Calm Down: It’s Only Assembly Language (Jun 20, 2018 02:00)
Based on [Ben Jojo’s] title — x86 Assembly Doesn’t have to be Scary &...

Why Ford Is Buying Detroit’s Derelict Central Depot (Jun 20, 2018 00:00)
It’s a savvy PR move, but it also sends a big message. The carmaker wants to show it ca...

Refurbishing A DEC 340 Monitor (Jun 19, 2018 23:00)
Back in the “good old days” movie theaters ran serials. Every week you̵...

Facebook Ordered To Explain Deleted Profile (Jun 19, 2018 22:10)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from BBC: Facebook has been ordered by a UK high co...

WHO Calls Gaming Disorder an Illness. Experts Say Not So Fast (Jun 19, 2018 21:12)
Some mental health experts have reservations about the change in the WHO’s Internationa...

Why Are the Velociraptors in 'Jurassic World' So Big? (Jun 19, 2018 21:12)
In reality, they were about the size of a large turkey. On the big screen? Not so much.

Millions of Google, Roku, and Sonos Devices Are Vulnerable to a Web Attack (Jun 19, 2018 20:51)
Using a technique called DNS rebinding, one amateur hacker found vulnerabilities in dev...

Amazon Brings Alexa To Hotels (Jun 19, 2018 20:50)
Amazon is finally bringing Alexa to the hotel room. The e-commerce giant announced Tues...

Laser Cutter Turns Scrapped To Shipped (Jun 19, 2018 20:00)
We’ll go way out on a limb here and say you’ve probably got a ridiculous am...

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's 'Everything Is Love' Marks a New Step in the Album's Evolution (Jun 19, 2018 19:56)
The format is constantly changing in the era of streaming.

Google Podcasts Hands On: It's About Time (Jun 19, 2018 19:09)
After years of mostly ignoring the podcast world, Google now makes a dedicated Android ...

Printing Strain Wave Gears (Jun 19, 2018 18:30)
We just wrapped up the Robotics Module Challenge portion of the Hackaday Prize, and if ...

Bricked iPhones With 'Error 53' Just Cost Apple $6.7 Million in Australia (Jun 19, 2018 17:30)
Apple has been hit with an AUS $9 million ($6.7 million) fine for misleading customers ...

Federico Faggin: The Real Silicon Man (Jun 19, 2018 17:01)
While doing research for our articles about inventing the integrated circuit, the calcu...

Verizon To End Location Data Sales To Brokers (Jun 19, 2018 16:11)
Verizon is pledging to stop sales through intermediaries of data that pinpoints the loc...

Lawn From Hell Saved by Mower From Heaven (Jun 19, 2018 15:30)
It’s that time of year again, at least in the northern hemisphere. Everything is ...

What is Our Martian Quarantine Protocol? (Jun 19, 2018 14:01)
If you somehow haven’t read or watched War of the Worlds, here’s a spoiler ...

Iran’s Telegram Ban Has Impacted All Corners of the Country (Jun 19, 2018 13:00)
In Iran, secure messaging app Telegram effectively is the internet. The government has ...

Ex-CIA Employee Charged In Major Leak of Agency Hacking Tools (Jun 19, 2018 13:00)
schwit1 shares a report from The Washington Post: Federal prosecutors on Monday charged...

Analysis: Zillow Shows Rising Seas Threaten Over 300,000 Homes (Jun 19, 2018 12:00)
Climate change study predicts ‘staggering impact’ of swelling oceans on coastal communi...

ShareWaste's Compost-Finding App Makes an Internet Community Grow (Jun 19, 2018 12:00)
ShareWaste uses digital mapping to connect individuals with leftover food scraps to nea...

A Merger That Would Have Made Crypto Investing Easier Fails (Jun 19, 2018 11:00)
The deal would have united a a risk-averse financial trust in Kentucky with a venture-b...

How Oprah’s Network Finally Found Its Voice (Jun 19, 2018 11:00)
In the new golden age of TV, success is all about finding a passionate niche audience. ...

Space Really Does Need Traffic Cops (Jun 19, 2018 11:00)
Trump’s new space directive spreads out the responsibility for Earth’s congested orbita...

The Man Who Saw the Dangers of Cambridge Analytica Years Ago (Jun 19, 2018 11:00)
Researchers at the Psychometrics Centre knew better than most how Facebook data can be ...

Apple Deals: Sale on Watch, iPad, Mac, and More Happening Now (Jun 19, 2018 11:00)
Apple Watch, iPad Pro, Macs, Beats, Nuraphones, and more are on sale this week!

Ellen Pao on the Perverse Incentives Helping Incels Thrive at Tech Companies (Jun 19, 2018 10:00)
Incels are well-represented at tech companies, raising challenging ethical issues for l...

The Olympic Destroyer Hackers May Have Returned For More (Jun 19, 2018 10:00)
A recent spate of attacks against biological and chemical threat protection agencies be...

Inside the Crypto World's Biggest Scandal (Jun 19, 2018 10:00)
One couple thought they held the secret to building a new decentralized utopia. On the ...

IBM’s Newest AI Can Probably Argue Better Than You (Jun 19, 2018 05:31)
IBM shows off an artificial intelligence program that can engage in a debate, possibly ...

Senate Votes To Reinstate ZTE Ban That's Nearly Shut Down the Company (Jun 19, 2018 01:40)
The U.S. Senate has voted to reinstate a ban on ZTE that prevents the Chinese telecom c...

The Supreme Court Will Decide If Apple's App Store Is a Monopoly (Jun 19, 2018 01:00)
The Supreme Court will review a 2011 class-action lawsuit against Apple, accusing the c...

Trump Hasn't Signed a Space Force Into Being—Yet (Jun 19, 2018 00:58)
A brand-new sixth military branch lacks political support.

iOS 12 Will Automatically Share Your iPhone Location With 911 Centers (Jun 19, 2018 00:30)
Apple has revealed a new feature that's coming to the next version of iOS. With iOS 12,...

Microsoft's Ethical Reckoning Is Here (Jun 19, 2018 00:00)
Revelation of contract with US immigration agency sparks criticism amid family separations

The 'World's Worst' Smart Padlock Is Even Worse Than Previously Thought (Jun 18, 2018 22:00)
Last week, cybersecurity company PenTest Partners managed to unlock TappLock's smart pa...

Amazon Shareholders To Jeff Bezos: Stop Marketing Facial Recognition Tool (Jun 18, 2018 18:01)
A group of Amazon shareholders are calling on the company to stop pitching its facial r...

Australia Discontinues Its National Biometric ID Project (Jun 18, 2018 14:00)
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission's (ACIC) biometrics project, which adds...

Was the Stanford Prison Experiment a Sham? (Jun 17, 2018 16:16)
Frosty Piss writes: The Stanford Prison Experiment was conducted in 1971 by psychology ...

US Government Finds New Malware From North Korea (Jun 17, 2018 15:15)
Days after the historic North Korea-United States summit, the Department of Homeland Se...

America's Nuclear Reactors Can't Survive Without Government Handouts (Jun 17, 2018 01:34)
Slashdot reader Socguy shares an article from FiveThirtyEight: There are 99 nuclear rea...

After a Decade, 77-Year-Old Gets Back $110,000 Lost In 'Nigerian Prince' Scam (Jun 16, 2018 23:34)
Slashdot reader grep -v '.*' * shares a surprising story. The Kansas City Star profiles...

Rise of the machines: has technology evolved beyond our control? (Jun 15, 2018 11:00)
Technology is starting to behave in intelligent and unpredictable ways that even its cr...

England World Cup squad told they will be soft targets for Russian hackers (Jun 12, 2018 21:30)
• Gareth Southgate’s team were briefed by security experts • Online activity and unsafe...

Yahoo fined £250,000 for hack that impacted 515,000 UK accounts (Jun 12, 2018 14:53)
ICO says firm ‘failed to prevent’ 2014 Russia-sponsored hack after 500m accounts compro...

Chinese government hackers reportedly stole trove of sensitive US naval data (Jun 8, 2018 22:38)
Hackers said to have swiped information, including secret plans for new type of missile...

PageUp data breach: thousands of job seekers' details potentially exposed (Jun 7, 2018 08:04)
Software provider used by companies for job applications has been hacked A Sydney law f...

FBI says Russians hacked hundreds of thousands of home and office routers (May 25, 2018 21:00)
Agency urges router owners to reset them and download updates amid fears hackers could ...

UK threatens to name and shame state backers of cyber-attacks (May 22, 2018 23:01)
Attorney general says internet cannot be allowed to descend into a ‘lawless world’ Brit...

Donald Trump shuns iPhone security because it's 'inconvenient', reports say (May 22, 2018 10:32)
US president reportedly resisted White House security checks for Twitter phone for ‘as ...

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