Slashdot Items Tagged "usa"

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Friday September 23, 2016 @04:23PM You're Paying 40% More For TV Than You Were 5 Years Ago
Sunday July 10, 2016 @02:06PM Hostess Saves Twinkies By Automating, Fires 94% Of Their Workforce
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @09:49PM Internet, Web Enjoy One Final Day As Proper Nouns
Thursday May 26, 2016 @01:31PM Comcast Users Must Now Pay $50 Per Month Extra To Avoid Caps
Monday April 25, 2016 @06:48PM Your Pay Is About To Go Up
Friday March 25, 2016 @12:57PM Have a Political Bumper Sticker? The FBI Might Be Snapping Photos of You
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @08:48PM 'Flash Crash' Trader Navinder Sarao Faces US Extradition
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @07:53PM D.C. Regulators Approve Exelon's $7 Billion Takeover Of Pepco
Wednesday March 23, 2016 @07:52AM Can NASA's Gryphon-X Project Save America?
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @11:32PM US Army Creates Virtual Reality Dome To Assess Soldier Thinking During Combat
Monday March 21, 2016 @07:33PM MuckRock Launches March Madness -- For FOIA
Monday March 21, 2016 @12:53AM Scientists Propose Biodiversity Lab To Redeem Guantanamo Prison Camp
Friday March 18, 2016 @09:16AM Gov't Accidentally Publishes Target of Lavabit Probe: It's Snowden
Thursday March 17, 2016 @11:14PM Anonymous Doxes Trump, But Leaked Info Underwhelms
Thursday March 17, 2016 @07:27PM N. Korea Launches Ballistic Missile
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:54AM DC Metro Closes For Emergency Safety Inspection
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @09:40AM Security Firms Say Chinese Hackers Behind US Ransomware Attacks
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @09:01AM Verizon To Pay $1.35 Million Fine To Settle US Privacy Probe
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @05:28AM US Projected To Lead the World In New Solar Installations This Year
Monday March 14, 2016 @10:46PM 16 US Ships That Aided In Operation Tomodachi Still Contaminated With Radiation
Monday March 14, 2016 @12:56PM Google, Facebook, WhatsApp and Others To Beef Up Encryption
Monday March 14, 2016 @09:52AM The Case Against Ratifying the Trans Pacific Partnership
Monday March 14, 2016 @08:46AM Obama Administration Supports Recycling Code and Open Source
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:17PM US Says North Korean Submarine Missing
Saturday March 12, 2016 @01:29PM Wi-Fi Hotspot Blocking Persists Despite FCC Crackdown
Friday March 11, 2016 @08:47PM FDA Approves Indego Exoskeleton For Clinical And Personal Use
Friday March 11, 2016 @03:52PM DARPA Wants Ideas On Weaponizing Off-the-Shelf Tech
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:06PM Federal Judge Admits Existence Of NSA's PRISM Program
Thursday March 10, 2016 @01:03PM FBI Quietly Changes Its Privacy Rules For Accessing NSA Data On Americans
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:00AM Reports Coming In Of Mass IBM Layoffs Underway In The US
Thursday March 10, 2016 @09:58AM Contradictory Understandings of "Robot" Sow Confusion In US Law
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @03:40PM Pentagon Admits Deploying Spy Drones Over US, Claims All Were 'Lawful'
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @12:14PM Pentagon Office Planning 'Avatar' Fighters and Fighter-Launched Drone Swarms
Wednesday March 09, 2016 @09:57AM Former NSA, CIA Director Michael Hayden Sides With Apple Over FBI
Monday March 07, 2016 @11:28AM Seagate Hit By Targeted Phishing Attacks Seeking W2 Data
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:37AM It Turns Out the F-35 Can Dogfight
Saturday March 05, 2016 @03:06PM Join the Hunt For the Government's Oldest Computer
Saturday March 05, 2016 @03:04PM Why You May Not Like Ted Cruz's Face, According To Science
Friday March 04, 2016 @01:50PM EFF On Why FBI Can't Force Apple To Sign Code
Friday March 04, 2016 @09:52AM Ted Cruz Proposes Reviving SDI To Counter N. Korean Nuclear Threat
Thursday March 03, 2016 @06:46PM The Case Against Algebra
Thursday March 03, 2016 @02:46PM Justice Dept. Grants Immunity To Staffer Who Set Up Clinton Email Server
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:21PM $500K NSF Grant Boosted Girls' CS Participation At Obama Daughters' $37K/Yr HS
Thursday March 03, 2016 @11:45AM FREAK, Logjam, DROWN All a Result of Weaknesses Demanded By US Gov't
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @02:04PM DoD Announces New Bug Bounty Program Called Hack the Pentagon
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @01:10PM FCC Complaints For the 2016 Primary Debates
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:05PM ISIS Supporters Abandon U.S. Encryption Tools As Apple-FBI Fight Rages
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:35AM Former NASA Chief On US Space Policy: "No Vision, No Plan, No Budget"
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @12:54AM Documents Reveal Details of EU-US Privacy Shield Data Sharing Deal
Monday February 29, 2016 @08:58PM Judge Favors Apple In iPhone Unlocking Case In New York
Monday February 29, 2016 @03:05PM New Report Cites Dangers of Autonomous Weapons
Monday February 29, 2016 @01:16PM New "Super Battery" Energy Storage Breakthrough Aims At $54 Per KWh
Monday February 29, 2016 @12:20PM Anonymous Goes After Miami Police Officer Who Doxed An Innocent Woman
Friday February 26, 2016 @08:55PM Former Disney IT Worker's Complaint To Congress: How Can You Allow This?
Friday February 26, 2016 @07:32PM Did Twitter Exec Censor #WhichHillary In Advance of Sunday Fundraiser, Key Primary?
Friday February 26, 2016 @05:48PM Prosecutors Halt Vast, Likely Illegal DEA Wiretap Operation
Friday February 26, 2016 @03:25PM NYC's Nuclear Power Plant Leaking 'Uncontrollable Radioactive Flow' Into River
Thursday February 25, 2016 @09:19PM Damage Report: LA Methane Leak Is One of the Worst Disasters In US History
Thursday February 25, 2016 @10:25AM Chicago Public Schools Make Computer Science a Requirement For a HS Diploma
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @11:54PM Drones Under 2kg May Be Set Free Under Forthcoming FAA Rules
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @09:51PM Rubio and Kasich Are Living Out a Classic Game Theory Dilemma
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @05:46PM Army Researchers Patent Self-destructing Bullet Designed To Save Lives
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @05:41PM President Obama Nominates New Librarian of Congress Who Supports Open Access
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:12PM DoJ Wants Apple To Decrypt 12 More iPhones
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @10:37AM Bill Gates Sides With FBI In Apple Spat
Monday February 22, 2016 @08:57PM It's Time To Kill the $100 Bill, Says Larry Summers
Monday February 22, 2016 @02:10PM Snowden Would Return To US If Government Guarantees Fair Trial
Friday February 19, 2016 @06:50PM Edward Snowden To Keynote This Weekend's Free State Project Liberty Forum
Friday February 19, 2016 @05:32PM DoJ Says Apple's Posture on iPhone Unlocking Is Just Marketing
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:36PM Congressman: Court Order To Decrypt iPhone Has Far-Reaching Implications
Friday February 19, 2016 @04:01PM Judge Slams Anthem, Rules That Breach Constitutes Harm To Customers
Friday February 19, 2016 @02:36PM U.S. Army Testing 3D-Printed Mission-Specific Drones
Friday February 19, 2016 @01:37PM Virgin Galactic To Unveil New Version of SpaceShipTwo
Friday February 19, 2016 @01:35PM N. Carolina Senator Drafting Bill To Criminalize Apple's Refusal To Aid Decryption
Thursday February 18, 2016 @08:19PM Where Do the Presidential Candidates Stand On Encryption?
Thursday February 18, 2016 @11:54AM Paris Attacks Would Not Have Happened Without Crypto
Thursday February 18, 2016 @01:17AM Radioactive Material Stolen In Iraq Raises Security Fears
Wednesday February 17, 2016 @01:14PM Windows 10 To Be Installed On 4 Million US Department of Defense Computers
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @02:40PM New Energy Efficiency Standards Take Effect This Week In the US
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @04:06AM Why Some Cities Get All the Good Jobs
Monday February 15, 2016 @02:50PM Americans' Evolution Knowledge Isn't That Bad, If You Ask About Elephants
Friday February 12, 2016 @07:50PM US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia To Remove the Diary of Anne Frank
Friday February 12, 2016 @02:12PM Scientists Say Goodbye to Philae Comet Lander
Thursday February 11, 2016 @09:56PM Senate Passes Bill Making Internet Tax Ban Permanent
Thursday February 11, 2016 @02:50PM New Air Force Satellites Launched To Improve GPS
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @06:38PM FAA Eases Drone Restrictions Around Washington, DC
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @04:38PM Carly Is Out
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @01:31PM Putin's Internet Czar Wants To Ban Windows On Government PCs
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @01:29PM Identity Thieves Obtain 100,000 Electronic Filing PINs From IRS System
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:45AM NHTSA Gives Green Light To Self-Driving Cars
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @11:19AM Federal Bill Could Override State-Level Encryption Bans
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @05:41PM FBI Gripes "We Can't Read Everyone's Secrets"
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @01:44PM Windmill Blade Molds 3D Printed By National Labs
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @01:00PM President Obama Unveils $19 Billion Plan To Overhaul U.S. Cybersecurity
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @09:46AM Hackers Leak List of FBI Employees
Monday February 08, 2016 @09:45AM Hackers Leak DHS Staff Directory, Claim FBI Is Next
Friday February 05, 2016 @10:57AM UK Wants Authority To Serve Warrants In U.S.
Friday February 05, 2016 @02:23AM Free State Project Reaches Goal of 20,000 Signups
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:01PM Marco Rubio Wants To Permanently Extend NSA Mass Surveillance
Thursday February 04, 2016 @03:41PM All 12 Member Countries Sign Off On the TPP
Thursday February 04, 2016 @11:03AM IRS Computer Problems Shut Down Tax Return E-file System
Thursday February 04, 2016 @10:29AM Congressional Testimony Says NASA Has No Plan For the Journey To Mars
Thursday February 04, 2016 @02:50AM Senators Blast Comcast, Other Cable Firms For "Unfair Billing Practices"
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @05:41PM Former DoE Employee Ensnared By Secret-Selling Sting Pleads Guilty
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @11:56PM Journalist Claims Secret US Flight 'To Capture Snowden' Overflew Scottish Airspace
Tuesday February 02, 2016 @04:45PM Perfect Coin-Toss Record Broke 6 Clinton-Sanders Deadlocks In Iowa
Monday February 01, 2016 @03:09PM The Feds' Freeway Font Flip-Flop
Sunday January 31, 2016 @01:25AM U.S. Forces Viewed Encrypted Israeli Drone Feeds
Saturday January 30, 2016 @06:54PM Air Force Firewall Now Designated a Weapons System
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:00AM Obama Calls For $4B 'Computer Science For All' Program For K-12 Schools
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:41PM US Gov't Confirms Clinton Emails Contained Top-Secret Information
Thursday January 28, 2016 @01:36PM 12 Years Later, Warrantless Wiretaps Whistleblower Facing Misconduct Charges
Thursday January 28, 2016 @11:26AM Tim Cook: What's Good For the US Dollar Is Bad For Apple
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:05PM NSA Wants To Dump the Phone Records It Gathered Over 14 Years
Monday January 25, 2016 @08:09AM The Clock Is Ticking For the US To Relinquish Control of ICANN
Sunday January 24, 2016 @02:40PM Edward Snowden Is Tired of Being Bombarded By Suitors
Sunday January 24, 2016 @09:52AM Privacy Ombudsman Could Handle EU Complaints About US Surveillance
Saturday January 23, 2016 @10:02AM Psychic Dogs and Enlisted Men: the Military's Research Into ESP
Saturday January 23, 2016 @12:03AM FBI "Took Over World's Biggest Child Porn Website"
Thursday January 21, 2016 @06:38PM California Bill Would Require Phone Crypto Backdoors
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @01:12PM The Heavily Redacted World of the FBI's Tracking Technology Unit
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:33PM Trump Says He'd Make Apple Build Computers In the US
Friday January 15, 2016 @09:30PM The FBI Feared Communist Infiltration of EPCOT
Friday January 15, 2016 @07:43PM Hackers and Heroes: A Tale of Tech Communities In Two Countries
Thursday January 14, 2016 @05:42PM Kentucky Bill Proposes Ban On Some Social Media Comments
Wednesday January 13, 2016 @11:02PM Coalition letter to Congress opposing TSA's new mandatory-AIT rule
Sunday January 10, 2016 @10:13PM K-12 CS Efforts Earn Microsoft CEO Ringside Seat For State of the Union Address
Saturday January 09, 2016 @11:09PM Why Do Americans Work So Much?
Saturday January 09, 2016 @03:35PM Tokyo Rose 2.0: White House Asks Silicon Valley For Terrorism Help
Saturday January 09, 2016 @01:33AM Domestic Terrorists Could Use OSINT To Pinpoint US Substations For a Blackout
Friday January 08, 2016 @11:03PM Hellfire Missile Mistakenly Shipped To Cuba
Friday January 08, 2016 @02:58PM The US Gov't Could Become the Biggest Customer for Smart Guns
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @02:58PM 1st Cir. injunction re TSA's new mandatory AIT search rule fully briefed
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @12:16PM Drone Ban Extends 30 Miles Around DC, Per FAA
Monday December 28, 2015 @12:52AM Bruce Schneier: IoT + DMCA = More Monopolies, Limits On Consumer Choice
Saturday December 26, 2015 @07:43PM Dissecting a $231 Million High-Tech Boondoggle
Saturday December 26, 2015 @06:22PM Justice Department Shuts Down Huge Asset Forfeiture Program
Saturday December 26, 2015 @10:47AM Vice: Internet Freedom Is Actively Dissolving In America
Thursday December 24, 2015 @05:25PM Motion Filed In 1st Circuit To Enjoin TSA's New Mandatory "AIT" Screening
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @01:47PM NASA Has Suspended Its Next Mission To Mars
Tuesday December 22, 2015 @01:19PM DHS's Ongoing Drone Boondoggle
Saturday December 19, 2015 @12:40AM White House Expected To Announce Big Computer Science Push
Saturday December 12, 2015 @11:38PM FBI: Just Don't Call Them Backdoors
Saturday December 12, 2015 @10:26AM Anonymous Goes After Donald Trump
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @11:42AM Theremin's Bug Let Soviets Spy On USA For More Than 7 Years
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:26AM Largest Destroyer Built For Navy Headed To Sea For Testing
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @09:03AM Donald Trump: America Should Consider "Closing the Internet Up In Some Way"
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @01:41PM DHS Offering Free Vulnerability Scans, Penetration Tests
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:59AM Revealed: What Info the FBI Can Collect With a National Security Letter
Saturday November 28, 2015 @12:13PM Air Force Hires Civilian Drone Pilots For Combat Patrols
Monday November 23, 2015 @11:50AM Nearly 35,000 Comment On New Federal STEM OPT Extension Rule
Saturday November 21, 2015 @08:48AM Ex-CIA Director Says Snowden Should Be 'Hanged' For Paris Attacks
Friday November 20, 2015 @07:57PM Donald Trump Obliquely Backs a Federal Database To Track Muslims
Thursday November 19, 2015 @01:37PM Chicago Sends More Than 100,000 "Bogus" Camera-Based Speeding Tickets
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @03:27PM Facebook Can Block Content Without Explanation, Says US Court
Monday November 16, 2015 @03:41AM Democrat Drops MN State House Run After Tweeting 'ISIS Isn't Necessarily Evil'
Sunday November 15, 2015 @03:10PM Spaghetti Strainer Helmet Driver's License Photo Approved On Religious Grounds
Saturday November 14, 2015 @03:05PM Ask Slashdot: Undervalued, Livable American Tech Towns?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: How To Determine If One Is On a Watchlist?
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:26AM Prison Hack Shows Attorney-Client Privilege Violation
Thursday November 12, 2015 @09:45AM Tor Project Claims FBI Paid University Researchers $1m To Unmask Tor Users
Tuesday November 10, 2015 @02:46PM 2016 Presidential Candidate Security Investigation
Friday November 06, 2015 @07:27PM Federal Prison System Wants Anti-Drone Technology
Monday November 02, 2015 @07:08AM Feds Have a Plan For Catastrophic Solar Flares
Monday November 02, 2015 @01:58AM US Law Can't Keep Up With Technology -- and Why That's a Good Thing
Sunday November 01, 2015 @12:00PM Real-World Roadblocks To Implementing CISA
Sunday November 01, 2015 @10:08AM EU Parliament: Citizens' Rights Still Endangered By Mass Surveillance
Saturday October 31, 2015 @10:41AM US Tech Giants Increasingly Partner With Military-Connected Chinese Companies
Thursday October 29, 2015 @05:23PM Chinese Hackers Targeted Insurer To Learn About US Healthcare
Thursday October 29, 2015 @03:24PM Non-Binding Resolution: EU States Should Protect Snowden
Thursday October 29, 2015 @12:34PM Pentagon Picks Northrop Grumman For Next Gen Bomber
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @04:22PM Are Car Dealers a Business Worth Keeping?
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:57PM Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:56PM How Nukes Were Almost Launched From Okinawa During Cuban Missile Crisis
Sunday October 25, 2015 @10:19AM The Army Bug Bounty Program: a Critical Need In Defense
Friday October 23, 2015 @05:40PM Affordable Care Act Exchanges Fail To Detect Counterfeit Documentation
Thursday October 22, 2015 @05:58PM Sen. Ron Wyden Explains the Fight Ahead Over CISA
Thursday October 22, 2015 @02:41PM Makers Compete To Produce US Army's Next Official Handgun
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:23PM FCC Passes Landmark Reform of 'Egregious' Prison Phone Charges
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @12:10PM Irish Data Protection Commissioner Ordered To Investigate Facebook Data
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:13PM Space-Time: Scott Kelly Breaks Time-Aloft Record For US Astronauts
Saturday October 17, 2015 @12:45PM NBC News Reports US Will Require Registration For Consumer Drones
Friday October 16, 2015 @07:19PM House of Representatives Proposal Aims To Regulate Car Privacy
Monday October 12, 2015 @11:24AM Electoral System That Lessig Hopes To Reform Is Keeping Him Out of the Debate
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @08:17AM EU Court of Justice Declares US-EU Data Transfer Pact Invalid
Sunday October 04, 2015 @11:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Saturday October 03, 2015 @10:47AM US Bombs Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:28AM DHS Detains Mayor of Stockton, CA, Forces Him To Hand Over His Passwords
Friday October 02, 2015 @01:43AM China Beats US In Early Cuban Internet Infrastructure Investment
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @03:05PM FBI and DEA Under Review For Misuse of NSA Mass Surveillance Data
Monday September 28, 2015 @10:49AM Phone Passwords Protected By 5th Amendment, Says Federal Court
Saturday September 26, 2015 @04:14PM Don't Worry, That Blimp Isn't Watching You Much
Thursday September 24, 2015 @04:53PM US Rank Drops To 55th In 4G LTE Speeds
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @10:35AM NYU Study: America's Voting Machines Are Rapidly Aging Out
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @08:50AM How To Find Out If GCHQ and the NSA Spied On You, and How To Complain
Thursday September 10, 2015 @03:50PM John McAfee On Why He's Running For President
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:47PM Apple To FBI: Encryption Rules Out Handing Over iMessage Data In Real Time
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:34AM Larry Lessig Reaches Funding Goal and Is Running For President
Thursday September 03, 2015 @09:55AM Police Body Camera Business All About the Video Evidence Storage
Monday August 31, 2015 @01:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"