Slashdot Items Tagged "usa"

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Saturday February 17, 2018 @02:29PM How Does Chinese Tech Stack Up Against American Tech?
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:56PM Labor Board Says Google Could Fire James Damore For Anti-Diversity Memo
Friday February 16, 2018 @04:32PM Judge Won't Let FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Stop Lawsuit Alleging Charter Throttled Netflix
Friday February 16, 2018 @01:36PM US Charges Russian Social Media Trolls Over Election Tampering
Friday February 16, 2018 @11:34AM Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by FDA.
Thursday February 15, 2018 @07:40PM Household Products Now Rival Cars As a Source of Air Pollution, Say Scientists
Thursday February 15, 2018 @03:10PM EFF Urges US Copyright Office To Reject Proactive 'Piracy' Filters
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @04:20PM FBI, CIA, and NSA: Don't Use Huawei Phones
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @07:53PM Hospitals May Turn To Algorithms To Fight Fatal Infections
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @07:28PM Seattle To Remove Controversial City Spying Network After Public Backlash
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:58PM Trump Administration Wants To Fire 248 Forecasters At the National Weather Service
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:14PM Huawei Got People To Write Fake Reviews For An Unreleased Phone
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @04:06PM Trump's Infrastructure Plan Has No Dedicated Money For Broadband
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @11:11AM US Senators Voice Concern Over Chinese Access To Intellectual Property
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @09:05AM In the Wake of Fake News, Several Universities Including MIT and Harvard Introduce New Course On Ethics and Regulation of AI
Monday February 12, 2018 @08:01PM Comcast Sues Vermont Over Conditions On New License Requiring the Company To Expand Its Network
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:01PM Trump's New Infrastructure Plan Calls For Selling Off Two Airports
Monday February 12, 2018 @05:21PM Facebook Lost Around 2.8 Million US Users Under 25 Last Year
Monday February 12, 2018 @05:09PM Amazon Is Cutting Hundreds of Corporate Jobs
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:51PM The Trump Administration is Moving To Privatize the International Space Station: Report
Sunday February 11, 2018 @05:26PM Cryptocurrency Classes Are Coming To Campus
Sunday February 11, 2018 @10:29AM Detroit Decides Against Banning Airbnb -- For Now
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:14PM NSA Sent Coded Messages From Its Twitter To Communicate With Foreign Spies
Saturday February 10, 2018 @07:05PM There Are Ajit Pai 'Verizon Puppet' Jokes That the FCC Doesn't Want You To Read
Saturday February 10, 2018 @05:21AM US Transportation Department Calls For 'Summit' On Autonomous Cars
Saturday February 10, 2018 @04:58AM Budget Deal Has Tax Credit Extensions For Nuclear, Fuel Cells, Carbon Capture
Friday February 09, 2018 @06:09PM 'Sinking' Pacific Nation Tuvalu Is Actually Getting Bigger
Friday February 09, 2018 @04:38PM Major Websites Are Planning a 'Day of Action' To Block Repeal of Net Neutrality
Friday February 09, 2018 @04:23PM Amazon To Take On UPS, FedEx Via 'Shipping With Amazon'
Thursday February 08, 2018 @05:58PM Arizona Introduces Bill That Would Allow Residents To Pay Taxes In Bitcoin
Thursday February 08, 2018 @04:27PM Detroit Quietly Bans Airbnb
Thursday February 08, 2018 @09:39AM Anti-China Bill Being Softened After US Companies Complain
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:21PM US Suicides Spiked 10 Percent After Robin Williams's Death, Study Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @04:54PM FDA Declares Popular Alt-Medicine Kratom an Opioid
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @01:51PM 36 Indicted in Global Cybercrime Ring That Stole $530M
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:40PM Facebook Hired a Full-Time Pollster To Monitor Zuckerberg's Approval Ratings
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:54PM FCC Report Claims Broken Broadband Market Has Been Fixed By Killing Net Neutrality
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:28PM US Startups Don't Want To Go Public Anymore
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @04:49PM New Jersey Governor Signs Net Neutrality Order
Monday February 05, 2018 @04:04PM Seattle Finds Facebook in Violation of City Campaign Finance Law
Monday February 05, 2018 @02:38PM US Regulators To Back More Oversight of Virtual Currencies
Monday February 05, 2018 @11:01AM US Consumer Protection Official Puts Equifax Probe on Ice
Friday February 02, 2018 @10:14PM Family of 'Swat' Victim Sues Kansas Police, Lawmakers Propose 40-Year Jail Terms
Friday February 02, 2018 @09:33PM Hawaii Missile Alert Worker Fired, Will Sue State for Defamation
Friday February 02, 2018 @05:51PM Bicyclist Protests Net Neutrality By Slowing Traffic Outside the FCC Building
Friday February 02, 2018 @04:19PM Tesla Will Sell Solar Panels, Powerwalls At Home Depot
Thursday February 01, 2018 @04:19PM Apple Begins Selling Refurbished iPhone 7 and 7 Plus Models
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @11:29PM Twitter Notifies 1.4 Million Users of Interaction With Russian Accounts
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:15PM Xerox Cedes Control To Fujifilm, Ending Its Independence
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:05PM White House Seeks 72 Percent Cut To Clean Energy Research
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @04:17PM Ford Patents Driverless Police Car That Ambushes Lawbreakers Using AI
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @04:05PM Tesla Pushes Even More States To Upend Auto Dealer-Friendly Laws
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @11:28PM Why Tether's Collapse Would Be Bad For Cryptocurrencies
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @08:17PM US Regulators To Subpoena Crypto Exchange Bitfinex, Tether
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:24PM Verizon Drops Plans To Sell Huawei Phones Due To US Government Pressure
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @03:04PM US Government Investigates Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @01:01PM False Hawaii Missile Alert Sent After Drill Recording Said 'This Is Not A Drill'
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:21PM New FCC Rules Will Require Wireless Companies To Deliver Emergency Alerts More Accurately
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @11:49AM California Senate Defies FCC, Approves Net Neutrality Law
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @10:04AM Drug Firms Shipped 20.8 Million Pain Pills To West Virginia Town of 2,900
Monday January 29, 2018 @05:46PM Americans Are Saving Energy Because Fewer People Go Outside
Monday January 29, 2018 @04:30PM Inside Amazon's Mini Rainforest Work Space Spheres
Monday January 29, 2018 @04:16PM Pentagon Reviews GPS Policies After Fitness Trackers Reveal Locations
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:05AM FCC Chairman Slams Trump Team's Proposal To Nationalize 5G
Monday January 29, 2018 @08:48AM First 'Jackpotting' Attacks Hit US ATMs
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:20AM Intel Told Chinese Firms of Meltdown Flaws Before the US Government
Sunday January 28, 2018 @09:24PM Trump Team Considers Nationalizing America's 5G Network
Sunday January 28, 2018 @12:29AM Dutch Intelligence Agents Watched Russia Hack the DNC
Friday January 26, 2018 @10:47PM A 15-Year-Old Convinced Verizon He Was the Head of the CIA
Friday January 26, 2018 @06:28PM Robert Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Facebook Staff As Part of Russia Probe
Friday January 26, 2018 @04:18PM Montana To FCC: You Can't Stop Us From Protecting Net Neutrality
Friday January 26, 2018 @04:11PM ICE Is About To Start Tracking License Plates Across the US
Thursday January 25, 2018 @04:10PM The Legislative Fight Over Loot Boxes Expands To Washington State
Thursday January 25, 2018 @02:38PM Tech Firms Let Russia Probe Software Widely Used by US Government
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @11:55PM Trump Administration Wants To End NASA Funding For ISS By 2025
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:52PM Kim Dotcom Sues New Zealand For $6.8 Billion In Damages Over Erroneous Arrest
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:39PM New York Governor Signs Executive Order To Keep Net Neutrality Rules After FCC's Repeal
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @03:10PM AT&T Calls For Net Neutrality Laws After Fighting To End FCC Rules
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @10:55AM NSA Deletes 'Honesty' and 'Openness' From Core Values
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @05:47PM More Than 750 American Communities Have Built Their Own Internet Networks
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @05:41PM The US Drops Out of the Top 10 In Innovation Ranking
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @04:43PM Tesla Model S Plows Into a Fire Truck While Using Autopilot
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @11:57AM The Rise Of The Contract Workforce
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @08:08AM Tesla Owner Attempts Autopilot Defense During DUI Stop
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:51PM Trump Administration Approves Tariffs of 30 Percent On Imported Solar Panels
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:47PM Montana Becomes First State To Implement Net Neutrality After FCC Repeal
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:09PM China, Unhampered by Rules, Races Ahead in Gene-Editing Trials
Monday January 22, 2018 @12:19PM 'Reskilling Revolution Needed for the Millions of Jobs at Risk Due To Technological Disruption'
Monday January 22, 2018 @11:23AM Google's $20 Million Race To the Moon Will End With No Winner -- and Google is OK With That
Monday January 22, 2018 @09:32AM Facebook Says It Can't Guarantee Social Media is Good For Democracy
Sunday January 21, 2018 @03:52PM Microsoft Fights Search Warrants for Overseas Emails in the Supreme Court
Sunday January 21, 2018 @11:53AM iPhone X Purchase Leads To Police, Battering Ram, and Handcuffs
Saturday January 20, 2018 @10:07PM Apple and Google Are Rerouting Their Employee Buses as Attacks Resume
Saturday January 20, 2018 @03:26AM 'New California' Movement Wants To Create a 51st State
Saturday January 20, 2018 @12:50AM Twitter Says It Exposed Nearly 700,000 People To Russian Propaganda During Election
Saturday January 20, 2018 @12:38AM What a Government Shutdown Will Mean For NASA and SpaceX
Friday January 19, 2018 @06:35PM Ajit Pai's FCC Can't Admit Broadband Competition Is a Problem
Friday January 19, 2018 @05:10PM Trump Signs Surveillance Extension Into Law
Friday January 19, 2018 @04:59PM How To Tame the Tech Titans
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:17PM Amazon Picks 20 Finalists For 'HQ2' Second Headquarters Location
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:48PM US Tests Nuclear Power System To Sustain Astronauts On Mars
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:39PM Senate Passes Bill Renewing NSA's Internet Surveillance Program
Thursday January 18, 2018 @09:09AM US Doctors Plan To Treat Cancer Patients Using CRISPR
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @09:27PM Tim Cook Says Power Management Feature In Older iPhones Will Be Able To Be Turned Off In Future Update
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @06:09PM Software 'No More Accurate Than Untrained Humans' At Predicting Recidivism
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @05:57PM Amazon Won't Say If It Hands Your Echo Data To the Government
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @04:57PM LAPD Is Not Using the Electric BMWs It Announced In 2016
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @01:17PM Apple Says It Will 'Contribute' $350 Billion in the US Economy Over the Next 5 Years
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:53PM America's Fastest Spy Plane May Be Back -- And Hypersonic
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:34PM Lawsuit Filed By 22 State Attorneys General Seeks To Block Net Neutrality Repeal
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:32PM Democrats Are Just One Vote Shy of Restoring Net Neutrality
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:54PM 'Very High Level of Confidence' Russia Used Kaspersky Software For Devastating NSA Leaks
Sunday January 14, 2018 @10:56PM California Will Close Its Last Nuclear Power Plant
Saturday January 13, 2018 @08:26PM Chelsea Manning Files to Run for U.S. Senate in Maryland
Saturday January 13, 2018 @08:14PM Fake 'Inbound Missile' Alert Sent To Every Cellphone in Hawaii
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:34PM Many US States Propose Their Own Laws Protecting Net Neutrality
Friday January 12, 2018 @07:04PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Use Computers To Make Elections Better?
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:00PM Americans Still Deeply Skeptical About Driverless Cars, Says Poll
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:47PM US Supreme Court Will Revisit Ruling On Collecting Internet Sales Tax
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:26PM FCC Undoing Rules That Make It Easier For Small ISPs To Compete With Big Telecom
Thursday January 11, 2018 @03:27PM Dropbox Files Confidentially For IPO
Thursday January 11, 2018 @11:07AM Top US Government Computers Linked to Revenge-Porn Site
Thursday January 11, 2018 @09:38AM More Colleges Than Ever Have Test-Optional Admissions Policies
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @07:42PM Senior Citizens Will Lead the Self-Driving Revolution
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @07:11PM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @04:08PM FCC Plan To Lower Broadband Standards Is Met With 'Mobile Only Challenge'
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @11:22AM North Carolina Congressional Map Ruled Unconstitutionally Gerrymandered
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @08:04PM Congress Is About To Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @07:53PM Rumors Swirl That Secret Zuma Satellite Launched By SpaceX Was Lost
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @07:27PM AT&T and Comcast Finalize Court Victory Over Nashville and Google Fiber
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:17PM Senate Bill to Block Net Neutrality Repeal Now Has 40 Co-Sponsors
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:35PM Trump Pushes To Expand High-Speed Internet In Rural America
Monday January 08, 2018 @05:38PM US Disaster Costs Shatter Records In 2017, the Third-Warmest Year On Record
Monday January 08, 2018 @04:10PM Senate Will Force Vote On Overturning Net Neutrality Repeal
Saturday January 06, 2018 @03:20PM Kansas 'Swat' Perpetrator Had Already Been To Prison For Fake Bomb Threats
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:20PM New US Customs Guidelines Limit Copying Files and Searching Cloud Data
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Thursday January 04, 2018 @07:16PM The FCC Is Preparing To Weaken the Definition of Broadband
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:51PM SpaceX's Latest Advantage? Blowing Up Its Own Rocket, Automatically
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:46PM White House Bans Use of Personal Devices From West Wing
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:04PM Ajit Pai Backs Out of Planned CES 2018 Appearance
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:34PM Why Most Electric Cars Are Leased, Not Owned
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:21PM After Beating Cable Lobby, Colorado City Moves Ahead With Muni Broadband
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:43AM Energy Department Permanently Closes Damaged Hanford Nuclear Reservation Tank
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @01:37AM NSA's Top Talent is Leaving Because of Low Pay, Slumping Morale and Unpopular Reorganization
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @07:14PM The FCC Is Still Tweaking Its Net Neutrality Repeal
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Monday January 01, 2018 @01:07PM 2018 Is the Last Year of America's Public Domain Drought
Monday January 01, 2018 @08:23AM Efforts Grow To Help Students Evaluate What They See Online
Sunday December 31, 2017 @01:12PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Friday December 29, 2017 @03:46PM How Climate Change Deniers Rise To the Top in Google Searches
Friday December 29, 2017 @03:36PM Trump Wants Postal Service To Charge 'Much More' For Amazon Shipments
Friday December 29, 2017 @09:39AM Two Romanians Charged With Hacking Washington DC Police Surveillance Cameras Days Before Trump's Inauguration
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:25PM There's No Evidence Comcast's New 'Network Investment' Is Because of Net Neutrality Repeal or Tax Cuts
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:23PM How Pirates Of The Caribbean Hijacked America's Metric System
Thursday December 28, 2017 @08:53AM Mark Zuckerberg's Real Campaign: Save Facebook
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:26PM Empirical Research Reveals Three Big Problems With How Patents Are Vetted
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:40PM Russia Is Accusing the US of 'Direct Interference' In Its Elections
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @12:02PM Piracy Notices Can Mess With Your Thermostat, ISP Warns
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @09:36AM Obama Warns Against Irresponsible Social Media Use
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @03:44PM The Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Public Tweet On January 1st
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @01:00PM Net Neutrality Complaints Rise Amid FCC Repeal
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @10:19AM Cash Might Be King, but They Don't Care
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @09:31AM Cities With Uber Have Lower Rates Of Ambulance Usage
Monday December 25, 2017 @02:22PM The Majority of Americans Prefer To Be Greeted With 'Merry Christmas' Over 'Happy Holidays', a Poll Finds
Monday December 25, 2017 @01:07PM UFO Existence 'Proven Beyond Reasonable Doubt', Says Former Head of Pentagon Alien Program
Saturday December 23, 2017 @09:22PM Project Maven Brings AI To the Fight Against ISIS
Saturday December 23, 2017 @06:01PM Russian Submarines are 'Prowling Around' Undersea Internet Cables
Friday December 22, 2017 @10:16PM Republican's 'Net Neutrality' Proposal Called 'Bait and Switch'
Friday December 22, 2017 @10:14PM Can the FCC's 'Net Neutrality' Decision Be Overturned in Congress?
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:21PM Airlines With the Best In-Flight Wi-Fi
Friday December 22, 2017 @02:40PM Comcast May Have Enrolled Thousands in a Near-Worthless Protection Program Without Their Consent
Thursday December 21, 2017 @05:50PM California Poised To Hit 50 Percent Renewable Target a Full Decade Ahead of Schedule
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:35PM FCC Hits Sinclair With $13 Million Fine Over Ads
Thursday December 21, 2017 @11:16AM Facial Scans at US Airports Violate Americans' Privacy, Report Says
Thursday December 21, 2017 @10:24AM A Federal Ban On Making Lethal Viruses Is Lifted
Thursday December 21, 2017 @09:35AM Wearables Still Slow To Catch On in the United States
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:26PM FDA Approves First-Ever Gene Therapy For Inherited Form of Blindness
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @08:16PM Republican Lawmaker Introduces Net Neutrality Legislation
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:49PM The White House Is Temporarily Shutting Down Its Petition Website
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:35PM Your Phone May Send You 'Blue Alerts' To Warn You When Local Police Are In Danger
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @10:19AM Microsoft Backs Bill To Give Harassment Cases Their Day in Court, Waives Its Own Arbitration Clauses
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:15AM US Says North Korea 'Directly Responsible' For WannaCry Ransomware Attack
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:00PM Internal FCC Report Shows Republican Net Neutrality Narrative Is False
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:54PM CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At the CDC
Monday December 18, 2017 @03:43PM 'There Will Be a [Senate] Vote' To Reinstate Net Neutrality, Schumer Says
Monday December 18, 2017 @01:44PM Kaspersky Lab Sues Trump Administration Over Software Ban
Sunday December 17, 2017 @09:52PM America's 'Rent Crisis' May Be Ending
Sunday December 17, 2017 @07:49PM Ajit Pai Taunts Net Neutrality Critics. Mark Hamill Taunts Ajit Pai
Sunday December 17, 2017 @06:28PM Power Outage Strands Thousands at US Airport. 600 Flights Cancelled
Saturday December 16, 2017 @09:38PM Trump Administration Prohibits CDC Policy Analysts From Using the Words 'Science-Based'
Saturday December 16, 2017 @06:05PM The US Military Admits It Spent $22 Million Investigating UFOs
Friday December 15, 2017 @03:48PM Coinbase Wants Wall Street To Resolve Its Bitcoin Trust Issues
Friday December 15, 2017 @03:26PM ISPs Won't Promise To Treat All Traffic Equally After Net Neutrality
Friday December 15, 2017 @12:35PM China's Top Phone Makers Huawei and Xiaomi In Talks With Carriers To Expand To US Market