Slashdot Items Tagged "risks"

Date / Time Story
Monday March 28, 2016 @08:13AM Volcano Erupts In Southwest Alaska, Sending Ash 20,000 Feet
Sunday March 27, 2016 @01:46PM Wrecking Crew Demolishes Wrong Housing Duplex Following Google Maps Error
Sunday March 27, 2016 @10:58AM NJ Legislator Proposes Fine For Walking While Phone-Distracted
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:54PM Tribeca Film Festival, Robert De Niro Pull Anti-Vaccination Film
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:28PM Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruptions Even Bigger Than Originally Thought
Friday March 25, 2016 @09:24AM Area Around Chernobyl Plant To Become a Nuclear Dump
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @08:06AM Terrorist Attack In Brussels Airport and Metro Station: At Least 34 Dead
Saturday March 19, 2016 @11:50AM Self-Driving Cars Should Be Legal Because They Pass Safety Tests, Argues Google
Saturday March 19, 2016 @10:30AM Scientists Are Developing the World's Biggest Wind Turbine With 656-Ft. Long Blades
Friday March 18, 2016 @08:58AM NASA's Journey To Mars May Use Nuclear Rockets
Thursday March 17, 2016 @06:18PM Why Buses Need To Be More Dangerous
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @05:34PM NASA Will Intentionally Burn Unmanned Orbiting Craft In Space
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @08:54AM DC Metro Closes For Emergency Safety Inspection
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:46PM 16 US Ships That Aided In Operation Tomodachi Still Contaminated With Radiation
Sunday March 13, 2016 @09:17PM US Says North Korean Submarine Missing
Friday March 11, 2016 @02:52PM DARPA Wants Ideas On Weaponizing Off-the-Shelf Tech
Friday March 11, 2016 @11:41AM Fukushima Cleanup, 5 Years On
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:45PM Cautious Steps Toward Seabed Mining
Monday March 07, 2016 @01:51PM 32,000 Workers At Fukushima No. 1 Got High Radiation Dose, Tepco Data Show
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:22AM Samsung Galaxy S7's Moisture Warning Prevents Charging When Wet
Saturday March 05, 2016 @06:26PM Record-Breaking 11000ft Flight Sparks Criticism In Pilot Community
Friday March 04, 2016 @02:57PM NRC Engineers Urge Shutdown of Nuclear Plants If Design Flaw Not Fixed
Thursday March 03, 2016 @10:32PM Aging Indian Point Reactor Shut Down By Bird Droppings
Thursday March 03, 2016 @08:54PM Kim To N. Korean Military: Be Ready To Use Nuclear Weapons At Any Time
Thursday March 03, 2016 @03:43PM Robots May Soon Put Surgery Into the Hands of Non-Surgeons
Thursday March 03, 2016 @03:32PM AAA: 75% Of Drivers Say They Wouldn't Feel Safe In An Autonomous Vehicle
Thursday March 03, 2016 @09:41AM Skydio's Forthcoming Consumer Drones Can Sense and Avoid Obstacles
Thursday March 03, 2016 @12:22AM Iraq's Mosul Dam Could Burst At Any Time
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @11:06AM Australia Deploys Shark-Spotting Drones To Keep Watch Over Beachgoers
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:29AM People Will Follow a Robot In an Emergency - Even If It's Wrong
Monday February 29, 2016 @09:11PM Google Self-Driving Car Might Have Caused First Crash In Autonomous Mode
Friday February 26, 2016 @07:31PM A New Algorithm Could Protect Ships From 'Rogue Waves'
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @10:54PM Drones Under 2kg May Be Set Free Under Forthcoming FAA Rules
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @12:40PM In Progress: Fastest Sea Rise In At Least 2800 Years
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:35AM Israel Thwarts Attempt To Smuggle Commercial Drones Into Gaza
Thursday February 18, 2016 @12:17AM Radioactive Material Stolen In Iraq Raises Security Fears
Monday February 15, 2016 @04:22PM UK Pilots' Union Calls For Laser Pointers To Be Classed As Offensive Weapons
Monday February 15, 2016 @01:11PM Phone Hacking Group Is Trading Fake Bomb Threats For Bitcoin
Monday February 15, 2016 @10:27AM City of Austin Locked In Regulations Battle With Uber, Lyft
Thursday February 11, 2016 @09:22PM Debating a Ban On Autonomous Weapons
Thursday February 11, 2016 @12:44PM Microsoft's 'Replacement' Surface Pro Charger Cable Is an Off-Brand, and Short
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:44PM North Korea's Satellite Tumbling In Orbit
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @03:33PM Jeep/Chrysler's New Gearshift Appears To Be Causing Accidents
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @12:45AM Are Roads Safer With No Central White Lines?
Sunday February 07, 2016 @05:30PM North Korea Accused of Testing an ICBM With Missile Launch Into Space
Sunday February 07, 2016 @01:20AM Ask Slashdot: Surge Protection For International Travel?
Friday February 05, 2016 @05:41PM Some Reversible USB-C Cables/Adapters Could Cause Irreversible Damage
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @08:38PM Beyond the Liberator: A 3D-Printed Plastic 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @12:55PM Winner of the 2015 Underhanded C Contest Announced
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @11:08PM Homemade Speed Trap Made By Former UVA CS Professor
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:19PM Dutch Police Train Bald Eagles To Take Out Drones
Monday February 01, 2016 @02:09PM The Feds' Freeway Font Flip-Flop
Monday February 01, 2016 @09:08AM Running "rm -rf /" Is Now Bricking Linux Systems
Sunday January 31, 2016 @11:26PM San Francisco Bay Area In Superbowl Surveillance Mode
Sunday January 31, 2016 @12:20PM FTDI Driver Breaks Hardware Again
Friday January 29, 2016 @10:26PM Facebook Expands Online Commerce Role, But Says "No Guns, Please"
Friday January 29, 2016 @08:02PM There's a Wind Turbine On the Horizon With Blades the Size of Trump Tower
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:03AM Google Testing Project Loon: Concerns Are Without Factual Basis
Thursday January 28, 2016 @07:06PM Desktop 3D Printers Shown To Emit Hazardous Gases and Particles
Thursday January 28, 2016 @12:26PM 30 Years Since The Challenger Disaster: Where Were You?
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @12:11PM Graphene-Based Coating Could Act As a Real-time De-Icer For Aircraft
Saturday January 23, 2016 @02:54PM Zika Virus Outbreak Prompts CDC To Expand Travel Advisory
Thursday January 14, 2016 @10:28AM NASA Safety Panel Finds Concerns With the Journey To Mars
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @09:26AM Explosion-Proof Lithium-Ion Battery Shuts Down At High Temperatures
Monday January 11, 2016 @08:07AM UK Cuts Men's Recommended Weekly Alcohol To 14 Units
Sunday January 10, 2016 @01:04PM Why James Hansen Is Wrong About Nuclear Power
Thursday January 07, 2016 @04:31PM Seismic Data From North Korea Suggest a Repeat of 2013 Nuclear Test
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:45AM Always-Listening IoT Devices Raise Security Policy Questions For the Workplace
Thursday January 07, 2016 @08:34AM Robot Mule Put Out To Pasture By Marine Corps
Sunday December 27, 2015 @11:55PM The Problem With Self Driving Cars: Who Controls the Code?
Thursday December 24, 2015 @04:47PM Forrest Mimms On Modern Air Travel With a Bag Full of Electronics
Thursday December 24, 2015 @04:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @08:22AM Can Electric Signals In Earth's Atmosphere Predict Earthquakes?
Monday December 21, 2015 @05:25PM Meet the Scientist Who Injected Himself With 3.5 Million-Year-Old Bacteria
Friday December 18, 2015 @07:29PM Sony Creating Sulfur-Based Batteries With 40% More Capacity Than Li-Ion
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @11:42AM "Credible" Bomb Threat Closes, Evacuates All Los Angeles Public Schools
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @08:55AM Boeing 787 "Blacklisted" From Some Air Traffic Control Services
Saturday December 12, 2015 @07:25PM Chipotle Plans To DNA Test Produce After E-Coli Outbreaks In Nine States
Thursday December 10, 2015 @01:51PM NHTSA Toughens Crash Test Rating Standards
Monday December 07, 2015 @01:05PM Beijing Issues 'Red Alert' Over Smog
Thursday December 03, 2015 @11:06AM 15,000 Hoverboards Seized As Unsafe In United Kingdom
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