Slashdot Items Tagged "software"

Date / Time Story
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:40PM The US Government Wants To Permanently Legalize the Right To Repair
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @06:17PM Microsoft Admits Disabling Anti-Virus Software For Windows 10 Users
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @06:07PM Curiosity Rover Decides, By Itself, What To Investigate On Mars
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:15PM Ask Slashdot: Best Way To Isolate a Network And Allow Data Transfer?
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:07PM NSA Opens GitHub Account, Lists 32 Projects Developed By the Agency
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @02:00PM Snapchat's New Snap Map Lets You Share Your Location With Friends
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @04:35PM Opus 1.2 Released
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @04:05PM Google Launches Its AI-Powered Jobs Search Engine
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:36PM Uber Finally Adds a Tipping Option To Its App
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:17PM Driver Killed In a Tesla Crash Using Autopilot Ignored At Least 7 Safety Warnings
Monday June 19, 2017 @06:16PM The Behind-the-Scenes Changes Found In MacOS High Sierra
Monday June 19, 2017 @05:15PM Microsoft Now Lets Surface Laptop Owners Revert Back To Windows 10 S
Sunday June 18, 2017 @03:06PM Community Ports 'Visual Studio Code' To Chromebooks, Raspberry Pi
Saturday June 17, 2017 @11:15AM Announcing 'build', Auto-Configuration In 1000 Lines Of Makefile
Saturday June 17, 2017 @12:58AM What Happens When Software Companies Are Liable For Security Vulnerabilities?
Friday June 16, 2017 @06:37PM Microsoft's AI Is the First to Reach a Perfect Ms. Pac-Man Score
Friday June 16, 2017 @06:22PM You Can Hack Some Mazda Cars With a USB Flash Drive
Friday June 16, 2017 @04:12PM Samsung's Bixby Voice Assistant Is Finally Coming to the US -- But Only As a Preview
Friday June 16, 2017 @12:49PM The Size of iPhone's Top Apps Has Increased by 1,000% in Four Years
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:34PM GTA V Flooded With Negative Reviews On Steam After OpenIV Modding Tool Shuts Down
Thursday June 15, 2017 @11:11AM Vivaldi 1.10 Released
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @06:38PM Facebook Built an AI System That Learned To Lie To Get What It Wants
Monday June 12, 2017 @06:16PM Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams In the App Store
Monday June 12, 2017 @04:35PM US Banks Launching Answer To Peer-To-Peer Payment App Venmo
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:34PM New iOS 11 Settings Will Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location
Friday June 09, 2017 @05:12PM App Store Now Requires Developers To Use Official API To Request App Ratings, Disallows Custom Prompts
Friday June 09, 2017 @04:46PM DARPA Funds Development of New Type of Processor
Friday June 09, 2017 @04:32PM Japan To Launch Self-Navigating Cargo Ships 'By 2025'
Friday June 09, 2017 @03:29PM Home Blood Pressure Monitors Are Wrong 70 Percent of the Time, Says Study
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:17PM Pepe Is Banned From the Apple App Store
Friday June 09, 2017 @10:01AM Skype Retires Older Apps for Windows, Linux
Thursday June 08, 2017 @08:25PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On Sloot Compression?
Thursday June 08, 2017 @05:28PM Google Launches Android O Developer Preview 3 With Final APIs
Thursday June 08, 2017 @04:42PM Boeing Studies Planes Without Pilots, Plans Experiments Next Year
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @08:07PM Facebook Wants To Spy On People Using Their Phone's Camera and Analyze Facial Emotions
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:14PM Airbnb Announces Its Plan To House 100,000 People In Need
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @01:38AM Apple To Phase Out 32-Bit Mac Apps Starting In January 2018
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @05:44PM Apple Adds Support For FLAC Lossless Audio In iOS 11
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @05:32PM Apple 'Error 53' Sting Operation Caught Staff Misleading Customers, Court Documents Allege
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:32PM Ask Slashdot: How Do News Organizations Keep Track of So Much Information?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:18PM Ask Slashdot: How Do News Organizations Keep Track Of So Much Information?
Monday June 05, 2017 @09:04PM Why Women Devs Are Hard To Recruit and Even Harder To Keep
Monday June 05, 2017 @04:52PM Apple Announces Native HEVC Support In MacOS High Sierra and iOS 11
Monday June 05, 2017 @04:35PM Apple's New iOS File Manager Coming This Fall As Part of iOS 11
Monday June 05, 2017 @02:32PM Apple Unveils What's Next For macOS Desktop OS: High Sierra
Monday June 05, 2017 @01:30PM Microsoft Leak Reveals New Windows 10 Workstation Edition For Power Users
Saturday June 03, 2017 @09:13PM When Sentencing Criminals, Should Judges Use Closed-Source Algorithms?
Friday June 02, 2017 @06:39PM CIA Malware Can Switch Clean Files With Malware When You Download Them Via SMB
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:09PM Microsoft Accidentally Released Internal Windows 10 Development Builds
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:59PM Germany Detects Emissions Cheat Software In Audi Models
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:19AM App Store Earnings For Developers Exceed $70 Billion; App Downloads Up 70% YoY
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @06:05PM Amazon Is Refunding Up To $70 Million In-App Purchases Made By Kids
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:32PM Apple Is Manufacturing a Siri Speaker To Compete Against Google Home, Amazon Echo
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:18PM Technology Is Making the World More Unequal; Only Technology Can Fix This
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @04:24PM Google Chrome Bug Lets Sites Record Audio and Video Without a Visual Indicator
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @03:54PM Windows XP Computers Were Mostly Immune To WannaCry
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @03:43PM Uber Fires Executive Accused of Stealing Google's Self-Driving Car Secrets
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @02:19PM Microsoft's Looking To Reboot Mobile with New Software and Hardware: Sources
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:22PM Malicious Apps Brought Ad-Clicking 'Judy' Malware To Millions Of Android Phones
Saturday May 27, 2017 @07:50PM Opera Says Their iOS Updates Are Still Coming - Just Slowly
Friday May 26, 2017 @06:21PM After 10 Years FileZilla Adds Support for Master Password That Encrypts Logins
Friday May 26, 2017 @06:18PM Facebook Bans Sale of Piracy-Enabling Set-Top Boxes
Friday May 26, 2017 @05:06PM A New Amiga Arrives On the Scene -- the A-EON Amiga X5000
Friday May 26, 2017 @04:39PM Apple Is Working On a Dedicated Chip To Power AI On Devices
Thursday May 25, 2017 @07:54PM Messenger App Kik Debuts Its Own Digital Currency
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:52PM T-Mobile's 'Digits' Program Revamps the Phone Number
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:42PM Devuan Jessie 1.0 Officially Released
Thursday May 25, 2017 @11:47AM And Now, a Brief Definition of the Web
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:36PM Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:03PM Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @09:42PM DEFCON Conference To Target Voting Machines
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:16PM Uber Plans Millions In Back Pay After Shorting NYC Drivers
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @04:01PM DJI Threatens To 'Brick' Its Copters Unless Owners Agree To Share Their Details
Monday May 22, 2017 @10:29AM Hackers Hit Russian Bank Customers, Planned International Cyber Raids
Friday May 19, 2017 @05:23PM Robots Could Wipe Out Another 6 Million Retail Jobs
Thursday May 18, 2017 @11:39PM ReactOS 0.4.5 Released
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:22PM Google Launches Google Assistant On the iPhone
Thursday May 18, 2017 @03:47PM Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:10PM Amazon Refreshes Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 Tablets
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @05:34PM Google Home Gets Notifications, Hands-Free Calling, a TV Interface and More
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:39PM Android Now Supports the Kotlin Programming Language
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @01:15PM Google's Android Now Powers More Than 2 Billion Devices
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @11:26AM Software Is Eating the World, But AI Is Going To Eat Software, Nvidia CEO Says
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @10:45PM AMD Unveils 'EPYC' Server CPUs, Ryzen Mobile, Threadripper CPU and Radeon Vega Frontier Edition GPU
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @08:53PM Apple Receives Patents For Bezel-Free Display, Touch ID Button Embedded In Screen
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:33PM HTC Launches 'U11' Squeezable Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 CPU, No Headphone Jack
Monday May 15, 2017 @10:50PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware That Can Sabotage User Software
Monday May 15, 2017 @06:29PM ZeniMax Is Suing Samsung After Winning Its Case Against Oculus
Monday May 15, 2017 @04:02PM Should You Leave Google Chrome For the Opera Browser?
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:57AM Google Owns the Classroom
Saturday May 13, 2017 @03:03AM Wana Decryptor Ransomware Using NSA Exploit Leaked By Shadow Brokers To Spread Ransomware Worldwide
Saturday May 13, 2017 @12:55AM Google's 'Project Treble' Could Lead To Faster Android Updates
Friday May 12, 2017 @04:24PM China Is On Track To Fully Phase Out Cash
Friday May 12, 2017 @02:25PM Google Maps Now Uses Street View To Show You Exactly Where To Make Turns
Friday May 12, 2017 @01:06PM Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.3 Million Ram Pickups For Fatal Software Problem
Thursday May 11, 2017 @06:21PM Why Doesn't Harvard Want To Talk About Its Mystery Microsoft Azure Project?
Thursday May 11, 2017 @05:43PM Apple Watch Can Detect An Abnormal Heart Rhythm With 97 Percent Accuracy, UCSF Study Says
Thursday May 11, 2017 @05:17PM Star Trek Bridge Crew Gets IBM Watson-Powered Voice Commands
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:56PM Windows 10 On ARM Will Support x86 Apps From Outside the Store
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:10PM New Windows Look and Feel, Neon, Is Officially the 'Microsoft Fluent Design System'
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @06:06PM Zillow Faces Lawsuit Over 'Zestimate' Tool That Calculates a House's Worth
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @05:52PM NVIDIA Unveils Tesla V100 AI Accelerator Powered By 5120 CUDA Core Volta GPU
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @05:18PM Azure Goes Database Crazy With One New NoSQL, Two New SQL Services
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @11:48PM The Intelligent Intersection Could Banish Traffic Lights Forever
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @07:32PM Apple Becomes First US Company To Top $800 Billion Value
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @05:17PM Microsoft Thinks USB-C Isn't Ready For the Mainstream
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @04:19PM Only 36 Percent of Indian Engineers Can Write Compilable Code, Says Study
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @12:21AM Chinese Startup Infervision Emerges From Stealth With An AI Tool For Diagnosing Lung Cancer
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @12:12AM Mac Users Installing Popular DVD Ripper Get Nasty Backdoor Instead
Monday May 08, 2017 @06:34PM Chrome For Android Now Lets You Save Web Pages For Reading Later
Monday May 08, 2017 @06:01PM Researchers Create Touchpads With a Can of Spray Paint
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:28PM Google Researchers Find Wormable 'Crazy Bad' Windows Exploit
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:37PM Amazon Leak Exposes Echo AI Device With Touch Display and FireOS
Friday May 05, 2017 @07:39PM The Parts of America Most Susceptible To Automation
Friday May 05, 2017 @05:50PM BlackBerry KeyOne Review By The Verge: Part Productivity, Part Nostalgia
Friday May 05, 2017 @05:13PM 10 Percent of Harvard's Popular 'Introduction To Computer Science' Class Accused of Cheating
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:15PM Walmart Wants To Put Sensors On Everything So It Can Automatically Order You Stuff
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:07PM Cop Fakes Body Cam Footage, Prosecutors Drop Drug Charges
Friday May 05, 2017 @02:09AM Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber
Thursday May 04, 2017 @06:57PM The World Video Game Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees
Thursday May 04, 2017 @04:08PM Google Releases DIY Open Source Raspberry Pi Voice Kit Hardware
Thursday May 04, 2017 @02:25PM User Expresses Privacy Concerns After Software Update Replaces Default Phone App
Thursday May 04, 2017 @01:03PM 'This Isn't AI'
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @06:12PM 'First Pirated Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disk' Appears Online
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @05:06PM Court Rules In 'Sextortion' Case That Phone PINs Are Not Protected By Fifth Amendment
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @03:58PM China Makes Quantum Leap In Developing Quantum Computer
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @01:12AM Surface Laptop Can Be Switched To Windows 10 Pro For Free Until 2018
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @11:16PM You Can't Change the Default Browser or Switch To Google Search In Windows 10 S
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @06:21PM Microsoft Is Bringing Office to the Windows Store
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @04:20PM Supercomputers Assist In Search For New, Better Cancer Drugs
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @03:41PM Apple AirPods Customers 'Satisfied' With the Product
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @09:23AM India's Infosys To Hire 10,000 American Workers After Trump Criticism
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @12:33AM Microsoft's Surface Laptop With Windows 10 S Leaks Ahead of New York Unveil
Monday May 01, 2017 @05:27PM Computer Scientists Have Created the Most Accurate Digital Model of a Human Face
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:57PM Modern 'Hackintoshes' Show That Apple Should Probably Just Build a Mac Tower
Monday May 01, 2017 @10:52AM UEFI Secure Boot Booted From Debian 9 'Stretch'
Sunday April 30, 2017 @02:49PM Massive Tinder Photo Scrape Has Users Upset
Saturday April 29, 2017 @06:21PM Developer Shares A Recoverable Container Format That's File System Agnostic
Friday April 28, 2017 @05:55PM Airbnb Gives In To Regulator's Demand To Test For Racial Discrimination By Hosts
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:48PM Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:20PM Amazon's Alexa Can Now Whisper, Bleep Out Swear Words, and Change Its Pitch
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:05PM WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:38PM Should Banks Let Ancient Programming Language COBOL Die?
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @11:25PM Computer Program Prevents 116-Year-Old Woman From Getting Pension
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @11:09PM LinkedIn Testing 1970's-Style No-CS-Degree-Required Software Apprenticeships
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @07:01PM Hacking Group Is Charging German Companies $275 For 'DDoS Tests'
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:40PM Ask Slashdot: Are Accurate Software Development Time Predictions a Myth?
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @02:39PM GE Fixing Bug in Software After Warning About Power Grid Hacks
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @10:13AM Windows is Bloated, Thanks to Adobe's Extensible Metadata Platform
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @12:58AM Five Years Later, Legal Megaupload Data Is Still Trapped On Dead Servers
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @08:06PM US ISP Goes Down As Two Malware Families Go To War Over Its Modems
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @05:09PM Facebook Shows Related Articles and Fact Checkers Before You Open Links
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:10PM Murdered Woman's Fitbit Nails Cheating Husband
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @02:26AM BrickerBot, the Permanent Denial-of-Service Botnet, Is Back With a Vengeance
Monday April 24, 2017 @05:14PM NSA's DoublePulsar Kernel Exploit a 'Bloodbath'
Monday April 24, 2017 @04:10PM Lyrebird Claims It Can Recreate Anyone's Voice Based On Just a 1 Minute Sample
Monday April 24, 2017 @03:38AM Richard Stallman Interviewed By Bryan Lunduke
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:32PM EFF Says Google Chromebooks Are Still Spying On Students
Friday April 21, 2017 @05:57PM Developer of BrickerBot Malware Claims He Destroyed Over Two Million Devices
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:42PM Samsung Will Fix the Galaxy S8 Red Tint Issue With a Software Update
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:29PM DOJ: Russian 'Superhacker' Gets 27 Years In Prison
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:08PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Explain 'Don't Improve My Software Syndrome' Or DIMSS?
Thursday April 20, 2017 @11:16PM CEO of Silicon Valley's $400 Juicer Promises Refunds After Hand-Squeezing Demonstration
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:53PM Ambient Light Sensors Can Be Used To Steal Browser Data
Thursday April 20, 2017 @05:23PM Neuroscientists Offer a Reality Check On Facebook's 'Typing By Brain' Project
Thursday April 20, 2017 @04:28PM Plastc Swiped $9 Million From Backers, Now It Plans To File For Bankruptcy and Shut Down
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:20PM Google Home Now Recognizes Specific Users' Voices, Gains Support For Multiple Accounts
Thursday April 20, 2017 @08:56AM Microsoft To Shut Down Wunderlist, an App It Acquired Two Years Ago, In Favor Of Homegrown App To-Do
Thursday April 20, 2017 @08:08AM 95% Engineers in India Unfit For Software Development Jobs: Report
Thursday April 20, 2017 @02:13AM China To Question Apple About Live-Streaming Apps On App Store That Violate Internet Regulations
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @06:58PM Navy, Marines Prohibit Sharing Nude Photos In Wake of a Facebook Scandal
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @06:04PM States Are Moving To Cut College Costs By Introducing Open-Source Textbooks
Wednesday April 19, 2017 @01:21AM Baidu Announces New Open Platform To Help Speed Up Development of Self-Driving Cars
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @06:43PM StarCraft Is Now Free, Nearly 20 Years After Its Release
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @06:12PM Benchmarks Show Galaxy S8 With Snapdragon 835 Is a Much Faster Android Handset
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @05:06PM How Tilt Went From Hot $375 Million Startup To Fire Sale
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @04:18PM User-Made Patch Lets Owners of Next-Gen CPUs Install Updates On Windows 7 & 8.1
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @03:27PM Apple Makes iMovie, GarageBand, and iWork Apps for Mac and iOS Free for All Users
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @12:27AM Google Agrees To Open Android To Other Search Engines In Russia
Monday April 17, 2017 @06:50PM New Approach To Virtual Reality Shocks You Into Believing Walls Are Real
Monday April 17, 2017 @06:19PM Chinese Warehouse Cut Labor Costs In Half With a Fleet of Tiny Robots
Monday April 17, 2017 @05:30PM AI Can Predict Heart Attacks More Accurately Than Doctors
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:58PM New York Plans To Force Uber To Add Tipping Option
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:42PM Samsung Blocks Ability To Remap Galaxy S8's Bixby Button
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:26PM Leaked Documents Reveal the Hotel Lobby's Aggressive Plan To Undermine Airbnb
Monday April 17, 2017 @04:11PM Cylance Accused of Distributing Fake Malware Samples To Customers To Close Deals
Monday April 17, 2017 @10:30AM Internet Archive Adds Early Macintosh OS and App Emulators
Sunday April 16, 2017 @01:53PM Disruptive AI Bots Are Aleady Delivering Radical Leaps In Productivity
Saturday April 15, 2017 @12:03AM 'Pragmatic Programmer' Author Andy Hunt Loves Arduino, Hates JavaScript
Friday April 14, 2017 @06:58PM Scientists Win $2.6 Million For Star Trek Tricorder Device
Friday April 14, 2017 @05:46PM Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Now the Fastest-Selling Nintendo Launch Title of All Time
Friday April 14, 2017 @05:11PM Burger King Won't Take a Hint; Alters TV Ad To Evade Google's Block
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:53PM Microsoft Confirms Only a Handful of Windows Phones Will Receive Windows 10 Creators Update
Thursday April 13, 2017 @10:56PM Google Photos Can Now Stabilize All Your Shaky Phone Camera Videos
Thursday April 13, 2017 @09:42PM Drupal Developers Threaten To Quit Drupal Unless Larry Garfield Is Reinstated
Thursday April 13, 2017 @07:11PM Roku-Enabled TVs Will Soon 'Listen' To Programs You're Watching To Suggest Streaming Content
Thursday April 13, 2017 @06:04PM AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:52PM Researchers Develop Master Fingerprints That Can Break Into Smartphones
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:21PM New Processors Are Now Blocked From Receiving Updates On Old Windows