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Date / TimeStory
Friday October 31, 2014 @10:31AM Hungary's Plans For Internet Tax On Hold After Protests
Friday October 31, 2014 @12:58AM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @08:10AM Microsoft Is Bringing WebRTC To Explorer, Eyes Plugin-Free Skype Calls
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:11PM "Police Detector" Monitors Emergency Radio Transmissions
Friday October 24, 2014 @06:45PM AT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards On New iPads
Thursday October 23, 2014 @02:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @03:36PM Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Saturday October 18, 2014 @02:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Friday October 17, 2014 @02:41AM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @01:28PM How English Beat German As the Language of Science
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @12:49PM ISPs Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption
Monday October 13, 2014 @01:54AM Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps
Sunday October 12, 2014 @10:02PM WhatsApp's Next Version To Include VoIP Calls and Recording
Sunday October 12, 2014 @08:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @07:58PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:00AM Ask Slashdot: Designing a Telecom Configuration Center?
Thursday October 02, 2014 @04:51PM User Error Is the Primary Weak Point In Tor
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:38AM Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @10:35AM Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail
Sunday September 21, 2014 @12:59PM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Thursday September 18, 2014 @05:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Thursday September 18, 2014 @12:47PM Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
Thursday September 18, 2014 @10:35AM US Military Aware Only Belatedly of Chinese Attacks Against Transport Contractor
Thursday September 18, 2014 @08:25AM Scientists Twist Radio Beams To Send Data At 32 Gigabits Per Second
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @11:58AM Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:27AM Browser To Facilitate Text Browsing In Emergencies
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:13AM A 16-Year-Old Builds a Device To Convert Breath Into Speech
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:08AM Chinese City Sets Up "No Cell Phone" Pedestrian Lanes
Friday September 12, 2014 @09:24AM L.A. TV Stations Free Up Some Spectrum For Wireless Broadband
Thursday September 11, 2014 @07:40PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Thursday September 11, 2014 @03:52PM UK Ham Radio Reg Plans To Drop 15 min Callsign Interval and Allow Encryption
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:42AM Chinese Man Sues State-Owned Cell Phone Company For Blocking Google
Monday September 01, 2014 @08:46AM Microsoft Shutting Down MSN Messenger After 15 Years of Service
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @04:06PM Intel builds 'world's smallest' 3G modem
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:07AM Securing Networks In the Internet of Things Era
Thursday August 21, 2014 @07:34AM Calif. Court Rules Businesses Must Reimburse Cell Phone Bills
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:11AM Ryan Lackey, Marc Rogers Reveal Inexpensive Tor Router Project At Def Con
Sunday August 10, 2014 @10:39PM Memo to Users: SpamCop Winding Down Webmail Service
Sunday August 10, 2014 @04:08PM Clever Workaround: Visual Cryptography On Austrian Postage Stamps
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:30PM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @11:34AM E-Visits To the Doctor To Top 75 Million In the US, Canada This Year
Friday August 08, 2014 @08:44PM FCC Mandates Text-to-911 From All US Wireless Carriers
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:24PM Skype Reverses Decision To Drop OS X 10.5 Support, Retires Windows Phone 7 App
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:22AM Skype Blocks Customers Using OS-X 10.5.x and Earlier
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @05:01PM Microsoft Tip Leads To Child Porn Arrest In Pennsylvania
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:10PM Gmail Recognizes Addresses Containing Non-Latin Characters
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @04:33PM T-Mobile Smartphones Outlast Competitors' Identical Models
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:43PM French Provider Free Could Buy US Branch of T-Mobile
Monday July 28, 2014 @03:36AM How Bird Flocks Resemble Liquid Helium
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:26AM Household Robot Jibo Nets Over $1 Million On Indiegogo
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:11PM The Truth About Solar Storms
Thursday July 24, 2014 @08:15AM FCC Reminds ISPs That They Can Be Fined For Lacking Transparency
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:17AM New York Judge OKs Warrant To Search Entire Gmail Account
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:17AM New Toyota Helps You Yell At the Kids
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @11:05AM Time Warner Turns Down Takeover Bid From Rupert Murdoch
Saturday July 12, 2014 @07:27PM New Technology Uses Cellular Towers For Super-Accurate Weather Measurements
Saturday July 12, 2014 @09:00AM Finnish National TV Broadcaster Starts Sending Bitcoin Blockchain
Friday July 11, 2014 @08:09PM O3b Launches Four More Satellites To Bring Internet To 'Other 3 Billion'
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:29AM UK Gov't Plans To Push "Emergency" Surveillance Laws
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:11AM Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:41AM Australian Police Use Telcos For Cell "Tower Dump" of All Connected Users' Data
Friday July 04, 2014 @07:31AM Employees Staying Away From Internal Corporate Social Networks
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:55PM FCC Proposal To Limit Access To 5725-5850 MHz Band
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:07PM Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:48AM FAA's Ruling On Smartphones During Takeoff Has Had Little Impact
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:06AM Goldman Sachs Demands Google Unsend One of Its E-mails
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @03:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:26PM Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Thursday June 26, 2014 @04:28PM Germany Scores First: Ends Verizon Contract Over NSA Concerns
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @09:18AM Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones
Saturday June 21, 2014 @07:14AM SpaceX's Friday Launch Scrubbed
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:34PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:49PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Monday June 16, 2014 @09:48PM Time Warner Sells Telecom Business to Level 3
Monday June 16, 2014 @09:29PM Alternative Uses For an Old Satellite Dish?
Monday June 16, 2014 @06:30PM Atlantic Crossing By Amateur Radio High Altitude Balloon
Sunday June 15, 2014 @04:26PM Civilians Try to Lure an Abandoned NASA Spacecraft Back to Earth
Thursday June 12, 2014 @05:28PM US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @11:19AM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Saturday June 07, 2014 @12:12AM Thai Police: We'll Get You For Online Social Media Criticism
Friday June 06, 2014 @11:05PM Vodafone: Governments Worldwide Collecting Customers' Personal Data
Thursday June 05, 2014 @02:35PM Free Wi-Fi Coming To Atlanta's Airport
Thursday June 05, 2014 @08:39AM Big Telecom: Terms Set For Sprint To Buy T-Mobile For $32B
Sunday June 01, 2014 @12:09AM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:51PM Twitter Capitulates To Governments, Censors Users
Sunday May 25, 2014 @05:28PM Quad Lasers Deliver Fast, Earth-Based Internet To the Moon
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @09:03AM Google's Rogue Internet Balloon Test Spurred UFO Reports Nationwide
Monday May 19, 2014 @11:37PM XMPP Operators Begin Requiring Encryption, Google Still Not Allowing TLS
Friday May 16, 2014 @09:21AM Proton-M Rocket Carrying Russia's Most Advanced Satellite Crashes
Friday May 16, 2014 @08:35AM For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out
Thursday May 15, 2014 @05:14PM Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android
Thursday May 08, 2014 @05:39PM Take a Picture: Snapchat Settles With FTC Over "Dissapearing" Claims
Sunday May 04, 2014 @02:37PM Foursquare Splits To Take On Yelp
Friday May 02, 2014 @06:46PM iOS 7 Update Silently Removes Encryption For Email Attachments
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Thursday April 24, 2014 @03:20PM Verizon and New Jersey Agree 4G Service Equivalent to Broadband Internet
Thursday April 24, 2014 @10:09AM Anonymous' Airchat Aim: Communication Without Need For Phone Or Internet
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @12:39PM David Auerbach Explains the Inside Baseball of MSN Messenger vs. AIM
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @10:36AM VK CEO Fired, Says Company Under Kremlin Control
Friday April 18, 2014 @06:51PM Peoria Mayor Sends Police To Track Down Twitter Parodist
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:36PM The Dismal State of SATCOM Security
Thursday April 17, 2014 @02:35AM Bidding At FCC TV Spectrum Auction May Be Restricted For Large Carriers
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @08:18AM 44% of Twitter Users Have Never Tweeted
Friday April 11, 2014 @09:52PM Wi-Fi Problems Dog Apple-Samsung Trial
Thursday April 10, 2014 @10:03AM New French Law Prohibits After-Hours Work Emails
Saturday April 05, 2014 @01:38PM More On the "Cuban Twitter" Scam
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:58AM ZunZuneo: USAID Funded 'Cuban Twitter' To Undermine Communist Regime
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:40AM Russian GLONASS Down For 12 Hours
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:24AM European Parliament Votes For Net Neutrality, Forbids Mobile Roaming Costs
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:48PM Ask Slashdot: Experiences With Free To Air Satellite TV?
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @11:48PM The Inside Story of Gmail On Its Tenth Anniversary
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @01:35AM Facebook, Google Battle To Bring Internet To Remote Locations
Monday March 24, 2014 @04:57PM Turkish Finance Minister Defends Twitter Ban
Sunday March 23, 2014 @05:45PM Turkey Heightens Twitter Censorship with Mandated IP Blocking
Sunday March 23, 2014 @11:04AM Twitter Turns 8; May Drop Hashtags and @replies
Saturday March 22, 2014 @02:37PM They're Reading Your Mail: Microsoft's ToS, Windows 8 Leak, and Snooping
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @10:55AM Brazil Blocks Foreign Mobile Phones
Monday March 17, 2014 @12:30AM Harsh Wireless Conditions? Send In the Drone Hot Spot
Friday March 14, 2014 @06:54PM Goodbye, Google Voice
Thursday March 13, 2014 @04:35PM FISA Court Reverses Order To Destroy NSA Phone Data
Wednesday March 12, 2014 @12:23PM Calif. Court Orders Preservation of Disputed NSA Phone Records
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @06:56PM The $100,000 Device That Could Have Solved Missing Plane Mystery
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @04:45PM AT&T, Audi Announce In-Car 4G LTE Plans, Starting At $99 For 6 Months
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @04:00PM Ask Slashdot: College Club Fundraising On the Fly?
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @09:45AM Intel Rolling Out 800Gbps Cables This Year
Sunday March 09, 2014 @10:05PM WSJ: Americans' Phone Bills Are Going Up
Sunday March 09, 2014 @04:02PM Yik Yak, After Complaints From Schools, Suspends Its Service In Chicago
Saturday March 08, 2014 @04:10PM Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen Say Google Data Now Protected From Gov't Spying
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @02:17PM In Ukraine, Cyber War With Russia Heating Up
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @10:52AM Facebook Wants Drones To Connect the Developing World
Monday March 03, 2014 @10:04PM NASA Forgets How To Talk To ICE/ISEE-3 Spacecraft
Saturday March 01, 2014 @11:49AM Vodafone Foundation Launches Cell Site In a Backpack
Friday February 28, 2014 @07:27PM Apple's Messages Offers Free Texting With a Side of iPhone Lock-In
Thursday February 27, 2014 @12:16PM Quebec Language Police Target Store Owner's Facebook Page
Thursday February 27, 2014 @11:09AM The Phone Dragnet That Caught the World's Top Drug Lord
Thursday February 27, 2014 @10:14AM 'Obnoxious' RSA Protests, RSA Remains Mum
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @01:07PM Facebook Shuts Down @Facebook Email System
Sunday February 23, 2014 @06:26PM Who's On WhatsApp, and Why?
Sunday February 23, 2014 @11:28AM Most Alarming: IETF Draft Proposes "Trusted Proxy" In HTTP/2.0
Saturday February 22, 2014 @08:41PM Microsoft Lync Server Gathers Employee Data Just Like NSA
Saturday February 22, 2014 @10:06AM Steve Jobs To Appear On US Postage Stamp
Thursday February 20, 2014 @09:44AM How Jan Koum Steered WhatsApp Into $16B Facebook Deal
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:35AM French, German Leaders: Keep European Email Off US Servers
Monday February 17, 2014 @09:57PM Killing Net Neutrality Could Be Good For You
Thursday February 13, 2014 @03:14PM A Strategy For Attaining Cuban Internet Connectivity
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:27AM 11-Year UK Study Reports No Health Danger From Mobile Phone Transmissions
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @09:17AM How Blogs Are Changing the Scientific Discourse
Sunday February 09, 2014 @09:08PM LinkedIn Ditches Feature That Was a 'Dream For Attackers'
Sunday February 09, 2014 @11:25AM L.A. Building's Lights Interfere With Cellular Network, FCC Says
Monday February 03, 2014 @04:28PM NPR Labs is Working on Emergency Alerts for the Deaf (Video)
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:27PM The App That Tracks Who's Tracking You
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:31PM Why Does Facebook Need To Read My Text Messages?
Sunday January 26, 2014 @12:39AM Spoiled Onions: Exposing Malicious Tor Exit Relays
Saturday January 25, 2014 @02:10PM How Google Broke Itself and Fixed Itself, Automatically
Tuesday January 21, 2014 @11:38AM BT and Alcatel-Lucent Record Real-World Fibre Optic Speed of 1.4Tbps In the UK
Sunday January 19, 2014 @07:54PM An Iowa ISP's Metered Pricing: What Will the Market Bear?
Thursday January 16, 2014 @05:32PM Microsoft Remotely Deleted Tor From Windows Machines To Stop Botnet
Thursday January 16, 2014 @03:44PM NSA Collects 200 Million Text Messages Per Day
Thursday January 16, 2014 @11:52AM Graphene Sheath Modulates Fiber-Optic Transmission At 200 GHz
Thursday January 16, 2014 @11:11AM BitTorrent's Bram Cohen Unveils New Steganography Tool DissidentX
Wednesday January 15, 2014 @01:27PM Three Videos On Codec2 and Open Hardware
Friday January 10, 2014 @08:10PM Mars One Studying How To Maintain Communications With Mars 24/7
Tuesday January 07, 2014 @12:01PM Twister: The Fully Decentralized P2P Microblogging Platform
Friday January 03, 2014 @07:37PM NSA Trying To Build Quantum Computer
Thursday January 02, 2014 @10:28AM Five Alternatives To Snapchat
Sunday December 29, 2013 @12:17AM Researchers Claim Facebook Is 'Dead and Buried' To Many Young Users
Saturday December 28, 2013 @08:06PM Snapchat Users' Phone Numbers Exposed To Hackers
Saturday December 28, 2013 @11:03AM NASA's LLCD Tests Confirm Laser Communication Capabilities In Space
Thursday December 26, 2013 @11:23AM Ask Slashdot: How To Build a Morse Code Audio Library For Machine Learning?
Monday December 23, 2013 @05:58AM Apple Forges Agreement With China Mobile
Sunday December 22, 2013 @11:57PM RSA Flatly Denies That It Weakened Crypto For NSA Money
Saturday December 21, 2013 @08:10PM Verizon and AT&T Join the 'Transparency Report' Club
Saturday December 21, 2013 @01:48PM Belgian Telecom Becomes First To Accept Bitcoin
Saturday December 21, 2013 @11:29AM Putting a Panic Button In Smartphone Users' Hands
Friday December 20, 2013 @08:41PM Reuters: RSA Weakened Encryption For $10M From NSA
Friday December 20, 2013 @08:01PM BitTorrent Unveils Secure Chat To Counter 'NSA Dragnet Surveillance'
Thursday December 19, 2013 @03:38PM Embedded SIM Design Means No More Swapping Cards
Friday December 13, 2013 @09:48PM NSA Able To Crack A5/1 Cellphone Crypto
Friday December 13, 2013 @08:07PM UK Men Arrested For Anti-Semitic Tweets After Football Game
Friday December 13, 2013 @07:34PM JetBlue Launches Satellite-Based Inflight Wi-Fi
Wednesday December 11, 2013 @01:23PM OpenSSH Has a New Cipher — Chacha20-poly1305 — from D.J. Bernstein
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @09:00AM CyanogenMod Integrates Text Message Encryption
Thursday December 05, 2013 @12:10PM Microsoft's NSA 'Transparency' Push Remains Pretty Opaque
Saturday November 30, 2013 @11:22PM How Microwave Transmission Is Linking Financial Centers At Near-Light Speed
Saturday November 30, 2013 @10:18AM The Dismantling of POTS: Bold Move Or Grave Error?
Monday November 25, 2013 @01:46AM Singapore & South Korea Help NSA Tap Undersea Cables
Sunday November 24, 2013 @01:15PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop a Debt Collection Scam From Targeting You?
Sunday November 24, 2013 @10:08AM Tapping Data From Radio-Controlled Bus Stop Displays
Thursday November 21, 2013 @09:01AM World's Smallest FM Radio Transmitter Created With Graphene
Saturday November 16, 2013 @10:39PM Your Phone Number Is Going To Get a Reputation Score
Saturday November 16, 2013 @07:12PM Scientists Propose Satellite Early Warning System For Forest Fires
Thursday November 14, 2013 @03:30PM Skype Is Evaluating Adding Typing Suppression Feature
Thursday November 14, 2013 @12:32PM EU To Allow 3G and 4G Connections On Planes

The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it. -- E. Hubbard

 



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