Slashdot Items Tagged "software"

Date / Time Story
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
Thursday April 13, 2017 @03:59PM Former Sysadmin Accused of Planting 'Time Bomb' In Company's Database
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @07:52PM Neuroscientists Weigh In On Elon Musk's Mysterious 'Neural Lace' Company
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @07:33PM Microsoft Kills Off Security Bulletins
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @06:25PM VPN Providers Report Huge Increase In Downloads, Usage Since Privacy Rules Were Repealed
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @05:52PM Burger King Runs Ad Triggering Google Home Devices; Google Shuts It Down
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:54PM Samsung Is Delaying the 'Voice' Part of Its New Bixby Voice Assistant
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:39PM Air Force Converts F-16 Jets Into Wingman Drones
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:30PM The Dark Secret At the Heart of AI
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:56PM Scientists Prove Your Phone's PIN Can Be Stolen Using Its Gyroscope Data
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:34PM Firefox To Let Users Control Memory Usage
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:09PM Chrome Now Uses Scroll Anchoring To Prevent Those Annoying Page Jumps
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @05:02PM Alphabet Wants Its Lawsuit Against Uber To Play Out Publicly
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 @06:02PM Thousands of Fake Google Maps Listings Redirect Users To Fraudulent Sites
Monday April 10, 2017 @04:22PM Microsoft's Minecraft Set To Launch Its Own Currency
Sunday April 09, 2017 @11:40PM American Farmers Are Still Fighting Tractor Software Locks
Sunday April 09, 2017 @04:37PM Ask Slashdot: How Should You Launch A Software Startup?
Friday April 07, 2017 @10:20PM Should The FBI Have Arrested 'The Hacker Who Hacked No One'?
Friday April 07, 2017 @08:03PM Italy Bans Uber
Friday April 07, 2017 @04:08PM Microsoft's Surface Pro 5 Said To Move To Intel Kaby Lake Processors
Thursday April 06, 2017 @05:38PM Alcohol-Related Car Accidents Declined In New York After Introduction of Uber, Analysis Finds
Thursday April 06, 2017 @04:06PM Uber Said To Use 'Sophisticated' Software To Defraud Drivers, Passengers
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @06:48PM Amazon Will Refund Millions of Unauthorized In-App Purchases Made By Kids
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @05:45PM The Windows 10 Creators Update Is Now Available
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @06:32PM GM Hooking 30,000 Robots To Internet To Keep Factories Humming
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:41PM Security Researcher Says Samsung's Tizen OS Is The Worst Code He's Ever Seen
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:00PM IoT Garage Door Opener Maker Bricks Customer's Product After Bad Review
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @12:11AM Nintendo Switch Consoles Are Reportedly Warping When Docked
Sunday April 02, 2017 @05:51AM Tor Browser Will Feature More Rust Code
Sunday April 02, 2017 @12:58AM HTC Introduces Eye-Tracking 'VR Ad Service'
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:09AM USB Canary Sends An SMS When Someone Tinkers With Your USB Ports
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:19PM HTC Introduces Eye-Tracking 'VR Ad Service'
Friday March 31, 2017 @07:15PM Microsoft Is Shutting Down CodePlex
Friday March 31, 2017 @04:04PM Oculus Co-Founder and Rift Creator Palmer Luckey Leaves Facebook
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:13PM Smartphones May Be To Blame For Unprecedented Spike In Pedestrian Deaths, Says Report
Thursday March 30, 2017 @03:30PM IBM Technology Creates Smart Wingman For Self-Driving Cars
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:48AM Will VPNs Protect Your Privacy? It's Complicated
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @09:13PM Verizon To Force 'AppFlash' Spyware On Android Phones
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @05:16PM 'Samsung Dex' Is a Galaxy S8 Dock That Turns Your Phone Into a Desktop
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @04:18PM About 90% of Smart TVs Vulnerable To Remote Hacking Via Rogue TV Signals
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @02:51AM Oracle Hires Global Specialists To Explore Feasibility of Buying Accenture
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @06:07PM The Galaxy S8 Will Be Samsung's Biggest Test Ever
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @05:45PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Lies Programmers Tell Themselves?
Monday March 27, 2017 @09:42PM GameStop To Close At Least 150 Stores Due To Poor Q4 Sales
Monday March 27, 2017 @07:15PM New AI Algorithm Beats Even the World's Worst Traffic
Monday March 27, 2017 @05:32PM Facial Recognition Database Used By FBI Is Out of Control, House Committee Hears
Monday March 27, 2017 @05:15PM Prominent Drupal, PHP Developer Kicked From the Drupal Project Over Unconventional Sex Life
Monday March 27, 2017 @04:42PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Working Environment For a Developer?
Saturday March 25, 2017 @01:32AM Indiana's Inmates Could Soon Have Access To Tablets
Friday March 24, 2017 @07:35PM Venezuelan Developers Are Using Bitcoin, Rare Pepe Trading Cards To Fight Against a Dismal Economy
Friday March 24, 2017 @04:39PM FedEx Will Pay You $5 To Install Flash
Friday March 24, 2017 @02:13PM The Days of Google Talk Are Over
Friday March 24, 2017 @11:11AM Blinking Cursor Devours CPU Cycles in Visual Studio Code Editor
Friday March 24, 2017 @10:44AM App That Lets People Make Personalized Emojis Is the Fastest Growing App In Past Two Years
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:52PM Apple Explores Using An iPhone, iPad To Power a Laptop
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:20PM Researchers Develop App That Accurately Determines Sperm Quality
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @05:39PM LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites to Steal Passwords
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:21PM Hackers Claim Access To 300 Million iCloud Accounts, Demand $75,000 From Apple To Delete the Cache of Data
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @04:05PM GNOME 3.24 Released
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @01:35AM Why American Farmers Are Hacking Their Tractors With Ukrainian Firmware
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @07:30PM Microsoft's Edge Was Most Hacked Browser At Pwn2Own 2017, While Chrome Remained Unhackable
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @06:56PM Satellite Navigation 'Switches Off' Parts of Brain Used For Navigation, Study Finds
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @05:57PM Walmart Unveils 'Store No. 8' Tech Incubator In Silicon Valley
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @05:37PM Google Wants To Create Promotions That Aren't Ads For Its Voice-Controlled Assistant
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:41PM Burglars Can Easily Make Google Nest Security Cameras Stop Recording
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:31PM Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards
Monday March 20, 2017 @08:49PM Samsung Announces Bixby, Its New Digital Assistant Launching With the Galaxy S8
Monday March 20, 2017 @07:32PM New Technology Combines Lip Motion and Passwords For User Authentication
Monday March 20, 2017 @04:00PM Google Maps Lets You Record Your Parking Location, Time Left At the Meter
Monday March 20, 2017 @09:39AM Windows 10 Will Download Some Updates Even Over a Metered Connection
Monday March 20, 2017 @01:54AM Canonical Helps Launch A Snap Store For The Orange Pi Community
Sunday March 19, 2017 @02:34PM Your Hotel Room Photos Could Help Catch Sex Traffickers
Friday March 17, 2017 @09:48PM Southwest Airlines Is Doing Away With Pneumatic Tubes, Paper Tickets
Friday March 17, 2017 @08:03PM Ask Slashdot: Best Virtual Reality Headsets?
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:07PM Windows 10 UAC Bypass Uses Backup and Restore Utility
Friday March 17, 2017 @06:00PM Insurance Startup Uses Behavioral Science To Keep Customers Honest
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:32PM Raspberry Pi Becomes Third Best-Selling General Purpose Computer of All Time, Beating Commodore 64
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:20PM YouTube To Discontinue Video Annotations Because They Never Worked On Mobile
Thursday March 16, 2017 @09:21PM Google Releases Open Source 'Guetzli' JPEG Encoder
Thursday March 16, 2017 @06:08PM Class-Action Lawsuit Targets LG Over Legendary G4, V10 Bootloop Issues
Thursday March 16, 2017 @05:17PM Math Teacher Solves Adobe Semaphore Puzzle
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:47PM Microsoft Locks Ryzen, Kaby Lake Users Out of Updates On Windows 7, 8.1
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:25PM Ray Kurzweil On How We'll End Up Merging With Our Technology
Thursday March 16, 2017 @12:25PM Swatch Takes on Google, Apple With Watch Operating System
Thursday March 16, 2017 @10:30AM Microsoft To End Support For Windows Vista In Less Than a Month
Thursday March 16, 2017 @01:36AM Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing?
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @06:00PM NSA, DOE Say China's Supercomputing Advances Put US At Risk
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:22PM GitLab Acquires Software Chat Startup Gitter, Will Open-Source the Code
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @05:14PM Dungeons and Dragons Goes Digital
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:33PM NetBSD 7.1 Released
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:18PM Inside a Phishing Gang That Targets Victims of iPhone Theft
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:09PM Court Orders ISP To Hand Identities Behind 5,300 IP Addresses To Copyright Trolls
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @01:21AM Hacking Victim Can't Sue Foreign Government For Hacking Him On US Soil, Says Court
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @07:33PM Kickstarter Campaign Aims To Add a Full Android Device To the Back of Your iPhone
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 @04:55PM Chrome 57 Limits Background Tabs Usage To 1% Per CPU Core
Tuesday March 14, 2017 @04:30PM Vibrator Maker To Pay Millions Over Claims It Secretly Tracked Use
Monday March 13, 2017 @08:39PM Nintendo Switch Ships With Unpatched 6-Month-Old WebKit Vulnerabilities
Monday March 13, 2017 @05:12PM Microsoft's Project Scorpio Will Pack Internal PSU, 4K Game DVR Capture
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:54PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Solve the Instant Messaging Problem?
Monday March 13, 2017 @04:46PM Online Job Sites May Block Older Workers
Sunday March 12, 2017 @03:32PM Notepad++ Update Fixes 'CIA Hacking' Issue
Saturday March 11, 2017 @01:30AM Malware Found Preinstalled On 38 Android Phones Used By 2 Companies
Friday March 10, 2017 @10:02PM California Says Autonomous Cars Don't Need Human Drivers
Friday March 10, 2017 @05:10PM Intel Security Releases Detection Tool For EFI Rootkits After CIA Leak
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:48PM Message For AMD: Open PSP Will Improve Security, Hinder Intel
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:24PM MAC Address Randomization Flaws Leave Android and iOS Phones Open To Tracking
Friday March 10, 2017 @04:02PM Oculus CTO John Carmack Is Suing ZeniMax For $22.5 Million
Friday March 10, 2017 @09:28AM Google Launches Official Gmail Add-On Program
Thursday March 09, 2017 @06:12PM Nearly 200,000 Wi-Fi Cameras Are Open To Hacking
Thursday March 09, 2017 @05:14PM PlayStation 4.5 Update Brings HDD Support, PS4 Pro 'Boost Mode'
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @09:58PM Microsoft Is Spamming Windows 10 File Explorer With Ads For OneDrive Storage
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @07:17PM Quantum Computer Learns To 'See' Trees
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @04:09PM Apple Says It's Already Fixed Many WikiLeaks Security Issues
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @11:34PM Airbus Reveals a Modular, Self-Piloting Flying Car Concept
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @06:53PM AMD Offers Full Details and Performance of Zen-Based Naples Server Platform
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @05:57PM Developer Proclaims Death of Cyberfox Web Browser
Tuesday March 07, 2017 @02:06AM Mozilla Firefox 52 Released As ESR Branch, Will Receive Security Updates Until 2018
Monday March 06, 2017 @09:45PM Amazon Shares Data With Arkansas Prosecutor In Murder Case
Monday March 06, 2017 @07:06PM Poachers Are Trying To Hack Animal Tracking Systems
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:52PM Waze and Other Traffic Dodging Apps Prompt Cities To Game the Algorithms
Monday March 06, 2017 @04:24PM Ask Slashdot: Best File System For the Ages?
Friday March 03, 2017 @11:50PM Microsoft Finally Releases A Beta Version of Skype For Linux
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:38PM Snapchat Wanted $150K To Not Run NRA Ads On Gun Control Group Videos
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:26PM Bill Would Legalize Active Defense Against Hacks
Thursday March 02, 2017 @07:44PM NASA Releases 2017-2018 Catalog of Software For Free
Thursday March 02, 2017 @04:46PM One Bitcoin Is Now Worth More Than One Ounce of Gold
Thursday March 02, 2017 @04:37PM The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review By Ars Technica
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @07:42PM Court Throws Out $533 Million Verdict Against Apple Over Data Storage Patent
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:45PM Researcher Breaks ReCAPTCHA Using Google's Speech Recognition API
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @05:14PM Software Engineer Detained At JFK, Given Test To Prove He's An Engineer
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @01:53AM AOL Is Cutting Off Third-Party App Access To AIM
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:41PM YouTube Unveils YouTube TV, Its Live TV Streaming Service
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:31PM Ask Slashdot: What Would Happen If All Software Ran On All Platforms?
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @05:13PM Moto, Huawei Are Replacing the Android Keys With a Touchpad
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:14PM Microsoft Is Killing Off Skype WiFi Service
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:17AM One Billion Hours of YouTube Are Watched Every Day
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @01:03AM CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:38PM Mozilla Acquires Pocket and Its More Than 10 Million Users
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:32PM LG Unveils G6 Android Nougat Smartphone With a Compact 5.7-Inch QHD+ 18:9 Display
Monday February 27, 2017 @10:35AM Microsoft To Introduce a New Feature In Windows 10 Which Will Allow Users To Block Installation of Desktop Apps