Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Saturday November 28, 2015 @06:16PM Creator of Relay On BITNET, Predecessor of IRC, Dies
Tuesday November 24, 2015 @08:32AM BBC World Service To Provide Radio For North Korea and Eritrea
Thursday November 19, 2015 @02:14PM ISIS Help Desk Assists In Covering Tracks
Thursday November 19, 2015 @09:58AM Carnegie Mellon Denies FBI Paid For Tor-Breaking Research
Thursday November 19, 2015 @08:32AM Manhattan DA Pressures Google and Apple To Kill Zero Knowledge Encryption
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @02:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @01:01PM NYT Quietly Pulls Article Blaming Encryption In Paris Attacks
Saturday November 14, 2015 @10:02PM Belgian Home Affairs Minister: Terrorists Communicate Via PlayStation 4
Thursday November 12, 2015 @12:34PM Getting Started With GNU Radio
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:22AM Bluetooth 2016 Roadmap Brings Fourfold Range Increase and Mesh Networking
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @08:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @12:19PM The Dark Net Drug Market That Survived Ukraine's Civil War
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @10:45AM ProtonMail Restores Services After Epic DDoS Attacks
Friday November 06, 2015 @06:33PM TalkTalk Hack: 4% of Customers' Data Accessed In Cyber Security Breach
Thursday November 05, 2015 @11:27AM Ask Slashdot: Secure, Yet Accessible E-mail Archive Storage?
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @08:12AM FCC Fines Another Large Firm For Blocking WiFi
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:54AM How GoDaddy's Quest For Respect Led To an Improbable Partnership With MIT
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:52AM Vodafone Attack Hits Nearly 2000 Customer Accounts
Sunday November 01, 2015 @09:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:27PM Leap Second May Be On the Chopping Block
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Thursday October 29, 2015 @02:24PM Non-Binding Resolution: EU States Should Protect Snowden
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @11:55AM Univ. of New Haven Cyber Lab: WhatsApp Collects Phone Numbers, Call Duration, and More
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:56AM How Nukes Were Almost Launched From Okinawa During Cuban Missile Crisis
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:52AM NY To Probe Broadband Providers Over Internet Speeds
Thursday October 22, 2015 @12:23PM FCC Passes Landmark Reform of 'Egregious' Prison Phone Charges
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:07AM How Scientists Are Circumventing Journal Paywalls
Thursday October 22, 2015 @07:11AM Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:10AM Irish Data Protection Commissioner Ordered To Investigate Facebook Data
Saturday October 17, 2015 @11:43AM Yahoo Mail Moves From Passwords To Push Notification Sign-Ins
Saturday October 17, 2015 @10:36AM Point-And-Shoot Weapon Stops Drones Without Destroying Them
Friday October 16, 2015 @06:37AM Asteroid Impact Mission Sets Sights On New Laser Communications Record
Thursday October 15, 2015 @11:20AM Why Cybersecurity Experts Want Open Source Routers
Thursday October 15, 2015 @09:04AM Over 10,000 Problems Fixed In Detroit Thanks To Cellphone App
Thursday October 08, 2015 @06:22PM World's First 5G Field Trial Delivers Speeds of 3.6Gbps Using Sub-6GHz
Thursday October 08, 2015 @06:02PM SIgn Of the Times: Calif. Privacy Protections Signed Into Law
Thursday October 08, 2015 @09:15AM How To Make Messages Easy For an Alien Race To Understand
Friday October 02, 2015 @02:15PM Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 Is Shipping
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:58AM First of 2 Australian NBN Satellites Launched Successfully
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:13AM Ask Slashdot: Simple, Cross-Platform Video Messaging?
Monday September 28, 2015 @07:29AM Mark Zuckerberg Issues Call For Universal Internet Access
Thursday September 24, 2015 @03:53PM US Rank Drops To 55th In 4G LTE Speeds
Tuesday September 22, 2015 @09:49AM Under Public Pressure, India Withdraws Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @08:16AM India's Worrying Draft Encryption Policy
Monday September 21, 2015 @07:35AM Status Problems Break Skype For Many Users; Quick Fix Promised
Sunday September 20, 2015 @03:25PM Skype For Microsoft Edge Will Work From the Browser, No Plug-Ins Required
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @09:57AM Northern California Wildfire Destroys American Telephony Museum
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:04AM Why We're Looking For ET All Wrong
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @07:22AM For Future Wearable Devices, the Network Could Be You
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:49AM Vulnerabilities In WhatsApp Web Affect Millions of Users Globally
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:47AM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @08:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Saturday August 29, 2015 @10:22PM Ask Slashdot: Suggestions For Taking a Business Out Into the Forest?
Friday August 28, 2015 @08:04PM Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US?
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @01:26PM A "Public Health" Approach To Internet of Things Security
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:57PM Can Cuba Skip Cell Phone Connectivity?
Friday August 14, 2015 @07:35PM New Rules From the FCC Open Up New Access To Wi-Fi
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:35AM New IP Address Blacklist Based On Web Chatter
Thursday August 13, 2015 @07:36AM Don't Hate the Phone Call, Hate the Phone (And the Network)
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @06:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @07:57AM Apple Testing Service That Allows Siri to Answer Calls and Transcribe Voicemail
Saturday August 01, 2015 @02:30PM Facebook's Slender 'Aquila' Drone To Provide Internet In Remote Areas
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:04PM In Korea, Smartphones Use Multipath TCP To Reach 1 Gbps
Friday July 31, 2015 @05:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Thursday July 30, 2015 @04:55PM Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @07:58AM OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS
Friday July 24, 2015 @06:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @11:30AM Gmail Spam Filter Changes Bite Linus Torvalds
Friday July 17, 2015 @06:20AM Facebook Finally Ends XMPP Support For 3rd Party Chat
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:40AM Undersea Cable Break Disrupts Life In Northern Mariana Islands
Monday July 13, 2015 @06:39AM For £70,000, You Might Be Able to Own an Enigma
Sunday July 12, 2015 @01:36PM ISRO Launches Record 5 UK Satellites, Part of a Long String of Successes
Sunday July 12, 2015 @10:15AM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @11:14AM Switzerland Begins Trials of Expensive Postal Drones
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @09:04AM The IT Containers That Went To War
Friday July 03, 2015 @10:01PM Machine Learning System Detects Emotions and Suicidal Behavior
Friday July 03, 2015 @06:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Thursday July 02, 2015 @03:55PM UK Government Illegally Spied On Amnesty International
Thursday July 02, 2015 @03:50PM Google Hangouts and SMS Integration: A Mess, For Now
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:09AM SMS Co-Inventor Matti Makkonen Dead At 63
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @09:57AM RFC 7568 Deprecates SSLv3 As Insecure
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @07:44AM European Government Agrees On Net Neutrality Rules, With Exemptions
Monday June 29, 2015 @06:49AM Scientists Overcome One of the Biggest Limits In Fiber Optic Networks
Saturday June 27, 2015 @10:26AM Are We Too Quick To Act On Social Media Outrage?
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @11:36AM SpaceX and OneWeb -- Same Goal, Different Technology and Strategy
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @07:31AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Monday June 22, 2015 @06:35PM Political Polls Become Less Reliable As We Head Into 2016 Presidential Election
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:03AM Plasma Resonance Could Overcome Radio Silence For Returning Spacecraft
Thursday June 18, 2015 @07:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @10:49AM Should Edward Snowden Trust Apple To Do the Right Thing?
Monday June 15, 2015 @05:28PM Skype For Web Beta Goes Worldwide
Monday June 15, 2015 @11:49AM Philae's Lost Seven Months Were Completely Unnecessary
Monday June 15, 2015 @05:49AM North Korea Blocks Data Access For Foreigners
Sunday June 14, 2015 @11:00PM A First: CubeSat-Style Probes To Accompany InSight Mars Lander
Sunday June 14, 2015 @08:39AM Online At Last: Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up
Saturday June 13, 2015 @02:05PM Germany Abandons Investigation Into NSA Spying on Chancellor Merkel
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:34PM Microsoft's Skype Drops Modern App In Favour of Old-Fashioned Win32 App
Friday June 12, 2015 @05:03PM Dark Net's Top Selling Drug Dealer Is Making $1.5 Million This Year
Thursday June 11, 2015 @08:42AM OpenBazaar, Born of an Effort To Build the Next Silk Road, Raises $1 Million
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:33AM Governments of the World Agree: Encryption Must Die!
Thursday June 04, 2015 @07:20AM Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails
Sunday May 31, 2015 @10:11PM Tor Connections To Hidden Services Could Be Easy To De-Anonymize
Saturday May 30, 2015 @11:30PM Ground Crew Back In Touch With LightSail Solar Spacecraft
Saturday May 30, 2015 @05:24PM Google Calendar Ends SMS Notifications
Saturday May 30, 2015 @05:06PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Friday May 29, 2015 @11:21PM Third Stage Design Problem Cause of Most Recent Proton Failure
Friday May 29, 2015 @06:24AM Murder Accusations Hang Over Silk Road Boss Ulbricht's Sentencing
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @11:45AM Hyundai Now Offers an Android Car, Even For Current Owners
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @08:34AM Charter Strikes $56B Deal For Time Warner Cable
Monday May 25, 2015 @10:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Saturday May 23, 2015 @06:45AM NSA-Reform Bill Fails In US Senate
Thursday May 21, 2015 @02:46PM Academics Build a New Tor Client Designed To Beat the NSA
Thursday May 21, 2015 @01:45PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Dumb Phone?
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @05:58PM Huawei's LiteOS Internet of Things Operating System Is a Minuscule 10KB
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:52AM Microwave Comms Betwen Population Centers Could Be Key To Easing Internet Bottlenecks
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @07:32AM Closing This Summer: Verizon To Scoop Up AOL For $4.4 Billion
Sunday May 10, 2015 @11:44AM Prison Messaging System JPay Withdraws Copyright Claims
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:58AM Anonymous Tor Cloud Project Closes Down
Thursday May 07, 2015 @09:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @10:03AM How the NSA Converts Spoken Words Into Searchable Text
Sunday May 03, 2015 @11:37PM WikiLeaks' Anonymous Leak Submission System Is Back After Nearly 5 Years
Sunday May 03, 2015 @09:06PM VA Tech Student Arrested For Posting Perceived Threat Via Yik Yak
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:51AM AT&T Bills Elderly Customer $24,298.93 For Landline Dial-Up Service
Friday May 01, 2015 @11:51PM The Pioneer Who Invented the Weather Forecast
Thursday April 30, 2015 @03:23PM Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media?
Thursday April 30, 2015 @12:42PM Apple, IBM To Bring iPads To 5 Million Elderly Japanese
Thursday April 30, 2015 @07:40AM World-First Remote Air Traffic Control System Lands In Sweden
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @07:38AM ATT, DirecTV Mega-Merger May Go Through
Friday April 24, 2015 @05:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:14AM Traffic App Waze To Alert L.A. Drivers of Kidnappings and Hit-and-Runs
Thursday April 23, 2015 @08:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:15PM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Monday April 20, 2015 @08:59AM Does Lack of FM Support On Phones Increase Your Chances of Dying In a Disaster?
Saturday April 18, 2015 @03:36PM Norway Will Switch Off FM Radio In 2017
Thursday April 09, 2015 @11:29AM Anonabox Recalls Hundreds of Insecure 'Privacy' Routers
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @10:25AM Research Finds Shoddy Security On Connected Home Gateways
Monday April 06, 2015 @06:15AM Google In Talks To Create International Roaming Network
Monday March 30, 2015 @05:02PM Europol Chief Warns About Computer Encryption
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:32PM Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad Thinks He Doesn't Use E-mail
Friday March 27, 2015 @08:23PM Facebook Makes Messenger a Platform
Sunday March 22, 2015 @10:19AM Taxi Apps Accused of Facilitating Sexual Harassment In Brazil
Saturday March 21, 2015 @05:09PM How To Encode 2.05 Bits Per Photon, By Using Twisted Light
Friday March 20, 2015 @06:07PM Internet of Things Endangered By Inaccurate Network Time, Says NIST
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @06:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @03:39PM Twitter Adds Tool To Report Tweets To the Police
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @12:43PM Full-Duplex Radio Integrated Circuit Could Double Radio Frequency Data Capacity
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @07:46AM This App Lets You Piggyback Facebook's Free Internet To Access Any Site
Thursday March 12, 2015 @07:47AM Ask Slashdot: Issue Tracker For Non-Engineers?
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @09:52AM South African Government Issues Plans To Censor Internet
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:05AM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @10:19AM Clinton's Private Email System Gets a Security "F" Rating
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @07:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:10PM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @11:57AM FTC Announces $50k In Prizes For Robocaller Trap Software
Friday March 06, 2015 @06:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:38PM The Mexican Drug Cartels' Involuntary IT Guy
Thursday March 05, 2015 @04:37PM EU Free Data Roaming, Net Neutrality Plans In Jeopardy
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:47PM Ask Slashdot: Wireless Microphone For Stand-up Meetings?
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:02PM Deutsche Telecom Calls For Google and Facebook To Be Regulated Like Telcos
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:47AM ISIS Threatens Life of Twitter Founder After Thousands of Account Suspensions
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @01:44AM Google Prepares To Enter Wireless Market As an MVNO
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:22PM Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure
Monday March 02, 2015 @10:27PM Developers Disclose Schematics For 50-1000 MHz Software-Defined Transceiver
Saturday February 28, 2015 @08:27AM Ask Slashdot: Whiteboard Substitutes For Distributed Teams?
Friday February 27, 2015 @11:53PM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Sunday February 22, 2015 @11:33AM Iran Allows VPNs To Make Millions In Profit
Friday February 20, 2015 @06:27PM What Your Online Comments Say About You
Thursday February 19, 2015 @05:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @11:33AM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
Thursday February 12, 2015 @02:46PM Polymers Brighten Hopes For Visible Light Communication
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:51PM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Thursday February 12, 2015 @08:32AM Russia Seeking To Ban Tor, VPNs and Other Anonymizing Tools
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @10:23AM Jeb Bush Publishes Thousands of Citizens' Email Addresses
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @08:49AM EU Parliament Blocks Outlook Apps For Members Over Privacy Concerns
Sunday February 08, 2015 @07:02PM Tracking System Bug Delays SpaceX's DSCOVR Launch
Friday February 06, 2015 @06:58PM Verizon Sells Off Wireline Operations, Blames Net Neutrality Plans
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:04PM GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @05:38PM Verizon Dropping Data Rates, But Current Customers Have To Call
Thursday February 05, 2015 @11:09AM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Monday February 02, 2015 @01:48PM State Television Says Iran Launches New Satellite Into Space
Friday January 30, 2015 @07:44AM Mozilla Dusts Off Old Servers, Lights Up Tor Relays
Thursday January 29, 2015 @08:31PM Tour the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum - Part Two (Video)
Thursday January 29, 2015 @08:30PM Tour the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum (Video)
Thursday January 29, 2015 @11:07AM Canada Upholds Net Neutrality Rules In Wireless TV Case
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @10:29AM FCC Fines Verizon For Failing To Investigate Rural Phone Problems
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:11AM For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network
Sunday January 25, 2015 @11:28PM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Sunday January 25, 2015 @03:47PM A Call That Made History, 100 Years Ago Today
Saturday January 24, 2015 @09:14PM Twitter Moves To Curb Instagram Links
Saturday January 24, 2015 @04:52PM OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released
Saturday January 24, 2015 @11:26AM WhatsApp vs. WhatsApp Plus Fight Gets Ugly For Users
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @03:56PM TWEETHER Project Promises 10Gbps MmW 92-95GHz Based Wireless Broadband
Thursday January 22, 2015 @10:54AM Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut