Slashdot Items Tagged "usa"

Date / Time Story
Monday October 12, 2015 @06:24PM NASA Chief Says Ban On Chinese Partnerships Is Temporary
Monday October 12, 2015 @01:03PM Bernie Sanders Comes Out Against CISA
Monday October 12, 2015 @11:24AM Electoral System That Lessig Hopes To Reform Is Keeping Him Out of the Debate
Sunday October 11, 2015 @09:45PM Obama Backs Away From Law To Access Encrypted Information
Sunday October 11, 2015 @12:02PM 2016 Election Cycle Led By Billionaire Donors
Sunday October 11, 2015 @08:15AM Another Drone Crashes Near White House
Thursday October 08, 2015 @12:31PM Volkswagen Boss Blames Software Engineers For Scandal
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @09:48PM NSF Awards $74.5 Million To Support Interdisciplinary Cybersecurity Research
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @01:12PM Jimmy Wales and Former NSA Chief Ridicule Government Plans To Ban Encryption
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Sunday October 04, 2015 @11:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Saturday October 03, 2015 @10:47AM US Bombs Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Friday October 02, 2015 @01:43AM China Beats US In Early Cuban Internet Infrastructure Investment
Thursday October 01, 2015 @06:43PM The FAA Has Missed Its Congressionally Mandated Deadline To Regulate Drones
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @05:28PM South Korean Citizen IDs Vulnerable, Based On US Model
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @05:19PM Former Cisco CEO: China, India, UK Will Lead US In Tech Race Without Action
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @04:43PM Legal Loophole Offers Volkswagen Criminal Immunity
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @03:05PM FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:13AM Raytheon Wins US Civilian Cyber Contract Worth $1 Billion
Monday September 28, 2015 @01:14PM Europe Agrees To Agree With Everyone Except US What 5G Should Be
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Sunday September 27, 2015 @08:20AM Analysis: China-US Hacking Accord Is Tall On Rhetoric, Short On Substance
Saturday September 26, 2015 @04:14PM Don't Worry, That Blimp Isn't Watching You Much
Friday September 25, 2015 @04:07PM Nuclear Energy: The Good News and the Bad News In the EPA Clean Energy Plan
Friday September 25, 2015 @02:23PM Tank Hack Ensured Farmland Didn't Thwart the Invasion of Europe
Friday September 25, 2015 @02:13PM The US and China Agree Not To Conduct Economic Espionage In Cyberspace
Friday September 25, 2015 @11:46AM Speaker of the House Boehner Announces Resignation
Friday September 25, 2015 @11:35AM Car Industry "Buried Report Showing US Car Safety Flaws Over Fears For TTIP Deal"
Friday September 25, 2015 @08:05AM America Runs Out of IPv4 Internet Addresses
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:29PM EU May Forbid the Transfer of Personal Data To the US
Thursday September 24, 2015 @06:23PM Obama Administration Explored Ways To Bypass Smartphone Encryption
Thursday September 24, 2015 @04:53PM US Rank Drops To 55th In 4G LTE Speeds
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @12:53PM OPM Says 5.6 million Fingerprints Stolen In Cyberattack
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @05:44PM US Restarts Hunt For Gravitational Waves With Advanced LIGO
Monday September 21, 2015 @01:48PM George W Bush Made Retroactive NSA 'Fix' After Hospital Room Showdown
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @06:43PM Chinese Compiling "Facebook" of US Government Employees
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @04:36PM Obama Invites Texas Teen To White House After "Bomb" Clock Incident At School
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:35AM NYU Study: America's Voting Machines Are Rapidly Aging Out
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:50AM How To Find Out If GCHQ and the NSA Spied On You, and How To Complain
Monday September 14, 2015 @11:28PM Law Professor: Genetic Engineering Is (Probably) Protected By the First Amendment
Monday September 14, 2015 @05:43PM Man Receives a Prosthetic Hand That Allows Him To Feel
Monday September 14, 2015 @12:43PM Sen. Ron Wyden Says CISA Data Collection Could Put Americans At Risk
Monday September 14, 2015 @07:10AM University Employees Suspended Due To Guest Worker Scandal
Sunday September 13, 2015 @03:44PM Sharebeast, the Largest US-based Filesharing Service, Has Its Domain Seized
Thursday September 10, 2015 @05:38PM US Defense Secretary Mulls Rapid Grants For Tech Companies
Thursday September 10, 2015 @03:50PM John McAfee On Why He's Running For President
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @07:31PM US-Appointed Egg Lobby Paid Food Blogs and Targeted Chef To Crush Vegan Startup
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @05:10PM Researcher: The US Owes the World $4 Trillion For Trashing the Climate
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:47PM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:34AM Larry Lessig Reaches Funding Goal and Is Running For President
Thursday September 03, 2015 @09:55AM Police Body Camera Business All About the Video Evidence Storage
Wednesday September 02, 2015 @09:32PM Government Still Hasn't Notified Individuals Whose Personal Data Was Hacked
Monday August 31, 2015 @11:40PM US Weighs Sanctioning Russia As Well As China In Cyber Attacks
Monday August 31, 2015 @01:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:17PM Assange Says Harrods Assisting Metro Police in 'Round-the-Clock Vigil'
Sunday August 30, 2015 @09:19PM F-35 To Face Off Against A-10 In CAS Test
Sunday August 30, 2015 @08:31AM Chris Christie Proposes Tracking Immigrants the Way FedEx Tracks Packages
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:23PM Kansas Secretary of State Blocks Release of Voting Machine Tapes
Thursday August 27, 2015 @09:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Monday August 24, 2015 @05:20PM Calls For Funding NASA Commercial Crew Grow
Monday August 24, 2015 @03:39PM Court: FTC Can Punish Companies With Sloppy Cybersecurity
Monday August 24, 2015 @06:16AM Mostly Theater? Taking Aim At White House 'We the People' Petitions
Friday August 21, 2015 @11:25PM Two US Marines Foil Terrorist Attack On Train In France
Friday August 21, 2015 @06:24PM Do You Have a Right To Use Electrical Weapons?
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:46AM Evidence That H-1B Holders Don't Replace US Workers
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @03:46PM Former Rep. Louis Stokes, the Man Who Saved the Space Station, Dies At Age 90
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:17AM AT&T Helped the NSA Spy On Internet Traffic
Monday August 17, 2015 @03:16PM How an Obscure Acronym Helped Link AT&T To NSA Spying
Monday August 17, 2015 @09:41AM Georgia Aquarium Battles Federal Government Over Belugas
Sunday August 16, 2015 @09:24PM F-35 Might Be Outperformed By Fourth-Generation Fighters
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:00AM Time Runs Out On Sweden's Sexual Assault Charges Against Julian Assange
Wednesday August 12, 2015 @12:28PM The Fastest-Growing Tech State Is... Minnesota
Thursday August 06, 2015 @06:55PM Twilight of the Bomb
Thursday August 06, 2015 @03:24PM NBC Report: Russian Hackers Behind Attack On Pentagon Mail System
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Monday August 03, 2015 @06:35PM Obama Unveils Major Climate Change Proposal
Sunday August 02, 2015 @11:21PM China To Impose Export Control On High Tech Drones and Supercomputers
Sunday August 02, 2015 @02:31PM DoD Ditches Open Source Medical Records System In $4.3B Contract
Sunday August 02, 2015 @08:39AM Epic Mega Bridge To Connect America With Russia Gets Closer To Reality
Friday July 31, 2015 @07:56AM Interviews: Kim Dotcom Answers Your Questions
Thursday July 30, 2015 @08:35PM Germany Won't Prosecute NSA, But Bloggers
Thursday July 30, 2015 @08:08AM Clinton Promises 500 Million New Solar Panels
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @05:51PM Obama's New Executive Order Says the US Must Build an Exascale Supercomputer
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @12:45PM What Federal Employees Really Need To Worry About After the Chinese Hack
Wednesday July 29, 2015 @03:19AM US Military Stepping Up Use of Directed Energy Weapons
Monday July 27, 2015 @03:19PM Trillion-Dollar World Trade Deal Aims To Make IT Products Cheaper
Sunday July 26, 2015 @11:19PM Plan To Run Anti-Google Smear Campaign Revealed In MPAA Emails
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:16PM Smithsonian Increases Goal For Spacesuit Crowdfunding Effort
Sunday July 26, 2015 @10:25AM Modernizing the Copyright Office
Sunday July 26, 2015 @08:16AM Senate Passes 'No Microsoft National Talent Strategy Goal Left Behind Act'
Friday July 24, 2015 @10:58PM Georgia Lawmakers Sue Carl Malamud For Publishing Georgia Law
Thursday July 23, 2015 @02:31PM "Breaking Bad" At the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Thursday July 23, 2015 @09:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @06:02PM 19-Year-Old's Supercomputer Chip Startup Gets DARPA Contract, Funding
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @04:04PM Studies Find Genetic Signature of Native Australians In the Americas
Monday July 20, 2015 @03:32PM There Is No "Next Great Copyright Act", Remain Calm
Monday July 20, 2015 @12:08AM New Molecular Transistor Can Control Single Electrons
Thursday July 16, 2015 @09:00PM 70th Anniversary of Trinity Test: Reflecting On the Bomb
Thursday July 16, 2015 @06:53AM Citizenfour Director Sues To Find Out Why She Was Detained Every Time She Flew
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @06:02PM US House Committee Approves Anti-GMO Labeling Law
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @12:55PM Iran Has Signed a Nuclear Accord
Monday July 13, 2015 @10:06PM Rich and American? Australia Wants You
Monday July 13, 2015 @03:44PM Ask Slashdot: If Public Transport Was Free, Would You Leave Your Car At Home?
Sunday July 12, 2015 @03:13PM Barney Frank Defends Political Hypocrisy, Game Theory Explains It
Sunday July 12, 2015 @10:49AM Making FOIA-Requested Data Public: Too Much Transparency For Journalists?
Saturday July 11, 2015 @06:55PM Is the Amazon-Led Economic Boom Wrecking Seattle?
Friday July 10, 2015 @07:26AM More Than 22 Million People's Data Compromised By OPM Hack
Wednesday July 08, 2015 @11:47PM DARPA's $4M Cyber-Threat Clash Down To Seven Challengers
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @11:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:12AM Eric Holder Says DoJ Could Strike Deal With Snowden; Current AG Takes Hard Line
Monday July 06, 2015 @05:58PM Prototype Wave Energy Device Passes Grid-Connected Pilot Test
Monday July 06, 2015 @12:59PM Japanese and US Piloted Robots To Brawl For National Pride
Friday July 03, 2015 @10:40PM Wired Cautions Would-Be Drone Photogs on the 4th
Friday July 03, 2015 @10:21PM In Response to Open Letter, France Rejects Asylum For Julian Assange
Friday July 03, 2015 @06:17PM FBI Wants Pirate Bay Logs For Criminal Investigation Into Copyright Trolls
Thursday July 02, 2015 @06:30PM Naval Research Interested In Bringing 3D Printing To Large Scale For Ships
Thursday July 02, 2015 @10:37AM North America Runs Out of IPv4 Addresses
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @09:38PM TracFone Finally Agrees To Allow Phone Unlocking
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:27PM Federal Wiretaps Down Slightly, Encryption Impact Decreases
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @05:24PM How the Next US Nuclear Accident Might Happen
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:07PM Supreme Court Ruling Supports Same-Sex Marriage
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:41AM France Could Offer Asylum To Assange, Snowden
Thursday June 25, 2015 @05:46PM DARPA Is Already Working On Designer Organisms To Terraform Mars
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @07:59PM France, Up In Arms Over NSA Spying, Passes New Surveillance Law
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @12:51PM US Military To Develop Star Wars-Style Hoverbikes With British company
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:30AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Monday June 22, 2015 @09:03PM DOJ Vs. Google: How Google Fights On Behalf of Its Users
Friday June 19, 2015 @06:52PM Schneier: China and Russia Almost Definitely Have the Snowden Docs
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:44AM Encryption Would Not Have Protected Secret Federal Data, Says DHS
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:18AM Privately Owned Armored Trucks Raise Eyebrows After Dallas Attack
Thursday June 18, 2015 @09:18PM Jimmy Wales: London Is Better For Tech Than "Dreadful" Silicon Valley
Thursday June 18, 2015 @05:41PM FCC Votes To Subsidize Broadband Connections For Low-Income Households
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @05:54PM Russian Official Calls For "International Investigation" of the Apollo Program
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:41PM Is Surespot the Latest Crypto War Victim?
Wednesday June 17, 2015 @03:31PM Privacy Advocates Leave In Protest Over U.S. Facial Recognition Code of Conduct
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:03PM CDC: Americans Getting Heavier, Average Woman Weighs As Much As 1960s Man
Sunday June 14, 2015 @12:41AM Report: Russia and China Crack Encrypted Snowden Files
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:47PM 75% of Russia's Satellite Electronics Come From US
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:05PM Germany Abandons Investigation Into NSA Spying on Chancellor Merkel
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:10PM SF86 Data Captured In OPM Hack
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @05:57PM Whitehouse Mandates HTTPS For Government Sites and Services
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:35AM US Tech Companies Expected To Lose More Than $35 Billion Over NSA Spying
Monday June 08, 2015 @07:11PM US Army Website Hacked By Syrian Electronic Army
Monday June 08, 2015 @05:45PM TSA Fails To Find Links To Terrorism of Airport Workers
Sunday June 07, 2015 @02:22PM Watch the US Navy Test Its Electromagnetic Jet Fighter Catapult
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:39AM US Prosecutors Say Clearing Browser Data Can Be Obstruction of Justice
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:37AM Bell Media President Says Canadians Are 'Stealing' US Netflix Content
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:04PM EPA Says No Evidence That Fracking Has "Widespread" Impact On Drinking Water
Thursday June 04, 2015 @06:13PM US Office of Personnel Management Hacked Again
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @03:36PM Investors Ask How Much Google Spends On Lobbying
Monday June 01, 2015 @10:15PM US Airport Screeners Missed 95% of Weapons, Explosives In Undercover Tests
Sunday May 31, 2015 @08:20PM Patriot Act Spy Powers To Expire As Rand Paul Blocks USA Freedom Act Vote
Saturday May 30, 2015 @02:08PM The Patriot Act May Be Dead For Good
Thursday May 28, 2015 @11:09PM Chinese Nationals Accused of Taking SATs For Others
Thursday May 28, 2015 @06:58PM FCC Proposes To Extend So-Called "Obamaphone" Program To Broadband
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:49PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson Urges America To Challenge China To a Space Race
Thursday May 28, 2015 @09:03AM US Justice Department Urges Supreme Court Not To Take Up Google v. Oracle
Thursday May 28, 2015 @08:57AM IRS: Personal Info of 100,000 Taxpayers Accessed Illegally
Saturday May 23, 2015 @07:45AM NSA-Reform Bill Fails In US Senate
Friday May 22, 2015 @07:06PM WSJ Crowdsources Investigation of Hillary Clinton Emails
Thursday May 21, 2015 @06:43PM What Was the Effect of Rand Paul's 10-Hour "Filibuster"?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @11:54AM Feds Order Amtrak To Turn On System That Would've Prevented Crash
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:33AM Battle To Regulate Ridesharing Moves Through States
Monday May 18, 2015 @11:18PM The Demographic Future of America's Political Parties
Monday May 18, 2015 @06:57PM Robotic Space Plane Launches In Mystery Mission This Week
Sunday May 17, 2015 @03:25PM Kim Dotcom Calls Hillary Clinton an "Adversary" of Internet Freedom
Sunday May 17, 2015 @08:26AM Gates, Zuckerberg Promising Same Jobs To US Kids and Foreign H-1B Workers?
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:02PM Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Gets Death Penalty In Boston Marathon Bombing
Wednesday May 13, 2015 @08:09PM House Votes To End Spy Agencies' Bulk Collection of Phone Data
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:23PM MuckRock FOIA Request Releases Christopher Hitchens' FBI Files
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:20PM White House Names Ed Felten As Deputy U.S. Chief Technology Officer
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:15PM Microsoft Invests In Undersea Cable Projects
Sunday May 10, 2015 @02:29PM Examining Costs and Prices For California's High-Speed Rail Project
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:58AM Microsoft-Backed Think Tank: K-12 CS Education Cure For Sagging US Productivity
Friday May 08, 2015 @07:53PM Senators Demand CIA Director Admit He Lied About Spying On Senate Computers
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:04PM James Comey: the Man Who Wants To Outlaw Encryption
Thursday May 07, 2015 @01:46PM Defense Distributed Sues State Department Over 3-D Gun Censorship
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Thursday May 07, 2015 @08:18AM Grooveshark Resurrected Out of US Jurisdiction
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:33AM What To Say When the Police Tell You To Stop Filming Them
Thursday May 07, 2015 @01:23AM LinkedIn Used To Create Database of 27,000 US Intelligence Personnel
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @05:17PM FBI Releases Its Files On DEF CON: Not Amused By Spot-the-Fed
Monday May 04, 2015 @03:00PM House Panel Holds Hearing On "Politically Driven Science" - Without Scientists
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:11PM NASA Gets Its Marching Orders: Look Up! Look Out!
Saturday May 02, 2015 @01:43PM Inside the Military-Police Center That Spies On Baltimore's Rioters
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:36PM US Switches Air Traffic Control To New Computer System
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:16PM Obama Announces e-Book Scheme For Low-Income Communities
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:13PM FBI Slammed On Capitol Hill For "Stupid" Ideas About Encryption
Thursday April 30, 2015 @03:11PM US Senate Targets Patent Trolls
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:20AM Disney Replaces Longtime IT Staff With H-1B Workers
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @05:39PM The United States Just Might Be Iran's Favorite New Nuclear Supplier
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @05:27PM Senate Advances "Secret Science" Bill, Sets Up Possible Showdown With President
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @01:19PM US Successfully Tests Self-Steering Bullets
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Sunday April 26, 2015 @05:52PM Officials Say Russian Hackers Read Obama's Unclassified Emails