Slashdot Items Tagged "software"

Date / Time Story
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:58PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On Forced Subscription-Only Software?
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:36PM Google Just Broke Amazon's Workaround For YouTube On Fire TV
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:22PM New Study Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Behavior
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:11PM Tesla Owner Attempts Autopilot Defense During DUI Stop
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:33PM Android Can Now Tell You How Fast Wi-Fi Networks Are Before You Join Them
Monday January 22, 2018 @02:34PM Corporate Cultural Issues Hold Back Secure Software Development
Monday January 22, 2018 @10:09AM Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus Privacy's F-Droid Android App Store is a Replacement for Google Play That Features Only FOSS Apps That Don't Do Any Tracking
Friday January 19, 2018 @07:00PM Nintendo's Newest Switch Accessories Are DIY Cardboard Toys
Thursday January 18, 2018 @08:13PM Google Releases Fix For Chromecast Wi-Fi Crashes
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:09PM Google's Fuchsia OS On the Pixelbook
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @03:54PM Wine 3.0 Released
Thursday January 18, 2018 @12:07PM Slack Now Available As a Snap For Linux
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @09:50PM Google Has Made It Simple For Anyone To Tap Into Its Image Recognition AI
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @06:31PM Microsoft Puts Minecraft Boss In Charge of Xbox Games
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @06:09PM Software 'No More Accurate Than Untrained Humans' At Predicting Recidivism
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @03:45PM A Photo Accidentally Revealed a Password For Hawaii's Emergency Agency
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:23PM Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:32PM Google Home and Chromecast Could Be Overloading Your Home Wi-Fi
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Monday January 15, 2018 @08:24PM Google's Museum App Finds Your Fine Art Doppelganger
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:54PM 'Very High Level of Confidence' Russia Used Kaspersky Software For Devastating NSA Leaks
Monday January 15, 2018 @03:20PM Mozilla Tests Firefox 'Tab Warming'
Saturday January 13, 2018 @04:45AM Japanese Console Market Grows For the First Time In 11 Years
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:43PM Adult Themed VR Game Leaks Data On Thousands
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:10PM Snapchat's Big Redesign Bashed In 83 Percent of User Reviews
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:12PM Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids To Porn
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Friday January 12, 2018 @12:53AM AMD Is Releasing Spectre Firmware Updates To Fix CPU Vulnerabilities
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:24PM Hackers Could Blow Up Factories Using Smartphone Apps
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:16PM Apple Health Data Is Being Used As Evidence In a Rape and Murder Investigation
Thursday January 11, 2018 @01:22PM Subscriptions With Automated Recurring Billing Come To Windows 10
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @07:11PM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @04:19PM Microsoft: We're Not Giving Up On Cortana (Even In Home Automation)
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:41AM Xbox One Adds New Achievement, Do Not Disturb Features In Previous Update
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @04:30PM James Dolan, Co-Creator of SecureDrop, Dead At 36
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @04:17PM Apple Planning New, 'Robust' Parental Controls To Help Protect Children, Teens
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @03:10PM Dell's Mobile Connect Application Will Allow Users To Easily Mirror Their Smartphone on PC; To Come Pre-installed On Company's Future PCs
Monday January 08, 2018 @08:46PM Apple Investigated By France For 'Planned Obsolescence'
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:30PM Google Says CPU Patches Cause 'Negligible Impact On Performance' With New 'Retpoline' Technique
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:39AM Asus Is Turning Its Old Routers Into Mesh Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:31PM Google's Project Zero Team Discovered Critical CPU Flaw Last Year
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:20PM AI System Sorts News Articles By Whether Or Not They Contain Actual Information
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @03:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @10:56AM The 'App' You Can't Trash: How SIP is Broken in Apple's High Sierra OS
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:06PM Apple Will Replace Old iPhone Batteries Regardless of Diagnostic Test Results
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:31PM Google's Mysterious Fuchsia OS Can Now Run On the Pixelbook
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Friday December 29, 2017 @06:59PM Kodi Media Player Arrives On the Xbox One
Friday December 29, 2017 @03:47PM Slashdot Asks: How Should Apple Have Responded To the Battery Controversy?
Thursday December 28, 2017 @09:43PM Kodi 18 'Leia' 64-Bit For Windows Is Finally Ready To Replace the 32-bit Version
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:39PM Google Stops Selling the Pixel C Android Tablet
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:03PM HTC, Motorola Say They Don't Slow Old Phones Like Apple Does
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:40PM Chrome OS Will Finally Run Android Apps in the Background
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:59PM Some Sonos and Bose Speakers Are Being Hijacked To Play Ghostly Sounds
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:46PM Apple To Release Lisa OS For Free As Open Source In 2018
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @08:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @08:08PM WeChat To Become China's Official Electronic ID System
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:00PM Is Google Home Fit For Elderly and Disabled Users?
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @10:53AM Thunderbird Will Phase Out Legacy Add-Ons, Will Support WebExtensions
Monday December 25, 2017 @10:01AM Opera 50 Web Browser Will Offer Anti-Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Mining Feature
Friday December 22, 2017 @03:47PM Nvidia To Cease Producing New Drivers For 32-Bit Systems
Friday December 22, 2017 @03:01AM Opera 50 to Include Cryptojacking Protection
Thursday December 21, 2017 @09:13PM Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit After Admitting To Slowing Down Old iPhones
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:29PM Apple Says Apps Must Now Disclose Odds For Loot Boxes
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Tech Companies End the One-Year Software Update Cycle?
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @05:14PM Magic Leap Finally Unveils Mixed-Reality Goggles
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @03:38PM PSA: Spotify Now Available As a Snap For Linux
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @10:42AM Apple Plans Combined iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps To Create One User Experience
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:18PM Microsoft Removes Google's Chrome Installer From the Windows Store
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @03:59PM 'Loapi' Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Is Causing Phone Batteries To Bulge
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @11:16AM Apple Seems To Have Forgotten About the Whole 'It Just Works' Thing
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:12PM Venezuela Will Force Bitcoin Miners To Register With the Government
Monday December 18, 2017 @06:57PM WhatsApp Ordered To Stop Sharing User Data With Facebook
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:15PM Plexamp, Plex's Spin on the Classic Winamp Player, Is the First Project From New Incubator Plex Labs
Monday December 18, 2017 @12:50PM 'The Year That Software Bugs Ate the World'
Monday December 18, 2017 @09:53AM Opera Software Changes Name To Otello Corporation
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:33PM Chrome 64 Beta Adds Sitewide Audio Muting, Pop-Up Blocker, Windows 10 HDR Video
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:08PM Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed
Friday December 15, 2017 @04:21PM Google Is Shutting Down Project Tango
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:12PM A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built To Outperform Bitcoin
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:22PM PSA: AIM Will Be Discontinued Tomorrow
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @07:06PM Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:26PM T-Mobile Is Becoming a Cable Company
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:44PM Robots Are Being Used To Shoo Away Homeless People In San Francisco
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:21PM Google To Open AI Center In China Despite Search Ban
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:37PM What Does Artificial Intelligence Actually Mean?
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:06PM AMD Is Open-Sourcing Their Official Vulkan Linux Driver
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:06PM Twitter Officially Launches 'Threads,' a New Feature For Easily Posting Tweetstorms
Monday December 11, 2017 @05:49PM Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit
Monday December 11, 2017 @05:04PM AI-Assisted Fake Porn Is Here and We're All Screwed
Monday December 11, 2017 @04:56PM Apple Buys Shazam To Boost Apple Music
Monday December 11, 2017 @12:59PM Google Releases Tool To Help iPhone Hackers
Sunday December 10, 2017 @04:57PM Top iOS Apps of 2017: Bitmoji Beats Snapchat, YouTube, and Facebook Messenger
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:20PM Apple Is Reportedly Buying Shazam For Nearly Half a Billion Dollars
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:00PM Zero-Day iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access To Smart Accessories Including Locks
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:57PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:49PM Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Building Dedicated Chips For Autopilot
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:35PM Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:25PM Google Puts Android Accessibility Crackdown On Hold
Thursday December 07, 2017 @04:32PM Android 8.0 Oreo For Android Wear Released
Thursday December 07, 2017 @03:55PM Apple Has Ruined Its Podcasts App
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:06PM Google's DeepMind AI Becomes a Superhuman Chess Player In a Few Hours
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:30AM Google Wants Progressive Web Apps To Replace Chrome Apps
Monday December 04, 2017 @04:48PM PayPal Says 1.6 Million Customer Details Stolen In Breach At Canadian Subsidiary
Saturday December 02, 2017 @07:23PM 'App Truthers' Question the Accuracy of the Domino's Pizza Tracker
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:34PM Two Technologists Create Black Metal Album Using An AI
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:00PM Blockchains Are Poised To End the Password Era
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:30PM System76 Will Disable Intel Management Engine On Its Linux Laptops
Thursday November 30, 2017 @05:15PM Australian Man Uses Snack Bags As Faraday Cage To Block Tracking By Employer
Thursday November 30, 2017 @04:32PM Google Bans Apps From Displaying Lock Screen Ads
Thursday November 30, 2017 @04:24PM CNN Visualizes Climate Change-Driven Arctic Melt With 360-Degree VR Video
Thursday November 30, 2017 @10:56AM Google Launches App That Can Help You Track and Conserve Mobile Data
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @08:19PM Amazon Will Let Alexa Developers Use Voice Recognition To Personalize Apps
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @08:03PM AI Goes Bilingual -- Without a Dictionary
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @07:08PM Three Quarters of Android Apps Track Users With Third Party Tools, Says Study
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @05:39PM A Supreme Court Case This Week Could Change US Digital Privacy Standards
Tuesday November 28, 2017 @04:48PM Tesla Owners Are Mining Bitcoins With Free Power From Charging Stations
Monday November 27, 2017 @09:03PM Microsoft Office Now Available On All Chromebooks
Monday November 27, 2017 @08:58PM Destiny 2 Misrepresented XP Gains To Its Players Until the Developers Got Caught
Monday November 27, 2017 @06:02PM The Pixel 2's Dormant 'Visual Core' Chip Gets Activated In Latest Android Developer Preview
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:24PM iPhone Users Complain About the Word 'It' Autocorrecting To 'I.T' On iOS 11 and Later
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:10PM Facebook Rolls Out AI To Detect Suicidal Posts Before They're Reported
Monday November 27, 2017 @04:04PM Pokemon Go Led To Increase In Traffic Deaths and Accidents, Says Study
Monday November 27, 2017 @03:50PM Plex's DVR Can Now Automatically Remove Commercials For You
Monday November 27, 2017 @01:40PM Two Major Cydia Hosts Shut Down as Jailbreaking Fades in Popularity
Friday November 24, 2017 @08:29PM Legislators Take Aim At Star Wars Battlefront II, EA Over 'Gambling In Games'
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:56PM Samsung's Galaxy S9 Will Appear At CES In January, Says Report
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:50PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Greatest Successes and Weaknesses With Wine (Software)?
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @03:18PM Apple Scientists Disclose Self-Driving Car Research
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @10:25AM Stop Using Excel, Finance Chiefs Tell Staffs
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @06:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Are So Many Security Vulnerabilities Possible?
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:55PM How a Wi-Fi Pineapple Can Steal Your Data (And How To Protect Yourself From It)
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @05:15PM Microsoft Confirms Surface Book 2 Can't Stay Charged During Gaming Sessions
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:21PM Sacramento Regional Transit Systems Hit By Hacker
Tuesday November 21, 2017 @04:09PM New Windows Search Interface Borrows Heavily From MacOS
Monday November 20, 2017 @05:35PM Over 400 of the World's Most Popular Websites Record Your Every Keystroke
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:17PM iMac Pro Will Have An A10 Fusion Coprocessor For 'Hey, Siri' Support and More Secure Booting, Says Report
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:10PM Google Is Working On Fuchsia OS Support For Apple's Swift Programming Language
Monday November 20, 2017 @03:46PM Uber Expands Driverless-Car Push With Deal For 24,000 Volvos
Monday November 20, 2017 @03:36PM An Ethereum Startup Just Vanished After People Invested $374K
Monday November 20, 2017 @12:59PM Deep Learning Is Eating Software
Friday November 17, 2017 @06:37PM 'Robots Are Not Taking Over,' Says Head of UN Body of Autonomous Weapons
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:19PM Microsoft and GitHub Team Up To Take Git Virtual File System To MacOS, Linux
Friday November 17, 2017 @03:07PM Windows 8 and Later Fail To Properly Apply ASLR
Friday November 17, 2017 @02:48PM Windows 8 and Later Fail to Properly Apply ASLR
Friday November 17, 2017 @01:10PM Proprietary Software is the Driver of Unprecedented Surveillance: Richard Stallman
Friday November 17, 2017 @10:04AM iOS 11 'Is Still Just Buggy as Hell'
Friday November 17, 2017 @04:09AM Tesla Unveils 500-Mile Range Semi Truck, 620-Mile Range Roadster 2.0
Thursday November 16, 2017 @08:05PM Stanford Trains AI To Diagnose Pneumonia Better Than a Radiologist In Just Two Months
Thursday November 16, 2017 @07:37PM Bluetooth Hack Affects 20 Million Amazon Echo, Google Home Devices
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @08:25PM Consumers Are Holding Off On Buying Smart-Home Gadgets Due To Security, Privacy Fears
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @04:45PM Slashdot Asks: Have You Switched To Firefox 57?
Wednesday November 15, 2017 @03:03PM Russia Posts Video Game Screenshot As 'Irrefutable Proof' of US Helping IS
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @05:23PM All 500 of the World's Top 500 Supercomputers Are Running Linux
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:48PM Apple Is Back To Being the World's Top Wearable Maker
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @04:20PM Pentagon To Make a Big Push Toward Open-Source Software Next Year
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @03:43PM Investigation Finds Security Flaws In 'Connected' Toys
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @11:32AM The Strange Art of Writing Release Notes
Tuesday November 14, 2017 @10:52AM Fedora 27 Released
Monday November 13, 2017 @06:38PM All Major Browsers Now Support WebAssembly
Monday November 13, 2017 @06:25PM Uber Drivers In Lagos Are Using a Fake GPS App To Inflate Rider Fares
Monday November 13, 2017 @06:19PM Ask Slashdot: Which Software/Devices Are Unusable Without Connecting to the Internet?
Monday November 13, 2017 @04:20PM Google To Kill a Bunch of Useful Android Apps That Rely On Accessibility Services
Friday November 10, 2017 @05:55PM Paradise Papers Expose Canadian Scalper's Multimillion-Dollar StubHub Scheme
Friday November 10, 2017 @05:43PM Sex Toy Company Admits To Recording Users' Remote Sex Sessions, Calls It a 'Minor Bug'
Friday November 10, 2017 @05:35PM Some iPhone X Displays Plagued By Mysterious 'Green Line of Death'
Friday November 10, 2017 @04:32PM Following Equifax Breach, CEO Doesn't Know If Data Is Encrypted
Thursday November 09, 2017 @05:57PM Ask Slashdot: What Should A Mac User Know Before Buying a Windows Laptop?
Thursday November 09, 2017 @04:21PM Google Working To Remove MINIX-Based ME From Intel Platforms
Thursday November 09, 2017 @03:54PM Self-Driving Shuttle Involved In Crash Two Hours After Debut
Thursday November 09, 2017 @09:51AM Windows 10's Version of AirDrop Lets You Quickly Share Files Between PCs
Thursday November 09, 2017 @09:50AM NASA: We're Not Building Flying Taxi Software For Uber
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @07:15PM Intel Recruits AMD RTG Exec Raja Koduri To Head New Visual Computing Group
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @03:21PM Chrome Update Kills Annoying Redirects and Trick-To-Click Popups
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @02:28PM Logitech To Shut Down 'Service and Support' For Harmony Link Devices In 2018
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @01:22AM iOS 11 Passes 50 Percent Adoption In Under 2 Months
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @06:33PM A Huge Redesign Is Coming To Snapchat
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @05:31PM Israeli Company Sues Apple Over Dual-Lens Cameras In iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8 Plus
Tuesday November 07, 2017 @02:44PM Apache OpenOffice: We're OK With Not Being Super Cool
Monday November 06, 2017 @08:17PM Toyota Is Uneasy About the Handoff Between Automated Systems and Drivers
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:15PM Microsoft Releases Standards For Highly Secure Windows 10 Devices
Monday November 06, 2017 @05:56PM iPhone X Has the 'Most Innovative and High Performance' Smartphone Display Ever Tested
Monday November 06, 2017 @04:52PM Apple Wins $120 Million From Samsung In Slide-To-Unlock Patent Battle
Saturday November 04, 2017 @06:02PM Fake WhatsApp App Downloaded 1 Million Times
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:34PM Audacity 2.2.0 Released
Friday November 03, 2017 @10:20AM Some Google Pixel 2 XL Units Shipped Without an Operating System
Thursday November 02, 2017 @05:04PM Eric Schmidt and Bob Work: Our AI 'Sputnik Moment' Is Now
Thursday November 02, 2017 @04:51PM Apple Crushes Expectations, Sees Record Holiday Quarter
Thursday November 02, 2017 @04:34PM Hilton Paid a $700K Fine For 2015 Breach; Under GDPR, It Would Be $420 Million
Thursday November 02, 2017 @03:00PM The Fourth US Navy Collision of the Year Was Ultimately Caused By UI Confusion