Slashdot Items Tagged "safety"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @01:26AM People Are Losing Faith In Self-Driving Cars Following Recent Fatal Crashes
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:29PM Ask Slashdot: Which Is the Safest Router?
Monday May 14, 2018 @04:39PM Tesla Rejected More Advanced Driver Monitoring Features On Its Cars, Says Report
Thursday May 10, 2018 @01:07PM IBM Bans Staff From Using Removable Storage Devices
Monday May 07, 2018 @04:21PM Google To Launch a New Set of Android Controls To Help You Manage Phone Use, Report Says
Monday May 07, 2018 @02:34PM Uber Vehicle Saw But Ignored Woman It Struck, Report Says
Sunday May 06, 2018 @02:47PM Could SpaceX Rocket Technology Put Lives At Risk?
Friday May 04, 2018 @06:45PM Sorry Elon Musk, There's No Clear Evidence Autopilot Saves Lives
Friday May 04, 2018 @12:48AM Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano Erupts, Prompting Evacuation Orders
Thursday April 26, 2018 @07:52PM Parents Can Now Limit YouTube Kids To Human-Reviewed Channels and Recommendations
Friday April 20, 2018 @07:19PM North Korean Leader Says He Will Suspend Arms Tests, Shut Nuclear Test Site
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @04:26PM Amazon Employee Explains the Poor Working Conditions of An Amazon Warehouse
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @09:49PM Southwest Airlines Engine Failure Results In First Fatality On US Airline In 9 Years
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @01:49PM Employees Who Worked at YouTube Say Violent Threats From Volatile 'Creators' Have Been Going on For Years
Monday April 16, 2018 @05:14PM New Child Protection Nonprofit Strikes Back At Sex-Negative Approach of FOSTA-SESTA
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:28PM NTSB Boots Tesla From Investigation Into Fatal Autopilot Crash
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:33PM California May Soon Allow Passengers In Driverless Cars
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:12PM There's Growing Evidence Tesla's Autopilot Handles Lane Dividers Poorly
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:30AM YouTube Will Increase Security At All Offices Worldwide Following Shooting
Thursday March 29, 2018 @04:09PM X-ray 'Ghost Images' Could Cut Radiation Doses
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @03:56AM Uber Will Not Re-Apply For Self-Driving Car Permit In California
Monday March 26, 2018 @11:50PM Uber Ordered To Take Its Self-Driving Cars Off Arizona Roads
Friday March 23, 2018 @08:02PM Uber's Self-Driving Cars Were Struggling Before Arizona Crash
Thursday March 22, 2018 @05:44PM Experts Say Video of Uber's Self-Driving Car Killing a Pedestrian Suggests Its Technology May Have Failed
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:41PM Human Driver Could Have Avoided Fatal Uber Crash, Experts Say
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:12PM Police Chief: Uber Self-Driving Car 'Likely' Not At Fault In Fatal Crash
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:41PM The Ordinary Engineering Behind the Horrifying Florida Bridge Collapse
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:16PM Amazon Recalls 260,000 Portable Power Banks For Fire Hazard
Sunday March 11, 2018 @04:25AM Report Says Radioactive Monitors Failed at Nuclear Plant
Thursday March 08, 2018 @05:53PM 'Personal Drone' Crash Causes 335-Acre Wildfire In Coconino National Forest
Wednesday February 28, 2018 @09:38AM Passengers Who Call Uber Instead Of An Ambulance Put Drivers At Risk
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:01PM Study Finds Automatic Braking With Rearview Cameras, Sensors Can Cut Backup Crashes By 78 Percent
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:40PM 100-Page Report Warns of the Many Dangers of AI
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @11:58AM Mines Linked to Child Labor Are Thriving in Rush for Car Batteries
Friday February 16, 2018 @07:57PM Distracted Driving: Everyone Hates It, But Most of Us Do It, Study Finds
Friday February 02, 2018 @09:50PM NIH Study Links Cellphone Radiation To Cancer In Male Rats
Thursday January 18, 2018 @07:10PM Lifesaving Drone Makes First Rescue In Australia
Friday January 12, 2018 @05:00PM Americans Still Deeply Skeptical About Driverless Cars, Says Poll
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @09:43AM Energy Department Permanently Closes Damaged Hanford Nuclear Reservation Tank
Thursday December 21, 2017 @11:24AM A Federal Ban On Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:35PM Your Phone May Send You 'Blue Alerts' To Warn You When Local Police Are In Danger
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:47PM Don't Keep Cellphones Next To Your Body, California Health Department Warns
Thursday December 07, 2017 @02:04AM Airlines Restrict 'Smart Luggage' Over Fire Hazards Posed By Batteries
Thursday November 30, 2017 @01:49PM 'Bomb on Board' Wi-Fi Network Causes Turkish Airlines Flight To Be Diverted
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:04PM Pokemon Go Led To Increase In Traffic Deaths and Accidents, Says Study
Monday November 27, 2017 @09:14AM YouTube's Search Autofill Surfaced Disturbing Child Sex Results
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @05:55PM YouTube To Implement New Guidelines To Protect Minors From Disturbing Content
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @07:19PM Russia Detects a Significant Radiation Spike In Mountains Close To Soviet-Era Nuclear Plant
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:33PM Uber Fined $8.9 Million In Colorado For Allowing Drivers With Felonies, Motor Violations To Work
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @04:06PM Hoverboards Recalled For Fire and Explosion Risks -- Again
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @04:15PM SpaceX Rocket Engine Explodes During Test
Monday November 06, 2017 @09:17PM Toyota Is Uneasy About the Handoff Between Automated Systems and Drivers
Monday November 06, 2017 @07:42PM Uber Commits $5 Million To Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence Prevention
Friday November 03, 2017 @11:41AM BMW Recalling One Million Vehicles in North America
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @03:10PM Government Won't Pursue Talking Car Mandate
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @01:33PM China Shuts Down Tens Of Thousands Of Factories In Widespread Pollution Crackdown
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @01:24PM Honolulu Now Fines People Up To $99 For Texting While Crossing Road
Friday October 20, 2017 @05:08PM Body Camera Study Shows No Effect On Police Use of Force Or Citizen Complaints
Friday October 20, 2017 @03:52PM Twitter Plans To End Revenge Porn Next Week, Hate Speech In Two
Friday October 20, 2017 @02:35PM Laptops Could Be Banned From Checked Bags on Planes Due To Fire Risk
Wednesday October 18, 2017 @04:51PM CNN Gets a First-Of-Its-Kind Waiver To Fly Drones Over Crowds
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @10:59AM Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobody's Counting
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:19PM US Slashing Embassy Staff In Cuba Because of Apparent Sonic 'Attacks'
Monday September 18, 2017 @10:31AM Ask Slashdot: What Would Happen If a Hyperloop Train Failed?
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:20PM Plastic Fibers Found In 83 Percent of World's Tap Water, Study Reveals
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:45PM Amazon Sold Eclipse Glasses That Cause 'Permanent Blindness,' Alleges Lawsuit
Thursday August 24, 2017 @04:34PM Many People Still Don't Want To Ride in Self-driving Cars, Survey Finds
Thursday August 24, 2017 @04:09PM Elon Musk Rolled Out Autopilot Despite Engineers' Safety Concerns, Says Report
Monday August 21, 2017 @06:29PM Facebook Makes Safety Check a Permanent Feature
Monday August 21, 2017 @04:12PM Scientists Create Smart Labels To Tell You When To Throw Away Expired Food and Makeup
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:10PM Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Batteries Are Being Recalled For Overheating Risk
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @05:19PM Guam Radio Stations Accidentally Conduct Emergency Alert Amid North Korea Threat
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @04:03PM Toyota Patents Cloaking Device To Make Car Pillars Appear Transparent
Thursday August 10, 2017 @06:14PM US Product Safety Commission Warns That Some Fidget Spinners Explode
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:45PM You Can Trick Self-Driving Cars By Defacing Street Signs
Thursday August 03, 2017 @05:38PM Tests Show Workers At Hanford Nuclear Facility Inhaled Radioactive Plutonium
Thursday August 03, 2017 @05:24PM Uber Knowingly Leased Unsafe Cars To Drivers, Says Report
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @05:43PM Tesla Factory Workers Pushing For a Union Send Letter of Requests To Company's Board Members
Thursday July 27, 2017 @05:45PM Solar-Eclipse Glasses On Amazon May Not Meet NASA's Safety Requirements
Thursday July 20, 2017 @08:41AM US Ends Controversial Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:09PM Man Blames Tesla Autopilot System For Rollover Crash, Then Recants
Thursday July 06, 2017 @04:48PM Tesla Model S Fails To Get Top IIHS Crash Rating
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @09:53AM Afghan Girl Roboticists Denied US Visas
Monday July 03, 2017 @06:02AM US Lifts Laptop Restriction For Flights From Abu Dhabi
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @04:50PM Lawmakers Want To Move Fast On Self-Driving Car Legislation
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:58PM 'Our Streets Are Made For People': San Francisco Mulls Ban On Delivery Robots
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:59PM Germany Detects Emissions Cheat Software In Audi Models
Monday May 29, 2017 @04:31AM US Might Ban Laptops On All Flights Into And Out of the Country
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:55PM Two Different Studies Find Thousands of Bugs In Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps and Other Medical Devices
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:29PM Americans No Longer Have To Register Non-Commercial Drones With the FAA
Thursday May 18, 2017 @09:41AM US and EU Reject Expanding Laptop Ban To Flights From Europe
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @05:00PM Drone Pilots In China Have to Register With the Government
Monday May 15, 2017 @05:27PM 38,000 People a Year Die Early Because of Diesel Emissions Testing Failures
Friday May 12, 2017 @01:06PM Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.3 Million Ram Pickups For Fatal Software Problem
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @03:57PM US To Ban Laptops in All Cabins of Flights From Europe
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @04:13PM Tunnel Collapses At Nuclear Facility Once Called 'An Underground Chernobyl Waiting To Happen'
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:48PM Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:31PM Tesla Recalls 53,000 Model S, Model X Cars For Stuck Parking Brakes
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @10:05PM Broadband Expansion Could Trigger Dangerous Surge In Space Junk
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @11:59AM Despite Well Known Risks, Survey Finds Most People Use Smartphones While Driving
Friday April 07, 2017 @12:01PM Alcohol-Related Car Accidents Declined In New York After Introduction of Uber, Analysis Finds
Monday April 03, 2017 @09:35AM Drone Complaints Soar in the UK
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:13PM Smartphones May Be To Blame For Unprecedented Spike In Pedestrian Deaths, Says Report
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:30PM IBM Technology Creates Smart Wingman For Self-Driving Cars
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:25PM AT&T Receives $6.5 Billion To Build Wireless Network For First Responders
Monday March 27, 2017 @10:00AM Laptop Ban on Planes Came After Plot To Put Explosives in iPad
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @11:48AM UK Flight Ban On Devices To Be Announced
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:11PM California Government On the Dangers of Cellphones
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:07PM UK: New Drivers Caught Using a Phone Will Lose Their License
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @12:50AM Man Gets 30 Days In Jail For Drone Crash That Knocked Woman Unconscious
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:27PM Security Lapse Exposed New York Airport's Critical Servers For a Year
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:24PM Dutch Town Pilots Lightlines To Help Distracted Smartphone Users Cross the Road
Monday February 13, 2017 @06:55PM Father of Driver In Violent Tesla Crash Blames Sedan's 'Rocket-Ship' Acceleration
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:34PM 188,000 Evacuated As California's Massive Oroville Dam Threatens Catastrophic Floods
Friday February 10, 2017 @08:56PM Excessive Radiation Inside Fukushima Fries Clean-Up Robot
Thursday February 09, 2017 @10:34PM Tesla Employee Calls For Unionization, Musk Says That's 'Morally Outrageous'
Thursday February 02, 2017 @01:47AM Barnes and Noble Recalls 147,000 NOOK Tablet 7 Power Adapters Due To Shock Risk
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @04:09PM Researcher Develops Explosion-Proof Lithium Metal Battery With 2X Power of Lithium-Ion
Monday January 30, 2017 @05:56PM FDA Confirms Toxicity of Homeopathic Baby Products; Maker Refuses To Recall
Friday January 27, 2017 @08:15PM USB-C Power Meter Helps You Spot Counterfeit Accessories Before They Fry Your Gadgets
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @08:38PM Boeing Unveils New NASA Spacesuits For Starliner Austronaut Taxi
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:34AM HP Recalls Another 100,000 Laptop Batteries After Reports of Overheating and Damage
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:43PM Tesla Avoids Recall After Autopilot Crash Death
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:06PM Faulty Phone Battery May Have Caused Fire That Brought Down EgyptAir Flight MS80
Thursday January 12, 2017 @10:27PM US Puts Bumblebee On the Endangered Species List For First Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:39PM LinkedIn's and eBay's Founders Are Donating $20 Million To Protect Us From AI
Friday January 06, 2017 @07:20PM Corning Brings Gorilla Glass To The Automotive Industry
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:34PM Norton Announces Core, a Smart Router To Protect Domestic IoT Devices
Monday January 02, 2017 @04:31PM Family Sues Apple For Not Making Thing It Patented
Thursday December 29, 2016 @12:25AM Automatic Brakes Stopped Berlin Truck During Christmas Market Attack
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @09:18PM Florida Senator: No Permit Needed For Driverless Cars In Florida
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:36PM Tesla Autopilot 'Predicts' Accident Before It Happens
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:20PM FDA Releases New Cybersecurity Guidelines For Medical Devices
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @07:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @10:37AM Samsung Note 7 User Base Still Larger Than LG V20, OnePlus 3T Combined
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @01:26AM White House: US Needs a Stronger Social Safety Net To Help Workers Displaced by Robots
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @11:09AM Uber Admits To Self-driving Car 'Problem' in Bike Lanes As Safety Concerns Mount
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @04:29PM Feds Unveil Rule Requiring Cars To 'Talk' To Each Other
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:28PM Apple Warns Of Counterfeit Power Adapters and Batteries Following Lawsuit
Friday December 09, 2016 @05:37PM Radiation From Fukushima Disaster Reaches Oregon Coast
Friday December 09, 2016 @04:14PM Autonomous Shuttle Brakes For Squirrels, Skateboarders, and Texting Students
Friday December 09, 2016 @02:37PM Verizon Says It Will Not Push Samsung's Update That Disables Galaxy Note7 Because Of User Inconvenience
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:25PM Audi Cars Now Talk To Stop Lights In Vegas
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:58PM Apple Says Air Exposure Is Causing iPhone 6s Battery Problems
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:04PM Some Children's Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss, Report Says
Friday December 02, 2016 @09:06AM Fake Apple Chargers Fail Safety Tests
Monday November 28, 2016 @06:53PM Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Diamond Batteries
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:51PM 'DroneGun' Can Take Down Aircraft From Over 1.2 Miles Away
Friday November 25, 2016 @08:05AM Police in UK Warn About Dating Apps After Serial Killer Conviction
Monday November 07, 2016 @12:20PM Samsung Galaxy J5 Catches Fire and Explodes in France, Says AP
Friday November 04, 2016 @04:53PM Samsung Is Cutting the Note 7's Access To Mobile Networks In New Zealand
Friday November 04, 2016 @09:59AM Samsung Washing Machines Recalled For Risk of 'Impact Injuries'
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:33PM Crushable Runway Technology Saved Mike Pence's Plane
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @05:27PM AI-Powered Body Scanners Could Soon Speed Up Your Airport Check-in
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:06PM Elon Musk: Negative Media Coverage of Autonomous Vehicles Could be 'Killing people'
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @05:22PM Samsung Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Exploding Galaxy Note 7
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @11:44AM Samsung is Setting Up Note 7 Exchange Booths at Airports Around the World
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:59PM 1 In 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners To Switch To iPhone 7, Says Analyst
Sunday October 16, 2016 @02:02PM Germany Tells Tesla To Not Advertise Autopilot Feature, Fears Drivers Will Become Less Attentive
Saturday October 15, 2016 @09:08PM When Mercedes-Benz Starts Selling Self-Driving Cars, It Will Prioritize Driver's Safety Over Pedestrian's
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:39PM US Issues Emergency Ban On Flying With Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Offenders May Face Criminal Prosecution
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @04:26PM Star Wars Production Company Fined Almost $2 Million For Harrison Ford's Injury
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @07:57PM Samsung Ships Flameproof Boxes For Note 7 Returns
Monday October 10, 2016 @07:54PM Samsung Orders the Global Shutdown of Both Sales and Exchanges of Galaxy Note 7
Sunday October 09, 2016 @03:14AM Samsung Knew a Third Replacement Note 7 Caught Fire On Tuesday and Said Nothing
Friday October 07, 2016 @11:49PM AT&T Considers Stopping All Samsung Note 7 Sales
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:53AM Samsung Could Face Second Recall As US Probes Burnt Phone
Thursday October 06, 2016 @05:28PM 12-Year-Old Boy Gets $100K Bill From Google After Confusing Adwords With Adsense
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @03:07PM US Warns Samsung Washing Machine Owners After Explosion Reports
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:52AM 'Safe' Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes in China
Monday September 26, 2016 @07:55PM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:45PM How Cities Are Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats
Thursday September 15, 2016 @06:37PM Samsung Formally Recalls The Galaxy Note 7
Thursday September 15, 2016 @10:38AM Mobileye Says Tesla Was Dropped Because of Safety Concerns
Monday September 12, 2016 @04:16PM Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes In New York, Burns Six-Year-Old Boy
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:45PM CPSC: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:19PM General Motors Recalls 4.3 Million Vehicles Over a Software Bug
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:44PM FAA May Ban Galaxy Note 7 On Flights Due To Exploding Batteries
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:34PM FDA Finds Flaws In Theranos' Zika Tests
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @11:29AM Facebook Lets Users Prompt Danger Alert
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:31PM New Mexico Nuclear Accident Ranks Among the Costliest In US History
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:35PM Solid-State Battery Could Extinguish Fire Risks
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @07:45PM Tesla Owner In China Blames Autopilot For Crash
Friday August 05, 2016 @07:20PM Waze's New Safety Feature Reminds Drivers Not To Forget Their Child In the Car
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @01:57PM New York Governor Bars Sex Offenders From Playing Pokemon Go
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @06:33PM Tesla Model S In Fatal Autopilot Crash Was Going 74 MPH In a 65 Zone, NTSB Says
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @04:16PM Harrison Ford Could Have Died In Star Wars Set Incident, Court Hears
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:52PM Auto Industry Publishes Its First Set of Cybersecurity Best Practices
Friday July 15, 2016 @06:43PM Newt Gingrich Says Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony
Friday July 15, 2016 @09:53AM It Took Nearly Three Hours For France's Terror Alert App To Respond To Nice Attack
Thursday July 14, 2016 @03:00PM Consumer Reports Calls For Tesla To Disable Autopilot
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @05:27PM Parents Upset After Their Boy Was 'Knocked Down and Run Over' By A Security Robot
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @02:38PM Cops Warn Pokemon Go Players: Please Don't Trespass To Catch 'em All
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:50PM Wendy's Says More Than 1,000 Restaurants Affected By Hack
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @07:21PM Second Tesla Autopilot Crash Under Review By US Regulators
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @11:44AM More Than 500,000 Hoverboards Recalled Because of Fire Hazards