Slashdot Items Tagged "software"

Date / Time Story
Sunday June 26, 2016 @09:47PM Wisconsin's Prison-Sentencing Algorithm Challenged in Court
Saturday June 25, 2016 @02:44PM Lenovo Warns Users To Upgrade Pre-Installed Tool With Severe Security Holes
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 @06:17PM Scientists Force Computer To Binge On TV Shows and Predict What Humans Will Do
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:29PM You Could Be Paid To Post Snapchat Selfies With Products, Patent Filing Suggests
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:05PM Oculus Ditches DRM Hurdle, Allows HTC Vive Games On Rift Again
Friday June 24, 2016 @04:52PM Surface 3 Stocks Dwindling As Microsoft Plans System's Demise
Friday June 24, 2016 @04:16PM Valve Faces Lawsuit Over Video Game Gambling
Friday June 24, 2016 @03:27PM Netflix to Soon Let Users Download Videos, Says Report
Friday June 24, 2016 @02:25PM Russia Lawmakers Pass Spying Law That Requires Encryption Backdoors, Call Surveillance
Friday June 24, 2016 @01:39AM Study Finds Password Misuse In Hospitals Is 'Endemic'
Thursday June 23, 2016 @08:48PM BlackBerry Remains Committed To Smartphone Business, Despite $670M Net Loss In Last Three Months
Thursday June 23, 2016 @08:23PM Apple Discontinues Thunderbolt Display
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 @05:11PM Internet Trolls Hack Popular YouTube Channel WatchMojo
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:02PM SanDisk Made an iPhone Case With Built-In Storage
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:40PM Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer
Thursday June 23, 2016 @04:10PM Boston Dynamics' SpotMini Is All Electric, Agile, and Has A Capable Face-Arm
Thursday June 23, 2016 @11:52AM Huawei Is Working On Its Own Mobile OS In Case Things Sour With Google
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:47PM Sony Agrees To Pay Millions To Gamers To Settle PS3 Linux Debacle
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 @11:50AM Opera Denies Microsoft Edge Battery-Saving Claims
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:09AM Interview With A Craigslist Scammer
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 @04:32PM MSI and ASUS Accused of Sending Reviewers Overpowered Graphics Cards
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 @01:54PM Microsoft: Nearly One In Three Azure Virtual Machines Now Are Running Linux
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @01:43AM Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans Set Up Vote To Expand FBI Spying
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 @05:00PM Red Hat Launches Ansible-Native Container Workflow Project
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:50PM Citing Attack, GoToMyPC Resets All Passwords
Monday June 20, 2016 @02:36PM High IQ Countries Have Less Software Piracy, Research Finds
Monday June 20, 2016 @10:44AM Microsoft Says Edge Browser Is More Power-Efficient Than Chrome
Saturday June 18, 2016 @03:30PM The Geek Behind Google's Takeover of the Map
Saturday June 18, 2016 @11:50AM Fedora QA Lead Pans Canonical 'Propaganda' On Snap Apps
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:07AM Microsoft Tests New Tool To Remove OEM Crapware
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 @04:25PM Apple Explains Why iMessage Isn't Coming To Android
Friday June 17, 2016 @04:13PM Domino's Ends Free Pizza Promo With T-Mobile Due To High Demand
Thursday June 16, 2016 @07:07PM Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version
Thursday June 16, 2016 @06:58PM Rolls-Royce Unveils First Driverless Car Complete With Silk 'Throne'
Thursday June 16, 2016 @05:54PM Twitter, Facebook and Google Sued For Facilitating Paris Attacks
Thursday June 16, 2016 @03:58PM Microsoft is Working On Software For The Legal Marijuana Industry
Thursday June 16, 2016 @12:55AM Samsung Buys US Cloud Services Firm Joyent
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @09:46PM Software Industry Has $1 Trillion Economic Impact In US
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @07:10PM FBI Can Access Hundreds of Millions of Face Recognition Photos
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 @04:57PM FBI Says Utility Pole Surveillance Cam Locations Must Be Kept Secret
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 @04:44PM The Biggest Maker of Raspberry Pis Has Been Acquired For $871 Million
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @04:24PM Texas Traffic Signs Hacked With Anti-Trump and Anti-Hillary Messages
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 @05:20PM Nikola Motor Receives Over 7,000 Preorders Worth Over $2.3 Billion For Its Electric Truck
Saturday June 11, 2016 @07:26AM DEA Wants Access To Medical Records Without Warrant
Friday June 10, 2016 @07:05PM How a Bad UI Decision From Microsoft Helped Macro Malware Make a Comeback
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:35PM Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future
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 @04:04PM Chinese Government Fakes Nearly 450 Million Social Media Posts a Year
Friday June 10, 2016 @11:17AM First Batch Of Chromebooks Reach End Of Life, To Stop Receiving Support and Updates
Friday June 10, 2016 @12:08AM Woman Uses 'Hey Siri' To Call An Ambulance and Help Save Her Child's Life
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 @07:57PM Lenovo and Motorola Unveil PHAB2 Tango AR and Modular Moto Z Smartphones
Thursday June 09, 2016 @05:57PM Movie Written By Algorithm Turns Out To Be Hilarious and Intense
Thursday June 09, 2016 @05:22PM Tesla Suspension Breakage: It's Not The Crime, It's The Coverup
Thursday June 09, 2016 @04:07PM Oklahoma State Troopers Use New Device To Seize Bank Accounts During Traffic Stops
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:53PM A Solution To the Security Guidelines Proposed By FCC For Home Routers
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:18AM Google Matches Apple's Plan To Give Developers A Bigger Cut of The Revenue
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 @04:58PM Google's AI 'TensorFlow' Software Is Coming To iOS
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:13PM Passenger-Carrying Drone Gets Symbolic Approval For Test Flights In Nevada
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @03:48PM Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 Released
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @11:11AM Fake Gaming Torrents Download Unwanted Apps Instead of Popular Games
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @02:41AM Many Lexus Navigation Systems Bricked By Over-The-Air Software Update
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @07:12PM Researchers Turn Smartphone Vibration Motor Into Microphone To Spy On You
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 @02:59AM 'Alarming' Rise In Ransomware Tracked
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @01:52AM Tesla: Model X Accident Caused By Driver Error, Not Autopilot
Monday June 06, 2016 @06:52PM Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET
Monday June 06, 2016 @01:24PM Nest's Time At Alphabet: A 'Virtually Unlimited Budget' With No Results
Saturday June 04, 2016 @08:24AM Wonder Boy Remake Finally On The Way
Saturday June 04, 2016 @08:14AM Even In Remotest Africa, Windows 10 Nagware Ruins Your Day
Friday June 03, 2016 @07:40PM Microsoft Wants To Power Self-Driving Cars With Software, Not Build One
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:59PM Nest CEO Tony Fadell Steps Down After Tumultuous Two Years At Google
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:45PM FBI Developing Software To Track, Sort People By Their Tattoos
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:16PM FTC Has Serious Concerns About IoT Security and Privacy
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:01PM Snapchat Secretly Acquires Seene, A Startup That Lets Mobile Users Make 3D Selfies
Friday June 03, 2016 @01:28AM Google's Self-Driving Cars Now Know When To Honk
Friday June 03, 2016 @01:03AM Apple Reportedly Developing 5K Retina Thunderbolt Display With Integrated GPU
Thursday June 02, 2016 @10:15PM Minecraft Tops 100 Million Sales
Thursday June 02, 2016 @08:49PM Elon Musk: 'One In Billions' Chance We're Not Living In A Computer Simulation
Thursday June 02, 2016 @07:18PM Samsung Unveils Gear Fit 2 Activity Tracker and IconX Wireless Earbuds
Thursday June 02, 2016 @05:40PM Microsoft Removes the 'X' From Windows 10 Update Leaving No Way Out
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:39AM Apple Releases First Preview of Swift 3.0
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:20AM Bill Gates: AI Is The 'Holy Grail'
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @06:38PM Sundar Pichai Says Google Will Be 'More Opinionated' About Nexus Design
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @05:32PM TeamViewer Servers Go Down, Users Believe They Are Hacked
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @04:54PM Google's 'Project Magenta' Art Machine Composes Its First Song
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @12:10PM Ask Slashdot: Why Do You Want a 'Smart TV'?
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @11:25PM Microsoft Sells 1,500 Patents To Xiaomi To Build 'Long-Term Partnership'
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @08:23PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions On Sale For $90,000
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @07:23PM Facebook Spares Humans By Fighting Offensive Photos With AI
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:55PM Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @10:43AM Samsung To Roll Out In-TV Ads To Legacy Displays Via Software Update
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:31AM Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:13AM Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray
Monday May 30, 2016 @08:12PM Microsoft Removes 260-Character Path Length Limit In Windows 10 Redstone
Monday May 30, 2016 @07:34PM ASUS Unveils $599 Home Robot 'Zenbo'
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:54PM Microsoft Warns of ZCryptor Ransomware With Self-Propagation Features
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:41PM Computer Generates Largest Math Proof Ever At 200TB of Data
Monday May 30, 2016 @04:34PM Iran Forces Messaging Apps To Move Data To Iranian Servers
Saturday May 28, 2016 @01:30PM Op-ed: Oracle Attorney Says Google's Court Victory Might Kill the GPL
Saturday May 28, 2016 @12:09AM ForcePhone App Uses Ultrasonic Tone To Create Pressure-Sensitive Batphone
Friday May 27, 2016 @05:57PM Google Boosts Mobile Web Speed On Apple Devices With Accelerated Mobile Pages
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:47PM FBI Raids Dental Software Researcher Who Found Patient Records On Public Server
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:05PM Amazon Built An Echo Simulator You Can Use In the Browser
Friday May 27, 2016 @12:07PM Microsoft's Get Windows 10 App, KB 3035583, Reappears
Friday May 27, 2016 @11:26AM Slashdot Asks: Would You Pay For Android Updates?
Thursday May 26, 2016 @07:49PM Apple Not Allowed To Open Stores In India
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:12PM Patent Troll VirnetX Wants To Ban FaceTime and iMessage, Increase Damages Award By $190M
Thursday May 26, 2016 @04:30PM Android Is 'Fair Use' As Google Beats Oracle In $9 Billion Lawsuit
Thursday May 26, 2016 @02:02AM American Schools Teaching Kids To Code All Wrong
Thursday May 26, 2016 @01:32AM Xiaomi Unveils Budget-Friendly Mi Drone, $460 For 4K Or $380 For 1080p
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:47PM Tor To Use Distributed RNG To Generate Truly Random Numbers
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @06:59PM Microsoft May Ban Your Favorite Password
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @05:32PM CentOS Linux 6.8 Released
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @04:54PM US Military Uses 8-Inch Floppy Disks To Coordinate Nuclear Force Operations
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @04:04PM Google Built an Escape Room, Making People Use Its Apps To Get Out
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @03:04PM Google Steps Up Pressure on Partners Tardy in Updating Android
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @06:03PM Apple To Open Up Siri To Developers, Release An Amazon Echo Competitor
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @04:43PM Microsoft Awards Grants To Deliver Affordable Internet Access
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @01:01PM Windows 10 Upgrade Activates By Clicking Red X Close Button In Prompt Message
Monday May 23, 2016 @06:30PM Facebook Acquires VR Audio Company, Launches 'Facebook 360 Spatial Workstation'
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:37PM Apple Sued Over iPhones Making Calls, Sending Email
Monday May 23, 2016 @04:21PM September: Netflix Will 'Become Exclusive US Pay TV Home of Films From Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Pixar'
Monday May 23, 2016 @03:58PM Google's 'Science Journal' App Turns Your Android Device Into A Laboratory
Saturday May 21, 2016 @12:23PM Linux Advocate Suggests Using More Closed-Source Software
Friday May 20, 2016 @08:56PM Microsoft Finds Legal Path To Launch Minecraft In China
Friday May 20, 2016 @06:41PM Apple Opens First 'Next Generation' Retail Store
Friday May 20, 2016 @05:19PM AI Will Create 'Useless Class' Of Human, Predicts Bestselling Historian
Friday May 20, 2016 @04:44PM Oculus No Longer Lets Customers Move Purchased Software To Non-Oculus Hardware
Thursday May 19, 2016 @11:14PM New Surveillance System May Let Cops Use All Of The Cameras
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:49PM TeslaCrypt Ransomware Maker Shuts Down, Releases Master Key
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:41PM Google Chrome To Disallow Backspace As a 'Back' Button
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:23PM Humanoid 'Pepper' Robot Needs US Android Programmers
Thursday May 19, 2016 @02:44PM Google Play Store and Over a Million Android Apps Coming To Chromebooks
Thursday May 19, 2016 @02:18AM Android Wear 2.0 Gets A Keyboard, Standalone Apps, Activity Recognition, New UI
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @08:16PM Nintendo May Start Selling 'Computer Software'
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @07:10PM Updated Skimer Malware Infects ATMs Worldwide
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @06:26PM Google's Tensor Processing Unit Could Advance Moore's Law 7 Years Into The Future
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @05:46PM Google Turns Firebase Into Its Unified Platform For Mobile Developers
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:57PM Google Announces New Virtual Reality Platform 'Daydream'
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:34PM Spy Chief: Foreign Hackers May Be Targeting Presidential Candidates
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @02:49PM Google Announces Allo, Duo, Stable Android N Preview, Instant Apps
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @12:33AM Developer Of Anonymous Tor Software Dodges FBI, Leaves US
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @05:02PM Google Unveils 'Gigapixel' Camera To Preserve and Archive Art
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:51PM Theoretical Breakthrough Made In Random Number Generation
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:38PM SourceForge Tightens Security With Malware Scans
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @12:09PM Microsoft Needs To Fix Skype
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @12:58AM Twitter To Stop Counting Photos And Links In 140-Character Limit
Monday May 16, 2016 @06:31PM Microsoft To License Nokia Brand To Foxconn, Says Report
Monday May 16, 2016 @05:43PM Raspberry Pi Zero Gains Camera Support, Keeps $5 Price
Monday May 16, 2016 @05:12PM The Intercept Releases First Batch Of New Docs Leaked By Snowden
Saturday May 14, 2016 @10:26AM Apple Says It Doesn't Know Why iTunes Users Are Losing Their Music Files
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:27AM Google Devs Planning Flash's Demise With New 'HTML5 By Default' Chrome Setting
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:05AM ZFS For Linux Finally Lands In Debian GNU/Linux Repos
Friday May 13, 2016 @10:04PM Disney Research Leverages RFID Tech For Low Cost Interactive Games With Physical Objects
Friday May 13, 2016 @05:51PM Professor Surprises Students With AI Teacher Assistant
Friday May 13, 2016 @04:36PM Mac Users Reporting Widespread System Freezes With OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Update
Friday May 13, 2016 @01:40PM Raspbian Linux OS Gets Major Update, Adds Bluetooth Support to Pi 3
Friday May 13, 2016 @12:36PM Linksys WRT Routers Won't Block Open Source Firmware, Despite FCC Rules
Thursday May 12, 2016 @06:29PM Google Launches 'Gboard' Keyboard For iOS, Featuring Built-In Google Search
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:33PM Dangerous 7-Zip Vulnerabilities Flow To Top Security, Software Tools
Thursday May 12, 2016 @12:56AM Attackers Targeting Critical SAP Flaw Since 2013
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @08:10PM FBI Has Sights On Larger Battle Over Encryption After Apple Feud
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @05:35PM Tesla Model S Owner Claims Vehicle Went Rogue Causing An Accident By Itself
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @08:52AM WhatsApp Now Has a Desktop App, Available on Windows, OS X
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @06:48AM Italian Military To Save Up To 29 Million Euro By Migrating To LibreOffice
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @12:43AM Mozilla Launches Test Pilot, A Firefox Add-On For Trying Experimental Features
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @09:14PM NASA's Planet Hunter Spots Record 1,284 New Planets, 9 In A Habitable Zone
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @08:08PM Open Source Artificial Pancreas Helps Engineer's Son Survive With Type 1 Diabetes
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @06:15PM Netflix Cuts Out Over 6 Days Of Commercials From Your Life Per Year, Compared To Cable TV
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:57PM FTC Orders Apple, Google, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Samsung To Divulge Mobile Security Practices
Saturday May 07, 2016 @10:42PM Prisons Moving To All-Video Visitation
Saturday May 07, 2016 @11:35AM Tucows Bans Pop-Up Ads, Goes Ad-Free
Friday May 06, 2016 @06:39PM Microsoft To End Nagging Windows 10 Upgrade Notifications In July