Slashdot Items Tagged "safety"

Date / Time Story
Monday March 27, 2017 @10:00AM Laptop Ban on Planes Came After Plot To Put Explosives in iPad
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @11:48AM UK Flight Ban On Devices To Be Announced
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:11PM California Government On the Dangers of Cellphones
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:07PM UK: New Drivers Caught Using a Phone Will Lose Their License
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @12:50AM Man Gets 30 Days In Jail For Drone Crash That Knocked Woman Unconscious
Friday February 24, 2017 @04:27PM Security Lapse Exposed New York Airport's Critical Servers For a Year
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:24PM Dutch Town Pilots Lightlines To Help Distracted Smartphone Users Cross the Road
Monday February 13, 2017 @06:55PM Father of Driver In Violent Tesla Crash Blames Sedan's 'Rocket-Ship' Acceleration
Monday February 13, 2017 @04:34PM 188,000 Evacuated As California's Massive Oroville Dam Threatens Catastrophic Floods
Friday February 10, 2017 @08:56PM Excessive Radiation Inside Fukushima Fries Clean-Up Robot
Thursday February 09, 2017 @10:34PM Tesla Employee Calls For Unionization, Musk Says That's 'Morally Outrageous'
Thursday February 02, 2017 @01:47AM Barnes and Noble Recalls 147,000 NOOK Tablet 7 Power Adapters Due To Shock Risk
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @04:09PM Researcher Develops Explosion-Proof Lithium Metal Battery With 2X Power of Lithium-Ion
Monday January 30, 2017 @05:56PM FDA Confirms Toxicity of Homeopathic Baby Products; Maker Refuses To Recall
Friday January 27, 2017 @08:15PM USB-C Power Meter Helps You Spot Counterfeit Accessories Before They Fry Your Gadgets
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @08:38PM Boeing Unveils New NASA Spacesuits For Starliner Austronaut Taxi
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @09:34AM HP Recalls Another 100,000 Laptop Batteries After Reports of Overheating and Damage
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:43PM Tesla Avoids Recall After Autopilot Crash Death
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:06PM Faulty Phone Battery May Have Caused Fire That Brought Down EgyptAir Flight MS80
Thursday January 12, 2017 @10:27PM US Puts Bumblebee On the Endangered Species List For First Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @04:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:39PM LinkedIn's and eBay's Founders Are Donating $20 Million To Protect Us From AI
Friday January 06, 2017 @07:20PM Corning Brings Gorilla Glass To The Automotive Industry
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @04:34PM Norton Announces Core, a Smart Router To Protect Domestic IoT Devices
Monday January 02, 2017 @04:31PM Family Sues Apple For Not Making Thing It Patented
Thursday December 29, 2016 @12:25AM Automatic Brakes Stopped Berlin Truck During Christmas Market Attack
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @09:18PM Florida Senator: No Permit Needed For Driverless Cars In Florida
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @03:36PM Tesla Autopilot 'Predicts' Accident Before It Happens
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:20PM FDA Releases New Cybersecurity Guidelines For Medical Devices
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @07:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @10:37AM Samsung Note 7 User Base Still Larger Than LG V20, OnePlus 3T Combined
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @01:26AM White House: US Needs a Stronger Social Safety Net To Help Workers Displaced by Robots
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @11:09AM Uber Admits To Self-driving Car 'Problem' in Bike Lanes As Safety Concerns Mount
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @04:29PM Feds Unveil Rule Requiring Cars To 'Talk' To Each Other
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @12:28PM Apple Warns Of Counterfeit Power Adapters and Batteries Following Lawsuit
Friday December 09, 2016 @05:37PM Radiation From Fukushima Disaster Reaches Oregon Coast
Friday December 09, 2016 @04:14PM Autonomous Shuttle Brakes For Squirrels, Skateboarders, and Texting Students
Friday December 09, 2016 @02:37PM Verizon Says It Will Not Push Samsung's Update That Disables Galaxy Note7 Because Of User Inconvenience
Thursday December 08, 2016 @04:25PM Audi Cars Now Talk To Stop Lights In Vegas
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:58PM Apple Says Air Exposure Is Causing iPhone 6s Battery Problems
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @04:04PM Some Children's Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss, Report Says
Friday December 02, 2016 @09:06AM Fake Apple Chargers Fail Safety Tests
Monday November 28, 2016 @06:53PM Scientists Turn Nuclear Waste Into Diamond Batteries
Monday November 28, 2016 @04:51PM 'DroneGun' Can Take Down Aircraft From Over 1.2 Miles Away
Friday November 25, 2016 @08:05AM Police in UK Warn About Dating Apps After Serial Killer Conviction
Monday November 07, 2016 @12:20PM Samsung Galaxy J5 Catches Fire and Explodes in France, Says AP
Friday November 04, 2016 @04:53PM Samsung Is Cutting the Note 7's Access To Mobile Networks In New Zealand
Friday November 04, 2016 @09:59AM Samsung Washing Machines Recalled For Risk of 'Impact Injuries'
Friday October 28, 2016 @03:33PM Crushable Runway Technology Saved Mike Pence's Plane
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @05:27PM AI-Powered Body Scanners Could Soon Speed Up Your Airport Check-in
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:06PM Elon Musk: Negative Media Coverage of Autonomous Vehicles Could be 'Killing people'
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @05:22PM Samsung Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Exploding Galaxy Note 7
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @11:44AM Samsung is Setting Up Note 7 Exchange Booths at Airports Around the World
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:59PM 1 In 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners To Switch To iPhone 7, Says Analyst
Sunday October 16, 2016 @02:02PM Germany Tells Tesla To Not Advertise Autopilot Feature, Fears Drivers Will Become Less Attentive
Saturday October 15, 2016 @09:08PM When Mercedes-Benz Starts Selling Self-Driving Cars, It Will Prioritize Driver's Safety Over Pedestrian's
Friday October 14, 2016 @04:39PM US Issues Emergency Ban On Flying With Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Offenders May Face Criminal Prosecution
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @04:26PM Star Wars Production Company Fined Almost $2 Million For Harrison Ford's Injury
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @07:57PM Samsung Ships Flameproof Boxes For Note 7 Returns
Monday October 10, 2016 @07:54PM Samsung Orders the Global Shutdown of Both Sales and Exchanges of Galaxy Note 7
Sunday October 09, 2016 @03:14AM Samsung Knew a Third Replacement Note 7 Caught Fire On Tuesday and Said Nothing
Friday October 07, 2016 @11:49PM AT&T Considers Stopping All Samsung Note 7 Sales
Friday October 07, 2016 @09:53AM Samsung Could Face Second Recall As US Probes Burnt Phone
Thursday October 06, 2016 @05:28PM 12-Year-Old Boy Gets $100K Bill From Google After Confusing Adwords With Adsense
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @03:07PM US Warns Samsung Washing Machine Owners After Explosion Reports
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @11:52AM 'Safe' Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes in China
Monday September 26, 2016 @07:55PM Windows 10 Will Soon Run Edge In a Virtual Machine To Keep You Safe
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:45PM How Cities Are Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats
Thursday September 15, 2016 @06:37PM Samsung Formally Recalls The Galaxy Note 7
Thursday September 15, 2016 @10:38AM Mobileye Says Tesla Was Dropped Because of Safety Concerns
Monday September 12, 2016 @04:16PM Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes In New York, Burns Six-Year-Old Boy
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:45PM CPSC: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:19PM General Motors Recalls 4.3 Million Vehicles Over a Software Bug
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:44PM FAA May Ban Galaxy Note 7 On Flights Due To Exploding Batteries
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:34PM FDA Finds Flaws In Theranos' Zika Tests
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @11:29AM Facebook Lets Users Prompt Danger Alert
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:31PM New Mexico Nuclear Accident Ranks Among the Costliest In US History
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:35PM Solid-State Battery Could Extinguish Fire Risks
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @07:45PM Tesla Owner In China Blames Autopilot For Crash
Friday August 05, 2016 @07:20PM Waze's New Safety Feature Reminds Drivers Not To Forget Their Child In the Car
Monday August 01, 2016 @06:14PM Elizabeth Holmes Finally Releases Theranos Data, Including A 'miniLab'
Monday August 01, 2016 @01:57PM New York Governor Bars Sex Offenders From Playing Pokemon Go
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @06:33PM Tesla Model S In Fatal Autopilot Crash Was Going 74 MPH In a 65 Zone, NTSB Says
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @04:16PM Harrison Ford Could Have Died In Star Wars Set Incident, Court Hears
Friday July 22, 2016 @06:52PM Auto Industry Publishes Its First Set of Cybersecurity Best Practices
Friday July 15, 2016 @06:43PM Newt Gingrich Says Visiting An ISIS Or Al Qaeda Website Should Be A Felony
Friday July 15, 2016 @09:53AM It Took Nearly Three Hours For France's Terror Alert App To Respond To Nice Attack
Thursday July 14, 2016 @03:00PM Consumer Reports Calls For Tesla To Disable Autopilot
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @05:27PM Parents Upset After Their Boy Was 'Knocked Down and Run Over' By A Security Robot
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @06:11PM Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @02:38PM Cops Warn Pokemon Go Players: Please Don't Trespass To Catch 'em All
Friday July 08, 2016 @04:31AM Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes Banned From Owning a Lab
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:50PM Wendy's Says More Than 1,000 Restaurants Affected By Hack
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @07:21PM Second Tesla Autopilot Crash Under Review By US Regulators
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @11:44AM More Than 500,000 Hoverboards Recalled Because of Fire Hazards
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @06:30PM Japan Says Yes To Mirrorless Cars
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @06:15PM The Moral Dilemma of Driverless Cars: Save The Driver or Save The Crowd?
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:26PM HTML5 Ads Aren't That Safe Compared To Flash, Experts Say
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @03:59PM German Government Agrees To Ban Fracking Indefinitely
Thursday June 16, 2016 @07:07PM Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @07:13PM Air, Land, Sea, Cyber: NATO Adds Cyberspace To Operation Areas
Monday June 13, 2016 @09:44PM Amazon Faces $350K Fine For Shipping 'Amazing Liquid Fire'
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @06:27PM Tor Developer Jacob Appelbaum Allegedly Intimidated Victims Into Silence and Anonymity
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:16PM FTC Has Serious Concerns About IoT Security and Privacy
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @07:34PM Atari Is Going To Build IoT Devices
Saturday May 28, 2016 @11:28AM California Mayors Demand Surveillance Cams On Crime-Ridden Highways
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:29PM Model X Owner Files Lemon Law Suit Against Tesla, Claims Car Is Unsafe To Drive
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @07:17PM Researchers Teaching Robots To Feel and React To Pain
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:51PM US Bans Electronic Cigarettes From Checked Baggage Over Fire Risks
Thursday May 19, 2016 @04:59PM Google Patents Self-Driving Car That Glues Pedestrians To The Hood In A Crash
Thursday May 19, 2016 @01:44AM EgyptAir Flight 804 Missing
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @05:50PM Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe, Report Says
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @07:38PM AAA Study: Blood THC Levels After Smoking Pot Are Useless In Defining 'Too High To Drive'
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @05:08PM Tesla's Inherent Safety Saves Five Joyriding Teenagers In Germany
Monday May 09, 2016 @07:47PM Scientists: Electric Vehicles Produce As Many Toxins As Dirty Diesels
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @05:23PM 'Largest Recall In American History': Takata To Recall Nearly 70 Million Airbags
Monday May 02, 2016 @04:59PM Self-Driving Features Could Lead To More Sex In Moving Cars, Expert Warns
Thursday April 28, 2016 @04:16PM All Belgians To Be Given Iodine Pills In Case Of Nuclear Accident
Tuesday April 26, 2016 @04:19PM FBI Director Suggests iPhone Hacking Method May Remain Secret
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @10:09PM Google Admits That Google.com Is Partially Dangerous
Thursday April 14, 2016 @06:34PM Report: US Government Worse Than All Major Industries On Cyber Security
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @04:06PM Intel Buys Yogitech, Aims To Improve Safety of Autonomous Cars and IoT Systems
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @07:58PM TSA's Precheck Registration Program Causing Longer Security Lines
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @04:54PM Company Creates Gun That Looks Like a Cellphone
Sunday March 27, 2016 @11:58AM NJ Legislator Proposes Fine For Walking While Phone-Distracted
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:25AM Area Around Chernobyl Plant To Become a Nuclear Dump
Saturday March 19, 2016 @12:50PM Self-Driving Cars Should Be Legal Because They Pass Safety Tests, Argues Google
Thursday March 17, 2016 @07:18PM Why Buses Need To Be More Dangerous
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @02:11PM How Far Have We Come With HTTPS? Google Turns On the Spotlight
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:54AM DC Metro Closes For Emergency Safety Inspection
Monday March 07, 2016 @02:51PM 32,000 Workers At Fukushima No. 1 Got High Radiation Dose, Tepco Data Show
Saturday March 05, 2016 @07:26PM Record-Breaking 11000ft Flight Sparks Criticism In Pilot Community
Friday March 04, 2016 @03:57PM NRC Engineers Urge Shutdown of Nuclear Plants If Design Flaw Not Fixed
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:43PM Robots May Soon Put Surgery Into the Hands of Non-Surgeons
Thursday March 03, 2016 @04:32PM AAA: 75% Of Drivers Say They Wouldn't Feel Safe In An Autonomous Vehicle
Thursday March 03, 2016 @10:41AM Skydio's Forthcoming Consumer Drones Can Sense and Avoid Obstacles
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:29PM People Will Follow a Robot In an Emergency - Even If It's Wrong
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:11PM Google Self-Driving Car Might Have Caused First Crash In Autonomous Mode
Friday February 26, 2016 @08:31PM A New Algorithm Could Protect Ships From 'Rogue Waves'
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:54PM Drones Under 2kg May Be Set Free Under Forthcoming FAA Rules
Monday February 15, 2016 @05:22PM UK Pilots' Union Calls For Laser Pointers To Be Classed As Offensive Weapons
Monday February 15, 2016 @11:27AM City of Austin Locked In Regulations Battle With Uber, Lyft
Thursday February 11, 2016 @10:22PM Debating a Ban On Autonomous Weapons
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @04:33PM Jeep/Chrysler's New Gearshift Appears To Be Causing Accidents
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:38PM Beyond the Liberator: A 3D-Printed Plastic 9mm Semi-Auto Pistol
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @12:08AM Homemade Speed Trap Made By Former UVA CS Professor
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:11PM Graphene-Based Coating Could Act As a Real-time De-Icer For Aircraft
Thursday January 14, 2016 @11:28AM NASA Safety Panel Finds Concerns With the Journey To Mars
Monday December 28, 2015 @12:55AM The Problem With Self Driving Cars: Who Controls the Code?
Thursday December 24, 2015 @05:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Saturday December 12, 2015 @08:25PM Chipotle Plans To DNA Test Produce After E-Coli Outbreaks In Nine States
Thursday December 10, 2015 @02:51PM NHTSA Toughens Crash Test Rating Standards
Thursday December 03, 2015 @12:06PM 15,000 Hoverboards Seized As Unsafe In United Kingdom
Thursday November 19, 2015 @11:11AM 737 'Tailstrike' Caused By Typo On a Tablet
Saturday November 14, 2015 @01:47PM Dubai Buys Commercial Jetpacks For Firefighters
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:28PM Ask Slashdot: Local Navigation Assistance For the Elderly?
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:20AM Rookie Dongle Warns Parents When Their Kids Are Driving Too Fast
Saturday October 03, 2015 @12:32PM F-35 Ejection Seat Fears Ground Lightweight Pilots
Saturday September 26, 2015 @02:08AM Fukushima: 1,600 Dead From Evacuation Stress
Friday September 25, 2015 @06:26PM How the Car Industry Has Hidden Its Software Behind the DMCA
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:26AM Massachusetts Boarding School Sued Over Wi-Fi Sickness
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:38AM Ecuador Declares State of Emergency Over Volcano
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:27AM MIT and Samsung Researching Solid-State Batteries
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:32AM US No-Fly List Uses 'Predictive Judgement' Instead of Hard Evidence
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @08:08AM Uber Lowers Drunk Driving Arrests In San Francisco Dramatically
Saturday August 15, 2015 @12:46AM Google Research Leads To Automated Real-Time Pedestrian Detection
Thursday July 30, 2015 @11:00AM Britain Shuts Off 750,000 Streetlights With No Impact On Crime Or Crashes
Monday July 20, 2015 @10:02PM UK Pilots Want Lithium Battery Powered Devices In the Cabin
Monday July 13, 2015 @05:09PM NYC Asks Google Maps For Fewer Left Turns
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @08:54AM Scientists Look For Patterns In North Carolina Shark Attacks
Friday June 26, 2015 @08:51AM Why We Need Certain Consumer Drone Regulations
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:44AM Cyberattack Grounds Planes In Poland
Friday June 05, 2015 @05:44PM Google Releases Report On Autonomous Vehicle Accidents
Thursday May 14, 2015 @01:59PM United Airlines Invites Hackers To Find Security Vulnerabilities
Monday May 11, 2015 @11:32PM California Gets Past the Yuck Factor With "Toilet To Tap" Water Recycling
Sunday May 10, 2015 @08:06PM British Pilots: Poll Data Says Public Wants Strict Rules For Drones
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @03:44PM SpaceX Testing Passenger Escape System Tomorrow
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:51AM The Pioneer Who Invented the Weather Forecast
Thursday April 30, 2015 @12:18PM Crashing iPad App Grounds Dozens of American Airline Flights
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @09:33AM Feds Say It's Time To Cut Back On Fluoride In Drinking Water
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:13PM Virtual Reality Games Can Improve Memory Retention of Safety Instructions
Friday April 24, 2015 @10:51AM Cosmic Rays Could Reveal Secrets of Lightning On Earth
Friday March 27, 2015 @07:04PM Modern Cockpits: Harder To Invade But Easier To Lock Up
Thursday March 26, 2015 @08:58AM Germanwings Plane Crash Was No Accident
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:19AM Chevy Malibu 'Teen Driver' Tech Will Snitch If You Speed
Friday March 20, 2015 @06:50PM Taxi Companies Sue Uber For False Advertising On Safety
Thursday March 19, 2015 @01:51PM No Fuel In the Fukushima Reactor #1
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:43PM Austin Declared a Drone-Free Zone During SXSW
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @10:35AM Nuclear Plant Taken Down In Anticipation of Snowstorm
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:41PM Uber Will Add Panic Button and Location/Journey Sharing In India
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:10PM Programming Safety Into Self-Driving Cars
Saturday January 24, 2015 @06:03PM Government Recommends Cars With Smarter Brakes
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:30PM AirAsia Flight Goes Missing Between Indonesia and Singapore
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:59PM Drunk Drivers in California May Get Mandated Interlock Devices
Thursday December 18, 2014 @09:36AM Councilmen Introduce Bills Strongly Regulating UAV Use in NYC
Thursday December 11, 2014 @11:16AM Army Building an Airport Just For Drones
Monday December 01, 2014 @09:48AM Montana Lawmakers Propose 85 Mph Speed Limit On Interstates