US Border Officials Haven't Properly Verified Visitor Passports For More Than a Decade Due To Improper Software (Feb 23, 2018 03:30)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: U.S. border officials have failed to cr...

This Radio Gets Pour Reception (Feb 23, 2018 03:00)
When was the last time you poured water onto your radio to turn it on? Designed collabo...

The Los Angeles Times Website Is Unintentionally Serving a Cryptocurrency Mining Script (Feb 23, 2018 00:50)
troublemaker_23 shares a report from iTWire: The Los Angeles Times website is serving a...

US Border Patrol Hasn’t Validated E-Passport Data For Years (Feb 23, 2018 00:08)
For over a decade, US Customs and Border Patrol has been unable to verify the cryptogra...

Software Defined Television on an ESP32 (Feb 23, 2018 00:00)
Composite video from a single-board computer? Big deal — every generation of Rasp...

23 Attorneys General Refile Challenge To FCC Net Neutrality Repeal (Feb 22, 2018 23:30)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: A coalition of 22 state attorneys gen...

President Trump: 'We Have To Do Something' About Violent Video Games, Movies (Feb 22, 2018 21:30)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: In a White House meeting held wi...

3D-Printed Parts Torture-Tested in Nitro Engine — Briefly (Feb 22, 2018 21:00)
Additive manufacturing has come a long way in a short time, and the parts you can turn ...

Taiwan To Ban Plastic Straws, Cups and Shopping Bags By 2030 (Feb 22, 2018 20:10)
An anonymous reader shares a report: Taiwan is planning a blanket ban on single-use pla...

Skull Cane Proves Bondo Isn’t Just for Dents (Feb 22, 2018 19:30)
[Eric Strebel] is quickly becoming a favorite here at Hackaday. He’s got a fantas...

QuickBASIC Lives On with QB64 (Feb 22, 2018 18:01)
When I got my first computer, a second hand 386 running MS-DOS 6.22, I didn’t have an I...

France Proposes Software Security Liability For Manufacturers, Open Source As Support Ends (Feb 22, 2018 16:30)
It sometimes seems as though barely a week can go by without yet another major software...

Net Neutrality Rules Die on April 23 (Feb 22, 2018 15:42)
The Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules will be no more in two mon...

There's No One Way to Explain How Flying Works (Feb 22, 2018 15:00)
You can use Bernoulli's principle to explain how planes fly—but that isn't the only way.

Mechanisms: Mechanical Seals (Feb 22, 2018 15:00)
On the face of it, keeping fluids contained seems like a simple job. Your fridge alone ...

Inside the Panoptic Studio, the Dome That Could Give Robots Super-Senses (Feb 22, 2018 14:00)
In a chilly basement room sits a giant dome that looks like part physics experiment and...

Bring Sanity Back to Your Life With These Four Affirmation Apps (Feb 22, 2018 14:00)
These positive affirmation apps help you build a positive mindset simply by opening a p...

Permafrost Experiments Mimic Alaska’s Climate-Changed Future (Feb 22, 2018 12:00)
In the permafrost zone near Denali, an expanse of tundra bristles with so many sensors ...

Airlines Won’t Dare Use the Fastest Way to Board Planes (Feb 22, 2018 12:00)
United's latest experiment with the boarding procedure could make things better—but it'...

As Protection Ends, Here’s One Way to Test for Net Neutrality (Feb 22, 2018 11:00)
Some states plan to uphold net neutrality principles. How will they know if telecom com...

How 'A Wrinkle in Time' Director Ava DuVernay Became a Creator of Worlds (Feb 22, 2018 11:00)
With "A Wrinkle in Time," director Ava DuVernay merges sci-fi’s embrace of the Other wi...

Dockless Electric Bike-Share Companies Take on Uber (Feb 22, 2018 11:00)
Jump Bikes, Spin, Limebike, Nere: Startups line up to transform urban mobility. It just...

Former Google Employee Files Lawsuit Alleging the Company Fired Him Over Pro-Diversity Posts (Feb 22, 2018 01:30)
According to court documents filed today, a former Google engineer is suing the company...

Ex-Google Employee Claims Wrongful Firing For Criticizing James Damore’s Memo (Feb 21, 2018 23:38)
Former Google engineer Tim Chevalier sued the company, claiming he was fired for sharin...

YouTube and Facebook Trending Tools Highlighted Parkland Conspiracy Theories (Feb 21, 2018 23:31)
An algorithm change apparently designed to keep fake news out is precisely what put a P...

100-Page Report Warns of the Many Dangers of AI (Feb 21, 2018 22:50)
dmoberhaus writes: Last year, 26 top AI researchers from around the globe convened in O...

New Lawsuit Accuses Tesla of Knowingly Selling Defective Vehicles (Feb 21, 2018 22:10)
A new lawsuit from a former Tesla employee claims the company knowingly sold defective ...

This Startup’s Test Shows How Harassment Targets Women Online (Feb 21, 2018 21:28)
Kapwing changed the avatar on its customer-service chat widget from a woman to a man, a...

Instead of Slowing Down Innovation To Protect Few People, Policymakers Should Focus On Helping Displaced Workers Transition Into New Jobs, ITIF Suggests (Feb 21, 2018 20:51)
A recently published report by Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF...

Poland's Central Bank Accused of Paying YouTubers To Make Videos That Attack the Legitimacy of Cryptocurrencies (Feb 21, 2018 20:11)
Poland's central bank has been accused of hiring YouTubers to "start a smear campaign" ...

You Don't Need a Personal Genetics Test to Take Charge of Your Health (Feb 21, 2018 19:35)
That in-home DNA test won't tell you much about how to eat or exercise. Fortunately, yo...

Snakelike Skin Gives a Robot the Power to Crawl (Feb 21, 2018 19:00)
Researchers report today that they’ve designed an inflatable robot with its own scales ...

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton Injects $50 Million in Newly Formed Signal Foundation (Feb 21, 2018 18:30)
WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has taken on the leadership of the non-profit behind th...

'The Last Jedi''s User Interfaces Aren't Just Cool-Looking (Feb 21, 2018 15:49)
Every display in the latest Star Wars film exists to help tell the story.

'All Our Asias' Is a Vital Reminder That Creators Matter (Feb 21, 2018 14:00)
The beautiful, surreal indie game about Asian heritage is made all the stronger by the ...

Ajit Pai’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People (Feb 21, 2018 13:00)
Opinion: Gutting the FCC’s Lifeline program undermines the most vulnerable Americans.

FCC To Officially Rescind Net Neutrality Rules On Thursday (Feb 21, 2018 13:00)
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The U.S. Federal Communications Commi...

xView Detection Challenge: Help the Pentagon Analyze Satellite Images (Feb 21, 2018 12:00)
The Defense Department is offering $100,000 for artificial-intelligence algorithms that...

Solve Genomics with the Blockchain? Why the Hell Not (Feb 21, 2018 12:00)
Start-ups are clamoring to use cryptocurrency software to get and trade genome sequence...

Growth of AI could boost cybercrime and security threats, report warns (Feb 21, 2018 06:01)
Experts say action must be taken to control artificial intelligence tech Wanton prolife...

Judge Rules AT&T Can't See Trump White House Communications About Time Warner Merger (Feb 21, 2018 00:50)
The judge presiding over the Justice Department's attempt to block the AT&T-Time Wa...

Facebook VP of Ads Criticised For Tweeting that Russian-bought Ads Had Not Been Designed to Sway the US Election (Feb 20, 2018 14:01)
Facebook's vice-president of adverts has been criticised for tweeting that Russian-boug...

Study reveals North Korean cyber-espionage has reached new heights (Feb 20, 2018 12:31)
Spying unit is widening its operations into aerospace and defence industries, according...

Vietnam's Internet is in Trouble (Feb 19, 2018 21:00)
The World Post: Vietnamese authorities have harped of late on the urgency of fighting c...

Huge cryptojacking campaign earns just $24 for hackers (Feb 14, 2018 12:46)
Though 5,000-site attack suggests forcing visitors to mine cryptocurrency offers scant ...

Cryptojacking attack hits Australian government websites (Feb 12, 2018 01:48)
Hackers used plug-in to force computers to secretly mine cryptocurrency A series of Aus...

Lauri Love has avoided a US trial – so why have others been extradited? | Robert Verkaik (Feb 7, 2018 10:30)
Three white men backed by strong campaigns have recently succeeded in halting extraditi...

Lauri Love ruling 'sets precedent' for trying hacking suspects in UK (Feb 5, 2018 16:50)
Rights groups and lawyers for 33-year-old welcome landmark judgment against extradition...

'Happy and relieved': hacking suspect Lauri Love emerges from court after win (Feb 5, 2018 13:32)
Lauri Love will not face extradition to the US, the high court has ruled. The British s...

Car-sharing company GoGet took seven months to tell customers of data hack (Jan 31, 2018 00:03)
Day after man arrested, company says police advised that notifying affected customers s...

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