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Friday April 24, 2015 @08:20PM Buggy Win 95 Code Almost Wrecked Stuxnet Campaign
Friday April 24, 2015 @07:59AM Except For Millennials, Most Americans Dislike Snowden
Thursday April 23, 2015 @03:57PM Bloomberg Report Suggests Comcast & Time Warner Merger Dead
Thursday April 23, 2015 @01:43PM Drone Killed Hostages From U.S. and Italy, Drawing Obama Apology
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:52AM USGS: Oil and Gas Operations Could Trigger Large Earthquakes
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @10:54PM Security Companies Accused of Exaggerating Iran's Cyberthreats Against the US
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:49PM House Bill Slashes Research Critical To Cybersecurity
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @12:43PM McConnell Introduces Bill To Extend NSA Surveillance
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @11:35AM Copyright For Sale: What the Sony Docs Say About MPAA Buying Political Influence
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @09:33AM USPS Shortlists 'HorseFly' Octocopter Drone Delivery Service
Monday April 20, 2015 @09:59AM DIA Polygraph Countermeasure Case Files Leaked
Monday April 20, 2015 @08:16AM Comcast and TWC Will Negotiate With Officials To Save Their Merger
Sunday April 19, 2015 @05:24PM Oklahoma Says It Will Now Use Nitrogen Gas As Its Backup Method of Execution
Saturday April 18, 2015 @08:57PM US Military To Recruit Civilian Cybersecurity Experts
Saturday April 18, 2015 @02:33AM Twitter Moves Non-US Accounts To Ireland, and Away From the NSA
Friday April 17, 2015 @04:24PM Gyrocopter Pilot Appears In Court; Judge Bans Him From D.C.
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:56PM Nuclear Fusion Simulator Among Software Picked For US's Summit Supercomputer
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @05:43PM Gyro-Copter Lands On West Lawn of US Capitol, Pilot Arrested
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:40AM Bolivia Demands Assange Apologize For Deliberately False Leaks To the US
Sunday April 12, 2015 @04:43PM Hillary Clinton Declares 2016 Democratic Presidential Bid
Sunday April 12, 2015 @02:26PM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @11:18AM Watch DARPA Artificial Intelligence Search For Crime On the "Dark Web"
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:32AM NIST Solicits Comments On Electronic Authentication Guideline
Friday April 10, 2015 @11:23PM Would-Be Bomber Arrested In Kansas; Planned Suicide Attack on Ft. Riley
Friday April 10, 2015 @07:41PM Massive Lincoln Archive Goes Live On 150th Anniversary of His Assassination
Thursday April 09, 2015 @06:13PM Ten US Senators Seek Investigation Into the Replacement of US Tech Workers
Thursday April 09, 2015 @06:01PM FAA Allows AIG To Use Drones For Insurance Inspections
Thursday April 09, 2015 @02:17PM FTC Creates Office Dedicated To "Algorithmic Transparency"
Thursday April 09, 2015 @01:12PM Reason: How To Break the Internet (in a Bad Way)
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:08PM Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @05:46PM US Started Keeping Secret Records of International Telephone Calls In 1992
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @03:35PM Greenwald Criticizes Universities' Funding-Driven Collaboration With NSA
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @10:20AM Snowden Demystified: Can the Government See My Junk?
Monday April 06, 2015 @03:35PM Court Mulls Revealing Secret Government Plan To Cut Cell Phone Service
Monday April 06, 2015 @08:06AM Why Is the Internet Association Rewarding a Pro-NSA Net-Neutrality Opponent?
Sunday April 05, 2015 @06:11PM Carly Fiorina Calls Apple's Tim Cook a 'Hypocrite' On Gay Rights
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:58AM After Anti-Donation Executive Order, Bitcoin Donations For Snowden Jump
Saturday April 04, 2015 @05:31PM W. Virginia Bans Direct Tesla Sales, With Urging of Car-Dealer Senate President
Friday April 03, 2015 @09:39PM Sen. Feinstein Says Anarchist Cookbook Should Be "Removed From the Internet"
Friday April 03, 2015 @06:06PM EFF Fighting Automakers Over Whether You Own Your Car
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @06:28PM Obama Authorizes Penalties For Foreign Cyber Attackers
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @09:32AM X-37B To Fly Again
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:08PM Apple's Tim Cook Calls Out "Religious Freedom" Laws As Discriminatory
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:08PM Attempted Breach of NSA HQ Checkpoint; One Shot Dead
Monday March 30, 2015 @02:59PM Silk Road Investigators Charged With Stealing Bitcoin
Sunday March 29, 2015 @08:10PM Secret Service Plans New Fence, Full Scale White House Replica, But No Moat
Sunday March 29, 2015 @08:06PM FCC Chairman: Net Rules Will Withstand Court Challenge
Sunday March 29, 2015 @05:16PM NASA Denies New Space Station Partnership With Russia
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:32PM Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad Thinks He Doesn't Use E-mail
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:21PM Taxpayer Subsidies To ULA To End
Thursday March 26, 2015 @06:08PM GAO Denied Access To Webb Telescope Workers By Northrop Grumman
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:45PM German Auto Firms Face Roadblock In Testing Driverless Car Software
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @10:47PM Russian Official Proposes Road That Could Connect London To NYC
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @12:54PM Amazon Blasts FAA On Drone Approvals, Regulations
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:43AM $1B TSA Behavioral Screening Program Slammed As "Junk Science"
Monday March 23, 2015 @12:22PM NASA's Abandoned Launch Facilities
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Obama To Announce $240M In New Pledges For STEM Education
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Leaked Snowden Docs Show Canada's "False Flag" Operations
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:14AM How 'Virtual Water' Can Help Ease California's Drought
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:45AM Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding
Friday March 20, 2015 @10:53PM Government Spies Admit That Cyber Armageddon Is Unlikely
Friday March 20, 2015 @08:13PM ISPs Worry About FCC's 'Future Conduct' Policing
Thursday March 19, 2015 @09:17PM Leaked Document Reveals Upcoming Biometric Experiments At US Customs
Thursday March 19, 2015 @05:18PM Obama: Maybe It's Time For Mandatory Voting In US
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @10:13AM White House Office of Administration Not Subject to FOIA, Says White House
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:43PM ICE Tells Reporter Its Secretive Drone Program Isn't Newsworthy
Monday March 16, 2015 @04:33PM Top-Secret US Replica of Iran Nuclear Sites Key To Weapons Deal
Saturday March 14, 2015 @02:05PM How To Execute People In the 21st Century
Friday March 13, 2015 @10:02PM US Asks Vietnam To Stop Russian Bomber Refueling Flights From Cam Ranh Air Base
Friday March 13, 2015 @08:17PM FAA Says Ad-Bearing YouTube Drone Videos Constitute "Commercial Use"
Thursday March 12, 2015 @10:04PM FCC Posts Its 400-Page Net Neutrality Order
Thursday March 12, 2015 @05:55PM Powdered Alcohol Approved By Feds, Banned By States
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:05PM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @08:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Monday March 09, 2015 @04:38PM Obama Administration Claims There Are 545,000 IT Job Openings
Monday March 09, 2015 @11:09AM NSA Director Argues For "Red Button" Autonomy Against Unattributed Cyber-Attacks
Monday March 09, 2015 @08:23AM Game of Drones: As US Dithers, Rivals Get a Head Start
Sunday March 08, 2015 @08:21PM State Employees Say Rules Prevent Open "Climate Change" Discussion In Florida
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:59PM Daylight Saving Time Change On Sunday For N. America
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:10PM Quebecker Faces Jail For Not Giving Up Phone Password To Canadian Officials
Thursday March 05, 2015 @02:01PM US Marshals Service Refuses To Release Already-Published Stingray Info
Thursday March 05, 2015 @11:04AM Schneier: Either Everyone Is Cyber-secure Or No One Is
Thursday March 05, 2015 @10:34AM Facebook Rant Lands US Man In UAE Jail
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @06:54PM White House Threatens Veto Over EPA "Secret Science" Bills
Wednesday March 04, 2015 @01:50PM New Zealand Spied On Nearly Two Dozen Pacific Countries
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @12:33PM Supreme Court Gives Tacit Approval To Warrantless DNA Collection
Sunday March 01, 2015 @02:59PM 20-Year-Old Military Weather Satellite Explodes In Orbit
Thursday February 26, 2015 @10:30AM It's Official: NSA Spying Is Hurting the US Tech Economy
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @04:34PM US Govt and Private Sector Developing "Precrime" System Against Cyber-Attacks
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM NSA, GHCQ Implicated In SIM Encryption Hack
Monday February 23, 2015 @11:17AM Al-Shabaab Video Threat Means Heightened Security at Mall of America
Saturday February 21, 2015 @08:02AM The Best, and Worst, Places To Drive Your Electric Car
Friday February 20, 2015 @06:21PM US State Department Can't Get Rid of Email Hackers
Friday February 20, 2015 @08:21AM US To Monitor Air Quality In India and Other Countries
Thursday February 19, 2015 @07:54PM When It Comes To Spy Gear, Many Police Ignore Public Records Laws
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @04:59PM Fedcoin Rising?
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @07:31PM Google: FBI's Plan To Expand Hacking Power a "Monumental" Constitutional Threat
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @01:52PM Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors
Monday February 16, 2015 @05:56PM New Map Shows USA's Quietest Places
Sunday February 15, 2015 @06:02PM Cubans Allowed To Export Software and Software Services To the US
Sunday February 15, 2015 @03:01PM How Big Telecom Tried To Kill Net Neutrality Before It Was Even a Concept
Sunday February 15, 2015 @11:36AM US Military Working On 3D Printing Exact Replicas of Bones & Limbs
Friday February 13, 2015 @08:12AM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Thursday February 12, 2015 @06:27PM FBI Can't Find Its Drone Privacy Reports
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:23AM Jeb Bush Publishes Thousands of Citizens' Email Addresses
Monday February 09, 2015 @12:09PM Report: Automakers Fail To Fully Protect Against Hacking
Monday February 09, 2015 @02:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:55PM Silk Road Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty After Federal Sting
Saturday February 07, 2015 @08:48PM DARPA's ALASA Could Pave Way For Cheaper, Faster Satellite Launches
Saturday February 07, 2015 @06:01PM Swatting 19-Year-Old Arrested in Las Vegas
Saturday February 07, 2015 @11:39AM Utah Cyberattacks, Up To 300 Million Per Day, May Be Aimed At NSA Facility
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:42PM TurboTax Halts E-filing of State Tax Returns Because of Potential Fraud
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:42AM Some Hackers Unknowingly Gathering Intel For the NSA
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @06:44PM DOT Warns of Dystopian Future For Transportation
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @03:51PM Dept. of Justice Blesses IEEE Rules On Injunctions and Reasonability
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @02:15PM Canada, Japan Cave On Copyright Term Extension In TPP
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @12:57PM FBI Put Hactivist Jeremy Hammond On a Terrorist Watchlist
Tuesday February 03, 2015 @04:02AM Big Telecoms Strangling Municipal Broadband, FCC Intervention May Provide Relief
Monday February 02, 2015 @04:57PM Obama's 2016 NASA Budget Status Quo, Funds Europa Mission
Sunday February 01, 2015 @05:17PM DEA Planned To Monitor Cars Parked At Gun Shows Using License Plate Readers
Sunday February 01, 2015 @12:12PM Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas
Sunday February 01, 2015 @12:05PM Nuclear Safety Push To Be Softened After US Objections
Sunday February 01, 2015 @11:39AM DARPA-Funded Robots Learning To Cook By Watching YouTube Videos
Sunday February 01, 2015 @10:15AM The NFL Wants You To Think These Things Are Illegal
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:43AM Ask Slashdot: When and How Did Europe Leapfrog the US For Internet Access?
Thursday January 29, 2015 @04:46PM US Air Force Selects Boeing 747-8 To Replace Air Force One
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:06AM Why ATM Bombs May Be Coming Soon To the United States
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @12:46PM "Mammoth Snow Storm" Underwhelms
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:34AM White House Drone Incident Exposes Key Security Gap
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:29AM FCC Fines Verizon For Failing To Investigate Rural Phone Problems
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @09:39AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Monday January 26, 2015 @06:45PM Plan C: The Cold War Plan Which Would Have Brought the US Under Martial Law
Monday January 26, 2015 @08:56AM Secret Service Investigating Small Drone On White House Grounds
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:28AM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Sunday January 25, 2015 @07:35PM Ed Felten: California Must Lead On Cybersecurity
Sunday January 25, 2015 @06:26PM SpaceX, US Air Force Settle Spy Sat Dispute
Sunday January 25, 2015 @02:05PM Fark's Drew Curtis Running For Governor of Kentucky
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:50PM Doomsday Clock Moved Two Minutes Forward, To 23:57
Saturday January 24, 2015 @06:24PM Bomb Threats Via Twitter Partly Shut Down Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:29AM Government Recommends Cars With Smarter Brakes
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:43AM By the Numbers: The Highest-Paying States For Tech Professionals
Friday January 23, 2015 @09:13PM Verizon About To End Construction of Its Fiber Network
Thursday January 22, 2015 @07:33PM Dish Network Violated Do-Not-Call 57 Million Times
Thursday January 22, 2015 @07:25PM Barrett Brown, Formerly of Anonymous, Sentenced To 63 Months
Thursday January 22, 2015 @06:04PM Senator Who Calls STEM Shortage a Hoax Appointed To Head Immigration
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:54AM Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut
Thursday January 22, 2015 @12:17AM IRS Warns of Downtime Risk As Congress Makes Cuts
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @04:59PM US Senate Set To Vote On Whether Climate Change Is a Hoax
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @01:46PM Police Nation-Wide Use Wall-Penetrating Radars To Peer Into Homes
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:23AM NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years
Monday January 19, 2015 @01:14AM NSA Hack of N. Korea Convinced Obama NK Was Behind Sony Hack
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:45AM State of the YOUnion: President Obama to Seek Advice from YouTube Stars
Monday January 19, 2015 @12:12AM FDA Approves Implantable Vagus Nerve Disruptor For Weight Loss
Sunday January 18, 2015 @08:41PM President Obama Will Kibbitz With YouTube Stars
Sunday January 18, 2015 @04:02PM NSA Prepares For Future Techno-Battles By Plotting Network Takedowns
Sunday January 18, 2015 @03:41PM Republican Bill Aims To Thwart the FCC's Leaning Towards Title II
Sunday January 18, 2015 @11:59AM Cuba's Pending Tech Revolution
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @10:14PM Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How To Avoid the NSA
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @10:11PM US Government Lurked On Silk Road For Over a Year
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @06:45PM IEEE: New H-1B Bill Will "Help Destroy" US Tech Workforce
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @04:36PM NSA Official: Supporting Backdoored Random Number Generator Was "Regrettable"
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Sunday January 11, 2015 @07:01PM US Lawmakers Push For a Permanent Ban On Internet Access Taxes
Thursday January 08, 2015 @10:15PM Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @10:44PM FBI: North Korean Hackers "Got Sloppy", Leaked IP Addresses
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @10:34PM White House Responds To Petition To Fire Aaron Swartz's Prosecutor
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @07:13PM What's Wrong With the Manhattan Project National Park
Wednesday January 07, 2015 @02:25PM Bill Would Ban Paid Prioritization By ISPs
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @11:07AM Space Policy Guru John Logsdon Has Good News and Bad News On NASA Funding
Monday January 05, 2015 @04:35PM FCC Revamps Customer Complaint System
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @05:24PM When FISA Court Rejects a Surveillance Request, the FBI Issues a NSL Instead
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @04:40PM WikiLeaks Claims Employee's Google Mail, Metadata Seized By US Government
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @02:09PM US Army Could Waive Combat Training For Hackers
Monday December 29, 2014 @05:21PM The NSA Uses the Same Chat Protocol As Hackers
Sunday December 28, 2014 @04:54PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Saturday December 27, 2014 @06:09PM White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight
Saturday December 27, 2014 @10:44AM N. Korea Blames US For Internet Outage, Compares Obama to "a Monkey"
Saturday December 27, 2014 @10:33AM Newest Stealth Fighter's Ground Attack Sensors 10 Years Behind Older Jets'
Friday December 26, 2014 @10:23PM Boston Elementary, Middle Schools To Get a Longer Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @12:03AM DARPA Wants Help Building a Drone That Flies Like a Hawk
Monday December 22, 2014 @04:24PM North Korean Internet Is Down
Sunday December 21, 2014 @09:26AM US Seeks China's Help Against North Korean Cyberattacks
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @10:49PM US Links North Korea To Sony Hacking
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @01:11PM Microsoft Gets Industry Support Against US Search Of Data In Ireland
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:22AM Federal Court Nixes Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:20AM Skype Unveils Preview of Live English-To-Spanish Translator
Monday December 15, 2014 @08:43AM Eric Schmidt: To Avoid NSA Spying, Keep Your Data In Google's Services
Saturday December 13, 2014 @08:43PM Judge Rules Drug Maker Cannot Halt Sales of Alzheimer's Medicine
Saturday December 13, 2014 @06:29PM California's Hydrogen Highway Adds Another Station
Friday December 12, 2014 @09:16PM Attorney General Won't Force New York Times Reporter To Reveal Source
Thursday December 11, 2014 @07:19PM Are the TSA's New Electronic Device Screenings Necessary?
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:04AM US Navy Authorizes Use of Laser In Combat
Thursday December 11, 2014 @09:14AM Report: Big Issues Remain Before Drones Can Safely Access National Airspace
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @06:31PM NASA Gets 2% Boost To Science Budget

Computers are unreliable, but humans are even more unreliable. Any system which depends on human reliability is unreliable. -- Gilb

 



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