Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Friday June 23, 2017 @07:32PM FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For 'Space Internet'
Friday June 23, 2017 @06:31PM The People GoFundMe Leaves Behind
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:57PM Texting While Driving Now Legal In Colorado -- In Some Cases
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:43PM WikiLeaks Doc Dump Reveals CIA Tools For Hacking Air-Gapped PCs
Thursday June 22, 2017 @08:35PM ESA Approves Gravitational-Wave Hunting Spacecraft For 2034
Thursday June 22, 2017 @08:15PM Netflix Launches New 'Interactive Shows' That Let Viewers Dictate the Story
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:48PM Wireless and Drone Execs Praised President Trump as He Pledged To Cut Down Regulations
Thursday June 22, 2017 @03:53PM Lawsuit Accuses Comcast of Cutting Competitor's Wires To Put It Out of Business
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:27PM eBay Will Now Price Match Amazon, Walmart and Others On Over 50,000 Items
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:16PM Remember When You Called Someone and Heard a Song?
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:15PM Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Isolate a Network And Allow Data Transfer?
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:07PM NSA Opens GitHub Account, Lists 32 Projects Developed By the Agency
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:07PM Even Telecom Workers Don't Want To Talk On the Phone
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:06PM Virgin Mobile Becomes World's First iPhone-Exclusive Carrier, Offers Year of Service For $1
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @02:00PM Snapchat's New Snap Map Lets You Share Your Location With Friends
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @10:32AM The Best And Worst ISPs According To Consumer Reports
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @04:05PM Google Launches Its AI-Powered Jobs Search Engine
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:46PM Mozilla Launches Privacy-Minded 'Firefox Focus' Browser For Android
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:36PM Uber Finally Adds a Tipping Option To Its App
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:09PM Equipment Already In Space Can Be Adapted For Extremely Secure Data Encryption
Monday June 19, 2017 @03:54PM Supreme Court Rules Sex Offenders Can't Be Barred From Social Media
Friday June 16, 2017 @06:28PM Chinese Satellite Breaks Distance Record For Quantum-Key Exchange
Friday June 16, 2017 @06:16PM Former CenturyLink Employee Accuses Company of Running a Wells Fargo-Like Scheme
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:51PM Firm Responsible For Mirai-Infected Webcams Hires Software Firm To Make Its Products More Secure
Friday June 16, 2017 @05:19PM Alleged KickassTorrents Owner Considers 'Voluntary Surrender' To the US
Friday June 16, 2017 @04:35PM T-Mobile Rolling Out 600 MHz Low-Band Wireless
Thursday June 15, 2017 @10:32PM Amazon Granted a Patent That Prevents In-Store Shoppers From Online Price Checking
Thursday June 15, 2017 @06:14PM CIA Created 'CherryBlossom' Toolkit For Hacking Hundreds of Routers Models
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:09PM Japan Passes Controversial 'Anti-Conspiracy' Bill
Thursday June 15, 2017 @11:21AM CRTC Bans Locked Phones and Carrier Unlocking Fees
Thursday June 15, 2017 @09:46AM EU Mobile Roaming Charges Scrapped
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @11:54PM US Spy Satellite Buzzes ISS
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @08:05PM US Internet Company Refused To Participate In NSA Surveillance, Documents Reveal
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @07:30PM Netflix Has More American Subscribers Than Cable TV
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @06:38PM Facebook Built an AI System That Learned To Lie To Get What It Wants
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @05:13PM We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @09:08PM Google Searches Show That America Is Full of Racist and Selfish People
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @05:51PM A 12-Month Campaign of Fake News To Influence Elections Costs $400K, Says Report
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:52PM Play Store Downloads Show Google Pixel Sales Limited To 1 Million Units
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @02:17PM FCC Can't Cap the Cost of Cross-State Prison Phone Calls, Court Rules
Monday June 12, 2017 @07:59PM Someone Built a Tool To Get Congress' Browser History
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:45PM Hackers Can Spoof Phone Numbers, Track Users Via 4G VoLTE Mobile Technology
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:38PM Man Sentenced to Death For Blasphemous Facebook Comments In Pakistan
Monday June 12, 2017 @04:35PM US Banks Launching Answer To Peer-To-Peer Payment App Venmo
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:49PM 'COVFEFE Act' Would Make Social Media a Presidential Record
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:40PM Researchers Reveal Malware Designed To 'Power Down' Electric Grid
Friday June 09, 2017 @07:40PM Younger Millennials Don't Know What Networks Are Responsible For TV Shows, Unless It's Netflix
Friday June 09, 2017 @05:21PM Pirate Bay Founder: We've Lost the Internet, It's All About Damage Control Now
Friday June 09, 2017 @03:39PM Apple's New iPhones May Miss Out On Higher-Speed Data Links
Thursday June 08, 2017 @04:25PM US Ranks 28th In the World In Average Wireless Broadband Speeds
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @08:07PM Facebook Wants To Spy On People Using Their Phone's Camera and Analyze Facial Emotions
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:54PM The Public Is Growing Tired of Trump's Tweets, Says Voter Survey
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:36PM Facebook Unveils New Tools To Help Elected Officials Reach Constituents
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:07PM Russian Malware Communicates Using Britney Spears's Instagram Account
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @07:18PM Apple 'Error 53' Sting Operation Caught Staff Misleading Customers, Court Documents Allege
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @06:18PM Malware Uses Router LEDs To Steal Data From Secure Networks
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:38PM GPU and Motherboard OEMs Readying Components Optimized For Cryptocurrency Mining
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:32PM Ask Slashdot: How Do News Organizations Keep Track of So Much Information?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:25PM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Monday June 05, 2017 @08:28PM DOJ Charges Federal Contractor With Leaking Classified Info To Media
Monday June 05, 2017 @07:15PM Wall Street Journal's Google Traffic Drops 44% After Pulling Out of First Click Free
Monday June 05, 2017 @06:29PM Cable TV 'Failing' As a Business, Cable Industry Lobbyist Says
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:44PM FCC Seeks To Increase ISP Competition In Apartment Buildings
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:16PM YouTube Clarifies 'Hate Speech' Definition and Which Videos Won't Be Monetized
Friday June 02, 2017 @03:56PM Google Could Face a $9 Billion EU Fine For Rigging Search Results In Its Favor
Friday June 02, 2017 @01:22PM After Bomb Threats, FCC Proposes Letting Police Unveil Anonymous Callers
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:32AM Democrats Ask FBI To Probe Reported FCC Cyberattack
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @05:23PM Qualcomm, Microsoft Announce Snapdragon 835 PCs With Gigabit LTE
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:39PM Silk Road Founder Loses Appeal and Will Serve Life
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:32PM Apple Is Manufacturing a Siri Speaker To Compete Against Google Home, Amazon Echo
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:02PM Parents Have No Right To Dead Child's Facebook Account, German Court Rules
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @05:18PM AI Could Get Smarter By Copying the Neural Structure of a Rat Brain
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @04:40PM Experts Call For Preserving Copper, Pneumatic Systems As Hedge For Cyber Risk
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @04:24PM Google Chrome Bug Lets Sites Record Audio and Video Without a Visual Indicator
Friday May 26, 2017 @09:03PM Investigation Demanded Over Fake FCC Comments Submitted By Dead People
Thursday May 25, 2017 @07:54PM Messenger App Kik Debuts Its Own Digital Currency
Thursday May 25, 2017 @06:02PM More Than Half of Streaming Users In US Are Sharing Their Passwords, Says Report
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:19PM Facebook's Instant Articles Platform To Support Google AMP, Apple News
Thursday May 25, 2017 @05:07PM Instagram Ranked Worst For Young People's Mental Health
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:52PM T-Mobile's 'Digits' Program Revamps the Phone Number
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @09:34PM How Facebook Flouts Holocaust Denial Laws Except Where It Fears Being Sued
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:29PM Scientists Find Way To Photograph People Through Walls Using WiFi
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:57PM Republicans Want To Leave You Voicemail -- Without Ever Ringing Your Cellphone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:46PM FCC Won't Punish Stephen Colbert For Controversial Trump Insult
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:07PM Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:13PM Ask Slashdot: ISPs That Respect Your Online Privacy?
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @02:32PM Comcast Proves Need For Net Neutrality By Trying To Censor Advocacy Website
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:38PM Outage Knocks Out All Major Phone Providers On the East Coast
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:37PM Sprint Wins $140M Verdict Against Time Warner Cable For Infringing VoIP Patents
Monday May 22, 2017 @06:03PM Java Creator James Gosling Joins Amazon Web Services
Monday May 22, 2017 @05:51PM Ethereum Could Be Worth More Than Bitcoin Very Soon
Sunday May 21, 2017 @02:55PM FCC Won't Release DDoS Logs, And Will Probably Honor Fake Comments
Sunday May 21, 2017 @01:39PM Soon You'll Be Able To Build Your Own 4G Network Over Wi-Fi Frequencies
Friday May 19, 2017 @05:10PM About 37,000 AT&T Workers Go On Three-Day Strike
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:42PM UK Conservatives Pledge To Create Government-Controlled Internet
Thursday May 18, 2017 @08:22PM Hacker Steals 17 Million Zomato Users' Data, Briefly Puts It On Dark Web
Thursday May 18, 2017 @06:32PM Researchers Create a T-Shirt That Monitors the Wearer's Breathing Rate In Real Time
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:11PM Google To Launch a Jobs Search Engine In the US
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:59PM Firefox 55: Flash Will Become 'Ask To Activate' For Everyone
Thursday May 18, 2017 @12:35PM Net Neutrality Goes Down in Flames as FCC Votes To Kill Title II Rules
Thursday May 18, 2017 @12:20PM More Than 35,000 AT&T Workers Threaten Weekend Strike
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:18AM Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:02PM Comcast's New Wireless Service Goes Live For Current Xfinity Subscribers
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:34PM The Republican Push To Repeal Net Neutrality Will Get Underway This Week
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @12:59PM Google's Balloons Connect Flood-hit Peru
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @10:23AM Region-Locked Content Drives UK Users To Try a VPN
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @06:35PM Our Obsession With Trailers Is Making Movies Worse
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @05:18PM Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Is Returning to the Company
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM European Privacy Regulators Take Coordinated Action Against Facebook
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @12:28PM 1.9 Million Bell Customer Email Addresses Stolen By 'Anonymous Hacker'
Monday May 15, 2017 @10:35PM SpaceX Launches Super-Heavy Satellite Atop Falcon 9 Rocket
Monday May 15, 2017 @04:02PM Should You Leave Google Chrome For the Opera Browser?
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:42AM How Australia Bungled Its $36 Billion High-Speed Internet Rollout
Sunday May 14, 2017 @07:06PM FCC Suspends Net Neutrality Comments, As Chairman Pai Mocks 'Mean Tweets'
Friday May 12, 2017 @05:03PM Cable Lobby Survey Backfires; Most Americans Support Net Neutrality
Friday May 12, 2017 @01:19PM T-Mobile No Longer Offering 'Free Data For Life' Offer For New Tablets
Friday May 12, 2017 @10:19AM Sprint Sues FCC For 'Capricious' Deregulation of Business Data Services
Friday May 12, 2017 @10:10AM Cyberattack Hits England's National Health Service With Ransom Demands
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:26AM Nuisance Call Firm Keurboom Hit With Record Fine
Thursday May 11, 2017 @08:07PM Trump Signs Executive Order On Cybersecurity
Thursday May 11, 2017 @05:10PM Verizon Outbids AT&T For Nationwide 5G Wireless Spectrum
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:36PM German Publishers' Lawsuit Against Google May Backfire
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @08:24PM New IoT Malware Targets 100,000 IP Cameras Via Known Flaw
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @04:26PM Facebook Downranks News Feed Links To Crappy Sites Smothered In Ads
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @12:27PM A Bot Is Flooding the FCC's Website With Fake Anti-net Neutrality Comments
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @12:05PM How One Little Cable Company Exposed Telecom's Achilles' Heel
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @11:58AM Draft Horses Are Helping Upgrade Cell Towers In Wisconsin
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @05:17PM Microsoft Thinks USB-C Isn't Ready For the Mainstream
Monday May 08, 2017 @11:50PM Facebook Must Delete Hate Postings Worldwide, Rules Austrian Court
Monday May 08, 2017 @07:06PM ISPs Could Take Down Large Parts of Bitcoin Ecosystem If They Wanted To
Monday May 08, 2017 @06:34PM Chrome For Android Now Lets You Save Web Pages For Reading Later
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:18PM FCC Says It Was Victim of Cyberattack After John Oliver Show
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:47PM Comcast and Charter Agree Not To Compete Against Each Other In Wireless
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:28PM Pepe the Frog Is Dead
Monday May 08, 2017 @11:06AM John Oliver Gets Fired Up Over Net Neutrality, Causes FCC's Site To Temporarily Crash
Saturday May 06, 2017 @01:27PM After 19 Years CMU Discontinues Cyrus IMAP In Favor Of Microsoft Exchange And Gmail
Friday May 05, 2017 @11:10PM FCC Considers Fining Stephen Colbert Over Controversial Trump Joke
Friday May 05, 2017 @06:02PM US To Seek Social Media Details From Certain Visa Applicants
Friday May 05, 2017 @05:50PM BlackBerry KeyOne Review By The Verge: Part Productivity, Part Nostalgia
Thursday May 04, 2017 @05:08PM Google Was Warned About This Week's Mass Phishing Email Attack Six Years Ago
Thursday May 04, 2017 @04:37PM Majority of US Households Now Cellphone-Only, Government Says
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:39PM Known Flaws in Mobile Data Backbone Allow Hackers To Trick 2FA
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @05:35PM WhatsApp Users Are Reporting Outages Worldwide
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @04:31PM Gmail, Google Docs Users Hit By Massive Email Phishing Scam
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @04:19PM IT Contractors In Australia Are Not Being Paid Due To Dispute With Payroll Service
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:13PM Etsy Announces Its CEO Is Stepping Down; Plans To Cut 8% of Workforce
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @10:37AM T-Mobile Says It Will Launch Nationwide 5G Network In Three Years
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:27PM Man Fined By Oregon For Writing Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer' Files Free Speech Lawsuit
Saturday April 29, 2017 @05:34PM Ask Slashdot: Could We Build A Global Wireless Mesh Network?
Saturday April 29, 2017 @01:18AM Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms
Friday April 28, 2017 @08:34PM Breakthrough in Alphabet's Balloon-Based Internet Project Means It Might Actually Work
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:20PM Amazon's Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch
Thursday April 27, 2017 @08:13PM Apple Patent Hints At Wirelessly Charging Your iPhone Via Wi-Fi Routers
Thursday April 27, 2017 @06:04PM AT&T To Roll Out 5G Network That's Not Actually 5G
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:41PM Kill Net Neutrality and You'll Kill Us, Say 800 US Startups
Thursday April 27, 2017 @03:52PM Apple Is In Talks To Launch Its Own Venmo
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @07:12PM Chinese, European Space Agencies In Talks To Build a Moon Base
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:29PM Oregon Fines Man For Writing a Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer'
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:09PM Facebook Shows Related Articles and Fact Checkers Before You Open Links
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:54PM AT&T Brings Fiber To Rich Areas While the Rest Are Stuck On DSL, Study Finds
Monday April 24, 2017 @07:16PM Uber Gets Sued Over Alleged 'Hell' Program To Track Lyft Drivers
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:23PM Square Said To Acquire Team From Struggling Social App Yik Yak
Monday April 24, 2017 @04:48PM How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All
Monday April 24, 2017 @04:27PM Verizon's $70 Gigabit Internet Is Half the Price of Older 750Mbps Tier
Saturday April 22, 2017 @05:07PM Verizon.net 'Gets Out Of The Email Business'
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:33AM Trump's FCC Votes To Allow Broadband Rate Hikes Will Deprive More Public Schools From Getting Internet Access
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:00AM Inside Elon Musk's New Company Neuralink Which Aims To Fight Brain Conditions And Help Humanity Survive in the Age of AI
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:04PM Canada Rules To Uphold Net Neutrality
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @06:58PM Navy, Marines Prohibit Sharing Nude Photos In Wake of a Facebook Scandal
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:15PM Pirate Bay Founder Launches Anonymous Domain Registration Service
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:58PM New York Plans To Force Uber To Add Tipping Option
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:02PM Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs
Sunday April 16, 2017 @12:31AM Embarrassing Ex-Employee Complaint Against Snapchat Unsealed
Friday April 14, 2017 @11:26AM Virgin Media Starts Turning Customer Routers Into Public Wi-Fi Hotspots
Thursday April 13, 2017 @02:00PM T-Mobile Spends $8 Billion as Big Winner of FCC Auction
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:15PM Broadcasters Put New Ad-Skipping Restrictions On YouTube TV
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @11:45PM Tennessee Could Give Taxpayers America's Fastest Internet For Free, But It Gave Comcast and AT&T $45 Million Instead
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:41PM Twitter Allegedly Deleting Negative Tweets About United Airlines' Passenger Abuse
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:05PM Google Ruins the Assistant's Shopping List, Turns It Into a Big Google Express Ad
Monday April 10, 2017 @07:31PM McDonald's Is Now Accepting Snapchats As Job Applications
Monday April 10, 2017 @05:29PM DMCA 'Safe Harbor' Up In the Air For Online Sites That Use Moderators
Monday April 10, 2017 @05:08PM Americans Support Letting Cities Build Their Own Broadband Networks, Pew Finds
Monday April 10, 2017 @03:57PM FCC Kills Plan To Allow Mobile Phone Conversations On Flights
Saturday April 08, 2017 @11:02PM US Hacker Sets Off 156 Sirens At Midnight
Saturday April 08, 2017 @10:09PM Die-Hard Sysops Are Resurrecting BBS's From The 1980s
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:27PM Twitter Sues US Government Over Attempt To Unmask Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:16PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Thursday April 06, 2017 @02:48PM Facebook Messenger Now Analyzes Your Chats To Give You Recommendations
Thursday April 06, 2017 @09:46AM Comcast Launches New Wireless Service, Xfinity Mobile
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @07:44PM Android Devices Can Be Fatally Hacked By Malicious Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:13PM YouTube Launches 'YouTube TV' In Select Markets
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @01:11PM FCC's Ajit Pai Says Broadband Market Too Competitive For Strict Privacy Rules
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @12:20AM Spotify Premium Users Will Get Some Albums Two Weeks Before Free Users
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @05:03PM Former Snapchat Employee Presses To Unseal Allegedly Doctored Usage Statistics
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:00PM IoT Garage Door Opener Maker Bricks Customer's Product After Bad Review
Monday April 03, 2017 @06:20PM Verizon Is Rebranding Yahoo, AOL As 'Oath'
Monday April 03, 2017 @05:02PM FCC Limits Order On Charter Extending Broadband Service