Slashdot Items Tagged "software"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:48PM Why Stack Overflow Doesn't Care About Ad Blockers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @03:36PM Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @12:27PM Amazon Launches Free Game Engine Lumberyard
Monday February 08, 2016 @03:01PM GitHub Open Sources Their Internal Testing Tool
Monday February 08, 2016 @02:03PM Researcher Finds Tens of Software Products Vulnerable To Simple Bug
Sunday February 07, 2016 @11:38AM Firefox Adopts a 6-8 Week Variable Release Schedule
Saturday February 06, 2016 @05:36PM Windows 10 Gets Core Console Host Enhancements
Friday February 05, 2016 @12:20PM CFQ In Linux Gets BFQ Characteristics
Thursday February 04, 2016 @08:48PM Anti-Malware Maker Files Lawsuit Over Bad Review
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @03:34PM Torrents Time Lets Anyone Launch Their Own Web Version of Popcorn Time
Sunday January 31, 2016 @11:07PM Big Satellite Systems, Simulated On Your Desktop
Sunday January 31, 2016 @11:12AM GNU Hurd Begins Supporting Sound, Still Working On 64-bit & USB Support
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:24PM Linux Kernel 2.6.32 LTS Reaches End of Life In February 2016
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:57PM iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk
Thursday January 28, 2016 @06:33PM Attackers Use Microsoft Office To Push BlackEnergy Malware
Sunday January 24, 2016 @08:29AM Linux 4.5 Adds Raspberry Pi 2 Support, AMD GPU Re-Clocking, Intel Kaby Lake
Saturday January 23, 2016 @04:27PM Software Hall of Fame Member Ed Yourdon Dies
Thursday January 21, 2016 @10:09AM Can Author Obfuscation Trump Forensic Linguistics?
Thursday January 21, 2016 @08:19AM Former Mozilla CEO Launches Security-Centric Browser Brave
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @10:45AM Hunting Malware With GPUs and FPGAs
Sunday January 17, 2016 @10:45AM LastPass Vulnerable to Extremely Simple Phishing Attack
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:51PM PostgreSQL 9.5 Does UPSERT Right
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:23PM Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS Officially Released
Sunday January 10, 2016 @03:36PM Google Claims a TOS Violation On RouteBuilder For Using the Map API
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:22AM FTC Fines Software Vendor Over False Data Encryption Claims
Saturday January 09, 2016 @01:51PM The FSF Is 30 Years Old; Where Should They Go From Here?
Thursday January 07, 2016 @12:44PM PostgreSQL 9.5 Released
Saturday December 26, 2015 @02:54PM APT Speed For Incremental Updates Gets a Massive Performance Boost
Monday December 21, 2015 @12:27PM Software-Defined Vehicles Will Dominate At CES
Friday December 18, 2015 @12:28PM Replacement For Mozilla Thunderbird?
Thursday December 17, 2015 @01:53PM VLC Launches On Chrome OS Thanks To Android Port
Thursday December 10, 2015 @01:53PM AVG, McAfee, Kaspersky Antiviruses All Had a Common Bug
Thursday December 10, 2015 @08:49AM WordPress 4.4 Arrives
Thursday December 10, 2015 @07:49AM Microsoft Open Sources and Forks Windows Live Writer Into Open Live Writer
Saturday December 05, 2015 @01:40AM No More Security Fixes For Older OpenSSL Branches
Thursday December 03, 2015 @02:25PM Why To Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL, MariaDB
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @01:28PM Mozilla May Separate Itself From Thunderbird Email Client
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @12:52PM Google To Drop Chrome Support For 32-bit Linux
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:58AM Enlightenment E20 Released With Full Wayland Support
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:09AM After Twenty Years of Flash, Adobe Kills the Name
Friday November 27, 2015 @07:53PM Ask Slashdot: Is There a Bookmark Manager That Actually Manages Bookmarks?
Thursday November 26, 2015 @02:25PM Software Freedom Conservancy Asks For Supporters
Thursday November 12, 2015 @03:15PM Mozilla Plans To Remove Support For Firefox Complete Themes
Thursday November 12, 2015 @02:55PM Ask Slashdot: Automated Verification For Uploaded Files?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @12:49PM Paper Retracted After Anti-Immigrant Scientist Bans Use of His Software
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:32PM EPA Finds More VW Cheating Software, Including In a Porsche
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @12:27PM Firefox 42 Arrives With Tracking Protection, Tab Audio Indicators
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @09:10AM Vivaldi Hits Its First Beta
Sunday November 01, 2015 @08:33AM GNU Hurd 0.7 and GNU Mach 1.6 Released
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:34AM Revisiting Why Johnny Can't Code: Have We "Made the Print Too Small"?
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @10:20AM Open Source Code Isn't a Warranty
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:57AM Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy
Monday October 26, 2015 @08:00AM Ask Slashdot: Open Tools For Logbooks and Note-taking?
Friday October 23, 2015 @07:42PM Full Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Intellectual Property Chapter Analyzed
Thursday October 22, 2015 @11:29AM Looking At the Hardware and Software of JAXA's Hayabusa-2
Sunday October 18, 2015 @08:23AM Moscow State University Releases 10th HEVC Video Codec Comparison
Saturday October 17, 2015 @04:09PM Browser Tests Show Edge Fastest, But Weak On Standards
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:36AM Software Update Adds Autonomous Driving To Tesla's Bag of Tricks
Thursday October 08, 2015 @08:31AM Enlightenment Mysteriously Drops Wayland Support
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @02:11PM Marijuana Growers Need Software, Too (Video)
Monday October 05, 2015 @01:44PM Linux Foundation Takes Reins of FOSSology Open Source Licensing Tools
Friday October 02, 2015 @05:33PM Office 2016 Proving Unstable With Apple's El Capitan
Friday October 02, 2015 @02:15PM Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Is Shipping
Thursday October 01, 2015 @12:02PM UK Gamers Can Now Get Their Money Back For Publishers' Broken Promises
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @01:08PM Linux Foundation puts the cost of replacing open source at $5 billion.
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:17PM Newly Found TrueCrypt Flaw Allows Full System Compromise
Monday September 28, 2015 @04:42PM LibreOffice turns 5
Monday September 28, 2015 @11:21AM LibreOffice Turns Five
Monday September 28, 2015 @08:09AM EFF: DMCA Hinders Exposing More Software Cheats Like Volkswagen's
Monday September 28, 2015 @07:43AM Ask Slashdot: Building a Software QA Framework?
Saturday September 26, 2015 @04:26PM EPA To Overhaul Emissions Testing In the Wake of VW Cheating
Saturday September 26, 2015 @12:39PM Recalc Or Die: Excel 1.0 Developers Celebrate Their Baby's 30th Birthday
Friday September 25, 2015 @05:26PM How the Car Industry Has Hidden Its Software Behind the DMCA
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @07:49AM What's New In GNOME 3.18
Friday September 18, 2015 @10:08AM Cuba's Ubuntu Linux-Based Open Source Linux OS to Get Facelift
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:41AM Italian Military To Switch To LibreOffice and ODF
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:36AM Italian military to switch to LibreOffice and ODF
Sunday September 13, 2015 @01:08PM Linux 4.3 Bringing Stable Intel Skylake Support, Reworked NVIDIA Driver
Thursday September 10, 2015 @03:51PM Ask Slashdot: Synchronizing Sound With Video, Using Open Source?
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:42AM An Algorithm To Stop Joke Plagiarists
Thursday September 10, 2015 @09:08AM Microsoft Is Downloading Windows 10 Without Asking
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @10:01AM New Release of the Trinity Desktop Environment
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:56AM Mutt 1.5.24 Released
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:26AM Ask Slashdot: What Windows-Only Apps Would You Most Like To See On Linux?
Sunday August 30, 2015 @02:49PM Linux Kernel 4.2 Released
Saturday August 29, 2015 @09:18AM GNOME To Start Using Codenames
Saturday August 29, 2015 @12:49AM Arro Taxi App Arrives In NYC As 'Best Hope' Against Uber
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:18PM Open Source, Collaborative Rich-Text, Web-Based Editor Almost Available
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @10:17AM KDE Plasma 5.4 Released
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:59AM KDE Plasma 5.4 Released
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @06:42AM Linux Turns 24, Happy Birthday!
Saturday August 22, 2015 @05:41PM Ask Slashdot: Maintaining Continuity In Your Creative Works?
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @12:50PM KDE Applications 15.08.0 Released
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @10:02AM The Agonizingly Slow Decline of Adobe's Flash Player
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @09:02AM Jason Scott of Textfiles.com Is Trying To Save a Huge Storage Room of Manuals
Friday August 14, 2015 @06:21PM How to Quash Firefox's Silent Requests
Thursday August 13, 2015 @12:02PM GitHub Desktop Launches To Replace Mac and Windows Apps
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @11:13AM Oracle Exec: Stop Sending Vulnerability Reports
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @11:12AM Firefox 40 Arrives With Windows 10 Support, Expanded Malware Protection
Sunday August 09, 2015 @01:02PM Windows 10 RSAT, Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 Coming This Month
Thursday August 06, 2015 @11:38AM Ask Slashdot: Patch Management For Offline Customer Systems?
Thursday August 06, 2015 @11:36AM India Adopts Comprehensive Open Source Policy
Thursday August 06, 2015 @10:59AM U.K. Government Seeking To End Reliance On Oracle
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @11:27AM Why Your Software Project Is Failing
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:43PM Tomb, a Successor To TrueCrypt For Linux Geeks
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @08:40AM Ex-Lottery Worker Convicted of Programming System To Win $14M
Friday July 17, 2015 @05:04PM A Quick Leak, As Microsoft Tests the Waters For Cortana On Android
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:20AM Facebook Finally Ends XMPP Support For 3rd Party Chat
Friday July 17, 2015 @05:47AM Open Document Format 1.2 Published as ISO/IEC Standard
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @12:07PM The Free Software Foundation's statement on Canonical's updated licensing terms
Monday July 13, 2015 @04:07PM What the GNOME Desktop Gets Right and KDE Gets Wrong
Saturday July 11, 2015 @07:41PM Calculating the Truck-Factor of Popular Open Source Projects
Saturday July 11, 2015 @12:46PM Ask Slashdot: Are other developers dealing with trademark trolls?
Saturday July 11, 2015 @08:31AM Linux Foundation's Census Project Ranks Open Source Software At Risk
Saturday July 11, 2015 @08:15AM Linux Foundation's Census Project Ranks Software At Risk
Saturday July 11, 2015 @06:51AM Ask Slashdot: How Should Devs Deal With Trademark Trolls?
Thursday July 09, 2015 @02:19PM NVIDIA Shakes Its Flowing Mane With Life-Like HairWorks 1.1 Demo
Thursday July 09, 2015 @01:07PM French Government IT Directorate Supports ODF, Rejects OOXML
Thursday July 09, 2015 @10:02AM OpenSSL Patches Critical Certificate Forgery Bug
Thursday July 02, 2015 @02:58PM Microsoft Research Open Sources WorldWide Telescope
Friday June 26, 2015 @12:32PM Ask Slashdot: User-Friendly, Version-Preserving File Sharing For Linux?
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Sunday June 21, 2015 @02:17PM The Unintended Consequences of Free Windows 10 For Everyone
Friday June 19, 2015 @07:31PM Unicode Consortium Releases Unicode 8.0.0
Thursday June 18, 2015 @11:23AM LibreOffice Now Available On Apple's Mac App Store
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:34PM Microsoft's Skype Drops Modern App In Favour of Old-Fashioned Win32 App
Thursday June 11, 2015 @02:23PM Missing Files Blamed For Deadly A400M Crash
Friday June 05, 2015 @05:10PM Ask Slashdot: Options After Google Chrome Discontinues NPAPI Support?
Thursday June 04, 2015 @10:55AM MediaGoblin 0.8.0 "A Gallery of Fine Creatures" Released
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @07:39AM Cinnamon 2.6: a Massive Update Loaded With Performance Improvements
Saturday May 30, 2015 @05:42PM Ask Slashdot: Best Test Case Manager Plugin For JIRA?
Wednesday May 27, 2015 @05:07PM Microsoft Edge To Support Dolby Audio
Friday May 22, 2015 @10:05PM Chrome For Android Is Now Almost Entirely Open Source
Thursday May 21, 2015 @09:11AM US Proposes Tighter Export Rules For Computer Security Tools
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @01:11PM Adblock Plus Launches Adblock Browser: a Fork of Firefox For Android
Thursday May 14, 2015 @09:47AM RTFM? How To Write a Manual Worth Reading
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @12:05PM Firefox 38 Arrives With DRM Required To Watch Netflix
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @10:12AM Open Source C++ ClanLib SDK Refreshed For 2015
Monday May 11, 2015 @06:58AM Ask Slashdot: How To Own the Rights To Software Developed At Work?
Thursday May 07, 2015 @07:41AM Export Ban Drives Cuba To Non-US Analytics Software To Boost Tourism
Sunday May 03, 2015 @09:48AM Chrome Passes 25% Market Share, IE and Firefox Slip
Friday May 01, 2015 @05:56PM Android and iOS App Porting Will Not Be Available At Windows 10 Launch
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:59AM iTunes Stops Working For Windows XP Users
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:15PM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Sunday April 19, 2015 @06:32PM Computer Beats Humans At Arimaa
Sunday April 19, 2015 @12:26PM How Uber Surge Pricing Really Works
Friday April 17, 2015 @12:15PM Microsoft Open Technologies Is Closing: Good Or Bad News For Open Source?
Thursday April 16, 2015 @09:51AM KDE Plasma 5.3 Beta Brings Lot of Improvements
Thursday April 16, 2015 @09:19AM Google Sunsetting Old Version of Google Maps
Thursday April 16, 2015 @07:07AM MIT's Picture Language Lets Computers Recognize Faces Through Inference
Friday April 10, 2015 @09:48PM BitTorrent Launches Beta of Torrent-Based Browser Project Maelstrom
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:30PM Virtual Desktop Makes Windows OS Oculus Rift-Capable
Thursday April 09, 2015 @03:43PM Google Is Too Slow At Clearing Junkware From the Chrome Extension Store
Thursday April 09, 2015 @09:50AM Why Some Developers Are Live-Streaming Their Coding Sessions
Thursday April 09, 2015 @09:07AM Netflix Algorithm Tells You When Your Best Employee Is About To Leave You
Monday April 06, 2015 @11:47AM Popular Android Package Uses Just XOR -- and That's Not the Worst Part
Sunday April 05, 2015 @09:10PM US NAVY Sonar/Lidar Editing Software Released To the World
Saturday April 04, 2015 @06:31PM Forking Away: OnePlus Introduces Android-Based OxygenOS
Saturday April 04, 2015 @05:34PM Is This the Death of the Easter Egg?
Saturday April 04, 2015 @02:22PM Are Bug Bounties the Right Solution For Improving Security?
Friday April 03, 2015 @11:43PM Rust 1.0 Enters Beta
Thursday April 02, 2015 @02:47PM Visual Studio 2015 Can Target Linux; Android Apps Anywhere Chrome Can Run
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @09:26AM License Details Hint MS Undecided On Suing Users of Its Open Source Net Runtime
Monday March 30, 2015 @11:14PM Why You Should Choose Boring Technology
Monday March 30, 2015 @06:51AM India Mandates Use of Open Source Software in Government
Saturday March 28, 2015 @12:36AM New Screenshots Detail Spartan Web Browser For Windows 10 Smartphones
Thursday March 26, 2015 @02:36PM MIT Debuts Integer Overflow Debugger
Thursday March 26, 2015 @09:44AM Google Quietly Launches Data Saver Extension For Chrome
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @10:23AM A Bechdel Test For Programmers?
Saturday March 21, 2015 @05:15PM MRIs Show Our Brains Shutting Down When We See Security Prompts
Saturday March 21, 2015 @08:23AM South Korea Begins To Deprecate ActiveX
Thursday March 19, 2015 @02:30PM Why I Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL/MariaDB
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @05:41PM Google, Developers Demo Impressive Gaming and VR Apps For Project Tango Tablet
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @06:49PM The GNU Manifesto Turns Thirty
Thursday March 12, 2015 @03:13PM Linux Might Need To Claim Only ACPI 2.0 Support For BIOS
Thursday March 12, 2015 @07:47AM Ask Slashdot: Issue Tracker For Non-Engineers?
Sunday March 08, 2015 @09:20PM Google Introduces Freon, a Replacement For X11 On Chrome OS
Thursday March 05, 2015 @01:45PM Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 and Atomic Host Hit General Availability
Monday March 02, 2015 @09:18PM Xfce 4.12 Released
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:09AM Ask Slashdot: Version Control For Non-Developers?
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @08:35AM Microsoft To Offer Azure Credits To Compete With IBM, AWS
Monday February 09, 2015 @12:53AM The Bizarre and Complex Story of a Failed Wikipedia Software Extension
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:03PM GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @03:30PM The Poem That Passed the Turing Test
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:07AM Greg KH Favors Rolling Release Distros
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @08:31AM Mobile G-SYNC Confirmed and Tested With Leaked Driver
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:21PM How, and Why, Apple Overtook Microsoft
Friday January 30, 2015 @11:47AM VirtualBox Development At a Standstill
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @12:33PM Opera Founder Is Back, WIth a Feature-Heavy, Chromium-Based Browser
Saturday January 24, 2015 @07:21PM In Addition To Project Spartan, Windows 10 Will Include Internet Explorer
Saturday January 24, 2015 @04:52PM OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released
Saturday January 24, 2015 @11:26AM WhatsApp vs. WhatsApp Plus Fight Gets Ugly For Users
Thursday January 22, 2015 @01:22PM Fujitsu Psychology Tool Profiles Users At Risk of Cyberattacks
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:05AM Blackberry CEO: Net Neutrality Means Mandating Cross-Platform Apps
Thursday January 22, 2015 @08:23AM Windows Server 2003 Reaches End of Life In July
Sunday January 18, 2015 @09:51PM With Community Help, Chrome Could Support Side Tabs Extension
Saturday January 17, 2015 @11:31PM The Free Educational Software GCompris Comes To Android
Friday January 16, 2015 @09:31PM Andy Wolber Explores Online Word Processors' ODF Support
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @04:59PM Firefox 35 Arrives With MP4 Playback On Mac, Android Download Manager Support
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @10:13AM How To Hijack Your Own Windows System With Bundled Downloads