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Sunday July 27, 2014 @07:02PM Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission
Sunday July 27, 2014 @04:08PM Satellite Images Show Russians Shelling Ukraine
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:01AM When Spies and Crime-Fighters Squabble Over How They Spy On You
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:54PM GAO Says NASA Budget Woefully Short for Space Launch System
Thursday July 24, 2014 @10:35PM Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet
Thursday July 24, 2014 @06:25PM Lawrence Krauss: Congress Is Trying To Defund Scientists At Energy Department
Monday July 21, 2014 @03:00PM Activist Group Sues US Border Agency Over New, Vast Intelligence System
Sunday July 20, 2014 @03:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:14AM Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed To Hit the Road
Sunday July 20, 2014 @08:33AM Apollo 11 Moon Landing Turns 45
Friday July 18, 2014 @07:29AM Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet
Thursday July 17, 2014 @06:13PM New Map Fingers Future Hot Spots For U.S. Earthquakes
Monday July 14, 2014 @04:50PM Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours
Monday July 14, 2014 @03:35PM FCC Public Comment Period For Net Neutrality Ends Tomorrow, July 15
Sunday July 13, 2014 @09:10PM Bot Tweets Anonymous Wikipedia Edits From Capitol Hill
Sunday July 13, 2014 @11:45AM NSA Says Snowden Emails Exempt From Public Disclosure
Sunday July 13, 2014 @10:18AM Fighting Climate Change With Trade
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:37PM FTC Files Suit Against Amazon For In-App Purchases
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:10PM Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:03PM SpaceX Wins FAA Permission To Build a Spaceport In Texas
Thursday July 10, 2014 @03:54PM After NSA Spying Flap, Germany Asks CIA Station Chief to Depart
Thursday July 10, 2014 @11:12AM Maldives Denies Russian Claims That Secret Service Kidnapped a Politician's Son
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:10AM Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @10:27AM DHS Mistakenly Releases 840 Pages of Critical Infrastructure Documents
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:16AM TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:44PM How the NEPTUNE Project Wired the Ocean
Sunday July 06, 2014 @05:14PM FDA: We Can't Scale To Regulate Mobile Health Apps
Sunday July 06, 2014 @05:07PM No Shortage In Tech Workers, Advocacy Groups Say
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:30AM New Snowden Leak: of 160000 Intercepted Messages, Only 10% From Official Targets
Saturday July 05, 2014 @06:07PM The View From Inside A Fireworks Show
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:46PM Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:21PM Can the NSA Really Track You Through Power Lines?
Thursday July 03, 2014 @04:24PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @11:52PM White House May Name Patent Reform Opponent As New Head of Patent Office
Monday June 30, 2014 @07:06PM U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Religious Objections To Contraception
Monday June 30, 2014 @08:09AM US National Archives Will Upload All Its Holdings To Wikipedia
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:26PM Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba
Sunday June 29, 2014 @04:02PM RAND Study: Looser Civil Service Rules Would Ease Cybersecurity Shortage
Sunday June 29, 2014 @12:53PM Netflix Could Be Classified As a 'Cybersecurity Threat' Under New CISPA Rules
Saturday June 28, 2014 @10:39AM That Toy Is Now a Drone
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Friday June 27, 2014 @02:53PM Federal Judge Rules US No-fly List Violates Constitution
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:36AM US Court Dings Gov't For Using Seized Data Beyond Scope of Warrant
Monday June 23, 2014 @05:12PM Court Releases DOJ Memo Justifying Drone Strike On US Citizen
Sunday June 22, 2014 @01:02PM The Revolutionary American Weapons of War That Never Happened
Sunday June 22, 2014 @09:53AM Emails Show Feds Asking Florida Cops To Deceive Judges About Surveillance Tech
Sunday June 22, 2014 @08:50AM US Government Introduces Pollinator Action Plan To Save Honey Bees
Friday June 20, 2014 @04:21PM Steve Wozniak Endorses Lessig's Mayday Super PAC
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:41PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @06:05PM Chinese Vendor Could Pay $34.9M FCC Fine In Signal-Jammer Sting
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:49PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Thursday June 19, 2014 @03:20PM 2 US Senators Propose 12-Cent Gas Tax Increase
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:54AM IRS Recycled Lerner Hard Drive
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @10:07PM Former FCC Head: "We Should Be Ashamed of Ourselves" For State of Broadband
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @12:16PM Chinese-Built Cars Are Coming To the US Next Year
Monday June 16, 2014 @11:33PM Help Crowd-FOIA Stingray Usage Across America
Monday June 16, 2014 @05:37PM Congressman Asks NSA To Provide Metadata For "Lost" IRS Emails
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:13PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:51PM Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
Sunday June 15, 2014 @09:40PM Judge Orders DOJ To Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Sunday June 15, 2014 @01:30PM Russian RD-180 Embargo Could Boost American Rocket Industry
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:45PM Appeals Court Finds Scanning To Be Fair Use
Thursday June 12, 2014 @11:15PM US Government OKs Sale of Sharper Satellite Images
Thursday June 12, 2014 @05:28PM US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:28AM Why United States Patent Reform Has Stalled
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:12AM Getting the Most Out of the Space Station (Before It's Too Late)
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:04PM The Government Can No Longer Track Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @12:35PM House Majority Leader Defeated In Primary
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @10:26AM NSA's Novel Claim: Our Systems Are Too Complex To Obey the Law
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:27PM America 'Has Become a War Zone'
Monday June 09, 2014 @08:46AM Replicating the NSA's Gadgets Using Open Source
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:33AM Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?
Monday June 09, 2014 @12:11AM Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:24PM How FBI Informant Sabu Helped Anonymous Hack Brazil
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:09PM FTC Lobbies To Be Top Cop For Geolocation
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:28PM A Year After Snowden's Disclosures, EFF, FSF Want You To Fight Surveillance
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @02:45PM $10k Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At Planes Goes Nationwide
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @08:24AM US-EU Trade Agreement Gains Exaggerated, Say 41 Consumer Groups, Economist
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @10:10AM 3D Printed Gun Maker Cody Wilson Defends Open Source Freedom
Monday June 02, 2014 @11:47AM Justice Dept. Names ZeuS Trojan Author, Seizes Control of P2P "Gameover" Botnet
Sunday June 01, 2014 @06:55PM Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden Would Not Get a Fair Trial – and Kerry Is Wrong
Sunday June 01, 2014 @12:09AM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Saturday May 31, 2014 @02:36PM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Thursday May 29, 2014 @05:47PM In First American TV Interview, Snowden Talks Accountability and Patriotism
Thursday May 29, 2014 @02:38PM NYC Councilman (and Open Source Developer) Submits Bill Establishing Open Source
Thursday May 29, 2014 @12:55PM Iranian Hacker Group Created Fake News Organization For Social Engineering
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:23AM German Authorities Lack Evidence To Prosecute Anyone For NSA Spying
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:19AM Mutant Registration vs. Vaccine Registration
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @11:23PM Report: Verizon Claimed Public Utility Status To Get Government Perks
Sunday May 25, 2014 @11:59AM Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:42AM FCC Gets Go-Ahead For Plan To Expand Rural Internet Access
Sunday May 25, 2014 @08:40AM US May Prevent Chinese Hackers From Attending Def Con, Black Hat
Saturday May 24, 2014 @02:13AM DARPA Unveils Hack-Resistant Drone
Thursday May 22, 2014 @06:47PM Who Helped Kill Patent Troll Reform In the Senate
Thursday May 22, 2014 @03:27PM NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:29PM Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:20PM US Officials Cut Estimate of Recoverable Monterey Shale Oil By 96%
Monday May 19, 2014 @04:38PM The NSA Is Recording Every Cell Phone Call In the Bahamas
Monday May 19, 2014 @02:40PM As NASA Seeks Next Mission, Russia Holds the Trump Card
Monday May 19, 2014 @09:10AM US To Charge Chinese Military Employees With Hacking
Monday May 19, 2014 @08:18AM Cisco Complains To Obama About NSA Adding Spyware To Routers
Friday May 16, 2014 @12:39PM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Friday May 16, 2014 @08:35AM For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:03PM Ten States Pass Anti-Patent-Troll Laws, With More To Come
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:58PM Could High Bay-Area Prices Make Sacramento the Next Big Startup Hub?
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:30PM FCC Votes To Consider Next Round of 'Net Neutrality' Rules
Thursday May 15, 2014 @10:30AM Watch the FCC Vote On Net Neutrality Live At 10:30am Eastern
Thursday May 15, 2014 @12:17AM Air Force Prepares to Dismantle HAARP
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @05:54PM Federal Car Fleet To Become Test Bed For High-Tech Safety Gear
Monday May 12, 2014 @04:09PM Glenn Greenwald: How the NSA Tampers With US Made Internet Routers
Sunday May 11, 2014 @10:39PM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Sunday May 11, 2014 @10:36PM FCC Chairman Will Reportedly Revise Broadband Proposal
Sunday May 11, 2014 @06:03PM Al Franken Says FCC Proposed Rules Are "The Opposite of Net Neutrality"
Sunday May 11, 2014 @08:21AM Feds: Sailor Hacked Navy Network While Aboard Nuclear Aircraft Carrier
Thursday May 08, 2014 @06:09PM How Dumb Policies Scare Tech Giants Away From Federal Projects
Thursday May 08, 2014 @04:09PM USPTO Approves Amazon Patent For Taking Pictures
Thursday May 08, 2014 @02:12PM Let Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders Work In US, Says White House
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @11:28PM ACLU and EFF Endorse Weaker USA Freedom Act Passed By Committee
Monday May 05, 2014 @07:42PM The Feds Accidentally Mailed Part of A $350K Drone To Some College Kid
Monday May 05, 2014 @03:26PM US Government To Study Bitcoin As Possible Terrorist Threat
Monday May 05, 2014 @12:12PM Mozilla Offers FCC a Net Neutrality Plan With a Twist
Monday May 05, 2014 @09:10AM Kerry Says US Is On the "Right Side of History" When It Comes To Online Freedom
Saturday May 03, 2014 @11:07AM Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts
Thursday May 01, 2014 @11:02AM "Smart" Gun Seller Gets the Wrong Kind of Online Attention
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @09:05PM British Spy Chiefs Secretly Begged To Play In NSA's Data Pools
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @09:02PM US Should Use Trampolines To Get Astronauts To the ISS Suggests Russian Official
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @12:01AM US and UK Governments Advise Avoiding Internet Explorer Until Bug Fixed
Sunday April 27, 2014 @01:47PM Mathematicians Push Back Against the NSA
Sunday April 27, 2014 @10:21AM DOJ Complains About Getting a Warrant To Search Mobile Phones
Friday April 25, 2014 @10:10AM Identity Dominance: the US Military's Biometric War In Afghanistan
Friday April 25, 2014 @09:07AM Former US Test Site Sues Nuclear Nations For Disarmament Failure
Thursday April 24, 2014 @02:13PM Panel Says U.S. Not Ready For Inevitable Arctic Oil Spill
Thursday April 24, 2014 @12:15PM DC Revolving Door: Ex-FCC Commissioner Is Now Head CTIA Lobbyist
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @06:31PM F.C.C., In Net Neutrality Turnaround, Plans To Allow Fast Lane
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @09:19AM Supreme Court OKs Stop and Search Based On Anonymous 911 Tips
Monday April 21, 2014 @02:21PM Administration Ordered To Divulge Legal Basis For Killing Americans With Drones
Monday April 21, 2014 @05:12AM Why Portland Should Have Kept Its Water, Urine and All
Sunday April 20, 2014 @08:59AM Preventative Treatment For Heartbleed On Healthcare.gov
Saturday April 19, 2014 @11:48PM Obama Delays Decision On Keystone Pipeline Yet Again
Saturday April 19, 2014 @05:23PM Beer Price Crisis On the Horizon
Saturday April 19, 2014 @09:34AM Declassified Papers Hint US Uranium May Have Ended Up In Israeli Arms
Thursday April 17, 2014 @05:44PM In Mississippi, Gov't Text Messages Are Officially Public Records
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @09:26PM Bidding At FCC TV Spectrum Auction May Be Restricted For Large Carriers
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @06:32PM FBI Drone Deployment Timeline
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @10:19AM Retired SCOTUS Justice Wants To 'Fix' the Second Amendment
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @01:06PM Intuit, Maker of Turbotax, Lobbies Against Simplified Tax Filings
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @10:50AM Slashdot Asks: How Do You Pay Your Taxes?
Monday April 14, 2014 @09:29PM U.S. Biomedical Research 'Unsustainable' Prominent Researchers Warn
Monday April 14, 2014 @07:55PM IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt
Sunday April 13, 2014 @03:10PM Mr. Schmidt Goes To Washington: A Look Inside Google's Lobbying Behemoth
Sunday April 13, 2014 @03:40AM FAA Shuts Down Search-and-Rescue Drones
Saturday April 12, 2014 @12:57AM Bill Would End US Govt's Sale of Already-Available Technical Papers To Itself
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @10:58PM Cuba: US Using New Weapon Against Us -- Spam
Wednesday April 09, 2014 @07:19PM In-Flight Wi-Fi Provider Going Above and Beyond To Help Feds Spy
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @12:35PM Stem-Cell Research Funding Institute Is Shuttered
Saturday April 05, 2014 @01:38PM More On the "Cuban Twitter" Scam
Thursday April 03, 2014 @06:41PM The Problem With Congress's Scientific Illiterates
Thursday April 03, 2014 @08:58AM ZunZuneo: USAID Funded 'Cuban Twitter' To Undermine Communist Regime
Tuesday April 01, 2014 @04:44AM FCC Boosts Spectrum Available To Wi-Fi
Monday March 31, 2014 @02:54PM Supreme Court Skeptical of Computer-Based Patents
Monday March 31, 2014 @10:59AM NSA Infiltrated RSA Deeper Than Imagined
Friday March 28, 2014 @07:43PM Technocrat James Schlesinger Is Dead At 85
Thursday March 27, 2014 @10:42PM DOJ Pushes to Expand Hacking Abilities Against Cyber-Criminals
Thursday March 27, 2014 @10:19AM Minnesota Teen Wins Settlement After School Takes Facebook Password
Thursday March 27, 2014 @09:33AM Mt. Gox Working With Japanese Cops; Creditors Want CEO To Testify In US
Monday March 24, 2014 @11:47PM White House To Propose Ending NSA Phone Records Collection
Monday March 24, 2014 @01:36PM What Fire and Leakage At WIPP Means For Nuclear Waste Disposal
Sunday March 23, 2014 @06:24PM L.A. Police: All Cars In L.A. Are Under Investigation
Saturday March 22, 2014 @11:59PM Iran Builds Mock-up of Nimitz-Class Aircraft Carrier
Saturday March 22, 2014 @06:06PM NSA Hacked Huawei, Stole Source Code
Saturday March 22, 2014 @10:51AM Navy Database Tracks Civilians' Parking Tickets, Fender-Benders
Thursday March 20, 2014 @11:41PM The Myth of the Science and Engineering Shortage
Thursday March 20, 2014 @01:45PM NSA General Counsel Insists US Companies Assisted In Data Collection
Thursday March 20, 2014 @10:20AM Survey Finds Nearly 50% In US Believe In Medical Conspiracy Theories
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @06:40PM Is Weev Still In Jail Because the Government Doesn't Understand What Hacking Is?
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @06:05PM Officials: NSA's PRISM Targets Email Addresses, Not Keywords
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @11:44AM IBM Distances Itself From the NSA and Its Spy Activities
Sunday March 16, 2014 @05:39PM Alibaba Confirms Plans To Offer IPO In US
Sunday March 16, 2014 @10:18AM US Navy Strategists Have a Long History of Finding the Lost
Sunday March 16, 2014 @08:21AM Federal Student Aid Requirements At For-Profit Colleges Overhauled
Friday March 14, 2014 @07:49PM U.S. Aims To Give Up Control Over Internet Administration
Thursday March 13, 2014 @06:39PM A Look at the NSA's Most Powerful Internet Attack Tool
Thursday March 13, 2014 @05:31PM What If the Next Presidential Limo Was a Tesla?
Thursday March 13, 2014 @04:36PM FISA Court Reverses Order To Destroy NSA Phone Data
Thursday March 13, 2014 @10:13AM Top U.S. Scientific Misconduct Official Quits In Frustration With Bureaucracy
Wednesday March 12, 2014 @09:33PM Stanford Researchers Spot Medical Conditions, Guns, and More In Phone Metadata
Wednesday March 12, 2014 @06:22PM Mars Rover Opportunity Faces New Threat: Budget Ax
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @10:02PM CIA Accused: Sen. Feinstein Sees Torture Probe Meddling
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @03:48PM 70% of U.S. Government Spending Is Writing Checks To Individuals
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @11:11AM Senator Accuses CIA of Snooping On Intelligence Committee Computers
Monday March 10, 2014 @03:33PM Embarrassing Stories Shed Light On US Officials' Technological Ignorance
Monday March 10, 2014 @02:06PM SXSW: Edward Snowden Swipes At NSA
Monday March 10, 2014 @11:36AM US Intelligence Officials To Monitor Federal Employees With Security Clearances
Sunday March 09, 2014 @08:37PM Snowden Says No One Listened To 10 Attempts To Raise Concerns At NSA
Sunday March 09, 2014 @10:59AM The NSA Has an Advice Columnist
Saturday March 08, 2014 @04:10PM Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen Say Google Data Now Protected From Gov't Spying
Saturday March 08, 2014 @11:55AM Mass. Legislature Strikes Back: Upskirt Photos Now Officially a Misdemeanor
Friday March 07, 2014 @01:27AM Drone Pilot Wins Case Against FAA

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