Slashdot Items Tagged "risks"

Date / Time Story
Thursday November 26, 2015 @08:28AM Fake Bomb Detector, Blamed For Hundreds of Deaths, Is Still In Use
Friday November 20, 2015 @06:01PM Tesla To Voluntarily Recall Every Model S Because One Seat Belt Came Apart
Thursday November 19, 2015 @10:11AM 737 'Tailstrike' Caused By Typo On a Tablet
Saturday November 14, 2015 @12:47PM Dubai Buys Commercial Jetpacks For Firefighters
Friday November 13, 2015 @06:05PM Laser Strikes On Aircraft Increasing In Frequency
Saturday November 07, 2015 @07:11AM Autonomous Cars Aren't As Smart as They're Cracked Up To Be
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:03AM $600k Fine Over Data Center Death
Thursday October 22, 2015 @07:13AM First Cancer Case Confirmed From Fukushima Cleanup
Thursday October 22, 2015 @07:12AM The NYPD's X-Ray Vans
Saturday October 17, 2015 @10:36AM Point-And-Shoot Weapon Stops Drones Without Destroying Them
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:43AM New Concerns Over Earthquakes In Oklahoma Near Vast Oil-Storage Facility
Thursday October 15, 2015 @08:35AM USB Killer 2.0: a Harmless-Looking USB Stick That Destroys Computers
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @10:38AM Study Finds Higher Rates of Premature Birth Near Fracking Sites
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:20AM Rookie Dongle Warns Parents When Their Kids Are Driving Too Fast
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:34AM B612 Foundation Loses Partnership With NASA; Asteroids Not a Significant Risk
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:00AM Study Finds Humans Are Worse Than Radiation For Chernobyl Animals
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:27PM The Decline of 'Big Soda': Is Drinking Soda the New Smoking?
Saturday October 03, 2015 @11:32AM F-35 Ejection Seat Fears Ground Lightweight Pilots
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @10:07AM Rogue Biohacking Is Not a Problem
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @07:54AM John Harrison: Inventor and Longitude Hero
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:10AM Selfies Kill More People Than Shark Attacks
Saturday September 26, 2015 @01:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Friday September 25, 2015 @05:51PM Car Industry "Buried Report Showing US Car Safety Flaws Over Fears For TTIP Deal"
Friday September 25, 2015 @05:26PM How the Car Industry Has Hidden Its Software Behind the DMCA
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @09:03AM Misusing Ethernet To Kill Computer Infrastructure Dead
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @07:19AM What Hurricane Sandy Taught IT About Disaster Preparedness
Monday September 21, 2015 @10:32AM RIP: Tech Advocate and Obama Advisor Jake Brewer
Sunday September 20, 2015 @08:27AM Hardware Projects (and Pranks) That Have Scared Observers
Saturday September 19, 2015 @06:39PM The Economics of Drug Sales On the Dark Web
Thursday September 10, 2015 @07:14AM Science Teacher Arrested After Crashing Drone At US Open
Sunday August 30, 2015 @10:39AM The Coming Terrorist Threat From Autonomous Vehicles
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:37AM North Dakota Legalizes "Less Than Lethal" Weapon-Equipped Police Drones
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:26AM Massachusetts Boarding School Sued Over Wi-Fi Sickness
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:38AM Ecuador Declares State of Emergency Over Volcano
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:07AM Uber Lowers Drunk Driving Arrests In San Francisco Dramatically
Friday August 14, 2015 @11:46PM Google Research Leads To Automated Real-Time Pedestrian Detection
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @08:18AM Japan To Restart Nuclear Power Tomorrow After Energy Prices Soar
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:42PM Death Toll at 4 In NYC Legionnaire's Outbreak
Saturday August 01, 2015 @05:05PM Answering Elon Musk On the Dangers of Artificial Intelligence
Thursday July 30, 2015 @10:00AM Britain Shuts Off 750,000 Streetlights With No Impact On Crime Or Crashes
Saturday July 25, 2015 @11:59AM Olympic Organizer Wants To Feed Athletes Fukushima Produce
Saturday July 25, 2015 @11:22AM Chinese Tourist's Drone Crashes Into Taipei 101 Skyscraper
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:02PM UK Pilots Want Lithium Battery Powered Devices In the Cabin
Monday July 20, 2015 @08:31PM Study: Living Near Fracking Correlates With Increased Hospital Visits
Thursday July 16, 2015 @09:55AM Gun-Firing Drone Raises Some Eyebrows
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @11:55AM Iran Has Signed a Nuclear Accord
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @10:02AM Cell Phone Radiation Emission Tests Assume Use of Belt Clip
Monday July 13, 2015 @04:09PM NYC Asks Google Maps For Fewer Left Turns
Saturday July 11, 2015 @09:38PM Twitter Yanks Ads UK Activists Say Could Trigger Seizures
Friday July 10, 2015 @06:06PM Boeing Patents an Engine Run By Laser-Generated Fusion Explosions
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @03:30PM A Real-Time Map of All the Objects In Earth's Orbit
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @07:54AM Scientists Look For Patterns In North Carolina Shark Attacks
Friday July 03, 2015 @09:40PM Wired Cautions Would-Be Drone Photogs on the 4th
Thursday July 02, 2015 @01:51PM Volkswagen Factory Worker Killed By a Robot
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:23AM What If You Could See Asteroids In the Night Sky?
Friday June 26, 2015 @11:31AM My United Airlines Website Hack Gets Snubbed
Friday June 26, 2015 @07:51AM Why We Need Certain Consumer Drone Regulations
Friday June 26, 2015 @07:42AM Wi-Fi Router's 'Pregnant Women' Setting Sparks Vendor Rivalry In China
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:06AM Movie Composer James Horner Dies In Plane Crash
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @07:44AM Cyberattack Grounds Planes In Poland
Saturday June 13, 2015 @06:12PM Droning For Sharks
Thursday June 11, 2015 @02:23PM Missing Files Blamed For Deadly A400M Crash
Tuesday June 09, 2015 @08:02AM Robots Compete In Navigating Simulation Of Japan's Fukushima Daiichi Plant
Saturday June 06, 2015 @12:30AM Diphtheria Returns To Spain For Lack of Vaccination
Friday June 05, 2015 @04:44PM Google Releases Report On Autonomous Vehicle Accidents
Friday May 29, 2015 @06:22AM Why Detecting Drones Is a Tough Gig
Friday May 22, 2015 @06:55PM California Votes To Ban Microbeads
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @07:04AM Forecasting the Next Pandemic
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Thursday May 14, 2015 @12:59PM United Airlines Invites Hackers To Find Security Vulnerabilities
Monday May 11, 2015 @10:32PM California Gets Past the Yuck Factor With "Toilet To Tap" Water Recycling
Sunday May 10, 2015 @07:06PM British Pilots: Poll Data Says Public Wants Strict Rules For Drones
Saturday May 09, 2015 @08:20PM Transformer Explosion Closes Nuclear Plant Unit North of NYC
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @02:44PM SpaceX Testing Passenger Escape System Tomorrow
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Friday May 01, 2015 @11:51PM The Pioneer Who Invented the Weather Forecast
Thursday April 30, 2015 @11:18AM Crashing iPad App Grounds Dozens of American Airline Flights
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @12:19PM US Successfully Tests Self-Steering Bullets
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @07:43AM The Engineer's Lament -- Prioritizing Car Safety Issues
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @07:40AM A Cheap, Ubiquitous Earthquake Warning System
Friday April 24, 2015 @09:51AM Cosmic Rays Could Reveal Secrets of Lightning On Earth
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:22AM Yellowstone Supervolcano Even Bigger Than We Realized
Thursday April 23, 2015 @11:58AM Africa E-Waste Dump Continues Hyperbole War
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:52AM USGS: Oil and Gas Operations Could Trigger Large Earthquakes
Thursday April 16, 2015 @10:21AM Calling Out a GAO Report That Says In-Flight Wi-Fi Lets Hackers Access Avionics
Friday March 27, 2015 @06:04PM Modern Cockpits: Harder To Invade But Easier To Lock Up
Thursday March 26, 2015 @07:58AM Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @07:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Sunday March 22, 2015 @10:19AM Chevy Malibu 'Teen Driver' Tech Will Snitch If You Speed
Friday March 20, 2015 @05:50PM Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:55PM Lyft CEO: Self-Driving Cars Aren't the Future
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @06:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Thursday March 12, 2015 @04:43PM Austin Declared a Drone-Free Zone During SXSW
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:05AM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:11PM MH370 Beacon Battery May Have Been Expired
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:19AM A Year On, What Flight Simulators Can't Prove About Flight MH370
Sunday March 08, 2015 @07:18AM Pakistan Builds Nuclear Reactors In Karachi, Sparking Fears of Disaster
Friday March 06, 2015 @11:16PM El Nino Has Finally Arrived, Far Weaker Than Predicted
Friday March 06, 2015 @09:34PM Make Those Brown Eyes Blue
Thursday March 05, 2015 @08:36AM French Nuclear Industry In Turmoil As Manufacturer Buckles
Monday March 02, 2015 @09:15PM Research Suggests That Saunas Help You Live Longer
Friday February 27, 2015 @11:59PM Fighting Scams Targeting the Elderly With Old-School Tech
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:42PM Study: Peanut Consumption In Infancy Helps Prevent Peanut Allergy
Saturday February 21, 2015 @06:40PM Drug-Resistant Malaria May Pose Major Threat
Thursday February 19, 2015 @11:43AM 1950s Toy That Included Actual Uranium Ore Goes On Display At Museum
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:35AM Nuclear Plant Taken Down In Anticipation of Snowstorm
Friday February 13, 2015 @09:50PM Smoking Is Even Deadlier Than Previously Thought
Sunday February 08, 2015 @10:47AM SpaceX Launch of "GoreSat" Planned For Today, Along With Another Landing Attempt
Saturday February 07, 2015 @05:05PM Woman Suffers Significant Weight Gain After Fecal Transplant
Friday February 06, 2015 @09:11PM How a Hardware Designer Was Saved By His Own Creation
Friday February 06, 2015 @05:41PM Uber Will Add Panic Button and Location/Journey Sharing In India
Friday February 06, 2015 @05:41PM The US Navy Wants More Railguns and Lasers, Less Gunpowder
Friday February 06, 2015 @05:37PM Automakers Move Toward OTA Software Upgrades
Thursday February 05, 2015 @05:10PM Programming Safety Into Self-Driving Cars
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @10:34AM White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap
Saturday January 24, 2015 @09:50PM Doomsday Clock Moved Two Minutes Forward, To 23:57
Saturday January 24, 2015 @05:24PM Bomb Threats Via Twitter Partly Shut Down Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport
Saturday January 24, 2015 @09:29AM Government Recommends Cars With Smarter Brakes
Thursday January 22, 2015 @03:22PM New Advance Confines GMOs To the Lab Instead of Living In the Wild
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @08:27AM Regular Exercise Not Enough To Make Up For Sitting All Day
Thursday January 15, 2015 @05:15PM An Open Letter To Everyone Tricked Into Fearing AI
Sunday January 11, 2015 @01:20PM Nuclear Waste Accident Costs Los Alamos Contractor $57 Million
Sunday January 11, 2015 @09:21AM AirAsia QZ8501 Black Box Found
Friday January 09, 2015 @12:20PM Seismological Society of America Claims Fracking Reactivated Ohio Fault
Friday January 09, 2015 @08:18AM How a Shaking Stadium Is Helping Scientists Track Earthquakes
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:30PM AirAsia Flight Goes Missing Between Indonesia and Singapore
Saturday December 27, 2014 @10:59PM Drunk Drivers in California May Get Mandated Interlock Devices
Tuesday December 23, 2014 @08:52AM JP Morgan Breach Tied To Two-Factor Authentication Slip
Thursday December 18, 2014 @08:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:16AM Army Building an Airport Just For Drones
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @11:13AM Hawking Warns Strong AI Could Threaten Humanity
Sunday November 30, 2014 @08:45PM Breath Test For Pot Being Developed At WSU
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Sunday November 30, 2014 @03:03PM WHO Timeline for Ebola Containment Proves Hard To Meet
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:53PM FAA Report Says Near Collisions With Drones On the Rise
Thursday November 13, 2014 @09:53AM US School Installs 'Shooter Detection' System
Tuesday November 04, 2014 @08:44AM Some Virgin Galactic Customers Demand Money Back
Sunday November 02, 2014 @07:43PM Ferguson No-Fly Zone Revealed As Anti-Media Tactic
Sunday November 02, 2014 @01:09PM Buying Goods To Make Nuclear Weapons On eBay, Alibaba, and Other Platforms
Saturday November 01, 2014 @10:59PM Rhode Island Comic Con Oversold, Overcrowded
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:07AM New Crash Test Dummies Reflect Rising American Bodyweight
Monday October 27, 2014 @12:15PM Pentagon Builds Units To Transport Ebola Patients
Monday October 27, 2014 @10:20AM Elon Musk Warns Against Unleashing Artificial Intelligence "Demon"
Monday October 27, 2014 @10:15AM Lava Flow In Hawaii Gains Speed, Triggers Methane Explosions
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:40AM Overwhelmed By Recall For Deadly Airbags
Monday October 20, 2014 @01:22PM 'Endrun' Networks: Help In Danger Zones
Sunday October 19, 2014 @04:01PM Soda Pop Damages Your Cells' Telomeres
Saturday October 18, 2014 @09:56AM Researchers Scrambling To Build Ebola-Fighting Robots
Friday October 17, 2014 @06:22PM Facebook 'Safety Check' Lets Friends Know You're OK After a Major Disaster
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @10:17AM Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:31PM Antiperspirants Could Contribute to Particulate Pollution
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Friday October 03, 2014 @05:08PM GlaxoSmithKline Released 45 Liters of Live Polio Virus
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:53AM After Dallas Ebola Diagnosis, CDC Raises Estimate of Patient's Possible Contacts
Tuesday September 30, 2014 @07:21AM Man Walks Past Security Screening Staring At iPad, Causing Airport Evacuation
Thursday September 25, 2014 @04:32PM FAA Clears Movie and TV Drones For Takeoff
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:03AM Two Explorers Descend Into An Active Volcano, and Live to Tell About It
Sunday September 07, 2014 @06:56PM Apparent Meteorite Hits Managua, Nicaragua, Leaving Crater But No Injuries
Sunday September 07, 2014 @02:02PM 3 Decades Later, Finnair Pilots Report Dramatic Close Encounter With a Missile
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:19AM Hitachi Developing Reactor That Burns Nuclear Waste
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @07:26AM Iceland Raises Volcano Aviation Alert Again
Monday September 01, 2014 @07:43AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Friday August 29, 2014 @06:43PM Islamic State "Laptop of Doom" Hints At Plots Including Bubonic Plague
Friday August 29, 2014 @05:48PM Watch UK Inventor Colin Furze Survive a Fireworks Blast In a Metal Suit
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:25PM Iceland Stands Down On Travel Alert: From Orange To Red and Back Again
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:38PM Slashdot Asks: How Prepared Are You For an Earthquake?
Sunday August 24, 2014 @07:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:15PM Eruption Of Iceland's Bardarbunga Raises Travel Alert to Red
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:51PM Google Wants To Test Driverless Cars In a Simulation
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @11:12AM Iceland's Seismic Activity: A Repeat Show for Atmospheric Ash?
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:28AM Nuclear Regulator Hacked 3 Times In 3 Years
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:01AM Selectable Ethics For Robotic Cars and the Possibility of a Robot Car Bomb
Friday August 15, 2014 @05:33PM Swedish Dad Takes Gamer Kids To Warzone
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:56AM How to Maintain Lab Safety While Making Viruses Deadlier
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @07:28AM Gas Cooled Reactors Shut Down In UK
Sunday August 10, 2014 @09:16PM Point-and-Shoot: TrackingPoint's New Linux-Controlled AR-15s
Thursday August 07, 2014 @02:46PM TEPCO: Nearly All Nuclear Fuel Melted At Fukushima No. 3 Reactor
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:37PM Report: Nuclear Plants Should Focus On Risks Posed By External Events
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:38PM A Box of Forgotten Smallpox Vials Was Just Found In an FDA Closet
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @06:44AM Autonomous Trucking
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:42PM Train Derailment Dumps Two 737 Fuselages Into Clark Fork River
Thursday July 03, 2014 @05:40PM Radar Changing the Face of Cycling
Thursday July 03, 2014 @08:27AM Site of 1976 "Atomic Man" Accident To Be Cleaned
Friday June 27, 2014 @05:22PM CDC: 1 In 10 Adult Deaths In US Caused By Excessive Drinking
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @11:15AM Long-Lasting Enzyme Chews Up Cocaine
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:37PM When Drones Fall From the Sky
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:30AM 'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:30PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @11:05AM Moon Swirls May Inspire Revolution In the Science of Deflector Shields
Friday June 06, 2014 @08:42PM GM Names and Fires Engineers Involved In Faulty Ignition Switch
Friday June 06, 2014 @08:29PM The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:21AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Monday May 26, 2014 @04:58PM Organic Cat Litter May Have Caused Nuclear Waste Accident
Friday May 16, 2014 @11:39AM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Thursday May 15, 2014 @07:50AM Federal Car Fleet To Become Test Bed For High-Tech Safety Gear
Thursday May 08, 2014 @11:30AM Feds Issue Emergency Order On Crude Oil Trains