Imagining the iPhone in 2027 (Jun 27, 2017 13:00)
This week marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. But what about the next 10 years?

The Clue to Next Year's Flu Strain Could Be Inside You (Jun 27, 2017 12:00)
Decade-old snot from cancer patients revealed a new technique to forecast how flu evolves.

Cancer Research's Reproducibility Problem Faces a Second Test (Jun 27, 2017 12:00)


CastAR Shuts Doors (Jun 27, 2017 11:00)
Polygon reports CastAR is no more. CastAR is the brainchild of renaissance woman [Jeri ...

TrumpBlocks.me Automates Checks for Trump's Twitter Blocks (Jun 27, 2017 11:00)
As @realdonaldtrump continues to block users on Twitter, a new site tries to collect 'e...

Avis Partners With Google's Waymo on Self-Driving Cars (Jun 27, 2017 11:00)
Car rental companies won't be the only aging businesses that prove their merit in the a...

Google Slapped With $2.7 Billion By EU For Skewing Searches (Jun 27, 2017 10:30)
Google suffered a major regulatory blow on Tuesday after European antitrust officials f...

A Murder in Kansas Shatters the Dreams of Immigrant Tech Workers (Jun 27, 2017 10:00)
When Indian tech worker Srinivas Kuchibhotla is fatally shot in Kansas, the immigrant c...

Tiniest Control Board Fits Inside an N-Gauge Model Train (Jun 27, 2017 08:00)
[kodera2t] discovered the VL53L0X Time of Flight sensor and thought it would make a gre...

Using Machine Learning To Cut Down Surgical Videos (Jun 27, 2017 05:00)
Recording video of medical surgeries is a great way to both educate doctors in training...

Simple Wave Generation in Python (and SciPy) (Jun 27, 2017 02:00)
[153Armstrong] did a short post on how easy it is to generate waveforms using Python. W...

Zillow Threatens To Sue Blogger For Using Its Photos For Parody (Jun 27, 2017 01:25)
Kate Wagner is facing potential legal charges by real estate Zillow for allegedly viola...

China, Canada Vow Not To Conduct Cyberattacks On Private Sector (Jun 27, 2017 00:45)
New submitter tychoS writes from a report via Reuters: China and Canada have signed an ...

Ambitious ATtiny85 Board Tests a Beginner’s Skills (Jun 26, 2017 23:00)
[Chris O’Riley] has been playing around with Arduinos for around a year, and decided he...

Judge Sentences Man To One Year In Prison For Hacking Smart Water Readers In Five US Cities (Jun 26, 2017 21:20)
An anonymous reader writes: A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to one year and one day in...

Super NES Classic Edition Goes On Sale Sept 29 for $80, Includes 26 Classic Nintendo Games (Jun 26, 2017 21:16)
Play all your favorite classic games, from Super Mario World to Mega Man X.

What Is Steganography? (Jun 26, 2017 21:10)
It's basically hiding bad things in good things.

You Can Get Your Whole Genome Sequenced. But Should You? (Jun 26, 2017 21:00)
Having a gene for a rare disease might not give you symptoms. But it could beef up your...

The Supreme Court Turns Trump's Travel Ban Into a Refugee Ban (Jun 26, 2017 20:12)
The Supreme Court partly lifted the injunction against President Trump's travel ban, le...

iOS 11: Superhuman Siri, Drag and Drop, a Totally Remodeled App Store (Jun 26, 2017 20:00)
All the new features available on iOS 11 beta.

Oscilloscope Mod for the Blues (Jun 26, 2017 20:00)
Roughly 8% of males and 0.6% of females are red-green color blind, and yet many common ...

T.J. Miller May Hate Silicon Valley, But He Talks Like a Founder (Jun 26, 2017 18:53)
Humblebrags, save-the-world aspirations, and sail-related sports hobbies? Yup, sounds l...

Indie Game Developer Shares Free Keys on The Pirate Bay (Jun 26, 2017 18:40)
Jacob Janerka, developer of the popular indie adventure game 'Paradigm,' recently spott...

Hackaday Prize Entry: Messing Around With New Vacuum Tubes (Jun 26, 2017 18:30)
Vacuum tubes have been around for ages, and for better or worse, they have their advoca...

Amazon Echo Show Review: Yeah, It's Creepy, But It's Got Big Potential (Jun 26, 2017 16:00)
Adding a screen to an Echo brings Alexa to the next level.

'Angry Birds Evolution' Review: Glimpse the Dark Heart of Branding (Jun 26, 2017 15:00)
Fifteen games in to the Angry Birds franchise, Rovio Entertainment's newest title revea...

Cozmo, the World's Cutest Robot, Now Teaches You to Code (Jun 26, 2017 15:00)
The toy's creators have a new app that teaches programming with MIT's Scratch language.

Supreme Court Partially Revives Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal (Jun 26, 2017 14:43)
From a report: The U.S. Supreme Court partially revived President Donald Trump's travel...

Social Networks May One Day Diagnose Disease - But at a Cost (Jun 26, 2017 14:04)
Opinion: Posts on social media could indicate medical conditions before people know the...

V2V Tech For Motorcycles Could Keep Riders Safe (Jun 26, 2017 14:00)
Israeli firm Autotalks has developed a vehicle-to-vehicle communication system that cou...

Star Wars News: So, What’s Going on With the Han Solo Movie? (Jun 26, 2017 13:00)
The Star Wars standalone movie about young Han Solo had quite the shakeup last week. He...

The Alien Rocks Dusting the Streets of Your Neighborhood (Jun 26, 2017 12:00)
Jon Larsen proved that micrometeorites can be found in urban areas. And he also offers ...

Bong Joon-ho, *Snowpiercer'*s Auteur, Returns With a Netflix Film About a Hippo-Pig (Jun 26, 2017 11:00)
Bong Joon-ho is back to indulge his obsessions with 'Okja,' about a friendship between ...

Fast, Precise Cancer Care Is Coming to a Hospital Near You (Jun 26, 2017 11:00)
The FDA just approved at test that can tell you how different drugs will work for you, ...

Ohio Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Messages (Jun 26, 2017 04:34)
An anonymous reader quotes Bloomberg: The websites of Ohio Governor John Kasich and oth...

Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets (Jun 26, 2017 01:34)
Long-time Slashdot reader nri tipped us off to a developing story in Victoria, Australi...

Australian Officials Want Encryption Laws To Fight 'Terrorist Messaging' (Jun 25, 2017 23:34)
An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: Two top Australian government officials said S...

Anthem To Pay $115 Million In The Largest Data Breach Settlement Ever (Jun 25, 2017 20:34)
An anonymous reader quotes CNET: Anthem, the largest health insurance company in the U....

90 Cities Install A Covert Technology That Listens For Gunshots (Jun 25, 2017 17:34)
An anonymous reader quotes Business Insider: In more than 90 cities across the US, incl...

Parliament cyber-attack hits fewer than 90 email accounts (Jun 25, 2017 16:02)
Spokesman says number affected is less than many feared but that investigation is under...

How A Contractor Exploited A Vulnerability In The FCC Website (Jun 25, 2017 13:24)
RendonWI writes: A Wisconsin wireless contractor discovered a flaw in the FCC's Antenna...

The Internet Has Feelings About the Ken Doll's New Man Bun, Plus More Memes of the Week (Jun 25, 2017 13:00)
Ken, meet Twitter. Twitter, meet the new Ken. You two are going to have a lot of fun to...

Airbus' High-Speed Racer Helicopter Cruises at a Wild 250 MPH (Jun 25, 2017 12:00)
The helicopter-plane hybrid uses rotors and triangular wings to overcome some pesky phy...

Watch SpaceX Launch Its Second Rocket in 48 Hours (Jun 25, 2017 11:00)
It’s the fastest turnaround yet for two SpaceX launches.

Two Conjectures Collide, Endangering the Naked Singularity (Jun 25, 2017 11:00)
Recent calculations tie together two conjectures about gravity, potentially revealing n...

Does US Have Right To Data On Overseas Servers? We're About To Find Out (Jun 25, 2017 07:10)
Long-time Slashdot reader quotes Ars Technica: The Justice Department on Friday petitio...

Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media. (Jun 25, 2017 01:02)
ArmoredDragon writes: German police have raided 36 homes of people accused of using ill...

State Legislators Want Surveillance Cameras To Catch Uninsured Drivers (Jun 24, 2017 21:54)
An anonymous reader quotes Ars Technica: A Rhode Island legislative committee has appro...

'Prisoners of Gravity': Hey, TV Sci-Fi Can Have Ideas After All (Jun 24, 2017 13:00)
On this week's episode of the 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast the creators of the ...

Obama Failed to Punish Russian Hacking, and Other Security News This Week (Jun 24, 2017 11:00)
Every Saturday we round up the biggest cybersecurity news of the week.

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