Slashdot Items Tagged "software"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @07:00PM Google Is Buying Innovative Camera Startup Lytro For $40 Million
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @06:02PM Ask Slashdot: Were Developments In Technology More Exciting 30 Years Ago?
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @08:11PM WhatsApp Co-Founder Tells Everyone To Delete Facebook, Further Fueling the #DeleteFacebook Movement
Monday March 19, 2018 @07:38PM AI Can Diagnose Prostate Cancer As Well As a Pathologist
Monday March 19, 2018 @05:24PM Magic Leap Lifts the Curtains (A Little)
Sunday March 18, 2018 @04:00AM The Road to Deep Decarbonization
Saturday March 17, 2018 @12:39AM Vim Beats Emacs in 'Linux Journal' Reader Survey
Saturday March 17, 2018 @12:00AM Amazon Alexa's 'Brief Mode' Makes the Digital Assistant Way Less Chatty
Friday March 16, 2018 @11:06PM Facebook Suspends Donald Trump's Data Operations Team For Misusing People's Personal Information
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:34PM Microsoft Wants To Force Windows 10 Mail Users To Use Edge For Email Links
Friday March 16, 2018 @02:10PM Amazon Is Hiring More Developers For Alexa Than Google Is Hiring For Everything
Friday March 16, 2018 @01:45PM Facial Scanning Now Arriving At US Airports
Thursday March 15, 2018 @07:05PM EU Wants To Require Platforms To Filter Uploaded Content (Including Code)
Thursday March 15, 2018 @05:47PM Android Wear Needs More Than a New Name To Fight Apple Watch
Thursday March 15, 2018 @12:04PM Digg Reader To Shut Down This Month -- Latest RSS Service To Bite the Dust
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @04:04PM Reddit Is Bringing Promoted Posts To Its Mobile Apps
Wednesday March 14, 2018 @01:23PM Microsoft Announces Breakthrough In Chinese-To-English Machine Translation
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @03:38PM A Chatbot Can Now Offer You Protection Against Volatile Airline Prices
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @12:41AM US Navy Under Fire In Mass Software Piracy Lawsuit
Tuesday March 13, 2018 @12:27AM Lyft Says Its Revenue Is Growing Nearly 3x Faster Than Uber's
Monday March 12, 2018 @07:08PM ACLU Sues TSA Over Electronic Device Searches
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:34PM 'Slingshot' Malware That Hid For Six Years Spread Through Routers
Monday March 12, 2018 @04:22PM Apple Seems OK With Currency Miners In the Mac App Store
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:19PM Android Beats iOS In Smartphone Loyalty, Study Finds
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:04PM YouTube Is Full of Easy-To-Find Neo-Nazi Propaganda
Friday March 09, 2018 @12:09PM Windows 10's Next Update Will Be Called 'Spring Creators Update'
Thursday March 08, 2018 @06:20PM Windows 10 Is Finally Adding Tabs To File Explorer
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @07:55PM Most Americans Think AI Will Destroy Other People's Jobs, Not Theirs
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @07:48PM Oculus Rift Headsets Are Offline Following a Software Error
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @04:40PM Android P Drops Support For Nexus Phones, Pixel Tablet
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @01:26PM Time To Bring Back the Software User Conference
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @10:51AM Microsoft Confirms Windows 10 'S Mode'
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @04:32PM Google Lens Is Coming To All Android Phones Running Google Photos
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @03:18PM Leaked Apple Email Hints at the Possible End of iTunes: Report
Tuesday March 06, 2018 @12:05AM MoviePass CEO Proudly Says App Tracks Your Location Before, After Movies
Monday March 05, 2018 @07:31PM Spotify Is Cracking Down On Users Pirating Premium-Like Service
Monday March 05, 2018 @10:52AM Windows Phone 8.1 Users Are Having Trouble Downloading Apps From the Store
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:23PM Ask Slashdot: Best To-Do/Task List Software?
Sunday March 04, 2018 @12:44AM Google's Slack Competitor 'Hangouts Chat' Comes Out of Beta
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @08:45PM IBM's Watson Is Going To Space
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @07:10PM Facebook Silently Enables Facial Recognition Abilities For Users Outside EU, Canada
Tuesday February 27, 2018 @11:40AM Microsoft Updates Guideline on Windows Driver Security
Monday February 26, 2018 @05:38PM Microsoft Starts Selling Lumia Windows Phones Again
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:37PM Apple To Suspend iTunes Store Support For 'Obsolete' First-Gen Apple TV
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:15PM Apple Confirms It Uses Google's Cloud For iCloud Services
Friday February 23, 2018 @09:09PM Ask Slashdot: Software To Visualize, Manage Homeowner's Association Projects?
Friday February 23, 2018 @06:18PM How a Fight Over Star Wars Download Codes Could Reshape Copyright Law
Friday February 23, 2018 @06:05PM Apple Devices At California Repair Center Keep Calling 911
Friday February 23, 2018 @05:30PM The College Board Pushes To Make Computer Science a High School Graduation Requirement
Friday February 23, 2018 @10:35AM 'Nobody Cares Who Was First, and Nobody Cares Who Copied Who': Marco Arment on Defending Your App From Copies and Clones
Thursday February 22, 2018 @06:01PM Study Finds Automatic Braking With Rearview Cameras, Sensors Can Cut Backup Crashes By 78 Percent
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:36PM US Border Officials Haven't Properly Verified Visitor Passports For More Than a Decade Due To Improper Software
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:21PM Elon Musk Steps Down From AI Safety Group To Avoid Conflict of Interest With Tesla
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @06:57PM Boston Dynamics Is Teaching Its Robot Dog To Fight Back Against Humans
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @06:18PM Game Industry Pushes Back Against Efforts To Restore Gameplay Servers
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:40PM 100-Page Report Warns of the Many Dangers of AI
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @10:20PM Flixster Video Shuts Down
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @05:28PM New Data Shows Netflix's Number of Movies Has Gone Down By Thousands of Titles Since 2010
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @05:15PM Slashdot Asks: Which Smart Speaker Do You Prefer?
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @04:27PM The Swype Smartphone Keyboard Is Dead
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:34PM Chrome Extension Brings 'View Image' Button Back
Saturday February 17, 2018 @11:59AM Pirates Crack Microsoft's UWP Protection, Five Layers of DRM Defeated
Saturday February 17, 2018 @05:55AM Twitter Kills Its Mac App
Friday February 16, 2018 @06:16PM The Future of Free and Open-Source Maps
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:40PM Apple Says That All New Apps Must Support the iPhone X Screen
Friday February 16, 2018 @03:49PM Ask Slashdot: Could Linux Ever Become Fully Compatible With Windows and Mac Software?
Friday February 16, 2018 @03:44PM Ask Slashdot: Could Linux Ever Become Fully Win/Mac Software Compatible?
Friday February 16, 2018 @11:38AM Atari Is Jumping on the Crypto Bandwagon
Thursday February 15, 2018 @08:50PM Microsoft Launches LinkedIn-Powered Resume Assistant For Office 365 Subscribers
Thursday February 15, 2018 @08:27PM Electronics-Recycling Innovator Faces Prison For Extending Computers' Lives
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:41PM 119,000 Passports, Photo IDs of FedEx Customers Found On Unsecured Amazon Server
Thursday February 15, 2018 @02:57PM Gmail Go, a Lightweight Version of Google's Email App, Launched on Android
Thursday February 15, 2018 @12:22PM Snapchat Petition Attracts One Million Signatures
Thursday February 15, 2018 @01:54AM Windows 10 Is Adding an Ultimate Performance Mode For Pros
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @01:29PM Apple's Software 'Problem' and 'Fixing' It
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:58PM Kaspersky Says Telegram Flaw Used For Cryptocurrency Mining
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @08:53PM Hospitals May Turn To Algorithms To Fight Fatal Infections
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @12:52PM The Most Popular Linux Desktop Programs
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:26PM Amazon Is Designing Custom AI Chips For Alexa
Monday February 12, 2018 @07:19PM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:01PM Reddit Audiophiles Test HomePod, Say It Sounds Better Than $1,000 Speaker
Monday February 12, 2018 @11:21AM The Insane Amount of Backward Compatibility in Google Maps
Monday February 12, 2018 @10:03AM Google's Next Android Overhaul Will Embrace iPhone's 'Notch'
Monday February 12, 2018 @03:22AM 'Razer Doesn't Care About Linux'
Sunday February 11, 2018 @05:39PM How the First Open Source Software and Hardware Satellite UPSat Was Built
Sunday February 11, 2018 @12:19PM Sandboxed Mac Apps Can Record Screen Any Time Without You Knowing
Saturday February 10, 2018 @04:43PM German Authorities Are Considering a Ban On Loot Boxes
Saturday February 10, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Are Developing An Algorithm That Makes Smartphones Child-Proof
Saturday February 10, 2018 @05:44AM Hackers Manage To Run Linux On a Nintendo Switch
Friday February 09, 2018 @11:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Missing In Tech Today?
Friday February 09, 2018 @11:18AM VLC 3.0 Adds Chromecast Support and More as the Best Free Media Player Gets Even Better
Friday February 09, 2018 @02:21AM Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX Prefers Clusters of Small Engines
Thursday February 08, 2018 @09:38PM Researchers Create Simulation Of a Simple Worm's Neural Network
Thursday February 08, 2018 @05:27PM Detroit Quietly Bans Airbnb
Thursday February 08, 2018 @01:42AM Police In China Are Scanning Travelers With Facial Recognition Glasses
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @09:02PM Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted On GitHub
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @07:29PM Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:58PM Nest Is Done As a Standalone Alphabet Company, Merges With Google
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:44PM Windows 10 Will Soon Get Progressive Web Apps To Boost the Microsoft Store
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @07:23PM What Apple's Battery Health 'Fix' Looks Like
Monday February 05, 2018 @11:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:21PM Google Enables Pixel Visual Core For Better Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp Photos
Sunday February 04, 2018 @01:27PM Finland Will Introduce a Mobile 'Driver's License' App
Saturday February 03, 2018 @01:34AM Rust Creator Graydon Hoare Says Current Software Development Practices Terrify Him
Friday February 02, 2018 @04:33PM Chrome OS Is Almost Ready To Replace Android On Tablets
Thursday February 01, 2018 @05:09PM Equifax Releases Credit Locking App That Doesn't Work
Thursday February 01, 2018 @03:21PM Microsoft Office 2019 Will Only Work on Windows 10
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:44PM Microsoft Releases Skype As a Snap For Linux
Thursday February 01, 2018 @12:20AM Microsoft's Cloud Bet Continues To Pay Off In Latest Earnings
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @06:26PM Tinder Must Stop Charging Its Older Users More For 'Plus' Features, Court Rules
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @01:20PM Apple Still Aims To Allow iPad Apps To Run on Macs This Year
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @10:22AM LibreOffice 6.0 Released: Features Superior Microsoft Office Interoperability, OpenPGP Support
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @06:17PM Pocket-Sized DNA Reader Used To Scan Entire Human Genome Sequence
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:47PM Google Play Removed 700,000 Bad Apps In 2017, 70 Percent More Than In 2016
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:04PM US Government Investigates Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @09:08AM Apple is Postponing Release of New Features To iOS This Year To Focus on Reliability and Performance: Report
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @12:19AM MPEG Founder Says the MPEG Business Model Is Broken
Sunday January 28, 2018 @04:34PM Malwarebytes Released Two Bad Web Protection Updates
Friday January 26, 2018 @08:13PM OnePlus Is Again Sending User Data To a Chinese Company Without User Consent
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:58PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies To Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:34PM Facial Recognition Integrates With IFTTT
Friday January 26, 2018 @04:51PM $500 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency Stolen From Japanese Exchange
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:41PM Apple Prepares MacOS Users For Discontinuation of 32-Bit App Support
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:39PM Researchers Warn of Physics-Based Attacks On Sensors
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:30PM Former Employees Say Lyft Staffers Spied On Passengers
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:21PM PSA: Google Chrome Now Lets You Permanently Mute Websites That Autoplay Videos
Thursday January 25, 2018 @05:33PM CNN Shutters Casey Neistat's Video Company Beme, Which It Bought 14 Months Ago For $25 Million
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @08:15PM Fitbit Will End Support For Pebble Smartwatches In June
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @06:38PM Apple Adds Medical Records Feature For iPhone
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @12:30PM Apple Will Soon Let Users Turn Off its iPhone-slowing Software
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @09:12AM Dell and HP Advise All Their Customers To Not Install Spectre BIOS Updates
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @05:54PM Apple Releases Meltdown and Spectre Fixes For Older Versions of MacOS
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @05:43PM Tesla Model S Plows Into a Fire Truck While Using Autopilot
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @01:20AM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On Forced Subscription-Only Software?
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:58PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On Forced Subscription-Only Software?
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:36PM Google Just Broke Amazon's Workaround For YouTube On Fire TV
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:22PM New Study Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Behavior
Monday January 22, 2018 @07:11PM Tesla Owner Attempts Autopilot Defense During DUI Stop
Monday January 22, 2018 @05:33PM Android Can Now Tell You How Fast Wi-Fi Networks Are Before You Join Them
Monday January 22, 2018 @03:34PM Corporate Cultural Issues Hold Back Secure Software Development
Monday January 22, 2018 @11:09AM Yale Privacy Lab and Exodus Privacy's F-Droid Android App Store is a Replacement for Google Play That Features Only FOSS Apps That Don't Do Any Tracking
Friday January 19, 2018 @08:00PM Nintendo's Newest Switch Accessories Are DIY Cardboard Toys
Thursday January 18, 2018 @09:13PM Google Releases Fix For Chromecast Wi-Fi Crashes
Thursday January 18, 2018 @06:09PM Google's Fuchsia OS On the Pixelbook
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:54PM Wine 3.0 Released
Thursday January 18, 2018 @01:07PM Slack Now Available As a Snap For Linux
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @10:50PM Google Has Made It Simple For Anyone To Tap Into Its Image Recognition AI
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @07:31PM Microsoft Puts Minecraft Boss In Charge of Xbox Games
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @07:09PM Software 'No More Accurate Than Untrained Humans' At Predicting Recidivism
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @04:45PM A Photo Accidentally Revealed a Password For Hawaii's Emergency Agency
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @07:23PM Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:32PM Google Home and Chromecast Could Be Overloading Your Home Wi-Fi
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @04:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Monday January 15, 2018 @09:24PM Google's Museum App Finds Your Fine Art Doppelganger
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:54PM 'Very High Level of Confidence' Russia Used Kaspersky Software For Devastating NSA Leaks
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:20PM Mozilla Tests Firefox 'Tab Warming'
Saturday January 13, 2018 @05:45AM Japanese Console Market Grows For the First Time In 11 Years
Friday January 12, 2018 @10:43PM Adult Themed VR Game Leaks Data On Thousands
Friday January 12, 2018 @05:10PM Snapchat's Big Redesign Bashed In 83 Percent of User Reviews
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:12PM Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids To Porn
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Friday January 12, 2018 @01:53AM AMD Is Releasing Spectre Firmware Updates To Fix CPU Vulnerabilities
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:24PM Hackers Could Blow Up Factories Using Smartphone Apps
Thursday January 11, 2018 @05:16PM Apple Health Data Is Being Used As Evidence In a Rape and Murder Investigation
Thursday January 11, 2018 @02:22PM Subscriptions With Automated Recurring Billing Come To Windows 10
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @08:11PM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @05:19PM Microsoft: We're Not Giving Up On Cortana (Even In Home Automation)
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @01:41AM Xbox One Adds New Achievement, Do Not Disturb Features In Previous Update
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:30PM James Dolan, Co-Creator of SecureDrop, Dead At 36
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @05:17PM Apple Planning New, 'Robust' Parental Controls To Help Protect Children, Teens
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @04:10PM Dell's Mobile Connect Application Will Allow Users To Easily Mirror Their Smartphone on PC; To Come Pre-installed On Company's Future PCs
Monday January 08, 2018 @09:46PM Apple Investigated By France For 'Planned Obsolescence'
Friday January 05, 2018 @04:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Thursday January 04, 2018 @06:30PM Google Says CPU Patches Cause 'Negligible Impact On Performance' With New 'Retpoline' Technique
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Thursday January 04, 2018 @02:39AM Asus Is Turning Its Old Routers Into Mesh Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @09:31PM Google's Project Zero Team Discovered Critical CPU Flaw Last Year
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @09:20PM AI System Sorts News Articles By Whether Or Not They Contain Actual Information
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @04:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @11:56AM The 'App' You Can't Trash: How SIP is Broken in Apple's High Sierra OS
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @07:06PM Apple Will Replace Old iPhone Batteries Regardless of Diagnostic Test Results
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:31PM Google's Mysterious Fuchsia OS Can Now Run On the Pixelbook
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Friday December 29, 2017 @07:59PM Kodi Media Player Arrives On the Xbox One
Friday December 29, 2017 @04:47PM Slashdot Asks: How Should Apple Have Responded To the Battery Controversy?
Thursday December 28, 2017 @10:43PM Kodi 18 'Leia' 64-Bit For Windows Is Finally Ready To Replace the 32-bit Version
Thursday December 28, 2017 @05:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:39PM Google Stops Selling the Pixel C Android Tablet
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:03PM HTC, Motorola Say They Don't Slow Old Phones Like Apple Does
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:40PM Chrome OS Will Finally Run Android Apps in the Background
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @06:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:59PM Some Sonos and Bose Speakers Are Being Hijacked To Play Ghostly Sounds
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:46PM Apple To Release Lisa OS For Free As Open Source In 2018
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @09:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @09:08PM WeChat To Become China's Official Electronic ID System
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @05:00PM Is Google Home Fit For Elderly and Disabled Users?