Slashdot Items Tagged "software"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 25, 2018 @03:18AM Apple Blocks Steam's Plan To Extend Its Video Games To iPhones
Thursday May 24, 2018 @08:06PM Facebook Accused of Conducting Mass Surveillance Through Its Apps
Thursday May 24, 2018 @04:13PM Some Low-Cost Android Phones Shipped With Malware Built In
Thursday May 24, 2018 @11:02AM Pornhub Launches VPNhub, Its Own Virtual Private Network App
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @01:36AM Microsoft Also Has An AI Bot That Makes Phone Calls To Humans
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @09:14PM FBI Repeatedly Overstated Encryption Threat Figures To Congress, Public
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @05:44PM Razer Slims Down Blade, Debuts MacOS-Compatible eGPU Enclosure
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @01:27PM The Percentage of Open Source Code in Proprietary Apps is Rising
Monday May 21, 2018 @05:40PM Google and Microsoft Disclose New CPU Flaw, and the Fix Can Slow Machines Down
Sunday May 20, 2018 @04:21PM New Toronto Declaration Calls On Algorithms To Respect Human Rights
Sunday May 20, 2018 @03:16PM 'TeenSafe' Phone Monitoring App Leaked Thousands of User Passwords
Saturday May 19, 2018 @11:29PM Tesla Releases Some of Its Software To Comply With Open-Source Licenses
Saturday May 19, 2018 @07:48PM Popular 'Gboard' Keyboard App Has Had a Broken Spell Checker For Months
Friday May 18, 2018 @08:15PM In Virtual Reality, How Much Body Do You Need?
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:55PM New Spectre Attack Can Reveal Firmware Secrets
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:32PM RedDawn Android Malware Is Harvesting Personal Data of North Korean Defectors
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:06PM Google's Duplex AI Robot Will Warn That Calls Are Recorded
Friday May 18, 2018 @01:35PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Sophisticated Piece of Software Ever Written?
Thursday May 17, 2018 @06:32PM With Steam Link App, Your Smartphone Can Be An Imperfect Gaming Monitor
Thursday May 17, 2018 @06:05PM Microsoft Announces Xbox Adaptive Controller For Players With Disabilities
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:11PM Cell Phone Tracking Firm Exposed Millions of Americans' Real-time Locations
Thursday May 17, 2018 @03:41AM YouTube Unveils New Streaming Service 'YouTube Music,' Rebrands YouTube Red
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @04:47PM Cops Will Soon ID You Via Your Roof Rack
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @04:25PM Google Chrome No Longer Breaks Web Games, But the Fix Won't Last
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @02:43PM Rollout of Windows 10 April Update Halted For Devices With Intel and Toshiba SSDs
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:55PM YouTube Might Finally Get An Incognito Mode
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:39PM Facebook Faulted By Judge For 'Troubling Theme' In Privacy Case
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:25PM Lenovo Teases a True All-Screen Smartphone With No Notch
Monday May 14, 2018 @06:46PM Slashdot Asks: Which Is Your Favorite Email Client?
Monday May 14, 2018 @04:29PM AMD Integrates Ryzen PRO and Radeon Vega Graphics In Next-Gen APUs
Saturday May 12, 2018 @05:40PM Malware Found In the Ubuntu Snap Store
Saturday May 12, 2018 @05:34PM AI Systems Should Debate Each Other To Prove Themselves, Says OpenAI
Saturday May 12, 2018 @02:43PM One Year After WannaCry, EternalBlue Exploit Is Bigger Than Ever
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:58PM Carnegie Mellon Launches Undergraduate Degree In AI
Friday May 11, 2018 @09:46PM Microsoft To Replace Surface Pro 4 Tablets Affected By Screen Flickering
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:26PM Microsoft Turned Customers Against the Skype Brand
Friday May 11, 2018 @02:57PM 'Father of GPS' Receives the IEEE Medal of Honor
Friday May 11, 2018 @02:45PM AI Trained To Navigate Develops Brain-Like Location Tracking
Thursday May 10, 2018 @08:09PM Should Calls From Google's 'Duplex' System Include Initial Warning Announcements?
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @06:08PM Apple Cracking Down On Apps That Send Location Data To Third Parties
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @04:35PM Google Announces 8x Faster TPU 3.0 For AI, Machine Learning
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @04:15PM In Blocking Autoplay Videos, Chrome Is Breaking Many Web-Based Games
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @06:06PM A Smart Doorbell Company Is Working With Cops To Report 'Suspicious' People, Activities
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @05:49PM Windows Notepad Finally Supports Unix, Mac OS Line Endings
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @05:06PM You Can Now Run Linux Apps On Chrome OS
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:57PM Google Assistant Will Call Businesses For You Via 'Duplex'
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:41PM Google Maps Is Getting AR Directions, Recommendation Features
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @04:23PM Gmail's 'Smart Compose' Feature Will Write Emails For You
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @03:50PM Google Details New Android P Features, Including iPhone X-Like Gesture Controls
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @03:35PM iOS 11.4 Disables Lightning Connector After 7 Days, Limiting Law Enforcement Access
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @01:12PM Ubuntu Considering an HTML5-Based OS Installer
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @01:17AM Nintendo Switch Online Service Will Launch With 20 NES Games, Cloud Saves, More
Monday May 07, 2018 @07:17PM Apple's iMac Turns 20 Years Old
Monday May 07, 2018 @07:00PM Edge Computing: Explained
Monday May 07, 2018 @05:45PM MIT Invented a Tool That Allows Driverless Cars To Navigate Rural Roads Without a Map
Monday May 07, 2018 @04:54PM Microsoft Is Moving Kinect to the Cloud
Monday May 07, 2018 @04:47PM UK Police Say 92 Percent False Positive Facial Recognition Is No Big Deal
Monday May 07, 2018 @02:34PM Uber Vehicle Saw But Ignored Woman It Struck, Report Says
Monday May 07, 2018 @12:22PM Google Says Android Things is Finally Ready For Smart Devices
Sunday May 06, 2018 @02:29PM Ticketmaster Hopes To Speed Up Event Access By Scanning Your Face
Saturday May 05, 2018 @05:19PM Devices Supporting Google Assistant Have More Than Tripled In Last Four Months
Saturday May 05, 2018 @05:07PM Chinese Government Is Behind a Decade of Hacks On Software Companies, Says Report
Friday May 04, 2018 @09:30PM Nvidia Shuts Down Its GeForce Partner Program, Citing Misinformation
Friday May 04, 2018 @06:45PM Sorry Elon Musk, There's No Clear Evidence Autopilot Saves Lives
Friday May 04, 2018 @05:40PM Gmail's 'Self-Destruct' Feature Will Probably Be Used To Illegally Destroy Government Records
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:56PM Abbott Addresses Life-Threatening Flaw In a Half-Million Pacemakers
Friday May 04, 2018 @02:15AM Windows 10 Is Finally Getting An Improved Screenshot Tool
Thursday May 03, 2018 @09:08PM China's Bungled Drone Display Breaks World Record
Thursday May 03, 2018 @06:45PM Google Says Chrome Blocks 'About Half' of Unwanted Autoplays
Thursday May 03, 2018 @05:06PM Google Releases Open Source Framework For Building 'Enclaved' Apps For Cloud
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @11:22PM Ask Slashdot: Any Idiosyncrasies of the New Windows 10 April 2018 Update?
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @06:48PM Hacktivists, Tech Giants Protest Georgia's 'Hack-Back' Bill
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @06:24PM Facebook's Open-Source Go Bot Can Now Beat Professional Players
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @05:42PM The Longest Straight Path You Could Travel On Water Without Hitting Land
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @05:25PM Google Is Building a Secret Social-Gaming Startup Called Arcade
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @05:14PM Ask Slashdot: What Should I Study?
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:12PM Mobile Gaming Cements Its Dominance, Takes Majority of Worldwide Sales
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:04PM North Korean Antivirus Software Uses Decade Old Pirated Scan Engine
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @02:30AM Facebook Brags That Messenger Has 300,000 Business Bots
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @02:13AM GitHub Accidentally Exposes Some Plaintext Passwords In Its Internal Logs
Monday April 30, 2018 @07:19PM The Smithsonian's New Tour Guide Is a Robot
Monday April 30, 2018 @06:33PM AI Is Being Used To Predict Gambling Behavior
Friday April 27, 2018 @10:33PM You Could Be Flirting On Dating Apps With Paid Impersonators
Friday April 27, 2018 @04:51PM Google Assistant Is Smarter Than Alexa, Study Finds
Friday April 27, 2018 @03:24PM Bookmark Syncing Service Xmarks Closes For Good On May 1
Thursday April 26, 2018 @07:52PM Parents Can Now Limit YouTube Kids To Human-Reviewed Channels and Recommendations
Thursday April 26, 2018 @05:35PM iTunes Now Available From the Microsoft Store For Windows 10
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @09:27PM Belgium Declares Video Game Loot Boxes Gambling and Therefore Illegal
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @09:04PM iOS 11.3.1 Fixes Bug Where Third-Party Screen Repairs Made iPhone 8 Touchscreens Stop Working
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @05:42PM Slashdot Asks: How Do You Like the New Gmail UI?
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @05:00PM Medicare To Require Hospitals To Post Prices Online
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @10:49PM Instagram Launches 'Data Download' Tool To Let You Leave
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @06:13PM Xbox One April Update Rolling Out With Low-Latency Mode, FreeSync, and 1440p Support; 120Hz Support Coming In May Update
Monday April 23, 2018 @07:00PM YouTube Says Computers Helped It Pull Down Millions of Objectionable Videos Last Quarter
Monday April 23, 2018 @06:20PM Microsoft Readies Windows 10 April Update With New Features and Enhancements
Monday April 23, 2018 @06:12PM The 'Unpatchable' Exploit That Makes Every Current Nintendo Switch Hackable
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:25PM Surface Phone Speculation Spurred By New Phone APIs In Windows
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:00PM Mosaic, the First HTML Browser That Could Display Images Alongside Text, Turns 25
Monday April 23, 2018 @04:28PM Algorithm Automatically Spots 'Face Swaps' In Videos
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:52PM Are Widescreen Laptops Dumb?
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:33AM Google's AR Microscope Quickly Highlights Cancer Cells
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:22AM Dutch Study Finds Some Video Game Loot Boxes Broke the Law
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:05AM Apple Open Sources FoundationDB
Sunday April 22, 2018 @12:58AM Your Next Job Interview Could Be With a Racist Bot
Friday April 20, 2018 @09:56PM AMD Wants To Hear From GPU Resellers and Partners Bullied By Nvidia
Friday April 20, 2018 @08:39PM New iPhone SE Could Launch In May With Touch ID and A10 Fusion, Without 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Friday April 20, 2018 @07:58PM AI Will Wipe Out Half the Banking Jobs In a Decade, Experts Say
Friday April 20, 2018 @05:31PM Engineers Are Leaving America For Canada
Friday April 20, 2018 @04:35PM Facebook Starts Its Facial Recognition Push To Europeans
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:42PM Google Is 'Pausing' Work On Allo In Favor 'Chat,' An RCS-Based Messaging Standard
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:10PM ZTE Exports Ban May Mean No Google Apps, a Death Sentence For Its Smartphones
Thursday April 19, 2018 @06:12PM LA Councilman Asks City Attorney To 'Review Possible Legal Action' Against Waze
Thursday April 19, 2018 @04:27PM New Alexa Blueprints Let Users Make Custom Skills Without Knowing Any Code
Thursday April 19, 2018 @03:03PM FDA Wants Medical Devices To Have Mandatory Built-In Update Mechanisms
Thursday April 19, 2018 @12:27AM Scientists Create Robots That Can Assemble IKEA Furniture For You
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @08:01PM German ICO Savedroid Pulls Exit Scam After Raising $50 Million
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @04:58PM Facebook To Design Its Own Processors For Hardware Devices, AI Software, and Servers
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @04:45PM Autonomous Boats Will Be On the Market Sooner Than Self-Driving Cars
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @12:10AM Chrome 66 Arrives With Autoplaying Content Blocked By Default
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @04:46PM Selling Full Autonomy Before It's Ready Could Backfire For Tesla
Monday April 16, 2018 @07:44PM Microsoft Built Its Own Custom Linux Kernel For Its New IoT Service
Monday April 16, 2018 @04:59PM ReactOS 0.4.8 Released
Sunday April 15, 2018 @08:11AM Microsoft Windows 10 Gains Linux/WSL Console Copy and Paste Functionality
Friday April 13, 2018 @07:32PM YouTube Is Littered With Mass-Produced Videos Made By Automated Bots
Friday April 13, 2018 @05:15PM Google Works Out a Fascinating, Slightly Scary Way For AI To Isolate Voices In a Crowd
Friday April 13, 2018 @04:55PM Google Appears To Be Testing iPhone X-Style Gesture Navigation In Android P
Friday April 13, 2018 @11:57AM Telegram is Riddled With Tens of Thousands of Piracy Channels; Apple and Google Have Ignored Requests From Creators To Take Action
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:50PM Firefox 11.0 For iOS Arrives With Tracking Protection On By Default
Thursday April 12, 2018 @10:05AM Apple Starts Alerting Users That It Will End 32-Bit App Support On the Mac
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:59PM FDA Approves AI-Powered Software To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:47PM New Navigation App 'Live Roads' Promises 1.5m-Accuracy With Standard Cellphone Hardware
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 @06:46PM Tesla Issues Strongest Statement Yet Blaming Driver For Deadly Autopilot Crash
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @06:01PM 'Fuchsia Is Not Linux': Google Publishes Documentation Explaining Their New OS
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @04:19PM Instagram Will Soon Let You Download a Copy of Your Data
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:02AM Steam Spy Announces It's Shutting Down, Blames Valve's New Privacy Settings
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:41PM How Much VR User Data Is Oculus Giving To Facebook?
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:14PM Recent iOS Update Kills Functionality On iPhone 8s Repaired With Aftermarket Screens
Monday April 09, 2018 @03:52PM Microsoft Open-Sources Original File Manager From the 1990s So It Can Run On Windows 10
Sunday April 08, 2018 @07:44PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Stream/Capture Video?
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:33PM Is Microsoft Trying To Make Windows 10 Mail Worse?
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:14PM 'Big Brother' In India Requires Fingerprint Scans For Food, Phones, Finances
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:05PM Ask Slashdot: Do You Miss Windows Phone?
Friday April 06, 2018 @07:29PM Number of Apps In App Store Declined For the First Time Last Year
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:37PM Best Buy Warns of Data Breach
Thursday April 05, 2018 @05:03PM EFF: Google Should Not Help the US Military Build Unaccountable AI Systems
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:50PM Microsoft Will Bring 64-Bit App Support To ARM-Based PCs In May
Thursday April 05, 2018 @04:12PM There's Growing Evidence Tesla's Autopilot Handles Lane Dividers Poorly
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @06:49PM Microsoft Touts Breakthrough In Making Chatbots More Conversational
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @05:55PM Facebook Is Changing the Way It Stores Call, Text History
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @04:45PM Facebook's Privacy Fixes Have Broken Tinder
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @02:15AM Latest macOS Update Disables DisplayLink, Rendering Thousands of Monitors Dead
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:50PM Facebook CEO Says Not Planning To Extend European Privacy Law Globally
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:39PM Apple Hires Google's AI Chief
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:24PM Swedes Turn Against Cashlessness
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @05:17PM Facebook Blames a 'Bug' For Not Deleting Your Seemingly Deleted Videos
Monday April 02, 2018 @08:36PM Valve Removes Steam Machines From Its Home Page
Monday April 02, 2018 @08:09PM Instagram Suddenly Chokes Off Developers As Facebook Chases Privacy
Monday April 02, 2018 @07:26PM Panerabread.com Leaks Millions of Customers Records
Monday April 02, 2018 @06:43PM Military Documents Reveal How the US Army Plans To Deploy AI In Future Wars
Monday April 02, 2018 @05:38PM Gay Dating App Grindr Is Letting Other Companies See User HIV Status, Location Data
Monday April 02, 2018 @03:54PM OpenBSD 6.3 Released
Sunday April 01, 2018 @05:05PM Software Bug Behind Biggest Telephony Outage In US History
Saturday March 31, 2018 @07:51PM Software Bug Behind Biggest Telephony Outage in US History
Saturday March 31, 2018 @01:20AM Tesla Says Autopilot Was Engaged During Fatal Model X Crash
Saturday March 31, 2018 @01:10AM Google Is Shutting Down Its Goo.gl URL Shortening Service
Friday March 30, 2018 @09:11PM AI Predicts Your Lifespan Using Activity Tracking Apps
Friday March 30, 2018 @09:00PM Adobe Is Helping Some 60 Companies Track People Across Devices
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @07:24PM Verizon Plans To Launch a Palm Smartphone Later This Year
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @07:02PM New Deep-Learning Software Knows How To Make Desired Organic Molecules
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @05:00PM VR Researchers Manipulate Human Visual System To Create An Infinite Corridor In a Fixed Space
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:21PM Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' From Skype, Xbox, Office and Other Services
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @03:59PM Google Launches More Realistic Text-To-Speech Service Powered By DeepMind's AI
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @10:10AM Software Glitch Robs Formula 1 World Champ of Season's First Win
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:17AM Jaywalkers Under Surveillance In China Will Soon Be Punished Via Text Messages
Monday March 26, 2018 @07:22PM Facebook Acknowledges It Has Been Keeping Records of Android Users' Calls, Texts
Monday March 26, 2018 @06:21PM Google Starts Blocking 'Uncertified' Android Devices From Logging In
Monday March 26, 2018 @05:26PM Few Countries Will Benefit From the AI Revolution
Sunday March 25, 2018 @10:38PM State Department Seemingly Buys $15,000 iPhone Cracking Tech GrayKey
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:50PM Ask Slashdot: Can FOSS Help In the Fight Against Climate Change?
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:53AM Steve Jobs Tried To Warn Mark Zuckerberg About Privacy In 2010
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:52AM Waymo CEO Expresses Confidence Its Cars Wouldn't Have Killed Elaine Herzberg
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:38AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:28AM Justice Department Revives Push To Mandate a Way To Unlock Phones
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:06AM Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data For Years From Android Phones
Friday March 23, 2018 @07:04PM Spotify Says 2 Million Users Hacked Apps To Suppress Ads On Its Free Service
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:52PM Apple To Unveil a Cheaper iPad Next Week At Its Educational Event
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:17PM Some Galaxy S9/S9+ Units Have Large Dead Zones On the Touchscreen
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:11PM KeepVid Site No Longer Allows Users To 'Keep' Videos
Thursday March 22, 2018 @05:44PM Experts Say Video of Uber's Self-Driving Car Killing a Pedestrian Suggests Its Technology May Have Failed
Thursday March 22, 2018 @05:14PM Instagram Will Show More Recent Posts Due To Algorithm Backlash
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:40PM Atlanta City Government Systems Down Due To Ransomware Attack
Thursday March 22, 2018 @03:59PM New R2D2 Technique Protects Files Against Wiper Malware, Secure Delete Apps
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @07:00PM Google Is Buying Innovative Camera Startup Lytro For $40 Million
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @06:02PM Ask Slashdot: Were Developments In Technology More Exciting 30 Years Ago?
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:38PM AI Can Diagnose Prostate Cancer As Well As a Pathologist
Monday March 19, 2018 @05:24PM Magic Leap Lifts the Curtains (A Little)
Sunday March 18, 2018 @04:00AM The Road to Deep Decarbonization
Saturday March 17, 2018 @12:39AM Vim Beats Emacs in 'Linux Journal' Reader Survey