Settles Decade-Long Tax Dispute In UK
Thursday February 11, 2016 @01:16PM As Elections Approach, Iran Uses "Far More Advanced" Internet Censorship
Thursday February 11, 2016 @11:08AM Scientists In Japan Build 100Gbps Wireless Network Using Terahertz Transmitter
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:29AM US Encryption Ban Would Only Send the Market Overseas
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @06:10PM Facebook Developing Radio Wave Mesh To Connect Offline Areas
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:19AM Federal Bill Could Override State-Level Encryption Bans
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @05:41PM FBI Gripes "We Can't Read Everyone's Secrets"
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @04:18PM Twitter Launches Trust and Safety Council To Help Put End To Trolling
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @03:07PM Google Display Ads Going All-HTML, Will Ban Flash In 2017
Monday February 08, 2016 @07:50PM The Internet of Broken Things
Sunday February 07, 2016 @09:42PM Malware Targets Skype Users, Records Conversations
Saturday February 06, 2016 @10:25AM Twitter Tackles Terrorists In Targeted Takedown
Friday February 05, 2016 @12:21PM A Bot That Drives Robocallers Insane
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:50AM Grandma's Phone, DSL, and the Copper They Share
Thursday February 04, 2016 @02:37PM Facebook Celebrates Turning 12 Today
Thursday February 04, 2016 @09:44AM Cisco To Acquire IoT Company Jasper For $1.4 Billion
Thursday February 04, 2016 @02:50AM Senators Blast Comcast, Other Cable Firms For "Unfair Billing Practices"
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @02:36PM Receiving Real-Time Imagery From Russia's Meteor-M N2 Satellite
Monday February 01, 2016 @06:49PM Harvard: No, Crypto Isn't Making the FBI Go Dark
Monday February 01, 2016 @03:14PM After More Than a Decade, MSN Chat Authentication Is Documented
Monday February 01, 2016 @12:07AM Big Satellite Systems, Simulated On Your Desktop
Sunday January 31, 2016 @01:25AM U.S. Forces Viewed Encrypted Israeli Drone Feeds
Saturday January 30, 2016 @06:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:46AM WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:41PM US Gov't Confirms Clinton Emails Contained Top-Secret Information
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:26PM Facebook Expands Online Commerce Role, But Says "No Guns, Please"
Friday January 29, 2016 @05:00PM Ask Slashdot: Why Are Major Companies Exiting the Spam Filtering Business?
Friday January 29, 2016 @03:44PM Jailbreak Turns Cheap Walkie-Talkie Into DMR Police Scanner
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:09AM Privacy-Centric Linux Distro Tails Hits 2.0 Release
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:09PM The Widely Reported ISIS Encrypted Messaging App Is Not Real
Thursday January 28, 2016 @12:22PM 1 In 3 Home Routers Will Be Used As Public Wi-Fi Hotspots By 2017
Thursday January 28, 2016 @11:52AM OSINT Analysis of Militia Communications, Equipment and Frequencies
Thursday January 28, 2016 @09:38AM Pakistan Orders ISPs To Block Over 400k Porn Websites
Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:52AM Privacy Ombudsman Could Handle EU Complaints About US Surveillance
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:27AM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Saturday January 23, 2016 @10:56PM IoT Security Is So Bad, There's a Search Engine For Sleeping Kids
Thursday January 21, 2016 @06:38PM California Bill Would Require Phone Crypto Backdoors
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:36AM EU Companies Can Monitor Employees' Private Conversations While At Work
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @09:35AM French Conservatives Push Law To Ban Strong Encryption
Monday January 11, 2016 @02:32AM New WiFi HaLow Protocol May Bring Old Security Issues With It
Sunday January 10, 2016 @11:32AM Crypto Guru David Chaum's Private Communications Network Comes With a Backdoor
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:36AM CFR China Expert: US Tech Firms Should Worry About Beijing's New Anti-Terror Law
Thursday January 07, 2016 @09:28AM Zuckerberg Defends 'Free Basics' App With Comparison To Hospitals, Education
Sunday December 27, 2015 @07:31PM China Passes Law Requiring Tech Firms To Hand Over Encryption Keys
Friday December 18, 2015 @01:28PM Replacement For Mozilla Thunderbird?
Thursday December 17, 2015 @12:38PM Why Won't T-Mobile Let Us Binge On All Of It?
Thursday December 17, 2015 @10:07AM Ask Slashdot: Keeping My Data Mine? (2015 Edition)
Thursday December 17, 2015 @09:43AM Brazilian Judge Shuts Down WhatsApp In Brazil
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @09:57AM Ask Slashdot: Best (or Better) Ways To Archive Email?
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @09:04AM Carly Fiorina Says Government Needs a Way To "Work Around" Encryption
Sunday December 13, 2015 @11:22AM MIT Creates Tor Alternative That Floods Networks With Fake Data
Saturday December 12, 2015 @11:38PM FBI: Just Don't Call Them Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @03:34PM DHS Deployed Plane Above San Bernardino To Scoop Up All Phone Calls After Attack
Thursday December 10, 2015 @12:25PM France Will Not Ban Wi-Fi Or Tor, Prime Minister Says
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:02AM Top Democratic Senator Will Seek Legislation To "Pierce" Through Encryption
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:25AM Bruce Perens On Problems With the Open Hardware Model
Thursday December 10, 2015 @09:24AM Verizon Creates Minecraft Mod To Let Players Video Chat On an In-Game Smartphone
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:51AM In Kazakhstan, the Internet Backdoors You
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:42AM Spotting And Culling Terrorist Groups On Social Media: Pipe Dream, or Possibility?
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:04AM Donald Trump: America Should Consider "Closing the Internet Up In Some Way"
Monday December 07, 2015 @02:04PM NASA 'Moving On' From Low-Earth Orbit
Saturday December 05, 2015 @02:40AM No More Security Fixes For Older OpenSSL Branches
Friday December 04, 2015 @08:57AM Wih Messenger Revamp, Yahoo Joins the 'Unsend' Trend
Thursday December 03, 2015 @04:16PM Let's Encrypt Is Now In Public Beta
Thursday December 03, 2015 @10:42AM Cellphones Really Are Not As Good As They Were 10 Years Ago At Making Calls
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:38AM Creator of Relay On BITNET, Predecessor of IRC, Dies
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:11AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @09:32AM BBC World Service To Provide Radio For North Korea and Eritrea
Thursday November 19, 2015 @03:14PM ISIS Help Desk Assists In Covering Tracks
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:58AM Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid For Tor-Breaking Research
Thursday November 19, 2015 @09:32AM Manhattan DA Pressures Google and Apple To Kill Zero Knowledge Encryption
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @03:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @02:01PM NYT Quietly Pulls Article Blaming Encryption In Paris Attacks
Saturday November 14, 2015 @11:02PM Belgian Home Affairs Minister: Terrorists Communicate Via PlayStation 4
Thursday November 12, 2015 @01:34PM Getting Started With GNU Radio
Thursday November 12, 2015 @11:22AM Bluetooth 2016 Roadmap Brings Fourfold Range Increase and Mesh Networking
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @01:19PM The Dark Net Drug Market That Survived Ukraine's Civil War
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @11:45AM ProtonMail Restores Services After Epic DDoS Attacks
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:33PM TalkTalk Hack: 4% of Customers' Data Accessed In Cyber Security Breach
Thursday November 05, 2015 @12:27PM Ask Slashdot: Secure, Yet Accessible E-mail Archive Storage?
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @09:12AM FCC Fines Another Large Firm For Blocking WiFi
Monday November 02, 2015 @02:54AM How GoDaddy's Quest For Respect Led To an Improbable Partnership With MIT
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:52AM Vodafone Attack Hits Nearly 2000 Customer Accounts
Sunday November 01, 2015 @10:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:27PM Leap Second May Be On the Chopping Block
Friday October 30, 2015 @06:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Thursday October 29, 2015 @03:24PM Non-Binding Resolution: EU States Should Protect Snowden
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @12:55PM Univ. of New Haven Cyber Lab: WhatsApp Collects Phone Numbers, Call Duration, and More
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:56PM How Nukes Were Almost Launched From Okinawa During Cuban Missile Crisis
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:52PM NY To Probe Broadband Providers Over Internet Speeds
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:23PM FCC Passes Landmark Reform of 'Egregious' Prison Phone Charges
Thursday October 22, 2015 @09:07AM How Scientists Are Circumventing Journal Paywalls
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:11AM Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @12:10PM Irish Data Protection Commissioner Ordered To Investigate Facebook Data
Saturday October 17, 2015 @12:43PM Yahoo Mail Moves From Passwords To Push Notification Sign-Ins
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:36AM Point-And-Shoot Weapon Stops Drones Without Destroying Them
Friday October 16, 2015 @07:37AM Asteroid Impact Mission Sets Sights On New Laser Communications Record
Thursday October 15, 2015 @12:20PM Why Cybersecurity Experts Want Open Source Routers
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:04AM Over 10,000 Problems Fixed In Detroit Thanks To Cellphone App
Thursday October 08, 2015 @07:22PM World's First 5G Field Trial Delivers Speeds of 3.6Gbps Using Sub-6GHz
Thursday October 08, 2015 @07:02PM SIgn Of the Times: Calif. Privacy Protections Signed Into Law
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:15AM How To Make Messages Easy For an Alien Race To Understand
Friday October 02, 2015 @03:15PM Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Is Shipping
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:58AM First of 2 Australian NBN Satellites Launched Successfully
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:13AM Ask Slashdot: Simple, Cross-Platform Video Messaging?
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:29AM Mark Zuckerberg Issues Call For Universal Internet Access
Thursday September 24, 2015 @04:53PM US Rank Drops To 55th In 4G LTE Speeds
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @10:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @09:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @08:35AM Status Problems Break Skype For Many Users; Quick Fix Promised
Sunday September 20, 2015 @04:25PM Skype For Microsoft Edge Will Work From the Browser, No Plug-Ins Required
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:57AM Northern California Wildfire Destroys American Telephony Museum
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:04AM Why We're Looking For ET All Wrong
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:22AM For Future Wearable Devices, the Network Could Be You
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:49PM Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp Web Affect Millions of Users Globally
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:47PM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @09:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Saturday August 29, 2015 @11:22PM Ask Slashdot: Suggestions For Taking a Business Out Into the Forest?
Friday August 28, 2015 @09:04PM Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US?
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:26PM A "Public Health" Approach To Internet of Things Security
Friday August 14, 2015 @09:57PM Can Cuba Skip Cell Phone Connectivity?
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:35PM New Rules From the FCC Open Up New Access To Wi-Fi
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:35AM New IP Address Blacklist Based On Web Chatter
Thursday August 13, 2015 @08:36AM Don't Hate the Phone Call, Hate the Phone (And the Network)
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @08:57AM Apple Testing Service That Allows Siri to Answer Calls and Transcribe Voicemail
Saturday August 01, 2015 @03:30PM Facebook's Slender 'Aquila' Drone To Provide Internet In Remote Areas
Friday July 31, 2015 @07:04PM In Korea, Smartphones Use Multipath TCP To Reach 1 Gbps
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Thursday July 30, 2015 @05:55PM Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:58AM OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Thursday July 23, 2015 @09:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @12:30PM Gmail Spam Filter Changes Bite Linus Torvalds
Friday July 17, 2015 @07:20AM Facebook Finally Ends XMPP Support For 3rd Party Chat