Slashdot Items Tagged "communications"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @09:22AM FBI: Burning Man Testing Ground For Free Speech, Drugs ... and New Spy Gear
Saturday August 29, 2015 @11:22PM Ask Slashdot: Suggestions For Taking a Business Out Into the Forest?
Friday August 28, 2015 @09:04PM Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US?
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:38PM Docs: Responding To Katrina, FBI Made Cell Phone Surveillance Its Priority
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:26PM A "Public Health" Approach To Internet of Things Security
Friday August 14, 2015 @09:57PM Can Cuba Skip Cell Phone Connectivity?
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:35PM New Rules From the FCC Open Up New Access To Wi-Fi
Thursday August 13, 2015 @10:35AM New IP Address Blacklist Based On Web Chatter
Thursday August 13, 2015 @08:36AM Don't Hate the Phone Call, Hate the Phone (And the Network)
Wednesday August 05, 2015 @07:04PM How Boing Boing Handled an FBI Subpoena Over Its Tor Exit Node
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @08:57AM Apple Testing Service That Allows Siri to Answer Calls and Transcribe Voicemail
Saturday August 01, 2015 @03:30PM Facebook's Slender 'Aquila' Drone To Provide Internet In Remote Areas
Friday July 31, 2015 @07:04PM In Korea, Smartphones Use Multipath TCP To Reach 1 Gbps
Friday July 31, 2015 @06:58PM Questioning the Dispute Over Key Escrow
Thursday July 30, 2015 @05:55PM Hacker's Device Can Intercept OnStar's Mobile App and Unlock, Start GM Cars
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:58AM OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS
Friday July 24, 2015 @07:06PM An Interview With Hacking Team's CEO
Thursday July 23, 2015 @09:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @12:30PM Gmail Spam Filter Changes Bite Linus Torvalds
Friday July 17, 2015 @07:20AM Facebook Finally Ends XMPP Support For 3rd Party Chat
Monday July 13, 2015 @07:40AM Undersea Cable Break Disrupts Life In Northern Mariana Islands
Monday July 13, 2015 @07:39AM For £70,000, You Might Be Able to Own an Enigma
Sunday July 12, 2015 @02:36PM ISRO Launches Record 5 UK Satellites, Part of a Long String of Successes
Sunday July 12, 2015 @11:15AM Snoopers' Charter Could Mean Trouble For UK Users of Encryption-Capable Apps
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @12:14PM Switzerland Begins Trials of Expensive Postal Drones
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @11:44AM Crypto Experts Blast Gov't Backdoors For Encryption
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @10:04AM The IT Containers That Went To War
Friday July 03, 2015 @11:01PM Machine Learning System Detects Emotions and Suicidal Behavior
Friday July 03, 2015 @07:44AM Cameron Asserts UK Gov't Will Leave No "Safe Space" For Private Communications
Thursday July 02, 2015 @04:55PM UK Government Illegally Spied On Amnesty International
Thursday July 02, 2015 @04:50PM Google Hangouts and SMS Integration: A Mess, For Now
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:09PM SMS Co-Inventor Matti Makkonen Dead At 63
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @10:57AM RFC 7568 Deprecates SSLv3 As Insecure
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @08:44AM European Government Agrees On Net Neutrality Rules, With Exemptions
Monday June 29, 2015 @07:49AM Scientists Overcome One of the Biggest Limits In Fiber Optic Networks
Saturday June 27, 2015 @11:26AM Are We Too Quick To Act On Social Media Outrage?
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @12:36PM SpaceX and OneWeb -- Same Goal, Different Technology and Strategy
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @08:31AM The US Navy's Warfare Systems Command Just Paid Millions To Stay On Windows XP
Monday June 22, 2015 @07:35PM Political Polls Become Less Reliable As We Head Into 2016 Presidential Election
Sunday June 21, 2015 @12:03PM Plasma Resonance Could Overcome Radio Silence For Returning Spacecraft
Thursday June 18, 2015 @08:24AM 86.2 Million Phone Scam Calls Delivered Each Month In the US
Tuesday June 16, 2015 @11:49AM Should Edward Snowden Trust Apple To Do the Right Thing?
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:28PM Skype For Web Beta Goes Worldwide
Monday June 15, 2015 @12:49PM Philae's Lost Seven Months Were Completely Unnecessary
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:49AM North Korea Blocks Data Access For Foreigners
Monday June 15, 2015 @12:00AM A First: CubeSat-Style Probes To Accompany InSight Mars Lander
Sunday June 14, 2015 @09:39AM Online At Last: Comet Lander Philae Wakes Up
Saturday June 13, 2015 @03:05PM Germany Abandons Investigation Into NSA Spying on Chancellor Merkel
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:34PM Microsoft's Skype Drops Modern App In Favour of Old-Fashioned Win32 App
Friday June 12, 2015 @06:03PM Dark Net's Top Selling Drug Dealer Is Making $1.5 Million This Year
Thursday June 11, 2015 @09:42AM OpenBazaar, Born of an Effort To Build the Next Silk Road, Raises $1 Million
Friday June 05, 2015 @07:33AM Governments of the World Agree: Encryption Must Die!
Thursday June 04, 2015 @08:20AM Facebook Now Supports PGP To Send You Encrypted Emails
Sunday May 31, 2015 @11:11PM Tor Connections To Hidden Services Could Be Easy To De-Anonymize
Sunday May 31, 2015 @12:30AM Ground Crew Back In Touch With LightSail Solar Spacecraft
Saturday May 30, 2015 @06:24PM Google Calendar Ends SMS Notifications
Saturday May 30, 2015 @06:06PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Saturday May 30, 2015 @12:21AM Third Stage Design Problem Cause of Most Recent Proton Failure
Friday May 29, 2015 @07:24AM Murder Accusations Hang Over Silk Road Boss Ulbricht's Sentencing
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @12:45PM Hyundai Now Offers an Android Car, Even For Current Owners
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @09:34AM Charter Strikes $56B Deal For Time Warner Cable
Monday May 25, 2015 @11:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Saturday May 23, 2015 @07:45AM NSA-Reform Bill Fails In US Senate
Thursday May 21, 2015 @03:46PM Academics Build a New Tor Client Designed To Beat the NSA
Thursday May 21, 2015 @02:45PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Dumb Phone?
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @06:58PM Huawei's LiteOS Internet of Things Operating System Is a Minuscule 10KB
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:52AM Microwave Comms Betwen Population Centers Could Be Key To Easing Internet Bottlenecks
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Tuesday May 12, 2015 @08:32AM Closing This Summer: Verizon To Scoop Up AOL For $4.4 Billion
Sunday May 10, 2015 @12:44PM Prison Messaging System JPay Withdraws Copyright Claims
Saturday May 09, 2015 @12:58PM Anonymous Tor Cloud Project Closes Down
Thursday May 07, 2015 @10:37AM US Appeals Court Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Not Authorized By Congress
Tuesday May 05, 2015 @11:03AM How the NSA Converts Spoken Words Into Searchable Text
Monday May 04, 2015 @12:37AM WikiLeaks' Anonymous Leak Submission System Is Back After Nearly 5 Years
Sunday May 03, 2015 @10:06PM VA Tech Student Arrested For Posting Perceived Threat Via Yik Yak
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:51AM AT&T Bills Elderly Customer $24,298.93 For Landline Dial-Up Service
Saturday May 02, 2015 @12:51AM The Pioneer Who Invented the Weather Forecast
Thursday April 30, 2015 @04:23PM Can Riots Be Predicted By Social Media?
Thursday April 30, 2015 @01:42PM Apple, IBM To Bring iPads To 5 Million Elderly Japanese
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:40AM World-First Remote Air Traffic Control System Lands In Sweden
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @08:38AM ATT, DirecTV Mega-Merger May Go Through
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:14AM Traffic App Waze To Alert L.A. Drivers of Kidnappings and Hit-and-Runs
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:21AM New Privacy Concerns About US Program That Can Track Snail Mail
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:15PM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Monday April 20, 2015 @09:59AM Does Lack of FM Support On Phones Increase Your Chances of Dying In a Disaster?
Saturday April 18, 2015 @04:36PM Norway Will Switch Off FM Radio In 2017
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:29PM Anonabox Recalls Hundreds of Insecure 'Privacy' Routers
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @11:25AM Research Finds Shoddy Security On Connected Home Gateways
Monday April 06, 2015 @07:15AM Google In Talks To Create International Roaming Network
Monday March 30, 2015 @06:02PM Europol Chief Warns About Computer Encryption
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:32PM Iowa's Governor Terry Branstad Thinks He Doesn't Use E-mail
Friday March 27, 2015 @09:23PM Facebook Makes Messenger a Platform
Sunday March 22, 2015 @11:19AM Taxi Apps Accused of Facilitating Sexual Harassment In Brazil
Saturday March 21, 2015 @06:09PM How To Encode 2.05 Bits Per Photon, By Using Twisted Light
Friday March 20, 2015 @07:07PM Internet of Things Endangered By Inaccurate Network Time, Says NIST
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:22PM Feds Fine Verizon $3.4 Million Over 911 Service Outage Issues
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @04:39PM Twitter Adds Tool To Report Tweets To the Police
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @01:43PM Full-Duplex Radio Integrated Circuit Could Double Radio Frequency Data Capacity
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @08:46AM This App Lets You Piggyback Facebook's Free Internet To Access Any Site
Thursday March 12, 2015 @08:47AM Ask Slashdot: Issue Tracker For Non-Engineers?
Wednesday March 11, 2015 @10:52AM South African Government Issues Plans To Censor Internet
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:05PM Secret Service Testing Drones, and How to Disrupt Them
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:19AM Clinton's Private Email System Gets a Security "F" Rating
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @08:25AM Wikimedia Foundation Files Suit Against NSA and DOJ
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:10AM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:57PM FTC Announces $50k In Prizes For Robocaller Trap Software
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:36PM GSM/GPS Tracking Device Found On Activist's Car At Circumvention Tech Festival
Thursday March 05, 2015 @06:38PM The Mexican Drug Cartels' Involuntary IT Guy
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:37PM EU Free Data Roaming, Net Neutrality Plans In Jeopardy
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:47PM Ask Slashdot: Wireless Microphone For Stand-up Meetings?
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:02PM Deutsche Telecom Calls For Google and Facebook To Be Regulated Like Telcos
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:47AM ISIS Threatens Life of Twitter Founder After Thousands of Account Suspensions
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @02:44AM Google Prepares To Enter Wireless Market As an MVNO
Tuesday March 03, 2015 @12:22AM Jolla Partners With SSH To Create Sailfish Secure
Monday March 02, 2015 @11:27PM Developers Disclose Schematics For 50-1000 MHz Software-Defined Transceiver
Saturday February 28, 2015 @09:27AM Ask Slashdot: Whiteboard Substitutes For Distributed Teams?
Saturday February 28, 2015 @12:53AM Twitter Adds "Report Dox" Option
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Sunday February 22, 2015 @12:33PM Iran Allows VPNs To Make Millions In Profit
Friday February 20, 2015 @07:27PM What Your Online Comments Say About You
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:33PM The Disastrous Privacy Consequences of Canada's Anti-Terrorism Bill
Thursday February 12, 2015 @03:46PM Polymers Brighten Hopes For Visible Light Communication
Thursday February 12, 2015 @01:51PM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:32AM Russia Seeking To Ban Tor, VPNs and Other Anonymizing Tools
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @11:23AM Jeb Bush Publishes Thousands of Citizens' Email Addresses
Tuesday February 10, 2015 @09:49AM EU Parliament Blocks Outlook Apps For Members Over Privacy Concerns
Sunday February 08, 2015 @08:02PM Tracking System Bug Delays SpaceX's DSCOVR Launch
Friday February 06, 2015 @07:58PM Verizon Sells Off Wireline Operations, Blames Net Neutrality Plans
Thursday February 05, 2015 @07:04PM GPG Programmer Werner Koch Is Running Out of Money
Thursday February 05, 2015 @06:38PM Verizon Dropping Data Rates, But Current Customers Have To Call
Thursday February 05, 2015 @12:09PM Ross Ulbricht Found Guilty On All 7 Counts In Silk Road Trial
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:48PM State Television Says Iran Launches New Satellite Into Space
Friday January 30, 2015 @08:44AM Mozilla Dusts Off Old Servers, Lights Up Tor Relays
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:31PM Tour the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum - Part Two (Video)
Thursday January 29, 2015 @09:30PM Tour the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum (Video)
Thursday January 29, 2015 @12:07PM Canada Upholds Net Neutrality Rules In Wireless TV Case
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @11:29AM FCC Fines Verizon For Failing To Investigate Rural Phone Problems
Monday January 26, 2015 @04:11AM For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:28AM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Sunday January 25, 2015 @04:47PM A Call That Made History, 100 Years Ago Today
Saturday January 24, 2015 @10:14PM Twitter Moves To Curb Instagram Links
Saturday January 24, 2015 @05:52PM OpenSSL 1.0.2 Released
Saturday January 24, 2015 @12:26PM WhatsApp vs. WhatsApp Plus Fight Gets Ugly For Users
Saturday January 24, 2015 @01:25AM China Cuts Off Some VPNs
Thursday January 22, 2015 @04:56PM TWEETHER Project Promises 10Gbps MmW 92-95GHz Based Wireless Broadband
Thursday January 22, 2015 @11:54AM Blogger Who Revealed GOP Leader's KKK Ties Had Home Internet Lines Cut
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 @10:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:23AM NJ Museum Revives TIROS Satellite Dish After 40 Years
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:52AM Google Pondering $1 Billion Investment In SpaceX's Satellite Internet
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:36AM Microsoft Outlook Users In China Hit With MITM Attack
Sunday January 18, 2015 @05:28PM Elon Musk's Proposed Internet-by-Satellite System Could Link With Mars Colonies
Sunday January 18, 2015 @01:57AM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Saturday January 17, 2015 @05:56PM Obama: Gov't Shouldn't Be Hampered By Encrypted Communications
Saturday January 17, 2015 @01:51PM FCC May Permit Robocalls To Cell Phones -- If They Are Calling a Wrong Number
Saturday January 17, 2015 @10:10AM European Countries Seek Sweeping New Powers To Curb Terrorism
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:42PM Spanish Judge Cites Use of Secure Email As a Potential Terrorist Indicator
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @12:11PM Where Cellular Networks Don't Exist, People Are Building Their Own
Thursday January 15, 2015 @11:20AM Marriot Back-Pedals On Wireless Blocking
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:59PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Monday January 12, 2015 @10:18AM 'Silk Road Reloaded' Launches On a Network More Secret Than Tor
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:20AM Several European Countries Lay Groundwork For Heavier Internet Censorhip
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:10AM Chrome For OS X Catches Up With Safari's Emoji Support
Friday January 09, 2015 @10:41AM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:02AM HTTP/2 - the IETF Is Phoning It In
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:19PM New App Detects Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
Friday January 02, 2015 @01:01PM Unofficial WhatsApp Library Gets End To End Encryption Before Official Clients
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @01:55PM Gmail Access Starts To Come Back In China, State-Run Paper Blames Google
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:59PM Gmail Reportedly Has Been Blocked In China
Monday December 29, 2014 @01:49PM Kim Dotcom's Mega Again Announces Encrypted Browser-Based Chat Service
Monday December 29, 2014 @12:18AM Twitter Bug Locks Out Many Users
Sunday December 28, 2014 @04:54PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Saturday December 27, 2014 @09:39PM 5,200 Days Aboard ISS, and the Surprising Reason the Mission Is Still Worthwhile
Friday December 26, 2014 @07:55PM India Faces Its First Major Net Neutrality Issue
Friday December 26, 2014 @06:10PM Lizard Squad Targets Tor
Thursday December 25, 2014 @11:04PM Federal Judge: Facebook Must Face Suit For Scanning Messages
Thursday December 25, 2014 @12:39PM Boeing and BlackBerry Making a Self-Destructing Phone
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @11:02PM Texas Instruments Builds New Energy Technology For the Internet of Things
Saturday December 20, 2014 @01:35AM Tor Network May Be Attacked, Says Project Leader
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:23AM Verizon "End-to-End" Encrypted Calling Includes Law Enforcement Backdoor
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:20AM Skype Unveils Preview of Live English-To-Spanish Translator
Thursday December 11, 2014 @05:28PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:03AM Why Open Source Matters For Sensitive Email
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @09:40AM Twitter Use By Romney and Obama In 2012 Highlight the Speed of Social Media
Thursday December 04, 2014 @02:23PM How the NSA Is Spying On Everyone: More Revelations
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:51AM UK Completes 250km of Undersea Broadband Rollouts
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:40AM BlackBerry Clears Hurdle For Voice Crypto Acquisition
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:18AM Google Hopes To One Day Replace Gmail With Inbox
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @01:35PM 18th Century Law Dredged Up To Force Decryption of Devices
Sunday November 30, 2014 @11:54PM Probe Into NSA Activity Reveals Germany Spying On Germans
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @02:09PM Revisiting Open Source Social Networking Alternatives
Tuesday November 25, 2014 @11:26AM Cameron Accuses Internet Companies Of Giving Terrorists Safe Haven
Monday November 24, 2014 @06:35PM Class-Action Suit Claims Copyright Enforcement Company Made Harassing Robo-calls
Friday November 21, 2014 @08:20PM Google's Project Loon Can Now Launch Up To 20 Balloons Per Day, Fly 10x Longer
Friday November 21, 2014 @07:29PM Top NSA Official Raised Alarm About Metadata Program In 2009
Friday November 21, 2014 @01:10AM Amnesty International Releases Tool To Combat Government Spyware
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:21AM WhatsApp To Offer End-to-End Encryption