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Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:38AM ATT, DirecTV Mega-Merger May Go Through
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:14AM Traffic App Waze To Alert L.A. Drivers of Kidnappings and Hit-and-Runs
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:15PM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Monday April 20, 2015 @09:59AM Does Lack of FM Support On Phones Increase Your Chances of Dying In a Disaster?
Saturday April 18, 2015 @04:36PM Norway Will Switch Off FM Radio In 2017
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:29PM Anonabox Recalls Hundreds of Insecure 'Privacy' Routers
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @11:25AM Research Finds Shoddy Security On Connected Home Gateways
Monday April 06, 2015 @07:15AM Google In Talks To Create International Roaming Network
Monday March 30, 2015 @06:02PM Europol Chief Warns About Computer Encryption
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:32PM Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad Thinks He Doesn't Use E-mail
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:23PM Facebook Makes Messenger a Platform
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:19AM Taxi Apps Accused of Facilitating Sexual Harassment In Brazil
Saturday March 21, 2015 @06:09PM How To Encode 2.05 Bits Per Photon, By Using Twisted Light
Friday March 20, 2015 @07:07PM Internet of Things Endangered By Inaccurate Network Time, Says NIST
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @04:39PM Twitter Adds Tool To Report Tweets To the Police
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @01:43PM Full-Duplex Radio Integrated Circuit Could Double Radio Frequency Data Capacity
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @08:46AM This App Lets You Piggyback Facebook's Free Internet To Access Any Site
Thursday March 12, 2015 @08:47AM Ask Slashdot: Issue Tracker For Non-Engineers?
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:52AM South African Government Issues Plans To Censor Internet
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:05PM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:19AM Clinton's Private Email System Gets a Security "F" Rating
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @08:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:10AM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:57PM FTC Announces $50k In Prizes For Robocaller Trap Software
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Thursday March 05, 2015 @06:38PM The Mexican Drug Cartels' Involuntary IT Guy
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:37PM EU Free Data Roaming, Net Neutrality Plans In Jeopardy
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:47PM Ask Slashdot: Wireless Microphone For Stand-up Meetings?
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:02PM Deutsche Telecom Calls For Google and Facebook To Be Regulated Like Telcos
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:47AM ISIS Threatens Life of Twitter Founder After Thousands of Account Suspensions
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:44AM Google Prepares To Enter Wireless Market As an MVNO
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @12:22AM Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:27PM Developers Disclose Schematics For 50-1000 MHz Software-Defined Transceiver
Saturday February 28, 2015 @09:27AM Ask Slashdot: Whiteboard Substitutes For Distributed Teams?
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:53AM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Sunday February 22, 2015 @12:33PM Iran Allows VPNs To Make Millions In Profit
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:27PM What Your Online Comments Say About You
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:33PM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
Thursday February 12, 2015 @03:46PM Polymers Brighten Hopes For Visible Light Communication
Thursday February 12, 2015 @01:51PM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:32AM Russia Seeking To Ban Tor, VPNs and Other Anonymizing Tools
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:23AM Jeb Bush Publishes Thousands of Citizens' Email Addresses
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @09:49AM EU Parliament Blocks Outlook Apps For Members Over Privacy Concerns
Sunday February 08, 2015 @08:02PM Tracking System Bug Delays SpaceX's DSCOVR Launch
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:58PM Verizon Sells Off Wireline Operations, Blames Net Neutrality Plans
Thursday February 05, 2015 @07:04PM GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:38PM Verizon Dropping Data Rates, But Current Customers Have To Call
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:09PM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:48PM State Television Says Iran Launches New Satellite Into Space
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:44AM Mozilla Dusts Off Old Servers, Lights Up Tor Relays
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:31PM Tour the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum - Part Two (Video)
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:30PM Tour the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum (Video)
Thursday January 29, 2015 @12:07PM Canada Upholds Net Neutrality Rules In Wireless TV Case
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:29AM FCC Fines Verizon For Failing To Investigate Rural Phone Problems
Monday January 26, 2015 @04:11AM For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:28AM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Sunday January 25, 2015 @04:47PM A Call That Made History, 100 Years Ago Today
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:14PM Twitter Moves To Curb Instagram Links
Saturday January 24, 2015 @05:52PM OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:26PM WhatsApp vs. WhatsApp Plus Fight Gets Ugly For Users
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @04:56PM TWEETHER Project Promises 10Gbps MmW 92-95GHz Based Wireless Broadband
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:54AM Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:23AM NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:52AM Google Pondering $1 Billion Investment In SpaceX's Satellite Internet
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:36AM Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack
Sunday January 18, 2015 @05:28PM Elon Musk's Proposed Internet-by-Satellite System Could Link With Mars Colonies
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Saturday January 17, 2015 @05:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Saturday January 17, 2015 @01:51PM FCC May Permit Robocalls To Cell Phones -- If They Are Calling a Wrong Number
Saturday January 17, 2015 @10:10AM European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @12:11PM Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:20AM Marriot Back-Pedals On Wireless Blocking
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Monday January 12, 2015 @10:18AM 'Silk Road Reloaded' Launches On a Network More Secret Than Tor
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:20AM Several European Countries Lay Groundwork For Heavier Internet Censorhip
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:10AM Chrome For OS X Catches Up With Safari's Emoji Support
Friday January 09, 2015 @10:41AM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:02AM HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:19PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:01PM Unofficial WhatsApp Library Gets End To End Encryption Before Official Clients
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @01:55PM Gmail Access Starts To Come Back In China, State-Run Paper Blames Google
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:59PM Gmail Reportedly Has Been Blocked In China
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:18AM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Sunday December 28, 2014 @04:54PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Saturday December 27, 2014 @09:39PM 5,200 Days Aboard ISS, and the Surprising Reason the Mission Is Still Worthwhile
Friday December 26, 2014 @07:55PM India Faces Its First Major Net Neutrality Issue
Friday December 26, 2014 @06:10PM Lizard Squad Targets Tor
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Thursday December 25, 2014 @12:39PM Boeing and BlackBerry Making a Self-Destructing Phone
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @11:02PM Texas Instruments Builds New Energy Technology For the Internet of Things
Saturday December 20, 2014 @01:35AM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:23AM Verizon "End-to-End" Encrypted Calling Includes Law Enforcement Backdoor
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:20AM Skype Unveils Preview of Live English-To-Spanish Translator
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:03AM Why Open Source Matters For Sensitive Email
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Thursday December 04, 2014 @02:23PM How the NSA Is Spying On Everyone: More Revelations
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:51AM UK Completes 250km of Undersea Broadband Rollouts
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:40AM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:18AM Google Hopes To One Day Replace Gmail With Inbox
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @01:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Sunday November 30, 2014 @11:54PM Probe Into NSA Activity Reveals Germany Spying On Germans
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @02:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:26AM Cameron Accuses Internet Companies Of Giving Terrorists Safe Haven
Monday November 24, 2014 @06:35PM Class-Action Suit Claims Copyright Enforcement Company Made Harassing Robo-calls
Friday November 21, 2014 @08:20PM Google's Project Loon Can Now Launch Up To 20 Balloons Per Day, Fly 10x Longer
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:29PM Top NSA Official Raised Alarm About Metadata Program In 2009
Friday November 21, 2014 @01:10AM Amnesty International Releases Tool To Combat Government Spyware
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:21AM WhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:12PM Military Laser/Radio Tech Proposed As Alternative To Laying Costly Fiber Cable
Sunday November 16, 2014 @04:56PM Ask Slashdot: Dealing With VoIP Fraud/Phishing Scams?
Saturday November 15, 2014 @10:42AM New Trial Brings Skype to (Some) Browsers
Friday November 14, 2014 @03:26PM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:51PM 81% of Tor Users Can Be De-anonymized By Analysing Router Information
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:47PM SatNOGS Wins the 2014 Hackaday Prize For Satellite Networked Open Ground Station
Monday November 10, 2014 @02:48PM Apple Releases iMessage Deregistration Utility
Friday November 07, 2014 @07:47PM More Tor .Onion Sites May Get Digital Certificates Soon
Thursday November 06, 2014 @08:34PM Australian Post Office Opens Mail Forwarding Warehouse In the USA
Sunday November 02, 2014 @01:41PM Ask Slashdot: How Useful Are DMARC and DKIM?
Friday October 31, 2014 @10:31AM Hungary's Plans For Internet Tax On Hold After Protests
Friday October 31, 2014 @12:58AM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @08:10AM Microsoft Is Bringing WebRTC To Explorer, Eyes Plugin-Free Skype Calls
Monday October 27, 2014 @01:11PM "Police Detector" Monitors Emergency Radio Transmissions
Friday October 24, 2014 @06:45PM AT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards On New iPads
Thursday October 23, 2014 @02:12PM We Need Distributed Social Networks More Than Ello
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @03:36PM Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Saturday October 18, 2014 @02:02PM Snapchat Will Introduce Ads, Attempt To Keep Them Other Than Creepy
Saturday October 18, 2014 @01:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Friday October 17, 2014 @02:41AM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @01:28PM How English Beat German As the Language of Science
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @12:49PM ISPs Violating Net Neutrality To Block Encryption
Monday October 13, 2014 @01:54AM Samsung's Wi-Fi Upgrades Promise Speeds Up to 4.6Gbps
Sunday October 12, 2014 @10:02PM WhatsApp's Next Version To Include VoIP Calls and Recording
Sunday October 12, 2014 @08:52AM Snowden's Tough Advice For Guarding Privacy
Saturday October 11, 2014 @07:58PM More Details On The 3rd-Party Apps That Led to Snapchat Leaks
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:00AM Ask Slashdot: Designing a Telecom Configuration Center?
Thursday October 02, 2014 @04:51PM User Error Is the Primary Weak Point In Tor
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:38AM Facebook To Start Testing Internet-Beaming Drones In 2015
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @10:35AM Google Quietly Nixes Mandatory G+ Integration With Gmail
Sunday September 21, 2014 @12:59PM Wired Profiles John Brooks, the Programmer Behind Ricochet
Thursday September 18, 2014 @05:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Thursday September 18, 2014 @12:47PM Apple Will No Longer Unlock Most iPhones, iPads For Police
Thursday September 18, 2014 @10:35AM US Military Aware Only Belatedly of Chinese Attacks Against Transport Contractor
Thursday September 18, 2014 @08:25AM Scientists Twist Radio Beams To Send Data At 32 Gigabits Per Second
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @11:58AM Tim Cook Says Apple Can't Read Users' Emails, That iCloud Wasn't Hacked
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:27AM Browser To Facilitate Text Browsing In Emergencies
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:13AM A 16-Year-Old Builds a Device To Convert Breath Into Speech
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @10:08AM Chinese City Sets Up "No Cell Phone" Pedestrian Lanes
Friday September 12, 2014 @09:24AM L.A. TV Stations Free Up Some Spectrum For Wireless Broadband
Thursday September 11, 2014 @07:40PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Thursday September 11, 2014 @03:52PM UK Ham Radio Reg Plans To Drop 15 min Callsign Interval and Allow Encryption
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @08:42AM Chinese Man Sues State-Owned Cell Phone Company For Blocking Google
Monday September 01, 2014 @08:46AM Microsoft Shutting Down MSN Messenger After 15 Years of Service
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @04:06PM Intel builds 'world's smallest' 3G modem
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:07AM Securing Networks In the Internet of Things Era
Thursday August 21, 2014 @07:34AM Calif. Court Rules Businesses Must Reimburse Cell Phone Bills
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:11AM Ryan Lackey, Marc Rogers Reveal Inexpensive Tor Router Project At Def Con
Sunday August 10, 2014 @10:39PM Memo to Users: SpamCop Winding Down Webmail Service
Sunday August 10, 2014 @04:08PM Clever Workaround: Visual Cryptography On Austrian Postage Stamps
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:30PM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @11:34AM E-Visits To the Doctor To Top 75 Million In the US, Canada This Year
Friday August 08, 2014 @08:44PM FCC Mandates Text-to-911 From All US Wireless Carriers
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:24PM Skype Reverses Decision To Drop OS X 10.5 Support, Retires Windows Phone 7 App
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:22AM Skype Blocks Customers Using OS-X 10.5.x and Earlier
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @05:01PM Microsoft Tip Leads To Child Porn Arrest In Pennsylvania
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:10PM Gmail Recognizes Addresses Containing Non-Latin Characters
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @04:33PM T-Mobile Smartphones Outlast Competitors' Identical Models
Thursday July 31, 2014 @10:43PM French Provider Free Could Buy US Branch of T-Mobile
Monday July 28, 2014 @03:36AM How Bird Flocks Resemble Liquid Helium
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:26AM Household Robot Jibo Nets Over $1 Million On Indiegogo
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:20AM Private Data On iOS Devices Not So Private After All
Friday July 25, 2014 @07:11PM The Truth About Solar Storms
Thursday July 24, 2014 @08:15AM FCC Reminds ISPs That They Can Be Fined For Lacking Transparency
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:17AM New York Judge OKs Warrant To Search Entire Gmail Account
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:17AM New Toyota Helps You Yell At the Kids
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @11:05AM Time Warner Turns Down Takeover Bid From Rupert Murdoch
Saturday July 12, 2014 @07:27PM New Technology Uses Cellular Towers For Super-Accurate Weather Measurements
Saturday July 12, 2014 @09:00AM Finnish National TV Broadcaster Starts Sending Bitcoin Blockchain
Friday July 11, 2014 @08:09PM O3b Launches Four More Satellites To Bring Internet To 'Other 3 Billion'
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:29AM UK Gov't Plans To Push "Emergency" Surveillance Laws
Thursday July 10, 2014 @08:11AM Tor Project Sued Over a Revenge Porn Business That Used Its Service
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:41AM Australian Police Use Telcos For Cell "Tower Dump" of All Connected Users' Data
Friday July 04, 2014 @07:31AM Employees Staying Away From Internal Corporate Social Networks
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:55PM FCC Proposal To Limit Access To 5725-5850 MHz Band
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:07PM Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:48AM FAA's Ruling On Smartphones During Takeoff Has Had Little Impact

"Consequences, Schmonsequences, as long as I'm rich." -- Looney Tunes, Ali Baba Bunny (1957, Chuck Jones)

 



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