Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Saturday April 29, 2017 @01:18AM Stray WiFi Signals Could Let Spies See Inside Closed Rooms
Friday April 28, 2017 @08:34PM Breakthrough in Alphabet's Balloon-Based Internet Project Means It Might Actually Work
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:20PM Amazon's Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch
Thursday April 27, 2017 @08:13PM Apple Patent Hints At Wirelessly Charging Your iPhone Via Wi-Fi Routers
Thursday April 27, 2017 @06:04PM AT&T To Roll Out 5G Network That's Not Actually 5G
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:41PM Kill Net Neutrality and You'll Kill Us, Say 800 US Startups
Thursday April 27, 2017 @03:52PM Apple Is In Talks To Launch Its Own Venmo
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @07:12PM Chinese, European Space Agencies In Talks To Build a Moon Base
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:29PM Oregon Fines Man For Writing a Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer'
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:09PM Facebook Shows Related Articles and Fact Checkers Before You Open Links
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:54PM AT&T Brings Fiber To Rich Areas While the Rest Are Stuck On DSL, Study Finds
Monday April 24, 2017 @07:16PM Uber Gets Sued Over Alleged 'Hell' Program To Track Lyft Drivers
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:23PM Square Said To Acquire Team From Struggling Social App Yik Yak
Monday April 24, 2017 @04:48PM How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All
Monday April 24, 2017 @04:27PM Verizon's $70 Gigabit Internet Is Half the Price of Older 750Mbps Tier
Saturday April 22, 2017 @05:07PM Verizon.net 'Gets Out Of The Email Business'
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:33AM Trump's FCC Votes To Allow Broadband Rate Hikes Will Deprive More Public Schools From Getting Internet Access
Friday April 21, 2017 @10:00AM Inside Elon Musk's New Company Neuralink Which Aims To Fight Brain Conditions And Help Humanity Survive in the Age of AI
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:04PM Canada Rules To Uphold Net Neutrality
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @06:58PM Navy, Marines Prohibit Sharing Nude Photos In Wake of a Facebook Scandal
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:29PM Microsoft's Skype Is Most Used Messaging Service For Cyber Criminals, Study Finds
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @04:15PM Pirate Bay Founder Launches Anonymous Domain Registration Service
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:58PM New York Plans To Force Uber To Add Tipping Option
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:02PM Trump Administration Kills Open.Gov, Will Not Release White House Visitor Logs
Sunday April 16, 2017 @12:31AM Embarrassing Ex-Employee Complaint Against Snapchat Unsealed
Friday April 14, 2017 @11:26AM Virgin Media Starts Turning Customer Routers Into Public Wi-Fi Hotspots
Thursday April 13, 2017 @02:00PM T-Mobile Spends $8 Billion as Big Winner of FCC Auction
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:15PM Broadcasters Put New Ad-Skipping Restrictions On YouTube TV
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @11:45PM Tennessee Could Give Taxpayers America's Fastest Internet For Free, But It Gave Comcast and AT&T $45 Million Instead
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:41PM Twitter Allegedly Deleting Negative Tweets About United Airlines' Passenger Abuse
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:05PM Google Ruins the Assistant's Shopping List, Turns It Into a Big Google Express Ad
Monday April 10, 2017 @07:31PM McDonald's Is Now Accepting Snapchats As Job Applications
Monday April 10, 2017 @05:29PM DMCA 'Safe Harbor' Up In the Air For Online Sites That Use Moderators
Monday April 10, 2017 @05:08PM Americans Support Letting Cities Build Their Own Broadband Networks, Pew Finds
Monday April 10, 2017 @03:57PM FCC Kills Plan To Allow Mobile Phone Conversations On Flights
Saturday April 08, 2017 @11:02PM US Hacker Sets Off 156 Sirens At Midnight
Saturday April 08, 2017 @10:09PM Die-Hard Sysops Are Resurrecting BBS's From The 1980s
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:27PM Twitter Sues US Government Over Attempt To Unmask Anti-Trump Account
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:16PM New Destructive Malware Intentionally Bricks IoT Devices
Thursday April 06, 2017 @02:48PM Facebook Messenger Now Analyzes Your Chats To Give You Recommendations
Thursday April 06, 2017 @09:46AM Comcast Launches New Wireless Service, Xfinity Mobile
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @07:44PM Android Devices Can Be Fatally Hacked By Malicious Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:13PM YouTube Launches 'YouTube TV' In Select Markets
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @01:11PM FCC's Ajit Pai Says Broadband Market Too Competitive For Strict Privacy Rules
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @12:20AM Spotify Premium Users Will Get Some Albums Two Weeks Before Free Users
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @05:03PM Former Snapchat Employee Presses To Unseal Allegedly Doctored Usage Statistics
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:00PM IoT Garage Door Opener Maker Bricks Customer's Product After Bad Review
Monday April 03, 2017 @06:20PM Verizon Is Rebranding Yahoo, AOL As 'Oath'
Monday April 03, 2017 @05:02PM FCC Limits Order On Charter Extending Broadband Service
Monday April 03, 2017 @04:02PM Amazon Launches Amazon Cash, a Way To Shop Its Site Without a Bank Card
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM Verizon, AT&T, Comcast Say They Will Not Sell Customer Browsing Histories
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:09AM USB Canary Sends An SMS When Someone Tinkers With Your USB Ports
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:47PM Comcast Launches Contract-Free Xfinity Prepaid Internet Service
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:25PM AT&T Receives $6.5 Billion To Build Wireless Network For First Responders
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:52PM Twitter Will No Longer Count Usernames Against a Tweet's 140-Character Limit
Thursday March 30, 2017 @02:41PM Publish Georgia's State Laws, You'll Get Sued For Copyright and Lose
Thursday March 30, 2017 @12:59PM Britain Wants Tech Firms to Tackle Extremism
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @06:08PM Jeff Bezos Is Now the World's Second Richest Person
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @06:03PM FCC To Halt Expansion of Broadband Subsidies For Poor People
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:18PM About 90% of Smart TVs Vulnerable To Remote Hacking Via Rogue TV Signals
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @11:08AM Yes, You've Still Got Mail
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @08:02PM NASA Launches Massive Digital Library For Space Video, Photos and Audio
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:29PM Google Launches New Website To Showcase Its Open Source Projects and Processes
Friday March 24, 2017 @04:29PM Judge: eBay Can't Be Sued Over Seller Accused of Patent Infringement
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:20PM T-Mobile Kicks Off Industry Robocall War With Network-Level Blocking and ID Tools
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:13PM The Days of Google Talk Are Over
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:04PM YouTube Loses Major Advertisers Over Offensive Videos
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:49PM Canada To Tax Ride-Sharing Providers Like Uber
Thursday March 23, 2017 @01:37PM Senate Votes To Kill FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @07:10PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @05:31PM W3C Erects DRM As Web Standard
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:49AM Reddit To Transform Into a Social Network With New Profile Pages
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @07:30PM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:35PM Google Cancels Some Fiber Internet Installations in Kansas City
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:21PM After Years Waiting For Google Fiber, KC Residents Get Cancellation Emails
Monday March 20, 2017 @03:15PM Hundreds of Cisco Switches Vulnerable To Flaw Found in WikiLeaks Files
Monday March 20, 2017 @11:31AM Qualcomm's New Processor Brings 4G To Feature Phones As Company Eyes Growth in Developing Markets
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:12PM CBS Reports 'Suspicious' Cell Phone Tower Activity In Washington DC
Friday March 17, 2017 @11:23PM Could We Eliminate Spam With DMARC?
Friday March 17, 2017 @09:48PM Southwest Airlines Is Doing Away With Pneumatic Tubes, Paper Tickets
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:20PM YouTube To Discontinue Video Annotations Because They Never Worked On Mobile
Friday March 17, 2017 @03:53PM Netflix Replacing Star Ratings With Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:15PM Google's Allo App Can Reveal To Your Friends What You've Searched
Thursday March 16, 2017 @03:54PM DirecTV Admits Screwing Up Regional Sports Fees, Starts Issuing Credits
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:36AM Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing?
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:22PM GitLab Acquires Software Chat Startup Gitter, Will Open-Source the Code
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:09PM Court Orders ISP To Hand Identities Behind 5,300 IP Addresses To Copyright Trolls
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @06:44PM Uber Is Using In-App Podcasts To Dissuade Seattle Drivers From Unionizing
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @05:25PM You Can Now Send, Request Money In Gmail On Android
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:49PM Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Allegedly Used Email Alias As Exxon CEO
Monday March 13, 2017 @07:59PM NYC Sues Verizon For Breaking Promise To Make FiOS Available To All Residents
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:38PM Facebook and Instagram Ban Developers From Using Data For Surveillance
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:54PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Solve the Instant Messaging Problem?
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:17PM Blogger Wins Libel Damages Over Columnist's Tweets
Thursday March 09, 2017 @11:33PM Verizon Wireless Wades Right Back Into the Net Neutrality Debate With Fios Deal
Thursday March 09, 2017 @08:35PM Google's reCAPTCHA Turns 'Invisible,' Will Separate Bots From People Without Challenges
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:31PM EU Court Sets Limit On 'Right To Be Forgotten' In Company Registers
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:12PM Nearly 200,000 Wi-Fi Cameras Are Open To Hacking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @04:46PM T-Mobile Raises Deprioritization Threshold To 30GB
Thursday March 09, 2017 @03:20PM Google Hangouts' New Features Make Work Meetings Slightly Less Annoying
Thursday March 09, 2017 @02:56AM FCC Investigating Coast-To-Coast 911 Outage For AT&T Wireless Users
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @05:02PM Ask Slashdot: Should You Use Password Managers?
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:20AM Google AMP Is Rolling Out For 1 Billion People In Asia-Pacific Region
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @01:11AM The Dark Web Has Shrunk By 85%
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @07:13PM Americans Are Having Less Sex Than 20 Years Ago, Study Finds
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:57PM Developer Proclaims Death of Cyberfox Web Browser
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:24PM WikiLeaks CIA Files: The 6 Biggest Spying Secrets Revealed By the Release of 'Vault 7'
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @04:40PM Trump Renominates Ajit Pai For Five More Years at the FCC
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:37PM Sprint 'Betting Big On Trump,' Could Merge With T-Mobile Or Comcast
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:06PM University of California, Berkeley, To Delete Publicly Available Educational Content
Sunday March 05, 2017 @09:28PM Sprint Wins $140M Verdict Against Time Warner Cable For Infringing VoIP Patents
Saturday March 04, 2017 @06:11PM New Technique Turns Random Objects Into FM Radio Stations
Friday March 03, 2017 @11:50PM Microsoft Finally Releases A Beta Version of Skype For Linux
Friday March 03, 2017 @09:56PM Curated Advertising Is Coming To Highway Billboards
Friday March 03, 2017 @08:41PM FCC Chair Wants Carriers To Block Robocalls From Spoofed Numbers
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:38PM Snapchat Wanted $150K To Not Run NRA Ads On Gun Control Group Videos
Friday March 03, 2017 @12:46AM Mike Pence Used His AOL Email For Indiana State Business -- and It Got Hacked
Thursday March 02, 2017 @11:06AM Chevrolet To Offer Unlimited Data Plan With Cars
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @09:26PM Yahoo Says Forged Cookie Attack Accessed About 32 Million Accounts
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @07:49PM Marissa Mayer Is Giving Yahoo Employees Her Annual Bonus To Make Up For Massive Hacks
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:30PM IBM Gets a Patent On 'Out-of-Office' Email Messages -- In 2017
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:04PM White House Supports Renewal of Spy Law Without Reforms
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @01:53AM AOL Is Cutting Off Third-Party App Access To AIM
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @07:32PM A New Video Shows Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Arguing With a Driver Over Fares
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:41PM YouTube Unveils YouTube TV, Its Live TV Streaming Service
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:34PM FCC Chairman Calls Net Neutrality a 'Mistake'
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @11:06AM Netflix CEO Predicts Mobile Operators Will Soon Offer Unlimited Video
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:17AM One Billion Hours of YouTube Are Watched Every Day
Monday February 27, 2017 @07:50PM FCC Chairman Says His Agency Won't Review AT&T's Time Warner Purchase
Monday February 27, 2017 @05:11PM Battle of the Carriers: T-Mobile's New Promotion Offers Three Unlimited Data Lines For $100
Monday February 27, 2017 @11:20AM AT&T Undercuts Verizon, T-Mobile With New Unlimited Plan
Sunday February 26, 2017 @06:50PM Is Google's Comment Filtering Tool 'Vanishing' Legitimate Comments?
Saturday February 25, 2017 @12:46AM How Cable Monopolies Hurt ISP Customers
Thursday February 23, 2017 @11:19PM Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web
Thursday February 23, 2017 @05:14PM FCC Votes To Lift Net Neutrality Transparency Rules For Smaller Internet Providers
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @10:22PM Judge Blocks California Law Limiting Publication of Actor's Ages
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @06:58PM T-Mobile Promises Big LTE Boost From 5GHz Wi-Fi Frequencies
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:32PM Disney Develops Room With 'Ubiquitous Wireless' Charging
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:10PM Paralyzed Man Uses Brain Implant To Type Eight Words Per Minute
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @11:50AM Verizon To Begin 5G User Trials in 11 Markets by Middle of Year
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @02:42AM Google Releases Open Source File Sharing Project 'Upspin' On GitHub
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @07:50PM College Senior Turns His Honda Civic Into a Self-Driving Car Using Free Hardware, Software
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @05:57PM 'We Won't Block Pirate Bay,' Swedish Telecoms Giant Says
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:59PM Cellphones As a Fifth-Order Elaboration of Maxwell's Theory
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @10:11AM Gemalto Launches eSIM Technology for Windows 10 Devices
Saturday February 18, 2017 @06:42PM Alaska Gets 'Artificial Aurora' As HAARP Antenna Array Listens Again
Saturday February 18, 2017 @01:54PM PewDiePie Calls Out the 'Old-School Media' For Spiteful Dishonesty
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @08:32PM Researchers Discover Security Problems Under the Hood of Automobile Apps
Friday February 17, 2017 @05:40PM SoftBank Is Willing To Cede Control of Sprint To Get T-Mobile Merger Done, Says Report
Thursday February 16, 2017 @06:41PM AT&T Is the Latest Carrier To Offer Unlimited Data For All Its Customers
Thursday February 16, 2017 @03:45PM Google Fiber Sheds Workers As It Looks to a Wireless Future
Thursday February 16, 2017 @03:19PM Tech Jobs Took a Big Hit Last Year
Thursday February 16, 2017 @01:38PM Sprint's New Unlimited Plan Adds HD Streaming, Four Lines For $90
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @03:07PM Voice Calls May Be Coming To the Amazon Echo and Google Home
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @07:23PM Is IoT a Reason To Learn C?
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @06:40PM Facebook To Autoplay Videos With Sound On By Default
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @05:17PM Disney, YouTube Cut Ties With PewDiePie, Top YouTube Submitter, Over Anti-Semitic Videos
Monday February 13, 2017 @09:42PM US National Weather Service Suffered 'Catastrophic' Outage; Website Stopped Sending Forecasts, Warnings
Monday February 13, 2017 @09:23PM T-Mobile Responds To Verizon By Improving Its Own Unlimited Data Plan
Monday February 13, 2017 @05:47PM Playboy Is Featuring Naked Women Again -- After Dropping Nudity a Year Ago Due To the Internet
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:19PM Ransomware Insurance Is Coming
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:23AM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Things That Every Hacker Once Knew?
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:13PM Shamed In Super Bowl Ads, Verizon Introduces Unlimited Data Plans
Saturday February 11, 2017 @03:01AM Spammer Faces Decades In Prison For Sending More Than 1 Million Spam Emails
Saturday February 11, 2017 @02:21AM TeraHertz Transmitter Can Push 100Gbps+ Wireless Speeds Via a Single Channel
Friday February 10, 2017 @10:18PM Nanorods Emit and Detect Light, Could Lead To Displays That Communicate Via Li-Fi
Friday February 10, 2017 @10:46AM More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Are Getting Ready To Protest Nationwide
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:10PM Attacks On WordPress Sites Intensify As Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
Thursday February 09, 2017 @06:47PM Republicans Are Reportedly Using a Self-Destructing Message App To Avoid Leaks
Thursday February 09, 2017 @05:21PM Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
Thursday February 09, 2017 @04:53PM RSA: Ban On Booth Babes Has Been No Big Deal
Thursday February 09, 2017 @01:39AM Verizon and T-Mobile Are In a Virtual Tie For the Best Network In the US
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @08:06PM Linux Kernel 3.18 Reaches End of Life
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:44PM Comcast Should Stop Claiming It Has 'Fastest Internet,' Ad Board Rules
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @12:32AM NYC Fines Airbnb Hosts For 'Illegal' Home Rentals
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @07:23PM The Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes 375,000 Images Available For Free
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @06:22PM 72% of 'Anonymous' Browsing History Can Be Attached To the Real User
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @04:43PM Google Brain Creates Technology That Can Zoom In, Enhance Pixelated Images
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @12:25AM Dozens of Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable To Intercept of TLS-Protected Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @08:31PM FBI Will Revert To Using Fax Machines, Snail Mail For FOIA Requests
Monday February 06, 2017 @02:35PM Vizio Settles With FTC, Will Pay $2.2 Million and Delete User Data
Monday February 06, 2017 @07:53AM 'The End Of The Level Playing Field'
Saturday February 04, 2017 @04:32AM Microsoft Is Disabling Older Versions of Skype For Mac and Windows On March 1
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:58PM IMDb Is Shutting Down Its Long-Running, Popular Message Boards After 16 Years
Friday February 03, 2017 @06:40PM FCC Rescinds Claim That AT&T, Verizon Violated Net Neutrality
Friday February 03, 2017 @05:18PM Zero-Day Windows Security Flaw Can Crash Systems, Cause BSODs
Friday February 03, 2017 @04:24PM Lawsuit Claims Apple Forced Users To iOS 7 By Breaking FaceTime
Friday February 03, 2017 @02:17PM LG Confirms 5K Mac Monitor Has Issue When Placed Near a Router, Says New Batch To Have Enhanced Shielding
Thursday February 02, 2017 @07:01PM Windows DRM-Protected Files Used To Decloak Tor Browser Users
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:51PM Hackers Take Over Unsecured Radio Transmitters, Play Anti-Trump Song
Thursday February 02, 2017 @05:25PM Reddit Bans Far-Right Groups Altright and Alternativeright
Thursday February 02, 2017 @04:33PM Cisco Patches 'Prime Home' Flaw That Allowed Hackers To Reach Into People's Homes
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @06:16PM New York Sues Charter Over Slow Internet Speeds
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @05:49PM Computer Lets Fully Paralyzed Patients Speak For First Time
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @07:59AM EU Announces Deal To End All Wireless Roaming Charges