Slashdot Items Tagged "software"

Date / Time Story
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:01PM Study Finds Automatic Braking With Rearview Cameras, Sensors Can Cut Backup Crashes By 78 Percent
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:36PM US Border Officials Haven't Properly Verified Visitor Passports For More Than a Decade Due To Improper Software
Thursday February 22, 2018 @04:21PM Elon Musk Steps Down From AI Safety Group To Avoid Conflict of Interest With Tesla
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:57PM Boston Dynamics Is Teaching Its Robot Dog To Fight Back Against Humans
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @05:18PM Game Industry Pushes Back Against Efforts To Restore Gameplay Servers
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @04:40PM 100-Page Report Warns of the Many Dangers of AI
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @09:20PM Flixster Video Shuts Down
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @04:28PM New Data Shows Netflix's Number of Movies Has Gone Down By Thousands of Titles Since 2010
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @04:15PM Slashdot Asks: Which Smart Speaker Do You Prefer?
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @03:27PM The Swype Smartphone Keyboard Is Dead
Sunday February 18, 2018 @10:34PM Chrome Extension Brings 'View Image' Button Back
Saturday February 17, 2018 @10:59AM Pirates Crack Microsoft's UWP Protection, Five Layers of DRM Defeated
Saturday February 17, 2018 @04:55AM Twitter Kills Its Mac App
Friday February 16, 2018 @05:16PM The Future of Free and Open-Source Maps
Friday February 16, 2018 @04:40PM Apple Says That All New Apps Must Support the iPhone X Screen
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:49PM Ask Slashdot: Could Linux Ever Become Fully Compatible With Windows and Mac Software?
Friday February 16, 2018 @02:44PM Ask Slashdot: Could Linux Ever Become Fully Win/Mac Software Compatible?
Friday February 16, 2018 @10:38AM Atari Is Jumping on the Crypto Bandwagon
Thursday February 15, 2018 @07:50PM Microsoft Launches LinkedIn-Powered Resume Assistant For Office 365 Subscribers
Thursday February 15, 2018 @07:27PM Electronics-Recycling Innovator Faces Prison For Extending Computers' Lives
Thursday February 15, 2018 @04:41PM 119,000 Passports, Photo IDs of FedEx Customers Found On Unsecured Amazon Server
Thursday February 15, 2018 @01:57PM Gmail Go, a Lightweight Version of Google's Email App, Launched on Android
Thursday February 15, 2018 @11:22AM Snapchat Petition Attracts One Million Signatures
Thursday February 15, 2018 @12:54AM Windows 10 Is Adding an Ultimate Performance Mode For Pros
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @12:29PM Apple's Software 'Problem' and 'Fixing' It
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @07:58PM Kaspersky Says Telegram Flaw Used For Cryptocurrency Mining
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @07:53PM Hospitals May Turn To Algorithms To Fight Fatal Infections
Tuesday February 13, 2018 @11:52AM The Most Popular Linux Desktop Programs
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:26PM Amazon Is Designing Custom AI Chips For Alexa
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:19PM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Monday February 12, 2018 @05:01PM Reddit Audiophiles Test HomePod, Say It Sounds Better Than $1,000 Speaker
Monday February 12, 2018 @10:21AM The Insane Amount of Backward Compatibility in Google Maps
Monday February 12, 2018 @09:03AM Google's Next Android Overhaul Will Embrace iPhone's 'Notch'
Monday February 12, 2018 @02:22AM 'Razer Doesn't Care About Linux'
Sunday February 11, 2018 @04:39PM How the First Open Source Software and Hardware Satellite UPSat Was Built
Sunday February 11, 2018 @11:19AM Sandboxed Mac Apps Can Record Screen Any Time Without You Knowing
Saturday February 10, 2018 @03:43PM German Authorities Are Considering a Ban On Loot Boxes
Saturday February 10, 2018 @02:25PM Researchers Are Developing An Algorithm That Makes Smartphones Child-Proof
Saturday February 10, 2018 @04:44AM Hackers Manage To Run Linux On a Nintendo Switch
Friday February 09, 2018 @10:55PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Missing In Tech Today?
Friday February 09, 2018 @10:18AM VLC 3.0 Adds Chromecast Support and More as the Best Free Media Player Gets Even Better
Friday February 09, 2018 @01:21AM Elon Musk Explains Why SpaceX Prefers Clusters of Small Engines
Thursday February 08, 2018 @08:38PM Researchers Create Simulation Of a Simple Worm's Neural Network
Thursday February 08, 2018 @04:27PM Detroit Quietly Bans Airbnb
Thursday February 08, 2018 @12:42AM Police In China Are Scanning Travelers With Facial Recognition Glasses
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @08:02PM Key iPhone Source Code Gets Posted On GitHub
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @06:29PM Samsung and Roku Smart TVs Vulnerable To Hacking, Consumer Reports Finds
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:58PM Nest Is Done As a Standalone Alphabet Company, Merges With Google
Wednesday February 07, 2018 @05:44PM Windows 10 Will Soon Get Progressive Web Apps To Boost the Microsoft Store
Tuesday February 06, 2018 @06:23PM What Apple's Battery Health 'Fix' Looks Like
Monday February 05, 2018 @10:13PM Senator Warns YouTube Algorithm May Be Open To Manipulation By 'Bad Actors'
Monday February 05, 2018 @04:21PM Google Enables Pixel Visual Core For Better Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp Photos
Sunday February 04, 2018 @12:27PM Finland Will Introduce a Mobile 'Driver's License' App
Saturday February 03, 2018 @12:34AM Rust Creator Graydon Hoare Says Current Software Development Practices Terrify Him
Friday February 02, 2018 @03:33PM Chrome OS Is Almost Ready To Replace Android On Tablets
Thursday February 01, 2018 @04:09PM Equifax Releases Credit Locking App That Doesn't Work
Thursday February 01, 2018 @02:21PM Microsoft Office 2019 Will Only Work on Windows 10
Thursday February 01, 2018 @11:44AM Microsoft Releases Skype As a Snap For Linux
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @11:20PM Microsoft's Cloud Bet Continues To Pay Off In Latest Earnings
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @05:26PM Tinder Must Stop Charging Its Older Users More For 'Plus' Features, Court Rules
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @12:20PM Apple Still Aims To Allow iPad Apps To Run on Macs This Year
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @09:22AM LibreOffice 6.0 Released: Features Superior Microsoft Office Interoperability, OpenPGP Support
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:17PM Pocket-Sized DNA Reader Used To Scan Entire Human Genome Sequence
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @04:47PM Google Play Removed 700,000 Bad Apps In 2017, 70 Percent More Than In 2016
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @03:04PM US Government Investigates Apple Over iPhone Battery Slowdowns
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @08:08AM Apple is Postponing Release of New Features To iOS This Year To Focus on Reliability and Performance: Report
Monday January 29, 2018 @11:19PM MPEG Founder Says the MPEG Business Model Is Broken
Sunday January 28, 2018 @03:34PM Malwarebytes Released Two Bad Web Protection Updates
Friday January 26, 2018 @07:13PM OnePlus Is Again Sending User Data To a Chinese Company Without User Consent
Friday January 26, 2018 @06:58PM Crooks Created 28 Fake Ad Agencies To Disguise Massive Malvertising Campaign
Friday January 26, 2018 @06:34PM Facial Recognition Integrates With IFTTT
Friday January 26, 2018 @03:51PM $500 Million Worth of Cryptocurrency Stolen From Japanese Exchange
Thursday January 25, 2018 @06:41PM Apple Prepares MacOS Users For Discontinuation of 32-Bit App Support
Thursday January 25, 2018 @05:39PM Researchers Warn of Physics-Based Attacks On Sensors
Thursday January 25, 2018 @05:30PM Former Employees Say Lyft Staffers Spied On Passengers
Thursday January 25, 2018 @05:21PM PSA: Google Chrome Now Lets You Permanently Mute Websites That Autoplay Videos
Thursday January 25, 2018 @04:33PM CNN Shutters Casey Neistat's Video Company Beme, Which It Bought 14 Months Ago For $25 Million
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @07:15PM Fitbit Will End Support For Pebble Smartwatches In June
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @05:38PM Apple Adds Medical Records Feature For iPhone
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @11:30AM Apple Will Soon Let Users Turn Off its iPhone-slowing Software
Wednesday January 24, 2018 @08:12AM Dell and HP Advise All Their Customers To Not Install Spectre BIOS Updates
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @04:54PM Apple Releases Meltdown and Spectre Fixes For Older Versions of MacOS
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @04:43PM Tesla Model S Plows Into a Fire Truck While Using Autopilot
Tuesday January 23, 2018 @12:20AM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On Forced Subscription-Only Software?
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:58PM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your View On Forced Subscription-Only Software?
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:36PM Google Just Broke Amazon's Workaround For YouTube On Fire TV
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:22PM New Study Finds No Link Between Violent Video Games and Behavior
Monday January 22, 2018 @06:11PM Tesla Owner Attempts Autopilot Defense During DUI Stop
Monday January 22, 2018 @04:33PM Android Can Now Tell You How Fast Wi-Fi Networks Are Before You Join Them
Monday January 22, 2018 @02:34PM Corporate Cultural Issues Hold Back Secure Software Development
Monday January 22, 2018 @10:09AM 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 @07:00PM Nintendo's Newest Switch Accessories Are DIY Cardboard Toys
Thursday January 18, 2018 @08:13PM Google Releases Fix For Chromecast Wi-Fi Crashes
Thursday January 18, 2018 @05:09PM Google's Fuchsia OS On the Pixelbook
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Thursday January 18, 2018 @03:54PM Wine 3.0 Released
Thursday January 18, 2018 @12:07PM Slack Now Available As a Snap For Linux
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @09:50PM Google Has Made It Simple For Anyone To Tap Into Its Image Recognition AI
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @06:31PM Microsoft Puts Minecraft Boss In Charge of Xbox Games
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @06:09PM Software 'No More Accurate Than Untrained Humans' At Predicting Recidivism
Wednesday January 17, 2018 @03:45PM A Photo Accidentally Revealed a Password For Hawaii's Emergency Agency
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:23PM Hackers Seem Close To Publicly Unlocking the Nintendo Switch
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @05:32PM Google Home and Chromecast Could Be Overloading Your Home Wi-Fi
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Uncover Android Malware With Never-Before-Seen Spying Capabilities
Monday January 15, 2018 @08:24PM Google's Museum App Finds Your Fine Art Doppelganger
Monday January 15, 2018 @04:54PM 'Very High Level of Confidence' Russia Used Kaspersky Software For Devastating NSA Leaks
Monday January 15, 2018 @03:20PM Mozilla Tests Firefox 'Tab Warming'
Saturday January 13, 2018 @04:45AM Japanese Console Market Grows For the First Time In 11 Years
Friday January 12, 2018 @09:43PM Adult Themed VR Game Leaks Data On Thousands
Friday January 12, 2018 @04:10PM Snapchat's Big Redesign Bashed In 83 Percent of User Reviews
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:12PM Google Pulls 60 Apps From Play Store After Malware Exposes Kids To Porn
Friday January 12, 2018 @03:01PM Researcher Finds Another Security Flaw In Intel Management Firmware
Friday January 12, 2018 @12:53AM AMD Is Releasing Spectre Firmware Updates To Fix CPU Vulnerabilities
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:24PM Hackers Could Blow Up Factories Using Smartphone Apps
Thursday January 11, 2018 @04:16PM Apple Health Data Is Being Used As Evidence In a Rape and Murder Investigation
Thursday January 11, 2018 @01:22PM Subscriptions With Automated Recurring Billing Come To Windows 10
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @07:11PM FBI Calls Apple 'Jerks' and 'Evil Geniuses' For Making iPhone Cracks Difficult
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @04:19PM Microsoft: We're Not Giving Up On Cortana (Even In Home Automation)
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @12:41AM Xbox One Adds New Achievement, Do Not Disturb Features In Previous Update
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @04:30PM James Dolan, Co-Creator of SecureDrop, Dead At 36
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @04:17PM Apple Planning New, 'Robust' Parental Controls To Help Protect Children, Teens
Tuesday January 09, 2018 @03:10PM 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 @08:46PM Apple Investigated By France For 'Planned Obsolescence'
Friday January 05, 2018 @03:51PM Eben Upton Explains Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable To Spectre Or Meltdown
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:30PM Google Says CPU Patches Cause 'Negligible Impact On Performance' With New 'Retpoline' Technique
Thursday January 04, 2018 @04:28PM How a Researcher Hacked His Own Computer and Found One of the Worst CPU Bugs Ever Found
Thursday January 04, 2018 @01:39AM Asus Is Turning Its Old Routers Into Mesh Wi-Fi Networks
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:31PM Google's Project Zero Team Discovered Critical CPU Flaw Last Year
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @08:20PM AI System Sorts News Articles By Whether Or Not They Contain Actual Information
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @03:57PM Intel Responds To Alleged Chip Flaw, Claims Effects Won't Significantly Impact Average Users
Wednesday January 03, 2018 @10:56AM The 'App' You Can't Trash: How SIP is Broken in Apple's High Sierra OS
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @06:06PM Apple Will Replace Old iPhone Batteries Regardless of Diagnostic Test Results
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @05:01PM 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor Design Flaw Forces Linux, Windows Redesign
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:43PM US Calls On Iran To Unblock Social Media Sites Amid Protests
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:31PM Google's Mysterious Fuchsia OS Can Now Run On the Pixelbook
Tuesday January 02, 2018 @04:19PM New Bill Could Finally Get Rid of Paperless Voting Machines
Friday December 29, 2017 @06:59PM Kodi Media Player Arrives On the Xbox One
Friday December 29, 2017 @03:47PM Slashdot Asks: How Should Apple Have Responded To the Battery Controversy?
Thursday December 28, 2017 @09:43PM Kodi 18 'Leia' 64-Bit For Windows Is Finally Ready To Replace the 32-bit Version
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:15PM Windows 10 Visits To US Government Sites Surpass Windows 7 For the First Time
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:39PM Google Stops Selling the Pixel C Android Tablet
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:03PM HTC, Motorola Say They Don't Slow Old Phones Like Apple Does
Thursday December 28, 2017 @02:40PM Chrome OS Will Finally Run Android Apps in the Background
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @05:06PM FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:59PM Some Sonos and Bose Speakers Are Being Hijacked To Play Ghostly Sounds
Wednesday December 27, 2017 @04:46PM Apple To Release Lisa OS For Free As Open Source In 2018
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @08:24PM Google's Voice-Generating AI Is Now Indistinguishable From Humans
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @08:08PM WeChat To Become China's Official Electronic ID System
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @04:00PM Is Google Home Fit For Elderly and Disabled Users?
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @10:53AM Thunderbird Will Phase Out Legacy Add-Ons, Will Support WebExtensions
Monday December 25, 2017 @10:01AM Opera 50 Web Browser Will Offer Anti-Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Mining Feature
Friday December 22, 2017 @03:47PM Nvidia To Cease Producing New Drivers For 32-Bit Systems
Friday December 22, 2017 @03:01AM Opera 50 to Include Cryptojacking Protection
Thursday December 21, 2017 @09:13PM Apple Hit With Class Action Lawsuit After Admitting To Slowing Down Old iPhones
Thursday December 21, 2017 @04:29PM Apple Says Apps Must Now Disclose Odds For Loot Boxes
Thursday December 21, 2017 @03:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Tech Companies End the One-Year Software Update Cycle?
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @05:14PM Magic Leap Finally Unveils Mixed-Reality Goggles
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @03:38PM PSA: Spotify Now Available As a Snap For Linux
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @10:42AM Apple Plans Combined iPhone, iPad and Mac Apps To Create One User Experience
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @06:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:18PM Microsoft Removes Google's Chrome Installer From the Windows Store
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @03:59PM 'Loapi' Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Is Causing Phone Batteries To Bulge
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @11:16AM Apple Seems To Have Forgotten About the Whole 'It Just Works' Thing
Monday December 18, 2017 @08:12PM Venezuela Will Force Bitcoin Miners To Register With the Government
Monday December 18, 2017 @06:57PM WhatsApp Ordered To Stop Sharing User Data With Facebook
Monday December 18, 2017 @04:15PM Plexamp, Plex's Spin on the Classic Winamp Player, Is the First Project From New Incubator Plex Labs
Monday December 18, 2017 @12:50PM 'The Year That Software Bugs Ate the World'
Monday December 18, 2017 @09:53AM Opera Software Changes Name To Otello Corporation
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:33PM Chrome 64 Beta Adds Sitewide Audio Muting, Pop-Up Blocker, Windows 10 HDR Video
Friday December 15, 2017 @05:08PM Mozilla Slipped a 'Mr. Robot'-Promo Plugin Into Firefox and Users Are Pissed
Friday December 15, 2017 @04:21PM Google Is Shutting Down Project Tango
Thursday December 14, 2017 @05:12PM A Cryptocurrency Without a Blockchain Has Been Built To Outperform Bitcoin
Thursday December 14, 2017 @04:22PM PSA: AIM Will Be Discontinued Tomorrow
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @07:06PM Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:26PM T-Mobile Is Becoming a Cable Company
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @06:09PM Author of BrickerBot Malware Retires, Says He Bricked 10 Million IoT Devices
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:44PM Robots Are Being Used To Shoo Away Homeless People In San Francisco
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @04:21PM Google To Open AI Center In China Despite Search Ban
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:37PM What Does Artificial Intelligence Actually Mean?
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @08:06PM AMD Is Open-Sourcing Their Official Vulkan Linux Driver
Tuesday December 12, 2017 @05:06PM Twitter Officially Launches 'Threads,' a New Feature For Easily Posting Tweetstorms
Monday December 11, 2017 @05:49PM Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit
Monday December 11, 2017 @05:04PM AI-Assisted Fake Porn Is Here and We're All Screwed
Monday December 11, 2017 @04:56PM Apple Buys Shazam To Boost Apple Music
Monday December 11, 2017 @12:59PM Google Releases Tool To Help iPhone Hackers
Sunday December 10, 2017 @04:57PM Top iOS Apps of 2017: Bitmoji Beats Snapchat, YouTube, and Facebook Messenger
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:20PM Apple Is Reportedly Buying Shazam For Nearly Half a Billion Dollars
Friday December 08, 2017 @05:00PM Zero-Day iOS HomeKit Vulnerability Allowed Remote Access To Smart Accessories Including Locks
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:57PM 'Process Doppelganging' Attack Bypasses Most Security Products, Works On All Windows Versions
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:49PM Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Building Dedicated Chips For Autopilot
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:35PM Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory
Friday December 08, 2017 @03:25PM Google Puts Android Accessibility Crackdown On Hold
Thursday December 07, 2017 @04:32PM Android 8.0 Oreo For Android Wear Released
Thursday December 07, 2017 @03:55PM Apple Has Ruined Its Podcasts App
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @04:06PM Google's DeepMind AI Becomes a Superhuman Chess Player In a Few Hours
Wednesday December 06, 2017 @12:30AM Google Wants Progressive Web Apps To Replace Chrome Apps
Monday December 04, 2017 @04:48PM PayPal Says 1.6 Million Customer Details Stolen In Breach At Canadian Subsidiary
Saturday December 02, 2017 @07:23PM 'App Truthers' Question the Accuracy of the Domino's Pizza Tracker
Friday December 01, 2017 @04:34PM Two Technologists Create Black Metal Album Using An AI