Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

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Wednesday October 18, 2017 @10:43AM Amazon's Next Big Bet is Letting You Communicate Without a Smartphone, Says Alexa's Chief Scientist
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @04:51PM Netflix, Amazon, Movie Studios Sue Over TickBox Streaming Device
Monday October 16, 2017 @08:54PM Mobile Phone Companies Appear To Be Selling Your Location To Almost Anyone
Monday October 16, 2017 @05:36PM Every Patch For 'KRACK' Wi-Fi Vulnerability Available Right Now
Monday October 16, 2017 @10:48AM US Supreme Court To Decide Microsoft Email Privacy Dispute
Monday October 16, 2017 @10:09AM WPA2 Security Flaw Puts Almost Every Wi-Fi Device at Risk of Hijack, Eavesdropping
Saturday October 14, 2017 @12:52PM Over 500 Million PCs Are Secretly Mining Cryptocurrency, Researchers Reveal
Saturday October 14, 2017 @12:19AM Cord-Cutters Drive Cable TV Subscribers to a 17-Year Low
Friday October 13, 2017 @07:01PM Russia Reportedly Used Pokemon Go In an Effort To Inflame Racial Tensions
Friday October 13, 2017 @04:54AM Recordings of the Sounds Heard In the Cuban US Embassy Attacks Released
Thursday October 12, 2017 @04:58PM Google Permanently Disables Touch Function On All Home Minis Due To Privacy Concerns
Thursday October 12, 2017 @01:17PM Comcast Pressures Local Cable Firms to Curb Low-Cost TV Packages
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:30PM FCC's Claim That One ISP Counts As 'Competition' Faces Scrutiny In Court
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @02:35PM T-Mobile Website Allowed Hackers to Access Your Account Data With Just Your Phone Number
Monday October 09, 2017 @08:57PM PSA: Microsoft Is Using Cortana To Read Your Private Skype Conversations
Monday October 09, 2017 @10:40AM How Comcast is Shortchanging Customers In Vermont
Friday October 06, 2017 @08:36PM Publishers Take ResearchGate To Court, Seek Removal of Millions of Papers
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:14PM Massive 70-Mile-Wide Butterfly Swarm Shows Up On Denver Radar System
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:53PM A Small But Growing Group Of Silicon Valley Heretics Are Disconnecting Themselves From the Internet
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:34PM Facebook Removed References To Russia From Fake-News Report
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:19PM Sprint, T-Mobile Could Announce a Merger By Month's End
Friday October 06, 2017 @02:59PM Hello, Mobile Operators? This is Your Age of Disruption Calling
Friday October 06, 2017 @12:49PM RIP AIM: AOL Instant Messenger Dies in December
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @05:14PM Facebook Fought Rules That Could Have Exposed Fake Russian Ads
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:54PM Google Pixel Buds Are Wireless Earbuds That Translate Conversations In Real Time
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @05:46PM More Than 80 Percent of All Net Neutrality Comments Were Sent By Bots, Researchers Say
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @05:34PM Judge Recommends ISP, Search Engine Blocking of Sci-Hub In the US
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @04:56PM Yahoo Triples Estimate of Breached Accounts To 3 Billion
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @02:35PM Judge Recommends ISP and Search Engine Blocking of Sci-Hub in the US
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @11:56AM Slack Locks Down Oracle Partnership Targeting Enterprises
Monday October 02, 2017 @07:19PM North Korea Gets Second Route To Internet Via Russia Link
Monday October 02, 2017 @06:43PM Ex-Verizon Lawyer Ajit Pai Confirmed To Second Term As FCC Chair
Saturday September 30, 2017 @12:53AM Microsoft Releases 'Next Generation' Preview of Skype For Linux
Friday September 29, 2017 @06:00PM Radical Leftists Built Their Own FOSS Alternative To Reddit After It Banned Them
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:06PM FCC Silenced Puerto Rico Radio Station's Boosters In March 2017
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:42PM Department of Justice Demands Facebook Information From 'Anti-Administration Activists'
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:19PM US Slashing Embassy Staff In Cuba Because of Apparent Sonic 'Attacks'
Friday September 29, 2017 @02:07PM Internet Activists Urge Congress to Fire Trump's FCC Chief Ajit Pai
Thursday September 28, 2017 @07:44PM EU Gives Ultimatum To Facebook and Twitter: Obey Us Or We'll Start Regulating
Thursday September 28, 2017 @05:58PM AT&T Seeks Supreme Court Review On Net Neutrality Rule
Thursday September 28, 2017 @05:42PM Twitter Suspends Hundreds of Accounts Linked To Russian Operatives
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:29PM FCC Chief Tells Apple To Turn on iPhone's FM Radio Chip
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:16PM Air Force Gives 10-Year-Old Orbiting Satellite To Ham Radio Operators
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:11PM Comcast's New 'Xfinity Instant TV' Streaming Service Charges $18 For What Antennas Offer For Free
Thursday September 28, 2017 @02:40PM Google Quietly Discontinues NFC Smart Unlock Without Explanation
Thursday September 28, 2017 @12:02AM Homeland Security Plans To Collect Immigrants' Social Media Information
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:55PM Bell Canada Wants Pirate Websites Blocked For Canadians
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:45PM Internet Explorer Bug Leaks Whatever You Type In the Address Bar
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:35AM Russia Threatens To Shut Down Facebook Over Local Data Storage Laws
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:27AM Mozilla's 'Firefox Quantum' Browser Challenges Chrome In Speed
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:04AM Twitter Tests Doubling Character Limit For Tweets To 280
Monday September 25, 2017 @07:35PM Red Cross Asks For 50 Ham Radio Operators To Fly To Puerto Rico
Monday September 25, 2017 @07:16PM Russia Reportedly Bought Thousands of Facebook Ads Sought To Stress Racial Divisions
Monday September 25, 2017 @05:29PM Instagram Now Has 800 Million Monthly, 500 Million Daily Active Users
Monday September 25, 2017 @04:07PM China Blocks WhatsApp
Monday September 25, 2017 @10:02AM Microsoft Teams is Replacing Skype for Business To Put More Pressure on Slack
Saturday September 23, 2017 @03:38PM Microsoft and Facebook Just Built a 4,000-Mile Cable Across the Pacfic Ocean
Friday September 22, 2017 @05:22PM Would a T-Mobile-Sprint Merger Hurt Consumers?
Friday September 22, 2017 @03:35PM Verizon Backtracks Slightly In Plan To Kick Customers Off Network
Friday September 22, 2017 @10:30AM T-Mobile, Sprint Close To Agreeing Deal Terms
Thursday September 21, 2017 @05:49PM 'Dear Apple, The iPhone X and Face ID Are Orwellian and Creepy'
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:55PM Most Powerful Cosmic Rays Come From Galaxies Far, Far Away
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:21PM DC Court Rules Tracking Phones Without a Warrant Is Unconstitutional
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:48PM Distrustful US Allies Force Spy Agency To Back Down In Encryption Fight
Thursday September 21, 2017 @01:44PM Judge Kills FTC Lawsuit Against D-Link for Flimsy Security
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @05:37PM Democrats Ask FEC To Create New Rules To Keep Foreign Influence Off Social Media Ads
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @03:42PM Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Power To Entire Island of Puerto Rico
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @05:20PM Twitter Suspends 300,000 Accounts Tied To Terrorism In 2017
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @04:53PM Google, Bing, Yahoo Data Retention Doesn't Improve Search Quality, Study Claims
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @04:30PM Pepe the Frog's Creator Is Sending Takedown Notices To Far-Right Sites
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @04:16PM EFF Resigns From Web Consortium In Wake of EME DRM Standardization
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @03:57PM China Orders Bitcoin Exchanges In Capital City To Close
Monday September 18, 2017 @11:22PM T-Mobile To Increase Deprioritization Threshold To 50GB This Week
Monday September 18, 2017 @05:32PM Jeweler Forged Judge's Signature To Force Google To Kill Negative Reviews
Monday September 18, 2017 @04:39PM Why You Shouldn't Use Texts For Two-Factor Authentication
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:59PM There Will Be 22 Million Cord Cutters By 2018, Says Report
Friday September 15, 2017 @06:32PM Google Chrome Will No Longer Autoplay Content With Sound In January 2018
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:21PM Warning: 'MetalKettle' Repository For Kodi Becomes Vulnerable After GitHub Takeover
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:13PM PewDiePie Is Inexcusable But DMCA Takedowns Are Not the Way To Fight Him
Friday September 15, 2017 @04:39PM 8,500 Verizon Customers Disconnected Because of 'Substantial' Data Use
Thursday September 14, 2017 @08:17PM Facebook Enabled Advertisers To Reach 'Jew Haters'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @05:37PM First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript To Mine Cryptocurrencies In Your Browser
Thursday September 14, 2017 @05:04PM Spain Fines Facebook Over Tracking Users Without Consent
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:47PM ISPs Claim a Privacy Law Would Weaken Online Security, Increase Pop-Ups
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @05:52PM Backdoor Found In WordPress Plugin With More Than 200,000 Installations
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @04:17PM Apple's 'Shoddy' Beats Headphones Get Slammed In Lawsuit
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @04:05PM Study Finds That Banning Trolls Works, To Some Degree
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @08:23PM North Korea Is Dodging Sanctions With a Secret Bitcoin Stash
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:30PM BlueBorne Vulnerabilities Impact Over 5 Billion Bluetooth-Enabled Devices
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @01:46PM The New Apple Watch Series 3 Has Cellular Built-In
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @12:36AM The Only Safe Email is Text-Only Email
Monday September 11, 2017 @06:31PM Amazon's Whole Foods Price Cuts Brought 25 Percent Jump In Shoppers
Monday September 11, 2017 @10:43AM I Downloaded an App. Suddenly, I was a Rescue Dispatcher.
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:26PM Ask Slashdot: What's a Practical Response To the Equifax Breach?
Thursday September 07, 2017 @05:12PM Facebook Finds a New Service To Copy: Tinder
Thursday September 07, 2017 @04:46PM Disney Is Pulling Star Wars and Marvel Films From Netflix
Thursday September 07, 2017 @11:05AM Like Netflix? T-Mobile Is Giving it Away For Free
Thursday September 07, 2017 @09:56AM Speed Report Finds T-Mobile and Xfinity Providing Fastest Mobile and Broadband Internet in US
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:19PM Facebook Sold Ads To Russian-Linked Accounts During Election
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @05:57PM Google Fiber Cuts Kansas City Resident's Internet Access Over 12 Cent Dispute
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @04:11PM Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @05:39PM Boston Red Sox Used Apple Watches To Steal Hand Signals From Yankees
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @05:16PM Sci-Hub Faces $4.8 Million Piracy Damages and ISP Blocking
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @05:05PM Only 13 Percent of Americans Are Scared Robots Will Take Their Jobs, Gallup Poll Shows
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:59PM Verizon Up Offers Rewards in Exchange For Customers' Personal Information
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @04:36PM Over 28 Million Records Stolen In Breach of Latin American Social Network Taringa
Tuesday September 05, 2017 @10:25AM European Court Rules Companies Must Tell Employees of Email Checks
Sunday September 03, 2017 @02:01AM Some Instagram Employees Sell Verification For Thousands of Dollars
Sunday September 03, 2017 @12:41AM AT&T Uverse Modems Found To Have Several Serious Security Vulnerabilities
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:47PM Astronomers Detect 15 Atypical Signals From Distant Galaxy
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:36PM Germany Unveils World's Most Powerful X-Ray Laser
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:30PM Slashdot Asks: How Do You Navigate Your Smartphone?
Friday September 01, 2017 @04:18PM New Qualcomm Auto Chipset Advances Vehicle-To-Everything Communications
Friday September 01, 2017 @03:17PM Millions of Time Warner Cable Customer Records Exposed in Third-Party Data Leak
Thursday August 31, 2017 @06:57PM Comcast Sues Vermont To Avoid Building 550 Miles of New Cable Lines
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:05PM Apple Calls For FCC To Keep 'Strong, Enforceable' Net Neutrality Protections
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @07:04PM Messaging-App Kik's Big Bet On Digital Coin Offering
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @02:45PM Kansas City Was First To Embrace Google Fiber, Now Its Broadband Future Is 'TBD'
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @04:36PM Rural America Is Building Its Own Internet Because No One Else Will
Monday August 28, 2017 @10:41PM Mayweather-McGregor Streaming Glitches Prompt Lawsuit Against Showtime
Monday August 28, 2017 @02:08PM Facebook Pages Spreading Fake News Won't Be Able To Buy Ads
Friday August 25, 2017 @03:57PM Modest Proposal To Companies: Let Your Customers Respond To Your Emails - Kill no-reply@
Thursday August 24, 2017 @06:22PM AT&T's Slow 1.5Mbps Internet In Poor Neighborhoods Sparks Complaint To FCC
Thursday August 24, 2017 @06:03PM Fake Messages Rigged With Malware Are Spreading Via Facebook Messenger
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @06:29PM Elon Musk Posts First Photo of SpaceX's New Spacesuit
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @06:21PM Engineers Discover How To Make Antennas For Wireless Communication 100x Smaller Than Their Current Size
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:42PM Chrome Adds Warning For Extensions That Take Over Your Proxy Settings
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:11PM Google Invites Users To 'Check If You're Clinically Depressed'
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @06:39PM Mozilla Testing an Opt-Out System For Firefox Telemetry Collection
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @06:22PM Justice Department Walks Back Demand For Information On Anti-Trump Website
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:22PM Medium Will Now Pay Writers Based On How Many 'Claps' They Get
Monday August 21, 2017 @04:26PM Disney Will Price Streaming Service At $5 Per Month, Analyst Says
Saturday August 19, 2017 @01:16AM US State Department Suffers Worldwide Email Outage
Friday August 18, 2017 @06:41PM Atlas 5 Rocket Launches $400 Million NASA Satellite Into Space
Friday August 18, 2017 @06:31PM Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database
Friday August 18, 2017 @04:21PM Google Explains Why It Banned the App For Gab, a Right-Wing Twitter Rival
Thursday August 17, 2017 @05:31PM Video Is Coming To Reddit
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:49PM Facebook Downranks Video Clickbait and Fake Play Buttons
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:13PM Judge Dismisses AT&T's Attempt To Stall Google Fiber Construction In Louisville
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @06:02PM Cloudflare Stops Supporting Neo-Nazi Site The Daily Stormer
Wednesday August 16, 2017 @04:03PM YouTube Has An Illegal TV Streaming Problem
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @06:55PM WordPress Bans Fascist Website Linked To Charlottesville Killer
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @06:29PM Google Allo For Chrome Finally Arrives, But Only For Android Users
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @05:19PM Guam Radio Stations Accidentally Conduct Emergency Alert Amid North Korea Threat
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @04:31PM Neo-Nazi Site The Daily Stormer Moves To Dark Web After Shutdown
Tuesday August 15, 2017 @02:20PM Tech Companies Urge Supreme Court To Boost Cellphone Privacy
Monday August 14, 2017 @09:33PM Google Pays Apple $3 Billion Per Year To Remain On the iPhone, Analyst Says
Monday August 14, 2017 @07:25PM Justice Department Demands 1.3 Million IP Addresses Related To Anti-Trump Website
Monday August 14, 2017 @05:34PM Trump Can Block People On Twitter If He Wants, Administration Says
Monday August 14, 2017 @04:39PM Discord Bans Servers That Promote Nazi Ideology
Saturday August 12, 2017 @03:32PM iOS 10 Quietly Deprecated A Crucial API For VoIP and Communication Apps
Friday August 11, 2017 @04:10PM FCC Extends Net Neutrality Comment Period By Two Weeks
Friday August 11, 2017 @02:58PM The Ghostly Radio Station That No One Claims To Run
Friday August 11, 2017 @02:00PM Startup To Put Cellphone Tower on the Moon
Friday August 11, 2017 @01:36PM Almost All of FCC's New Advisory Panel Works For Telecoms
Thursday August 10, 2017 @04:31PM Password Power Rankings: a Look At the Practices of 40+ Popular Websites
Thursday August 10, 2017 @11:42AM A New Way to Tell Your Airline You Hate It
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @05:53PM Facebook Is Cracking Down On Deceptive Ads For Porn, Diet Pills
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @04:02PM Maybe Americans Don't Need Fast Home Internet Service, FCC Suggests
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @05:29PM Disney To Pull Its Movies From Netflix and Start Its Own Streaming Service
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:35PM The Man Who Wrote the Password Rules Regrets Doing So
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:35PM First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:46PM Data Cap Analysis Found Almost 200 ISPs Imposing Data Limits in the US
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:33PM Google Grapples With Fallout After Employee Slams Diversity Efforts
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:09PM YouTube Adds Mobile Chat, Because Google Doesn't Have Enough Messaging Apps
Friday August 04, 2017 @10:37PM Is Microsoft Hustling Us With 'White Spaces'?
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:43PM Apple Plans To Release a Cellular-Capable Watch To Break iPhone Ties
Friday August 04, 2017 @05:10PM Supreme Court Moves Toward Digital With Online Court Filings
Thursday August 03, 2017 @07:06PM The FCC Is Full Again, With Three Republicans and Two Democrats
Thursday August 03, 2017 @04:12PM Facebook Fights Fake News With Links To Other Angles
Thursday August 03, 2017 @03:53PM Charter Has Moved Millions of Customers To New -- And Often Higher -- Pricing
Thursday August 03, 2017 @04:29AM Verizon, AT&T Customers Are Getting Slower Speeds Because of Unlimited Data Plans
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @06:33PM China Is Perfecting a New Method For Suppressing Dissent On the Internet
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @06:29PM Verizon's New Rewards Program Lets It Track Your Browsing History
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @05:52PM Man Used DDoS Attacks On Media To Extort Them To Remove Stories
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @04:28PM Cable Giants Step Up Piracy Battle By Interrogating Montreal Software Developer
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @05:00PM NSA Unlawfully Surveilled Kim Dotcom In New Zealand, Says Report
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @04:46PM Google Says AI Better Than Humans At Scrubbing Extremist YouTube Content
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @03:59PM Senators Propose Bill Targeting Websites That Facilitate Sex Trafficking
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @03:24PM 'Real People' Don't Need End-To-End Encryption In Their Messaging Apps, UK Home Secretary Says
Monday July 31, 2017 @06:34PM HP Patents 'Reminder Messages'
Monday July 31, 2017 @05:19PM With 200 Million Daily Users, Giphy Will Soon Test Sponsored GIFs
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:37PM BrickerBot Dev Claims Cyber-Attack That Affected Over 60,000 Indian Modems
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:26PM Iranians Use 'Cute Photographer' Profile To Hack Targets In Middle East
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:00PM FCC Says Its Specific Plan To Stop DDoS Attacks Must Remain Secret
Sunday July 30, 2017 @12:16AM Will 'Smart Cities' Violate Our Privacy?
Saturday July 29, 2017 @01:57AM Ask Slashdot: What Can You Do With Old Coaxial Cable?
Friday July 28, 2017 @10:18AM An End To Phone Pranking
Thursday July 27, 2017 @07:50PM Intelligence Chairman Accuses Obama Aids of Hundreds of Unmasking Requests
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:40PM Subscription Journals Are Doomed Because of Sci-Hub's Big Cache of Pirated Papers, Suggests Data Analyst
Thursday July 27, 2017 @03:57PM Why Your Call Center is Only Getting Noisier
Thursday July 27, 2017 @11:37AM More Than One Billion People Use Facebook's WhatsApp Service Every Day
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:51AM FCC Is Not Complying With Freedom of Information Act Requests, Alleges Lawsuit
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:20PM SEC Rules That ICO Tokens Are Securities
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @02:32PM Google Is Testing Autoplay Videos Directly In Search Results
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @05:07PM AT&T Loses Record Number of Traditional TV Subscribers In Q2, Drops 156,000 DirecTV Satellite Customers
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @02:01PM House Panel Wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs To Testify On Internet Rules
Monday July 24, 2017 @06:34PM iOS 11 Will Prevent Your iPhone From Automatically Connecting To Unreliable Wi-Fi Networks
Monday July 24, 2017 @05:24PM Ask Slashdot: Best Option For a Touring Band With Mobile Data?
Sunday July 23, 2017 @12:50PM Disastrous 'Pokemon Go' Event Leads To Mass Refunds