Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

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Thursday May 24, 2018 @04:51PM Newest NOAA Weather Satellite Suffers Critical Malfunction
Thursday May 24, 2018 @04:32PM YouTube Is Messing With the Order of Videos In Some User Feeds
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @05:19PM Elon Musk To Fight Fake News, Rate Journalists' Credibility Via a Site Called 'Pravda'
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @01:36AM Microsoft Also Has An AI Bot That Makes Phone Calls To Humans
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @02:20PM Senators Demand FCC Answer For Fake Comments After Realizing Their Identities Were Stolen
Monday May 21, 2018 @08:16PM Comcast Website Bug Leaks Xfinity Customer Data
Monday May 21, 2018 @04:56PM FCC is Hurting Consumers To Help Corporations, Mignon Clyburn Says On Exit
Monday May 21, 2018 @04:40PM Should T-Mobile Stop Claiming It Has 'Best Unlimited Network'?
Saturday May 19, 2018 @07:48PM Popular 'Gboard' Keyboard App Has Had a Broken Spell Checker For Months
Friday May 18, 2018 @09:04PM FM Radio Faces UK Government Switch-Off As Digital Listening Passes 50 Percent Milestone
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @05:24PM Twitter Will Start Hiding Tweets That 'Detract From the Conversation'
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @04:25PM Google Chrome No Longer Breaks Web Games, But the Fix Won't Last
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @03:53PM Senate Votes To Save Net Neutrality
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @01:37PM Hacker Breaches Securus, the Company That Helps Cops Track Phones Across the US
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:11PM Comcast Charges $90 Install Fee At Homes That Already Have Comcast Installed
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @01:20PM US Cell Carriers Are Selling Access To Your Real-Time Phone Location Data
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:39PM Facebook Faulted By Judge For 'Troubling Theme' In Privacy Case
Monday May 14, 2018 @06:46PM Slashdot Asks: Which Is Your Favorite Email Client?
Monday May 14, 2018 @05:17PM Encrypted Email Has a Major, Divisive Flaw
Monday May 14, 2018 @05:07PM Researchers Reportedly Exposed Facebook Quiz Data On 3 Million Users
Monday May 14, 2018 @10:00AM Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi EasyMesh Certification Aims To Standardize Mesh Networks
Saturday May 12, 2018 @05:34PM AI Systems Should Debate Each Other To Prove Themselves, Says OpenAI
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:18PM The Tech Used To Monitor Inmate Calls Is Able To Track Civilians Too
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:12PM Russian Fake News Ecosystem Targets Syrian Human Rights Workers
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:01PM Google's 'Duplex' System Will Identify Itself When Talking To People, Says Google
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:38PM SpaceX Successfully Launches Satellite With New Upgraded 'Block 5' Falcon 9 Rocket
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:26PM Microsoft Turned Customers Against the Skype Brand
Friday May 11, 2018 @04:23PM YouTube Rolls Out New Tools To Help You Stop Watching
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:23AM Florida Man Behind 100 Million Robocalls Hit With $120 Million FCC Fine
Thursday May 10, 2018 @08:09PM Should Calls From Google's 'Duplex' System Include Initial Warning Announcements?
Thursday May 10, 2018 @07:42PM Does Gmail's New 'Confidential Mode' Make It Easier to Phish?
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @04:58PM Jay-Z's Tidal Accused of Faking Kanye West, Beyonce Streaming Numbers
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:23PM Gmail's 'Smart Compose' Feature Will Write Emails For You
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:02PM Equifax's Data Breach By the Numbers: 146 Million Social Security Numbers, 99 Million Addresses, and More
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @01:04AM Are Two Spaces After a Period Better Than One?
Monday May 07, 2018 @06:19PM Google Will Ban Bail-Bond Ads
Monday May 07, 2018 @06:00PM Connected Cars Don't Necessarily Disconnect Previous Owners When Resold
Monday May 07, 2018 @08:48AM Robocalls, and Their Scams, Are Surging
Sunday May 06, 2018 @02:06PM Facebook Survey Suggests Continuing US Loyalty After Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal
Sunday May 06, 2018 @01:41PM Google News To Be Revamped, Incorporate YouTube Videos and Magazines
Saturday May 05, 2018 @06:13PM Placing Election Ads On Google Will Require a Government ID
Friday May 04, 2018 @05:40PM Gmail's 'Self-Destruct' Feature Will Probably Be Used To Illegally Destroy Government Records
Thursday May 03, 2018 @10:31PM NASA Successfully Tests New Nuclear Reactor For Future Space Travelers
Thursday May 03, 2018 @07:30PM Forty Years of Spam Email
Thursday May 03, 2018 @04:17PM Twitter Says Glitch Exposed 'Substantial' Number of Users' Passwords In Plain Text
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @02:30AM Facebook Brags That Messenger Has 300,000 Business Bots
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @07:39PM FCC Commissioner Broke the Law By Advocating for Trump, Officials Find
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @05:06PM Some YouTube Stars Are Being Paid To Sell Academic Cheating
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @04:35PM Amazon Tells Signal's Creators To Stop Using Anti-Censorship Tool
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @12:06PM Iran Bans Use of Telegram Messaging App To Protect 'National Security'
Monday April 30, 2018 @05:41PM Volkswagen, Audi Cars Vulnerable To Remote Hacking
Monday April 30, 2018 @05:29PM Will the T-Mobile, Sprint Merger Be Bad For Consumers?
Monday April 30, 2018 @04:56PM Chinese Government Admits Collection of Deleted WeChat Messages
Monday April 30, 2018 @04:47PM Senate Democrats Plan To Force Vote On Net Neutrality
Monday April 30, 2018 @03:40PM Comcast Won't Give New Speed Boost To Internet Users Who Don't Buy TV Service
Sunday April 29, 2018 @12:49PM Sprint, T-Mobile Agree To Combine in a $26.5 Billion Merger
Friday April 27, 2018 @10:38PM 100 US Mayors Sign Pledge To Defend Net Neutrality Against Crooked ISPs
Friday April 27, 2018 @10:10PM Russia Is Attacking US Forces With Electronic Weapons In Syria, General Says
Friday April 27, 2018 @04:58PM Uber Tightens Bug Bounty Extortion Policies Following 2016 Data Breach
Friday April 27, 2018 @01:22AM Sprint, T-Mobile Aiming To Reach Merger Deal Next Week
Thursday April 26, 2018 @07:52PM Parents Can Now Limit YouTube Kids To Human-Reviewed Channels and Recommendations
Thursday April 26, 2018 @06:54PM Apple Discontinues Its AirPort Router Line
Thursday April 26, 2018 @05:50PM Old AM Broadcast Towers Get a New Life
Thursday April 26, 2018 @04:37PM Facebook Inches Toward More Transparency and Accountability
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @10:41PM Chinese Journalist Banned From Flying, Buying Property Due To 'Social Credit Score'
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @10:35PM A Well-Known Expert On Student Loans Is Not Real
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @06:23PM Kazakhstan Is Changing Its Alphabet From Cyrillic To Latin-Based Style Favored By the West
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @05:42PM Slashdot Asks: How Do You Like the New Gmail UI?
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @01:59PM 8K TVs Are Coming, But Don't Buy the Hype
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @07:52PM AT&T, Verizon Under US Investigation For Collusion To Lock In Customers
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @07:16PM What are the Best Cell Phone Services in the US?
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @05:48PM WhatsApp Raises Minimum Age In Europe To 16 Ahead of Data Law Change
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:00PM Mosaic, the First HTML Browser That Could Display Images Alongside Text, Turns 25
Monday April 23, 2018 @04:36PM Facebook Sued Over Fake Ads
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:58PM Net Neutrality Is Over Monday, But Experts Say ISPs Will Wait To Screw Us
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:49AM Pornhub Hasn't Been Actively Enforcing Its Deepfake Ban
Saturday April 21, 2018 @03:55PM Former Reddit Executive Sees 'No Hope' For Reddit
Saturday April 21, 2018 @01:41PM Lycos Finally Discontinues Its Free Email Service
Friday April 20, 2018 @12:23PM End of the Landline: BT Aims To Move All UK Customers To VoIP by 2025
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:42PM Google Is 'Pausing' Work On Allo In Favor 'Chat,' An RCS-Based Messaging Standard
Thursday April 19, 2018 @07:13PM Cloudflare: FOSTA Was a 'Very Bad Bill' That's Left the Internet's Infrastructure Hanging
Thursday April 19, 2018 @04:59PM LinkedIn's AutoFill Plugin Could Leak user Data, Secret Fix Failed
Thursday April 19, 2018 @04:41PM German Supreme Court Rules Ad Blockers Legal
Thursday April 19, 2018 @02:36PM Comcast's New Wireless Service Goes Live For Current Xfinity Subscribers
Thursday April 19, 2018 @02:33PM Would a T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Hurt Consumers?
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:48PM 'Login With Facebook' Data Hijacked By JavaScript Trackers
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:38PM Google Is Shuttering Domain Fronting, Creating a Big Problem For Anti-Censorship Tools
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:19PM SpaceX Launches NASA's Planet-Hunting Satellite, Successfully Lands Its Falcon 9 Rocket
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @01:05PM A Florida Man Has been Accused of Making 97 Million Robocalls
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @12:26PM Puerto Rico is Experiencing an Island-Wide Blackout
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @10:39AM Iran Bans State Bodies From Using Telegram App, Khamenei Shuts Account
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:17PM Former FCC Broadband Panel Chair Arrested For Fraud
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:57PM Facebook Admits To Tracking Users, Non-Users Off-Site
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @12:05PM What It's Like To Live in America Without Broadband Internet
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:36PM 19-Year-Old Archivist Charged For Downloading Freedom-of-Information Releases
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:00PM MPAA Silently Shut Down Its Legal Movies Search Engine
Monday April 16, 2018 @07:44PM Microsoft Built Its Own Custom Linux Kernel For Its New IoT Service
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:55PM Planet Fitness Evacuated After WiFi Network Named 'Remote Detonator' Causes Scare
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:54PM T-Mobile To Pay $40 Million Over False Ring Tones on Rural US Calls
Monday April 16, 2018 @02:08PM France is Building Its Own Encrypted Messaging Service To Ease Fears That Foreign Entities Could Spy on Private Conversations
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:09AM Reddit Continues To Protect Racist Language In Favor of Free Speech
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:18PM Google's Phone App Is Getting the Power To Send Spam Calls Straight To Voicemail
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @05:01PM The Personality Traits That Put You At Risk For Smartphone Addiction
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:02AM Steam Spy Announces It's Shutting Down, Blames Valve's New Privacy Settings
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @12:50AM Zuckerberg: Facebook Doesn't Use Your Mic For Ad Targeting
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @08:01PM Apple Must Pay Patent Troll More Than $500 Million In iMessage Case
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @07:54PM Facebook Data Collected By Quiz App Included Private Messages
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @05:56PM Zuckerberg Testimony: Facebook AI Will Curb Hate Speech In 5 To 10 Years
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:36PM Twitter Says It Will Comply With Honest Ads Act To Combat Russia Social Media Meddling
Monday April 09, 2018 @11:17PM Oregon Becomes Second State To Pass a Net Neutrality Law
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:41PM How Much VR User Data Is Oculus Giving To Facebook?
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:18PM Steve Wozniak Drops Facebook: 'The Profits Are All Based On the User's Info'
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:52PM Tim Cook Says Ads That Follow You Online Are 'Creepy'
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:37PM Twitter Bans 270,000 Accounts For 'Promoting Terrorism'
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:17PM T-Mobile Stores Part of Customers' Passwords In Plaintext, Says It Has 'Amazingly Good' Security
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:30PM Google Seeks To Limit 'Right To Be Forgotten' By Claiming It's Journalistic
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:21PM Comcast, AT&T, Verizon Pose a Greater Surveillance Risk Than Facebook
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:37PM Best Buy Warns of Data Breach
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:25PM Facebook Demands ID Verifications For Big Pages, 'Issue' Ad Buyers
Friday April 06, 2018 @10:26AM Russia Files Lawsuit To Block Telegram Messaging App
Thursday April 05, 2018 @07:07PM The FCC Is Refusing To Release Emails About Ajit Pai's 'Harlem Shake' Video
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:20AM 1.1.1.1: Cloudflare's New DNS Attracting 'Gigabits Per Second' of Rubbish
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @06:49PM Microsoft Touts Breakthrough In Making Chatbots More Conversational
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @06:33PM One of Estonia's First 'e-Residents' Explains What It Means To Have Digital Citizenship
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @05:55PM Facebook Is Changing the Way It Stores Call, Text History
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @11:54PM YouTube Shooter 'Nasim Aghdam' Reportedly Had Website With Manifesto That Targeted YouTube For Censorship, Demonetization
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:50PM Facebook CEO Says Not Planning To Extend European Privacy Law Globally
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @04:00PM WhatsApp Public Groups Can Leave User Data Vulnerable To Scraping
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:46PM Zuckerberg On Facebook's Role In Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar: 'It's a Real Issue'
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:18PM Tor Winds Down Its Encrypted Messenger App 3 Years After Launch
Monday April 02, 2018 @12:51PM Google is Equipping More Rural School Buses With Wi-Fi and Chromebooks
Monday April 02, 2018 @12:23PM Verizon Has Been the Fastest US Mobile Carrier in Last Six Months: Wirefly
Sunday April 01, 2018 @05:05PM Software Bug Behind Biggest Telephony Outage In US History
Saturday March 31, 2018 @01:10AM Google Is Shutting Down Its Goo.gl URL Shortening Service
Friday March 30, 2018 @06:58PM Facebook Employees In An Uproar Over Executive's Leaked Memo
Thursday March 29, 2018 @08:10PM Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo, Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed
Thursday March 29, 2018 @06:59PM Facebook Begins 'Fact-Checking' Photos, Videos
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:54PM Comcast Supports Ban On Paid Prioritization, Except For 'Specialized Services'
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:25PM Google Removes 'Kodi' From Search Autocomplete In Anti-Piracy Effort
Thursday March 29, 2018 @01:19PM ACLU Urges Cities To Build Public Broadband To Protect Net Neutrality
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:21PM Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' From Skype, Xbox, Office and Other Services
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:17AM Jaywalkers Under Surveillance In China Will Soon Be Punished Via Text Messages
Monday March 26, 2018 @05:22PM ICE Uses Facebook Data To Find and Track Immigrants, Internal Emails Show
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:39PM Tumblr Takes Down 84 Russia-Linked Accounts
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:14AM Sex Workers Say Porn On Google Drive Is Suddenly Disappearing
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:44PM New York Councilman Proposes Bill That Would Grant NYC Workers 'Right To Disconnect'
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:23PM Facebook Gets Hit With Four Lawsuits Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal
Friday March 23, 2018 @05:10PM Firefox In 2018: We'll Tackle Bad Ads, Breach Alerts, Autoplay Video, Says Mozilla
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:05PM Craigslist Personals, Some Subreddits Disappear After FOSTA Passage
Thursday March 22, 2018 @08:26PM Man Starts 'Gunbook' Social Media Site After His Gun-Loving Friends Were Kicked Off Facebook
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:24PM FCC's New 5G Rules Favor Fast Setup Over Federal Reviews
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:11PM KeepVid Site No Longer Allows Users To 'Keep' Videos
Thursday March 22, 2018 @05:14PM Instagram Will Show More Recent Posts Due To Algorithm Backlash
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:55PM Reddit Bans Subreddits Related To Selling Guns, Drugs, Sex, and More
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:41PM Telegram Loses Supreme Court Appeal In Russia, Must Hand Over Encryption Keys
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:09PM Orbitz Says Legacy Travel Site Likely Hacked, Affecting 880,000 Credit Cards
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:40PM There Are Still 100,000 Pay Phones In the US
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:13PM Police Chief: Uber Self-Driving Car 'Likely' Not At Fault In Fatal Crash
Monday March 19, 2018 @05:16PM Ajit Pai Celebrates After Court Strikes Down Obama-Era Robocall Rule
Sunday March 18, 2018 @05:24PM About a Quarter of US Adults Say They Are 'Almost Constantly' Online
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:34PM Microsoft Wants To Force Windows 10 Mail Users To Use Edge For Email Links
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:24PM The 600+ Companies PayPal Shares Your Data With
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:05PM Bali Plans To Switch Off Internet Services For 24 Hours For New Year 'Quiet Reflection'
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:57PM Verizon Will Fix Broadband Networks, Landlines To Resolve Investigation
Thursday March 15, 2018 @12:39PM Largest US Radio Company iHeartMedia Files For Bankruptcy
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:39PM Sri Lanka Accuses Facebook of Failing To Control Hate Speech That Contributed To Deadly Riots
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @03:57PM Wikipedia Had No Idea YouTube Was Going To Use It To Fact-Check Conspiracy Theories
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @07:34PM YouTube Will Add Information From Wikipedia To Videos About Conspiracies
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:39PM Mozilla Working On In-Page Popup Blocker For Firefox
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:34PM 'Slingshot' Malware That Hid For Six Years Spread Through Routers
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:02PM Comcast 'Blocks' an Encrypted Email Service: Yet Another Reminder Why Net Neutrality Matters
Monday March 12, 2018 @11:24AM Dial P for Privacy: The Phone Booth Is Back
Friday March 09, 2018 @08:04PM Reddit Admits Russian Trolls Got Into Website During 2016 Election
Friday March 09, 2018 @06:32PM FCC Accuses Stealthy Startup of Launching Rogue Satellites
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:44PM Cable Industry Finally Fights Cord Cutting With Fewer Ads
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:04PM YouTube Is Full of Easy-To-Find Neo-Nazi Propaganda
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:10PM The Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy Returns With the Original Cast
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:01PM Fake News Spreads Faster Than True News On Twitter -- Thanks To People, Not Bots
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:32PM 132-Year-Old Science Experiment Washes Ashore In Australia
Thursday March 08, 2018 @04:36PM Comcast's Protected Browsing Is Blocking PayPal, Steam and TorrentFreak, Customers Say
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @07:48PM Oculus Rift Headsets Are Offline Following a Software Error
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @04:20PM Google Is Selling Off Zagat
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @02:20PM BlackBerry Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram
Monday March 05, 2018 @05:23PM Six Tech Companies Filing Net Neutrality Lawsuit
Monday March 05, 2018 @09:47AM Tencent's WeChat Hits 1 Billion Milestone as Lunar New Year Boosts Monthly Active Users
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:03PM New LTE Attacks Can Snoop On Messages, Track Locations, and Spoof Emergency Alerts
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:44AM Google's Slack Competitor 'Hangouts Chat' Comes Out of Beta
Thursday March 01, 2018 @04:43AM YouTube's New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:54PM China Censors Social Media Responses To Proposal To Abolish Presidential Terms
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:36PM US House Passes Bill To Penalize Websites For Sex Trafficking
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:10PM Facebook Silently Enables Facial Recognition Abilities For Users Outside EU, Canada
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:04PM Nokia, Vodafone To Bring 4G To the Moon
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @05:48PM Net Neutrality Repeal Will Get a Senate Vote In the Spring, Democrats Say
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:57PM Airbus, Delta, and Sprint Are on a Quest for In-Flight Wi-fi That Actually Works
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:31PM FCC Will Auction 5G-ready 3.7-4.2GHz and mmWave Spectrum
Monday February 26, 2018 @07:54AM Qualcomm's Simulated 5G Tests Shows How Fast Real-world Speeds Could Actually Be
Monday February 26, 2018 @12:52AM Samsung Announces the Galaxy S9 With a Dual Aperture Camera, AR Emojis
Saturday February 24, 2018 @12:15PM Signal, WhatsApp Co-Founder Launch 'Open Source Privacy Technology' Nonprofit