Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:48PM 'Login With Facebook' Data Hijacked By JavaScript Trackers
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:38PM Google Is Shuttering Domain Fronting, Creating a Big Problem For Anti-Censorship Tools
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @07:19PM SpaceX Launches NASA's Planet-Hunting Satellite, Successfully Lands Its Falcon 9 Rocket
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @01:05PM A Florida Man Has been Accused of Making 97 Million Robocalls
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @12:26PM Puerto Rico is Experiencing an Island-Wide Blackout
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @10:39AM Iran Bans State Bodies From Using Telegram App, Khamenei Shuts Account
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:17PM Former FCC Broadband Panel Chair Arrested For Fraud
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:57PM Facebook Admits To Tracking Users, Non-Users Off-Site
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @12:05PM What It's Like To Live in America Without Broadband Internet
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:36PM 19-Year-Old Archivist Charged For Downloading Freedom-of-Information Releases
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:00PM MPAA Silently Shut Down Its Legal Movies Search Engine
Monday April 16, 2018 @07:44PM Microsoft Built Its Own Custom Linux Kernel For Its New IoT Service
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:55PM Planet Fitness Evacuated After WiFi Network Named 'Remote Detonator' Causes Scare
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:54PM T-Mobile To Pay $40 Million Over False Ring Tones on Rural US Calls
Monday April 16, 2018 @02:08PM France is Building Its Own Encrypted Messaging Service To Ease Fears That Foreign Entities Could Spy on Private Conversations
Thursday April 12, 2018 @02:09AM Reddit Continues To Protect Racist Language In Favor of Free Speech
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:18PM Google's Phone App Is Getting the Power To Send Spam Calls Straight To Voicemail
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @05:01PM The Personality Traits That Put You At Risk For Smartphone Addiction
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:02AM Steam Spy Announces It's Shutting Down, Blames Valve's New Privacy Settings
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @12:50AM Zuckerberg: Facebook Doesn't Use Your Mic For Ad Targeting
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @08:01PM Apple Must Pay Patent Troll More Than $500 Million In iMessage Case
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @07:54PM Facebook Data Collected By Quiz App Included Private Messages
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @05:56PM Zuckerberg Testimony: Facebook AI Will Curb Hate Speech In 5 To 10 Years
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:36PM Twitter Says It Will Comply With Honest Ads Act To Combat Russia Social Media Meddling
Monday April 09, 2018 @11:17PM Oregon Becomes Second State To Pass a Net Neutrality Law
Monday April 09, 2018 @06:41PM How Much VR User Data Is Oculus Giving To Facebook?
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:18PM Steve Wozniak Drops Facebook: 'The Profits Are All Based On the User's Info'
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:52PM Tim Cook Says Ads That Follow You Online Are 'Creepy'
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:37PM Twitter Bans 270,000 Accounts For 'Promoting Terrorism'
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:17PM T-Mobile Stores Part of Customers' Passwords In Plaintext, Says It Has 'Amazingly Good' Security
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:30PM Google Seeks To Limit 'Right To Be Forgotten' By Claiming It's Journalistic
Friday April 06, 2018 @05:21PM Comcast, AT&T, Verizon Pose a Greater Surveillance Risk Than Facebook
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:37PM Best Buy Warns of Data Breach
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:25PM Facebook Demands ID Verifications For Big Pages, 'Issue' Ad Buyers
Friday April 06, 2018 @10:26AM Russia Files Lawsuit To Block Telegram Messaging App
Thursday April 05, 2018 @07:07PM The FCC Is Refusing To Release Emails About Ajit Pai's 'Harlem Shake' Video
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:20AM 1.1.1.1: Cloudflare's New DNS Attracting 'Gigabits Per Second' of Rubbish
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @06:49PM Microsoft Touts Breakthrough In Making Chatbots More Conversational
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @06:33PM One of Estonia's First 'e-Residents' Explains What It Means To Have Digital Citizenship
Wednesday April 04, 2018 @05:55PM Facebook Is Changing the Way It Stores Call, Text History
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @11:54PM YouTube Shooter 'Nasim Aghdam' Reportedly Had Website With Manifesto That Targeted YouTube For Censorship, Demonetization
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @06:50PM Facebook CEO Says Not Planning To Extend European Privacy Law Globally
Tuesday April 03, 2018 @04:00PM WhatsApp Public Groups Can Leave User Data Vulnerable To Scraping
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:46PM Zuckerberg On Facebook's Role In Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar: 'It's a Real Issue'
Monday April 02, 2018 @04:18PM Tor Winds Down Its Encrypted Messenger App 3 Years After Launch
Monday April 02, 2018 @12:51PM Google is Equipping More Rural School Buses With Wi-Fi and Chromebooks
Monday April 02, 2018 @12:23PM Verizon Has Been the Fastest US Mobile Carrier in Last Six Months: Wirefly
Sunday April 01, 2018 @05:05PM Software Bug Behind Biggest Telephony Outage In US History
Saturday March 31, 2018 @01:10AM Google Is Shutting Down Its Goo.gl URL Shortening Service
Friday March 30, 2018 @06:58PM Facebook Employees In An Uproar Over Executive's Leaked Memo
Thursday March 29, 2018 @08:10PM Top Facebook Executive Defended Data Collection In 2016 Memo, Warned That Facebook Could Get People Killed
Thursday March 29, 2018 @06:59PM Facebook Begins 'Fact-Checking' Photos, Videos
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:54PM Comcast Supports Ban On Paid Prioritization, Except For 'Specialized Services'
Thursday March 29, 2018 @05:25PM Google Removes 'Kodi' From Search Autocomplete In Anti-Piracy Effort
Thursday March 29, 2018 @01:19PM ACLU Urges Cities To Build Public Broadband To Protect Net Neutrality
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @04:21PM Microsoft To Ban 'Offensive Language' From Skype, Xbox, Office and Other Services
Tuesday March 27, 2018 @12:17AM Jaywalkers Under Surveillance In China Will Soon Be Punished Via Text Messages
Monday March 26, 2018 @05:22PM ICE Uses Facebook Data To Find and Track Immigrants, Internal Emails Show
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:39PM Tumblr Takes Down 84 Russia-Linked Accounts
Sunday March 25, 2018 @02:14AM Sex Workers Say Porn On Google Drive Is Suddenly Disappearing
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:44PM New York Councilman Proposes Bill That Would Grant NYC Workers 'Right To Disconnect'
Friday March 23, 2018 @06:23PM Facebook Gets Hit With Four Lawsuits Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal
Friday March 23, 2018 @05:10PM Firefox In 2018: We'll Tackle Bad Ads, Breach Alerts, Autoplay Video, Says Mozilla
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:05PM Craigslist Personals, Some Subreddits Disappear After FOSTA Passage
Thursday March 22, 2018 @08:26PM Man Starts 'Gunbook' Social Media Site After His Gun-Loving Friends Were Kicked Off Facebook
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:24PM FCC's New 5G Rules Favor Fast Setup Over Federal Reviews
Thursday March 22, 2018 @06:11PM KeepVid Site No Longer Allows Users To 'Keep' Videos
Thursday March 22, 2018 @05:14PM Instagram Will Show More Recent Posts Due To Algorithm Backlash
Thursday March 22, 2018 @04:55PM Reddit Bans Subreddits Related To Selling Guns, Drugs, Sex, and More
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:41PM Telegram Loses Supreme Court Appeal In Russia, Must Hand Over Encryption Keys
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @05:09PM Orbitz Says Legacy Travel Site Likely Hacked, Affecting 880,000 Credit Cards
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:40PM There Are Still 100,000 Pay Phones In the US
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:13PM Police Chief: Uber Self-Driving Car 'Likely' Not At Fault In Fatal Crash
Monday March 19, 2018 @05:16PM Ajit Pai Celebrates After Court Strikes Down Obama-Era Robocall Rule
Sunday March 18, 2018 @05:24PM About a Quarter of US Adults Say They Are 'Almost Constantly' Online
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:34PM Microsoft Wants To Force Windows 10 Mail Users To Use Edge For Email Links
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:24PM The 600+ Companies PayPal Shares Your Data With
Thursday March 15, 2018 @06:05PM Bali Plans To Switch Off Internet Services For 24 Hours For New Year 'Quiet Reflection'
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:57PM Verizon Will Fix Broadband Networks, Landlines To Resolve Investigation
Thursday March 15, 2018 @12:39PM Largest US Radio Company iHeartMedia Files For Bankruptcy
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:39PM Sri Lanka Accuses Facebook of Failing To Control Hate Speech That Contributed To Deadly Riots
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @03:57PM Wikipedia Had No Idea YouTube Was Going To Use It To Fact-Check Conspiracy Theories
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @07:34PM YouTube Will Add Information From Wikipedia To Videos About Conspiracies
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @04:39PM Mozilla Working On In-Page Popup Blocker For Firefox
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:34PM 'Slingshot' Malware That Hid For Six Years Spread Through Routers
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:02PM Comcast 'Blocks' an Encrypted Email Service: Yet Another Reminder Why Net Neutrality Matters
Monday March 12, 2018 @11:24AM Dial P for Privacy: The Phone Booth Is Back
Friday March 09, 2018 @08:04PM Reddit Admits Russian Trolls Got Into Website During 2016 Election
Friday March 09, 2018 @06:32PM FCC Accuses Stealthy Startup of Launching Rogue Satellites
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:44PM Cable Industry Finally Fights Cord Cutting With Fewer Ads
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:04PM YouTube Is Full of Easy-To-Find Neo-Nazi Propaganda
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:10PM The Hitchhikers Guide To the Galaxy Returns With the Original Cast
Thursday March 08, 2018 @07:01PM Fake News Spreads Faster Than True News On Twitter -- Thanks To People, Not Bots
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:32PM 132-Year-Old Science Experiment Washes Ashore In Australia
Thursday March 08, 2018 @04:36PM Comcast's Protected Browsing Is Blocking PayPal, Steam and TorrentFreak, Customers Say
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @07:48PM Oculus Rift Headsets Are Offline Following a Software Error
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @04:20PM Google Is Selling Off Zagat
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @02:20PM BlackBerry Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram
Monday March 05, 2018 @05:23PM Six Tech Companies Filing Net Neutrality Lawsuit
Monday March 05, 2018 @09:47AM Tencent's WeChat Hits 1 Billion Milestone as Lunar New Year Boosts Monthly Active Users
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:03PM New LTE Attacks Can Snoop On Messages, Track Locations, and Spoof Emergency Alerts
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:44AM Google's Slack Competitor 'Hangouts Chat' Comes Out of Beta
Thursday March 01, 2018 @04:43AM YouTube's New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:54PM China Censors Social Media Responses To Proposal To Abolish Presidential Terms
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:36PM US House Passes Bill To Penalize Websites For Sex Trafficking
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:10PM Facebook Silently Enables Facial Recognition Abilities For Users Outside EU, Canada
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:04PM Nokia, Vodafone To Bring 4G To the Moon
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @05:48PM Net Neutrality Repeal Will Get a Senate Vote In the Spring, Democrats Say
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:57PM Airbus, Delta, and Sprint Are on a Quest for In-Flight Wi-fi That Actually Works
Monday February 26, 2018 @01:31PM FCC Will Auction 5G-ready 3.7-4.2GHz and mmWave Spectrum
Monday February 26, 2018 @07:54AM Qualcomm's Simulated 5G Tests Shows How Fast Real-world Speeds Could Actually Be
Monday February 26, 2018 @12:52AM Samsung Announces the Galaxy S9 With a Dual Aperture Camera, AR Emojis
Saturday February 24, 2018 @12:15PM Signal, WhatsApp Co-Founder Launch 'Open Source Privacy Technology' Nonprofit
Friday February 23, 2018 @09:18PM NRA Gives Ajit Pai 'Courage Award' and Gun For 'Saving the Internet'
Friday February 23, 2018 @06:05PM Apple Devices At California Repair Center Keep Calling 911
Thursday February 22, 2018 @07:02PM 23 Attorneys General Refile Challenge To FCC Net Neutrality Repeal
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:48PM The Los Angeles Times Website Is Unintentionally Serving a Cryptocurrency Mining Script
Thursday February 22, 2018 @01:19PM Intel, Microsoft, Dell, HP and Lenovo Expect PCs With Fast 5G Wireless To Ship Next Year
Thursday February 22, 2018 @11:42AM Net Neutrality Rules Die on April 23
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:14PM FCC To Officially Rescind Net Neutrality Rules On Thursday
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:40PM Researchers Develop Online Game That Teaches Players How To Spread Misinformation
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:32PM Judge Rules AT&T Can't See Trump White House Communications About Time Warner Merger
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @02:43PM FCC Orders a Brooklyn Man To Turn Off His Bitcoin Miner Because It Was Interfering With T-Mobile's Wireless Network
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @11:24AM Lawmakers Worry About Rise of Fake Video Technology
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:44PM Salon Magazine Mines Monero On Your Computer If You Use an Ad Blocker
Sunday February 18, 2018 @07:20PM The Wikipedia Zero Program Will End This Year
Sunday February 18, 2018 @02:43AM Google is Making it Easier For 911 To Find You in an Emergency
Friday February 16, 2018 @08:38PM NBC Publishes 200,000 Tweets Tied To Russian Trolls
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:32PM Judge Won't Let FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Stop Lawsuit Alleging Charter Throttled Netflix
Friday February 16, 2018 @12:52AM Federal Judge Says Embedding a Tweet Can Be Copyright Infringement
Thursday February 15, 2018 @07:42PM FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Is Under Investigation Over $3.9 Billion Media Deal
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:41PM 119,000 Passports, Photo IDs of FedEx Customers Found On Unsecured Amazon Server
Thursday February 15, 2018 @01:48AM Cryptocurrency Miners Are 'Limiting' the Search For Alien Life Now
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @09:22PM SpaceX Hits Two Milestones In Plan For Low-Latency Satellite Broadband
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:51PM Tickbox Must Remove Pirate Streaming Add-ons From Sold Devices
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Spamming Users Via Their 2FA Phone Numbers
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @05:22AM AMP For Email Is a Terrible Idea
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:28PM Seattle To Remove Controversial City Spying Network After Public Backlash
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:08PM New York Times CEO: Print Journalism Has Maybe Another 10 Years
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @06:14PM The Next Falcon Heavy Will Carry the Most Powerful Atomic Clock Ever Launched
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:38PM Google Is Adding Snapchat-Style Stories To Mobile Search Results
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:14PM Huawei Got People To Write Fake Reviews For An Unreleased Phone
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @05:06PM Trump's Infrastructure Plan Has No Dedicated Money For Broadband
Monday February 12, 2018 @09:01PM Comcast Sues Vermont Over Conditions On New License Requiring the Company To Expand Its Network
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:21PM Facebook Lost Around 2.8 Million US Users Under 25 Last Year
Monday February 12, 2018 @12:40PM Verizon is Locking Its Phones Down To Combat Theft
Saturday February 10, 2018 @08:14PM NSA Sent Coded Messages From Its Twitter To Communicate With Foreign Spies
Friday February 09, 2018 @09:04PM YouTube Will Remove Ads, Downgrade Discoverability of Channels Posting Offensive Videos
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:43PM Android Messages May Soon Let You Text From the Web
Friday February 09, 2018 @07:03PM Hackers In Equifax Breach Accessed More Personal Information Than Previously Disclosed
Friday February 09, 2018 @06:42PM Should GitHub Allow Username Reuse?
Friday February 09, 2018 @05:38PM Major Websites Are Planning a 'Day of Action' To Block Repeal of Net Neutrality
Friday February 09, 2018 @10:34AM Turkey Rolls Out Domestic Rival To WhatsApp, Raising Surveillance Concerns
Thursday February 08, 2018 @07:32PM Facebook Is Testing a Dislike Button
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:03PM Reddit Bans 'Deepfakes' AI Porn Communities
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @09:12PM Pornhub Is Banning AI-Generated 'Deepfakes' Porn Videos
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @07:40PM Facebook Hired a Full-Time Pollster To Monitor Zuckerberg's Approval Ratings
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:24PM Fake News Sharing In US Is a Rightwing Thing, Says Oxford Study
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @05:54PM FCC Report Claims Broken Broadband Market Has Been Fixed By Killing Net Neutrality
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @04:21PM A Flaw In Hotspot Shield Can Expose VPN Users, Locations
Monday February 05, 2018 @11:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:58PM Scientists May Have Discovered the First Planets Outside the Milky Way
Monday February 05, 2018 @08:44PM Man Sues T-Mobile For Allegedly Failing To Stop Hackers From Stealing His Cryptocurrency
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:49PM New Jersey Governor Signs Net Neutrality Order
Friday February 02, 2018 @09:50PM NIH Study Links Cellphone Radiation To Cancer In Male Rats
Friday February 02, 2018 @07:05PM Cloudflare Is Liable For Pirate Sites and Has No Safe Harbor, Publisher Says
Friday February 02, 2018 @03:49PM YouTube Will Put Disclaimers On State-Funded Broadcasts To Fight Propaganda
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:40AM DuckDuckGo CEO: 'Google and Facebook Are Watching Our Every Move Online. It's Time To Make Them Stop'
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:28PM Twitter Can't Be Blamed For 2015 ISIS-Linked Killings, Court Rules
Thursday February 01, 2018 @06:00PM How DIY Rebels Are Working To Replace Tech Giants
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:29AM Twitter Notifies 1.4 Million Users of Interaction With Russian Accounts
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @06:47PM Google Fiber's Wireless Internet Service Is Leaving Boston
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:33PM GDC Rescinds Award For Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell After Criticisms of Sexually Inappropriate Behavior
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @06:05PM T-Mobile Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Electricity By 2021
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:39PM Facebook Users Cry 'Censorship' After Being Told Which Russian Troll Pages They Liked
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:24PM Verizon Drops Plans To Sell Huawei Phones Due To US Government Pressure
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:11PM Facebook Is Banning Cryptocurrency, ICO Ads
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:36AM AI May Have Finally Decoded the Mysterious 'Voynich Manuscript'
Monday January 29, 2018 @06:22PM Ethereum Startup Vanishes After Seemingly Making $11, Leaves Message: 'Penis'
Monday January 29, 2018 @06:15PM Facebook Will Prioritize Local Stories In Your News Feed
Monday January 29, 2018 @12:05PM FCC Chairman Slams Trump Team's Proposal To Nationalize 5G
Monday January 29, 2018 @01:20AM Intel Told Chinese Firms of Meltdown Flaws Before the US Government
Friday January 26, 2018 @09:29PM Amateur Astronomer Discovers Long-Dead NASA Satellite Has Come Back To Life
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:58PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies To Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:28PM Robert Mueller's Team Reportedly Interviewed Facebook Staff As Part of Russia Probe
Friday January 26, 2018 @05:18PM Montana To FCC: You Can't Stop Us From Protecting Net Neutrality
Friday January 26, 2018 @05:04PM Walmart Teams Up With Kobo To Sell EBooks and Audiobooks
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:59PM Burger King Makes the Case For Net Neutrality
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:21PM PSA: Google Chrome Now Lets You Permanently Mute Websites That Autoplay Videos
Thursday January 25, 2018 @05:10PM The Legislative Fight Over Loot Boxes Expands To Washington State
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:52PM San Jose Mayor Quits FCC Advisory Committee, Says It is Dealing ISPs a 'Very Favorable Hand'
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:22AM Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:39PM New York Governor Signs Executive Order To Keep Net Neutrality Rules After FCC's Repeal
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:31PM 'Memes Have Rights Too': Grumpy Cat Wins $710,000 In Copyright Lawsuit
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @04:10PM AT&T Calls For Net Neutrality Laws After Fighting To End FCC Rules
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @06:47PM More Than 750 American Communities Have Built Their Own Internet Networks
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @01:25AM You Spend Nearly a Whole Day Each Week On the Internet
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:33PM Android Can Now Tell You How Fast Wi-Fi Networks Are Before You Join Them