Slashdot Items Tagged "usa"

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Sunday December 04, 2016 @01:31PM Sysadmin Gets Two Years In Prison For Sabotaging ISP
Sunday December 04, 2016 @12:49PM Virginia Police Spent $500K For An Ineffective Cellphone Surveillance System
Saturday December 03, 2016 @05:57PM The US Government Funds A War On Online Fake News
Saturday December 03, 2016 @02:46AM It Will Soon Be Illegal To Punish US Customers Who Criticize Businesses Online
Friday December 02, 2016 @08:21PM Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse To Help Build Muslim Registry For Trump
Friday December 02, 2016 @02:52PM FCC Calls Out AT&T, Verizon For 'Zero Rating' Their Own Video Apps
Friday December 02, 2016 @01:37PM Facebook Commits Millions to Help Silicon Valley's Have-Nots
Friday December 02, 2016 @08:59AM US Economy Added 178,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.6 Percent
Thursday December 01, 2016 @06:21PM International Authorities Take Down Massive 'Avalanche' Botnet, Sinkhole Over 800,000 Domains
Thursday December 01, 2016 @04:11PM Destructive Hacks Strike Saudi Arabia, Posing Challenge to Trump
Thursday December 01, 2016 @03:34PM Bitcoin Exchange Ordered To Give IRS Years of Data On Millions of Users
Thursday December 01, 2016 @12:15PM Mozilla Puts New Money To Use Fighting For 'Internet Health'
Thursday December 01, 2016 @01:44AM FDA Approves Large Clinical Trial For Ecstasy As Relief For PTSD Patients
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:28PM Reddit To Crack Down On Abuse By Punishing Hundreds of 'Toxic Users'
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @02:35PM FBI To Gain Expanded Hacking Powers as Senate Effort To Block Fails
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @01:56PM Trump Will Get Power To Send Unblockable Mass Text Messages To All Americans
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @07:38PM San Francisco's 58-Story Millennium Tower Seen Sinking From Space
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @05:42PM Muni System Hacker Hit Others By Scanning For Year-Old Java Vulnerability
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @04:27PM It Will Soon Be Illegal To Punish Customers Who Criticize Businesses Online
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @01:55PM The Internet Archive Is Building a Canadian Copy To Protect Itself From Trump
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @10:08AM Russia Falls Behind In Annual Space Launches For First Time Ever
Tuesday November 29, 2016 @09:17AM This Cyber Monday Was the Biggest Online Shopping Day, Ever
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:24PM EU's Law Enforcement Agency Closes 4,500 Websites Peddling Fake Brands
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:14PM EPA Increases Amount of Renewable Fuel To Be Blended Into Gasoline
Monday November 28, 2016 @03:51PM 'DroneGun' Can Take Down Aircraft From Over 1.2 Miles Away
Sunday November 27, 2016 @07:53PM Online Pranksters Mock Trump's $149 Christmas Ornament, Rename Trump Tower on Google Maps
Sunday November 27, 2016 @04:33PM Self-Driving Trucks Begin Real-World Tests on Ohio's Highways
Sunday November 27, 2016 @01:19PM Ransomware Compromises San Francisco's Mass Transit System
Saturday November 26, 2016 @11:34PM Will Trump Protect America's IT Workers From H-1B Visa Abuses?
Saturday November 26, 2016 @12:49AM Lawrence Lessig Calls For The Electoral College to Choose Clinton Over Trump
Friday November 25, 2016 @08:24PM Russian Propaganda Effort Helped Spread 'Fake News' During Election, Experts Say
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:36PM An Underground Ice Deposit On Mars Is Bigger Than New Mexico
Friday November 25, 2016 @06:10PM Trump National Security Adviser Michael Flynn Had 'Forbidden' Internet Connection At the Pentagon, Says Report
Friday November 25, 2016 @02:03PM Green Party Calls For Recount, Wants To Push For Open-Source Voting Machines
Friday November 25, 2016 @01:30PM Edward Snowden Loses Norway Safe Passage Case
Thursday November 24, 2016 @12:08PM Russian Hacker Conspiracy Theory is Weak, But the Case For Paper Ballots is Strong
Thursday November 24, 2016 @09:25AM Personal Data For More Than 130,000 Sailors Hacked: U.S. Navy
Thursday November 24, 2016 @09:03AM Google Sends State-Sponsored Hack Warnings To Journalists and Professors
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @04:00PM Trump Says He's Going To 'Get Apple To Build a Big Plant In the United States'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @02:22PM China Breaks Patent Application Record
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @02:09PM Snowden Can Be Asked To Testify In Person In Germany NSA Probe
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @01:55PM Trump To Scrap NASA Climate Research In Crackdown On 'Politicized Science'
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @10:14AM Clinton Urged To Challenge Election Results Due To Possible Hacking [Update]
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @11:57PM American Computer Scientists Grace Hopper, Margaret Hamilton Receive Presidential Medals of Freedom
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @08:56PM US Navy's High-Tech Ship Loses Power In Panama Canal
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @06:25PM Trump Admits 'Some Connectivity' Between Climate Change and Human Activity
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @04:46PM Surveillance Firm 'Geofeedia' Cuts Half of Staff After Losing Access To Twitter, Facebook
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @02:20PM Facebook's Latest Experiment: Helping You Find Free Wi-Fi Hotspots
Tuesday November 22, 2016 @09:33AM Trump: I'll Ditch TPP Trade Deal on Day One of My Presidency
Monday November 21, 2016 @07:29PM US Dementia Rates Drop 24%, New Study Finds
Monday November 21, 2016 @05:25PM US Sets Plan To Build Two Exascale Supercomputers
Monday November 21, 2016 @01:16PM President Obama Says He Can't Pardon Snowden
Sunday November 20, 2016 @05:25PM One Third of California's Trees Are Dead
Saturday November 19, 2016 @12:21AM Privacy Group Sues The FBI, Demanding Details About Biometric Database Sharing
Friday November 18, 2016 @08:07PM New York's District Attorney: Roll Back Apple's iPhone Encryption
Friday November 18, 2016 @05:07PM Amazon Now Sells Cars
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:46PM IRS Demands Identities of All US Coinbase Traders Over Three Year Period
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:32PM When a City Has Gigabit Internet, Prices For Slower Speed Tiers Drop: Study
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:00PM The US Government is Finally Telling People that Homeopathy is a Sham
Friday November 18, 2016 @01:16PM President Obama On Fake News Problem: 'We Won't Know What To Fight For'
Thursday November 17, 2016 @05:41PM France To Shut Down All Coal-Fired Power Plants By 2023
Thursday November 17, 2016 @03:22PM NSA Chief: Nation-State Made 'Conscious Effort' To Sway US Presidential Election
Thursday November 17, 2016 @11:35AM Apple Explores Making iPhones in the US, Finds 'the Cost Will More Than Double': Nikkei
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @08:01PM SpaceX Files FCC Application For Internet Access Network With 4,425 Satellites
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @07:52PM FCC Abides By GOP Request To Stop What It's Doing, Deletes Everything From Meeting Agenda
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @06:31PM Steve Bannon Suggests Having Too Many Asian Tech CEOs Undermines 'Civic Society'
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @04:42PM Facebook Users Interacted Most With Articles From Fox News, CNN and Breitbart In Month Leading Up To Nov 10
Wednesday November 16, 2016 @03:02PM Schneier: We Need a New Agency For IoT Security
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @06:38PM Chinese Scientists Become First To Use CRISPR Gene-Editing On Humans
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @09:59AM US Navy Denies Pirating Software on 550K Computers, Says It Had Bought Licenses For 38 Machines
Tuesday November 15, 2016 @09:02AM The Internet Association, Whose Members Include Amazon, Facebook and Google, Writes Open Letter To Donald Trump
Monday November 14, 2016 @11:18PM US Internet Firms Ask Trump To Support Encryption, Ease Regulations
Monday November 14, 2016 @07:06PM Google To Prohibit Fake News Websites From Using Its Ad-Selling Software
Monday November 14, 2016 @05:04PM US Finalizes Rules That Require Quiet Hyrbid and Electric Cars To Make Noise At Low Speeds
Monday November 14, 2016 @07:40AM China Threatens To Cut Sales of iPhones and US Cars if 'Naive' Trump Pursues Trade War
Sunday November 13, 2016 @09:27PM Is Technology A Bigger Story Than Donald Trump?
Sunday November 13, 2016 @07:39PM 'Radioactive Boy Scout' Reportedly Passes Away At Age 39
Sunday November 13, 2016 @06:00AM US Drought Brings A Surprise Benefit: No Tornados
Saturday November 12, 2016 @09:21PM President Obama Gives Up On The Trans-Pacific Partnership
Saturday November 12, 2016 @08:39PM Will Trump's Presidency Bring More Surveillance To The US?
Friday November 11, 2016 @05:50PM Peter Thiel Is Joining Donald Trump's Transition Team
Friday November 11, 2016 @04:38PM FBI Operated 23 Tor-Hidden Child Porn Sites, Deployed Malware From Them
Friday November 11, 2016 @02:11PM UK Bookstores Found Selling Banned US Bomb-Making Handbooks
Friday November 11, 2016 @12:50PM AT&T Will Offer a Lower-Quality Video Option But Without a Discount
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:53PM Trump Picks Top Climate Skeptic To Lead EPA Transition
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:18PM How President Trump Could Destroy Net Neutrality
Thursday November 10, 2016 @02:59PM Russian Hackers Launch Targeted Cyberattacks Hours After Trump's Win
Thursday November 10, 2016 @09:57AM Russia Says it Was in Touch With Trump Campaign During Election
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:49PM iOS WebView Bug Can Force iPhones To Make Calls While UI Freezes
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:15PM Silicon Valley Investors Call For California To Secede From the US After Trump Win
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:04PM Donald Trump Won Because of Facebook
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @04:14PM Slashdot Asks: Should The US Abolish The Electoral College?
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @03:30PM General Motors To Lay Off 2,000 Workers at Two US Plants
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @10:10AM Google Searches For 'President Impeachment', 'Canada Immigration', 'Nuclear Shelter' Skyrocket After Trump's Victory
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @08:14AM What the Trump Win Means For Tech and Science
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @03:16AM Donald Trump Wins US Presidency
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @06:20PM Alphabet's 'Project Wing' Drone Service Nixes Starbucks Partnership
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @04:17PM Ireland Will Bring the Fight Over Apple Taxes To the EU Court
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @10:13AM Samsung Takes Out Full-page Ads on WSJ, NYTimes, and WaPo To Apologize For Note 7 Defects
Tuesday November 08, 2016 @08:54AM US President Barack Obama Criticizes Facebook of Spreading Fake Stories
Monday November 07, 2016 @08:42PM Long-Range Projectiles For Navy's Newest Ship Too Expensive To Shoot
Monday November 07, 2016 @08:16PM Slashdot Asks: Is It Time To Dump Time Zones In Favor of Coordinated Universal Time?
Monday November 07, 2016 @07:54PM The Sega Genesis Is Officially Back In Production
Monday November 07, 2016 @05:18PM Uber, Lyft, Zipcar Offer Free Or Discounted Rides To Polls On Election Day
Monday November 07, 2016 @12:45PM DirecTV Now Leak Reveals Channels, Promotions of AT&T's Upcoming TV Service
Sunday November 06, 2016 @10:01PM Security Firm Shows How To Hack a US Voting Machine
Sunday November 06, 2016 @04:02PM FBI: Review of New Emails Doesn't Change Conclusion on Clinton
Saturday November 05, 2016 @10:09PM Secret Service, DHS Scramble To Secure America's Election
Saturday November 05, 2016 @12:44PM IT Workers Facing Layoffs Jolted By CEO's Message
Friday November 04, 2016 @10:27AM US Government Launches Code.gov To Showcase Its Open Source Software
Friday November 04, 2016 @08:59AM Samsung Washing Machines Recalled For Risk of 'Impact Injuries'
Thursday November 03, 2016 @06:39PM Every Year of Smoking Causes About 150 New DNA Mutations That Can Make Cancer More Likely, Says Study
Thursday November 03, 2016 @05:18PM Judge Refuses To Block New York 'Ballot Selfie' Law
Thursday November 03, 2016 @04:45PM Study Links Human Actions To Specific Arctic Ice Melt
Thursday November 03, 2016 @03:19PM White House, 35 States To Boost Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Thursday November 03, 2016 @11:09AM Why America Needs India's Rockets
Thursday November 03, 2016 @08:05AM LinkedIn, Glassdoor Add Tools To Reveal Your Pay Potential
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @03:37PM World's Largest Space Telescope Is Complete, Expected To Launch In 2018
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @04:27PM Microsoft Says Russia-Linked Hackers Are Exploiting Newly Discovered Flaw In Windows OS
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @03:55PM Trump Organization Owns More Than 3,600 Domain Names, Many of Which Bash Trump
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @10:06AM President Obama Announces Semiconductor Industry Working Group To Review US Competitiveness
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @09:59AM The AT&T-Time Warner Merger Must Be Stopped
Monday October 31, 2016 @06:21PM Uber Drivers Are Company Employees Not Self-Employed Contractors, Rules British Court
Monday October 31, 2016 @05:38PM Cable TV Price Increases Have Beaten Inflation Every Single Year For 20 Years
Monday October 31, 2016 @05:25PM Tablet Shipments Decline For Eighth Straight Quarter, No Company Surpassed 10 Million Units
Monday October 31, 2016 @03:14PM It's Harder To Get an Uber or Lyft If You're Black, Study Says
Monday October 31, 2016 @01:54PM The Next President Will Face a Cybercrisis Within 100 Days, Predicts Report
Monday October 31, 2016 @10:54AM CenturyLink To Buy Level 3 For $34 Billion, Create a More Formidable Competitor To AT&T
Sunday October 30, 2016 @04:21PM 'Armies' of Twitter Bots Bolster Both The Trump And Clinton Campaigns
Saturday October 29, 2016 @09:43AM Teenager Accidentally Launches DDoS Attack On 911 Systems
Saturday October 29, 2016 @08:40AM AT&T Service Outages Hit The Midwest Friday
Saturday October 29, 2016 @07:57AM US Bank Regulator Notifies Congress of Major Data Security Breach
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:52PM City ISP Makes Broadband Free Because State Law Prohibits Selling Access
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:32PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Friday October 28, 2016 @01:29PM FBI Probes Newly Discovered Hillary Clinton Emails and Reopens Investigation
Friday October 28, 2016 @11:43AM Comma.ai Shelves Self-Driving Device After Regulatory Warning
Thursday October 27, 2016 @05:43PM Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
Thursday October 27, 2016 @04:44PM Oracle Will Officially Appeal Its 'Fair Use' Loss Against Google
Thursday October 27, 2016 @04:35PM Lawsuit Seeks To Block New York Ban On 'Ballot Selfies'
Thursday October 27, 2016 @03:57PM A Radiologist Has the Fastest Home Internet In the US
Thursday October 27, 2016 @03:13PM FCC Imposes ISP Privacy Rules and Takes Aim At Mandatory Arbitration
Thursday October 27, 2016 @12:41AM Hotel CEO Openly Celebrates Higher Prices After Anti-Airbnb Law Passes
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @06:02PM New Study Shows HIV Epidemic Started Spreading In New York In 1970, Clears the Name of 'Patient Zero'
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @03:34PM Comcast Sues Nashville To Halt Rules That Give Google Fiber Faster Access To Utility Poles
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @08:36PM Russia Unveils 'Satan 2' Missile Powerful Enough To 'Wipe Out UK, France Or Texas'
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @06:02PM Renewables Overtake Coal As World's Largest Source of Power Capacity
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:34PM Largest Auto-Scandal Settlement In US History: Judge Approves $15 Billion Volkswagen Settlement
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:17PM Yahoo Scanning Order Unlikely To Be Made Public: Reuters
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @12:54PM AT&T Is Spying on Americans For Profit, New Documents Reveal
Monday October 24, 2016 @03:40PM Electronic Surveillance Up 500% In DC Area Since 2011, Almost All Sealed Cases
Monday October 24, 2016 @11:13AM AT&T's $85B US Bid For Time Warner Sparks Antitrust Fears in Washington
Monday October 24, 2016 @09:03AM Women in Computing To Decline To 22% by 2025, Study Warns
Sunday October 23, 2016 @06:25PM US Police Consider Flying Drones Armed With Stun Guns
Saturday October 22, 2016 @09:26PM Amazon May Handle 30% Of All US Retail Sales
Saturday October 22, 2016 @07:20PM American 'Vigilante Hacker' Defaces Russian Ministry's Website
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:59PM Journalist Cleared of Riot Charges in South Dakota
Friday October 21, 2016 @11:17PM Should Journalists Ignore Some Leaked Emails?
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:45PM 'Anonymous' Hacker Indicted As His Hunger Strike Continues
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:06PM WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: 'Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point'
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:34PM Facebook Employees Tried To Remove Trump Posts As Hate Speech
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:09PM AI Platform Assesses Trump's and Clinton's Emotional Intelligence
Friday October 21, 2016 @03:05PM Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power
Thursday October 20, 2016 @07:20PM Target Passes Walmart As Top US Corporate Installer of Solar Power
Thursday October 20, 2016 @05:55PM Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Thinks Space Can Be the New Internet
Thursday October 20, 2016 @04:30PM First New US Nuclear Reactor In 20 Years Goes Live
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:27PM US Army 'Will Have More Robot Soldiers Than Humans' By 2025, Says Former British Spy
Thursday October 20, 2016 @02:26PM Prosecutors Say Contractor Stole 50 Terabytes of NSA Data
Thursday October 20, 2016 @10:15AM China Overtakes the US in iOS App Store Revenue
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @02:35PM LeEco Who? Chinese Tech Giant Tries Its Luck In the US With 'More Products Than You've Ever Seen'
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @10:37AM T-Mobile Fined $48 Million By FCC For Mischaracterizing 'Unlimited' Plan and Throttling Users' Data
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @03:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @02:59PM Clinton Campaign Considered Bill Gates, Tim Cook For Vice President
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @10:44AM Samsung is Setting Up Note 7 Exchange Booths at Airports Around the World
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @10:06AM Americans Work 25% More Than Europeans, Study Finds
Monday October 17, 2016 @05:51PM Project Include Drops Y Combinator As Peter Thiel Pledges $1.25 Million To Trump
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:52PM It's Entirely Reasonable For Police To Swipe a Suspicious Gift Card, Says Court
Monday October 17, 2016 @03:40PM Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Visitors of US Senate GOP Committee Website
Sunday October 16, 2016 @06:44PM Report: Russian Hackers Phished The DNC And Clinton Campaign Using Fake Gmail Forms
Sunday October 16, 2016 @12:28AM Transcripts of Clinton's Wall Street Talks Released in New Wikileaks Dump
Saturday October 15, 2016 @09:54PM Accused British 'Flash Crash' Stock Trader To Be Extradited To The US
Saturday October 15, 2016 @08:08PM China Has Now Eclipsed The US in AI Research
Saturday October 15, 2016 @08:07PM CIA Prepping For Possible Cyber Strike Against Russia
Saturday October 15, 2016 @01:38AM Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
Friday October 14, 2016 @08:13PM Netflix Is 12x As Popular As Its Streaming Competitors Among Younger Viewers, Says Survey
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:51PM Top Democrats Request FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Over Hacking
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:33PM California City Converts Its Street Lights Into A High-Speed IoT Backbone
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:20PM Hackers Hit 6,000 Sites On Active 18-Month Carding Spree
Thursday October 13, 2016 @07:44PM Ken Bone May Have Violated FTC Guidelines With Uber Tweet
Thursday October 13, 2016 @06:44PM Google News Introduces Fact Check Feature -- Just In Time For the US Election
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:38PM Verizon Believes Yahoo Email Hacking 'Material,' Could Affect Deal
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @03:39PM Senator Wants Nationwide, All-Mail Voting To Counter Election Hacks
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @12:14PM Google and Facebook Are Building the Fastest Trans-Pacific Cable Yet
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:56AM Wells Fargo Employee Informed the Bank of Fake Customer Accounts in 2006
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:44AM Verizon, AT&T Made $600 Million in Overage Fees Alone in 2016
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @10:24AM White House: AI Holds the Potential To Be a Major Driver of Economic Growth and Social Progress
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @09:02PM Baby Boomers Don't Have a Stronger Work Ethic Than Later Generations, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:51PM White House Vows 'Proportional' Response For Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:10PM Pokemon Go Could Add 2.83 Million Years To Users' Lives, Says Study
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @03:45PM US Military Is Looking At Blockchain Technology To Secure Nuclear Weapons