Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Monday January 15, 2018 @11:32PM Democrats Are Just One Vote Shy of Restoring Net Neutrality
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:54PM 'Very High Level of Confidence' Russia Used Kaspersky Software For Devastating NSA Leaks
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:33PM City-Owned Internet Services Offer Cheaper and More Transparent Pricing, Says Harvard Study
Monday January 15, 2018 @09:09AM The Tech Failings of Hawaii's Missile Alert
Saturday January 13, 2018 @08:57PM Ask Slashdot: Is There a Useful Voice-Activated PC?
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:37PM Why the World Only Has Two Words For Tea
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:10PM Snapchat's Big Redesign Bashed In 83 Percent of User Reviews
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:26PM FCC Undoing Rules That Make It Easier For Small ISPs To Compete With Big Telecom
Thursday January 11, 2018 @01:48PM Microsoft Partners with Signal to Bring End-To-End Encryption to Skype
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @05:46PM Future Samsung Phones Will Have a Working FM Radio Chip
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @04:08PM FCC Plan To Lower Broadband Standards Is Met With 'Mobile Only Challenge'
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @07:53PM Rumors Swirl That Secret Zuma Satellite Launched By SpaceX Was Lost
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @07:27PM AT&T and Comcast Finalize Court Victory Over Nashville and Google Fiber
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @04:30PM James Dolan, Co-Creator of SecureDrop, Dead At 36
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:35PM Trump Pushes To Expand High-Speed Internet In Rural America
Monday January 08, 2018 @05:05PM Google Rebrands All Its Payment Solutions As 'Google Pay'
Monday January 08, 2018 @04:10PM Senate Will Force Vote On Overturning Net Neutrality Repeal
Friday January 05, 2018 @05:02PM Why Twitter Hasn't Banned President Trump
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:40PM SoundCloud Refutes Decreasing Audio Quality, Cites Standard Testing
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:21PM Don't Pirate Or We'll Mess With Your Connected Thermostats, Warns East Coast ISP
Friday January 05, 2018 @02:00PM Leading Lobbying Group for Amazon, Facebook, Google and Other Tech Giants is Joining the Legal Battle To Restore Net Neutrality
Friday January 05, 2018 @01:12PM What Happens When States Have Their Own Net Neutrality Rules?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @10:18PM France's President Macron Wants To Block Websites During Elections To Fight 'Fake News'
Thursday January 04, 2018 @07:16PM The FCC Is Preparing To Weaken the Definition of Broadband
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:55PM How Do Americans Define Online Harassment?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:46PM White House Bans Use of Personal Devices From West Wing
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:39AM Asus Is Turning Its Old Routers Into Mesh Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:04PM Ajit Pai Backs Out of Planned CES 2018 Appearance
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:21PM After Beating Cable Lobby, Colorado City Moves Ahead With Muni Broadband
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @05:09PM Yes, Your Amazon Echo Is an Ad Machine
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:34PM Roombas Will Soon Build a Wi-Fi Coverage Map While They Clean
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @09:28AM China's WeChat Denies Storing User Chats
Sunday December 31, 2017 @04:51PM WhatsApp Rings in the New Year with a Global Outage
Saturday December 30, 2017 @02:34PM Germany Orders Amazon To Stop Taking Advantage of People Who Can't Spell 'Birkenstock'
Friday December 29, 2017 @04:47PM Facebook's Uneven Enforcement of Hate Speech Rules Allows Vile Posts To Stay Up
Friday December 29, 2017 @03:56PM How Hotmail Changed Microsoft (and Email) Forever
Friday December 29, 2017 @02:57PM Trump's Website Is Coded With a Broken Server Error Message That Blames Obama
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @11:17AM Postcard From Pyongyang: The Airport Now Has Wi-Fi, Sort of
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:40PM Russia Is Accusing the US of 'Direct Interference' In Its Elections
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @08:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @08:08PM WeChat To Become China's Official Electronic ID System
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:11PM Beware: 'Digmine' Cryptocurrency Bot Is Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @03:44PM The Library of Congress Will Stop Archiving Every Public Tweet On January 1st
Saturday December 23, 2017 @02:09AM SpaceX Rocket Stuns Californians As It Carries 10 Satellites Into Space
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:44PM How To Check If You Interacted With Russian Propaganda On Facebook During the 2016 Election
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:26PM Amazon Acquires Connected Camera and Doorbell Startup 'Blink'
Friday December 22, 2017 @04:21PM Airlines With the Best In-Flight Wi-Fi
Friday December 22, 2017 @02:40PM Comcast May Have Enrolled Thousands in a Near-Worthless Protection Program Without Their Consent
Friday December 22, 2017 @02:24PM Man in China Sentenced To Five Years' Jail For Running VPN
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:44PM Kids In 'Netflix Only' Homes Are Being Saved From 230 Hours of Commercials a Year, Says Report
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:33PM How Facebook's Political Unit Enables the Dark Art of Digital Propaganda
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @06:30PM Dozens of Companies Are Using Facebook To Exclude Older Workers From Job Ads
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @11:29AM The UK Decides 10 Mbps Broadband Should Be a Legal Right
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @08:16PM Republican Lawmaker Introduces Net Neutrality Legislation
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:08PM Russia-Linked Twitter Accounts 'Tried To Divide UK' After Terrorist Attacks
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:49PM The White House Is Temporarily Shutting Down Its Petition Website
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:35PM Your Phone May Send You 'Blue Alerts' To Warn You When Local Police Are In Danger
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @09:16AM Belgium Ends 19th-Century Telegram Service
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:00PM Internal FCC Report Shows Republican Net Neutrality Narrative Is False
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:54PM CDC Director Says No Words Are Actually Banned At the CDC
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:33PM Facebook To Demote Posts That Ask For 'Likes' Or Shares
Monday December 18, 2017 @03:43PM 'There Will Be a [Senate] Vote' To Reinstate Net Neutrality, Schumer Says
Friday December 15, 2017 @03:26PM ISPs Won't Promise To Treat All Traffic Equally After Net Neutrality
Friday December 15, 2017 @03:02PM Canadian Cellphone Bills Are Some of the Highest In the World, Says Report
Friday December 15, 2017 @01:09PM Norway Becomes First Country To Switch Off FM Radio
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:12AM Google Is Using Light Beam Tech To Connect Rural India To the Internet
Friday December 15, 2017 @12:44AM Motherboard and VICE Are Building a Community Internet Network
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:39PM Lawmakers Are Fighting For Net Neutrality
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:22PM PSA: AIM Will Be Discontinued Tomorrow
Thursday December 14, 2017 @03:55PM EFF: Accessing Publicly Available Information On the Internet Is Not a Crime
Thursday December 14, 2017 @01:49PM The Trump Administration Just Voted To Repeal the US Government's Net Neutrality Rules
Thursday December 14, 2017 @03:52AM Star Wars: The Last Jedi Has Critics In Raptures
Thursday December 14, 2017 @02:33AM FCC's Own Chief Technology Officer Warned About Net Neutrality Repeal
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:26PM T-Mobile Is Becoming a Cable Company
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:37PM AT&T Begins Testing High-Speed Internet Over Power Lines
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:26PM Patreon Scraps New Service Fee, Apologizes To Users
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @02:28PM Someone Used Wet String To Get a Broadband Connection
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @08:54AM No Matter What Happens With Net Neutrality, an Open Internet Isn't Going Anywhere, Says Former FCC Chairman
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @08:08AM Net Neutrality Protests Move Online, Yet Big Tech Is Quiet
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:29PM Instagram Will Now Let You Follow Hashtags In Your Main Feed
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:06PM Twitter Officially Launches 'Threads,' a New Feature For Easily Posting Tweetstorms
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:47PM Searchable Database of 1.4 Billion Stolen Credentials Found On Dark Web
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @03:26PM Ajit Pai Offers No Data For Latest Claim That Net Neutrality Hurt Small ISPs
Monday December 11, 2017 @11:44PM 129 Million Americans Can Only Get Internet Service From Companies That Have Violated Net Neutrality
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:20PM France To Ban Mobile Phones In Schools
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:15PM Bitcoin Fees Are Skyrocketing
Monday December 11, 2017 @07:03PM Ask Slashdot: Biggest IT Management Mistakes?
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:59PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On UFO Sightings?
Monday December 11, 2017 @05:37PM FCC Explains How Net Neutrality Will Be Protected Without Net Neutrality Rules
Monday December 11, 2017 @01:41PM Net Neutrality: 'Father Of Internet' Joins Tech Leaders in Condemning Repeal Plan
Monday December 11, 2017 @06:45AM Fired Tech Workers Turn To Chatbots for Counseling
Friday December 08, 2017 @06:17PM Reading Information Aloud To Yourself Improves Memory
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:35PM Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory
Friday December 08, 2017 @11:01AM 'Face Reality! We Need Net Neutrality!' Crowd Chants Across the Country
Thursday December 07, 2017 @05:16PM ISP Disclosures About Data Caps and Fees Eliminated By Net Neutrality Repeal
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @06:44PM Feds Shut Down Allegedly Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Offering
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @05:01PM ISPs and Movie Industry Prepare Canadian Pirate Site Blocking Deal
Monday December 04, 2017 @11:32PM State Board Concedes It Violated Free Speech Rights of Oregon Man Fined For Writing 'I Am An Engineer'
Monday December 04, 2017 @06:18PM Cloudflare's CEO Has a Plan To Never Censor Hate Speech Again
Monday December 04, 2017 @05:59PM Amazon Finally Launches In Australia
Monday December 04, 2017 @05:03PM Not Even Free TV Can Get People To Stop Pirating Movies and TV Shows
Monday December 04, 2017 @04:48PM PayPal Says 1.6 Million Customer Details Stolen In Breach At Canadian Subsidiary
Monday December 04, 2017 @12:02PM Texting Is 25 Years Old
Monday December 04, 2017 @10:43AM Facebook Launches New Messenger App for Young Kids -- What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:40PM Volunteers Around the World Build Surveillance-Free Cellular Network Called 'Sopranica'
Friday December 01, 2017 @06:24PM China's Dark Matter Probe Detects Tantalizing Signal
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:42PM Every iPhone X Is Not Created Equal
Friday December 01, 2017 @03:17PM Was Your Name Stolen To Support Killing Net Neutrality?
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:46PM Vine Co-Founder Dom Hofmann Says He's Working On 'a Follow-Up To Vine'
Thursday November 30, 2017 @06:25PM Russia Wants To Launch Backup DNS System By August 1, 2018
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:34PM Verizon Will Launch 5G Home Internet Access In 2018
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:15PM Australian Man Uses Snack Bags As Faraday Cage To Block Tracking By Employer
Thursday November 30, 2017 @04:32PM Google Bans Apps From Displaying Lock Screen Ads
Thursday November 30, 2017 @10:56AM Google Launches App That Can Help You Track and Conserve Mobile Data
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @07:04PM Coinbase Ordered To Report 14,355 Users To the IRS
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @04:45PM Snapchat Is Becoming the Anti-Facebook
Wednesday November 29, 2017 @02:31PM FCC Chairman Keeps Up Assault on Social Media
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @08:23PM HDMI 2.1 Is Here With 10K and Dynamic HDR Support
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @08:03PM AI Goes Bilingual -- Without a Dictionary
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @05:58PM PSA: Comcast Doesn't Really Support Net Neutrality
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @03:02PM FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Criticizes Companies That Oppose His Efforts To Repeal Net Neutrality Rules
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @07:49AM India's Telecom Regulator Backs Net Neutrality
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:33PM White House Weighs Personal Mobile Phone Ban For Staff
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:24PM iPhone Users Complain About the Word 'It' Autocorrecting To 'I.T' On iOS 11 and Later
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:10PM Facebook Rolls Out AI To Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
Monday November 27, 2017 @01:01PM Justices Ponder Need For Warrant For Cellphone Tower Data
Monday November 27, 2017 @03:21AM Tim Wu: Why the Courts Will Have to Save Net Neutrality
Friday November 24, 2017 @05:37PM AT&T, Comcast Lawsuit Has Nullified a City's Broadband Competition Law
Friday November 24, 2017 @05:28PM More Than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments Were Likely Faked
Friday November 24, 2017 @04:57PM Pornhub Owner May Become the UK's Gatekeeper of Online Porn
Friday November 24, 2017 @01:59PM Google and Apple Order Telegram To Nuke Channel Over Taylor Swift Piracy
Thursday November 23, 2017 @08:58PM Broadband Firms in UK Must Ditch 'Misleading' Speed Ads
Thursday November 23, 2017 @02:56PM Ajit Pai and the FCC Want It To Be Legal for Comcast To Block BitTorrent
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:55PM YouTube To Implement New Guidelines To Protect Minors From Disturbing Content
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:18PM Google Wipes 786 Pirate Sites From Search Results
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:33PM FCC Ignored Your Net Neutrality Comment, Unless You Made a 'Serious' Legal Argument
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:04PM Facebook To Show Users Which Russian Propaganda They Followed
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:55PM How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How To Protect Yourself From It)
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:05PM FCC Will Also Order States To Scrap Plans For Their Own Net Neutrality Laws
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @11:49AM To Save Net Neutrality, We Must Build Our Own Internet
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:35PM Over 400 of the World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke
Sunday November 19, 2017 @08:30PM Net Neutrality is Essentially Unassailable, Argues Billionaire Barry Diller
Friday November 17, 2017 @05:57PM Verizon: No 4G-Level Data Caps For 5G Home Service
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:47PM FCC Approves Next-Gen ATSC 3.0 TV Standard
Thursday November 16, 2017 @07:21PM Detroit's Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:49PM Report Claims That 18 Nation's Elections Were Impacted By Social Engineering Last Year
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:21PM FCC Repeals Decades-Old Rules Blocking Broadcast Media Mergers
Thursday November 16, 2017 @04:06PM Jack Dorsey Responds To Serial Killer Who Found His Victims Through Suicidal Twitter Posts
Thursday November 16, 2017 @03:56PM New EU Consumer Protection Law Contains a Vague Website Blocking Clause
Thursday November 16, 2017 @11:50AM Phone Companies Get New Tools To Block Spam Calls
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:25PM Consumers Are Holding Off On Buying Smart-Home Gadgets Due To Security, Privacy Fears
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @07:50PM Twitter Bans, Removes Verified Status of White Supremacists
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @04:45PM Slashdot Asks: Have You Switched To Firefox 57?
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @04:16PM FCC Plans December Vote To Kill Net Neutrality Rules
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:20PM Pentagon To Make a Big Push Toward Open-Source Software Next Year
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @03:43PM Investigation Finds Security Flaws In 'Connected' Toys
Monday November 13, 2017 @07:15PM Digital Technology Can Help Reinvent Basic Education In Africa
Monday November 13, 2017 @06:19PM Ask Slashdot: Which Software/Devices Are Unusable Without Connecting to the Internet?
Monday November 13, 2017 @01:45PM Verizon, AT&T Announce Plans To Build and Share Hundreds of New Cell Towers
Monday November 13, 2017 @12:52PM Payphones Still Make Millions of Dollars
Thursday November 09, 2017 @08:12PM Alphabet's Project Loon Delivers Internet To 100,000 People In Puerto Rico
Thursday November 09, 2017 @05:47PM YouTube Says It Will Crack Down On Bizarre Videos Targeting Children
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @03:21PM Chrome Update Kills Annoying Redirects and Trick-To-Click Popups
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @07:39PM Google To Add Restaurant Wait Times To Google Search, Maps
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @04:29PM Twitter Officially Expands Its Character Count To 280 Starting Today
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @02:27PM How Cloudflare Uses Lava Lamps To Encrypt the Internet
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:29PM Sleep Deprivation Disrupts Brain-Cell Communication, Study Finds
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:06PM Twitter Exploit Let Two Pranksters Post 30,000-Character Tweet
Monday November 06, 2017 @02:54PM Comcast's Xfinity Internet Service Is Down Across the US [Update]
Monday November 06, 2017 @11:01AM Afghanistan Clarifies It Will Not Block WhatsApp, Telegram
Sunday November 05, 2017 @04:22PM Failure of Sprint/T-Mobile Merger Means a Missed Chance To Save $30B
Friday November 03, 2017 @05:11PM Chelsea Manning Archivist Excludes Hacktivist Jailed By Carmen Ortiz From Aaron Swartz Day
Thursday November 02, 2017 @02:50PM Google Explains Tuesday's Drive, Docs Bug That Marked Some Files As Violating Terms of Service
Thursday November 02, 2017 @12:48AM The Mobile Internet Is the Internet
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @05:31PM Scientists Prove Emoticons Are Not Universally Understood
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @04:04PM AT&T Admits Defeat In Lawsuit It Filed To Stall Google Fiber
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @03:26PM CIA Releases 321GB of Bin Laden's Digital Library
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @02:10PM Government Won't Pursue Talking Car Mandate
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @05:05PM MIT Researchers Trained AI To Write Horror Stories Based On 140,000 Reddit Posts
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @04:58PM Verizon Wants To Ban States From Protecting Your Privacy
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @03:25PM Vendor Tracks LinkedIn Profile Changes To Alert Client Employers
Monday October 30, 2017 @07:05PM Facebook Says 126 Million Americans May Have Seen Russia-Linked Political Posts
Monday October 30, 2017 @06:56PM Algorithm Can Identify Suicidal People Using Brain Scans
Monday October 30, 2017 @03:46PM SpaceX Lands the 13th Falcon 9 Rocket of the Year In Flames
Friday October 27, 2017 @04:20PM YouTube Is Fighting the 'Adpocalypse' With a Less Trigger-Happy Flagging System
Friday October 27, 2017 @03:42PM EA Shuts Down Fan-Run Servers For Older Battlefield Games
Friday October 27, 2017 @03:07PM The New York Times Launches Tor Onion Service To Overcome Censorship, Ensure Privacy
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:54PM Critical Flaws In Maritime Communications System Could Endanger Entire Ships
Thursday October 26, 2017 @04:48PM Reddit Conducts Wide-Ranging Purge of Offensive Subreddits
Thursday October 26, 2017 @03:22PM Twitter Says It Overstated Monthly-User Figures For 3 Years
Thursday October 26, 2017 @09:50AM San Francisco Just Took a Huge Step Toward Internet Utopia
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @06:34PM Google's Sentiment Analyzer Thinks Being Gay Is Bad
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:09PM FCC To Loosen TV, Newspaper Ownership Rules
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @04:01PM Justice Department Demands Five Twitter Users' Personal Info Over an Emoji
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @03:16PM Verizon Will Stop Throttling Video On Unlimited Plans If You Pay An Extra $10 Per Month
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @07:47PM DUHK Crypto Attack Recovers Encryption Keys, Exposes VPN Connections
Tuesday October 24, 2017 @07:40PM FCC Ends Decades-Old Rule Designed To Keep TV, Radio Under Local Control