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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
Thursday July 03, 2014 @09:06AM Goldman Sachs Demands Google Unsend One of Its E-mails
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @03:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:26PM Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Thursday June 26, 2014 @04:28PM Germany Scores First: Ends Verizon Contract Over NSA Concerns
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @09:18AM Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones
Saturday June 21, 2014 @07:14AM SpaceX's Friday Launch Scrubbed
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:34PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:49PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Monday June 16, 2014 @09:48PM Time Warner Sells Telecom Business to Level 3
Monday June 16, 2014 @09:29PM Alternative Uses For an Old Satellite Dish?
Monday June 16, 2014 @06:30PM Atlantic Crossing By Amateur Radio High Altitude Balloon

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.

 



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