Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @06:50PM College Senior Turns His Honda Civic Into a Self-Driving Car Using Free Hardware, Software
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:36PM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Monday February 20, 2017 @12:32AM Kim Dotcom Can Be Extradited, Rules A New Zealand Court
Sunday February 19, 2017 @04:13PM Some Recyclers Give Up On Recycling Old Monitors And TVs
Saturday February 18, 2017 @03:13PM Should International Travelers Leave Their Phones At Home?
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:43PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Saturday February 18, 2017 @12:26PM German Government Tells Parents: Destroy This WiFi-Connected Doll
Friday February 17, 2017 @10:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Friday February 17, 2017 @04:08PM Bill Gates: The Robot That Takes Your Job Should Pay Taxes
Friday February 17, 2017 @03:38PM EU Moves To Bring In AI Laws, But Rejects Robot Tax Proposal
Thursday February 16, 2017 @08:17PM Samsung Chief Lee Arrested In Corruption Investigation
Thursday February 16, 2017 @03:31PM FCC Chairman Wants It To Be Easier To Listen To Free FM Radio On Your Smartphone
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @06:11PM Bipartisan Bill Seeks Warrants For Police Use of 'Stingray' Cell Trackers
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @04:18PM Nearly 56,000 Bridges Called Structurally Deficient
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @02:38PM Lost Winston Churchill Essay Reveals His Thoughts On Alien Life
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @08:00PM Iron Age Potters Accidentally Recorded the Strength of Earth's Magnetic Field
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @06:49PM Apple Will Fight 'Right To Repair' Legislation
Tuesday February 14, 2017 @12:07AM Michael Flynn Resigns As Trump's National Security Adviser
Monday February 13, 2017 @08:42PM US National Weather Service Suffered 'Catastrophic' Outage; Website Stopped Sending Forecasts, Warnings
Sunday February 12, 2017 @09:48PM US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At The Border Until He Unlocked His Phone
Sunday February 12, 2017 @07:39PM Face Recognition + Mandatory Police Body Cameras = Mass Surveillance?
Sunday February 12, 2017 @01:56PM Three Privacy Groups Challenge The FBI's Malware-Obtained Evidence
Saturday February 11, 2017 @11:22PM Finland's Universal Basic Income Called 'Useless' By Trade Union Economist
Saturday February 11, 2017 @02:30PM The City Of Munich Now Wants To Abandon Linux And Switch Back to Windows
Saturday February 11, 2017 @12:18AM CS Professor Argues Silicon Valley Is Exploiting Both H-1B Visas And Workers
Friday February 10, 2017 @05:34PM Senators Push Trump Administration For Clarity On Privacy Act Exclusions
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:48PM Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department To Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers
Friday February 10, 2017 @02:01PM Microsoft Allowed To Sue US Government Over Email Surveillance
Thursday February 09, 2017 @07:08PM eBay Founder Pledges $500,000 To Test Universal Basic Income Program In Kenya
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:46AM NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data
Thursday February 09, 2017 @08:36AM This Blog Is Republishing All the Animal Welfare Records the USDA Deleted
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @02:24PM Intel To Invest $7 Billion in Factory in Arizona, Employ 3,000 People
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @10:09AM US Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @11:32PM NYC Fines Airbnb Hosts For 'Illegal' Home Rentals
Tuesday February 07, 2017 @03:56PM There Are Now Twice As Many Solar Jobs As Coal Jobs In the US
Monday February 06, 2017 @07:31PM FBI Will Revert To Using Fax Machines, Snail Mail For FOIA Requests
Monday February 06, 2017 @07:16PM US House Passes Bill Requiring Warrants To Search Old Emails
Monday February 06, 2017 @05:05PM DC Inauguration Protestors Are Being Hit With Facebook Data Searches
Monday February 06, 2017 @06:19AM 97 Tech Companies Including Apple, Google, Microsoft Call Travel Ban Unlawful In Rare Coordinated Legal Action
Saturday February 04, 2017 @03:30AM Sweden Pledges To Cut All Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2045
Friday February 03, 2017 @11:38PM New Book Describes How AirBNB Influenced City Laws
Friday February 03, 2017 @10:56PM 16 Years of GPS Space Weather Data Made Publicly Available
Friday February 03, 2017 @05:40PM FCC Rescinds Claim That AT&T, Verizon Violated Net Neutrality
Friday February 03, 2017 @01:29PM Cutting H-1Bs Could Mean More Competition From China and India, Says GoDaddy CEO
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:17PM The Netherlands Opts For Manual Vote-Count Amid Cyberattack Fears
Thursday February 02, 2017 @03:00PM Ransomware Completely Shuts Down Ohio Town Government
Thursday February 02, 2017 @02:22PM Microsoft Seeks Trump Order Exemption for Workers With Visas
Thursday February 02, 2017 @11:22AM The FAA Gave the First Ever Go-Ahead For a Drone To Fly at an Airport
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @03:45PM Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy For the FBI To Spy On Journalists
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:10AM Swedish Govt Mulls Tougher Punishments To Tackle Pirate Sites
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @09:01AM 'It's Tricky': Apple Misses the Deadline To Pay $13.9 Bn To Ireland in Illegal Tax Benefit
Monday January 30, 2017 @06:46PM Trump's Next Immigration Move To Affect H-1B Visas; Require Tech Companies To Try To Hire Americans First: Bloomberg
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:56PM FDA Confirms Toxicity of Homeopathic Baby Products; Maker Refuses To Recall
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:09PM Former Fed Employee Fined $5,000 For Installing Bitcoin Software On Server
Sunday January 29, 2017 @08:35PM Running For Congress, Brianna Wu Criticizes The FBI's GamerGate Report
Sunday January 29, 2017 @05:45PM The US Border Patrol Is Checking Detainees' Facebook Profiles
Saturday January 28, 2017 @11:39PM Trump's Executive Order Eliminates Privacy Act Protections For Foreigners
Saturday January 28, 2017 @09:48PM Who Hacked The Washington D.C. Police Surveillance Cameras?
Saturday January 28, 2017 @03:41PM Police Department Loses Years Worth of Evidence In Ransomware Incident
Friday January 27, 2017 @07:22PM Twitter Releases National Security Letters
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:35PM US Intelligence Seeks a Universal Translator For Text Search In Any Language
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:07PM New Data Shows 85% of Humans Live Under a Corrupt Government
Friday January 27, 2017 @03:37PM Tesla CEO Elon Musk Joins President Trump's New Manufacturing Council
Friday January 27, 2017 @09:08AM Japanese Government Requires Java and Internet Explorer 11 X86
Thursday January 26, 2017 @05:42PM Breach Notification Website LeakedSource Allegedly Raided By Feds
Thursday January 26, 2017 @04:53PM New York Approves Largest US Offshore Wind Farm Off Long Island
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @04:05PM Trump's FCC Chairman Pick Ajit Pai Vows To Close Broadband 'Digital Divide'
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @09:56PM George Orwell's '1984' Tops Amazon's Bestseller List
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @03:59PM USDA Scrambles To Ease Concerns After Researchers Were Ordered To Stop Publishing Publicly Funded Science
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @02:21PM Court Denies US Government Appeal in Microsoft's Overseas Email Case
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @06:05AM IBM Promised Domestic Jobs, But is Firing Thousands of US Workers and Moving Some Jobs Overseas
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:46PM Ask Slashdot: Can US Citizens Trust Government Data?
Monday January 23, 2017 @06:02PM Two-Thirds of Americans Give Priority To Developing Alternative Energy Over Fossil Fuels
Monday January 23, 2017 @05:47PM South Korea Developing 'Near-Supersonic' Train Similar To Hyperloop
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:40PM Yahoo Faces SEC Probe Over Data Breaches
Monday January 23, 2017 @01:58AM Western Union Pays $586M Fine Over Wire Fraud Charges
Monday January 23, 2017 @12:42AM Three States Propose DMCA-Countering 'Right To Repair' Laws
Sunday January 22, 2017 @01:17AM Is The Tech Industry Driving Families Out of San Francisco?
Saturday January 21, 2017 @06:30PM New Wyoming Bill Penalizes Utilities Using Renewable Energy
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:09PM Are Squirrels A Bigger Threat To Our Critical Infrastructure?
Friday January 20, 2017 @09:37PM FTC Dismantles Two Huge Robocall Organizations
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:56PM New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:35PM Lavabit Is Relaunching
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:21PM NASA Is Planning Mission To An Asteroid Worth $10 Quintillion
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:13PM Elite Scientists Have Told the Pentagon That AI Won't Threaten Humanity
Friday January 20, 2017 @12:51PM Donald Trump Is Sworn In As the 45th US President
Thursday January 19, 2017 @07:13PM Scottish Government Targets 66% Emissions Cut By 2032
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @06:14PM Julian Assange Will Not Hand Himself In Because Chelsea Manning's Release Won't Happen Immediately, Lawyer Says
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @03:00PM Labor Department Sues Oracle For Paying White Men More
Wednesday January 18, 2017 @01:28PM CIA Releases 13M Pages of Declassified Documents Online
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @07:05PM US Antitrust Agency Sues Qualcomm Over Patent Licensing
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @04:38PM President Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence
Monday January 16, 2017 @06:10PM Amazon Seeks FCC Permission To Run Wireless Tests In Washington State
Saturday January 14, 2017 @09:52PM Hackers Corrupt Data For Cloud-Based Medical Marijuana System
Saturday January 14, 2017 @07:15PM Thousands Of Cubans Now Have Internet Access
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:56PM California's Bullet Train Hurtles Towards a Multibillion-Dollar Overrun
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:20PM Amateur Scientists Find New Clue In D.B. Cooper Case, Crowdsource Their Investigation
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Thursday January 12, 2017 @09:27PM US Puts Bumblebee On the Endangered Species List For First Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:06PM Switzerland Agrees To Its Own New Data Sharing Pact With the US
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:13PM Europe Calls For Mandatory 'Kill Switches' On Robots
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:06PM Obama Changed Rules Regarding Raw Intelligence, Allowing NSA To Share Raw Data With US's Other 16 Intelligence Agencies
Thursday January 12, 2017 @02:31PM Amazon To Add 100,000 Full-Time US Jobs in Next 18 Months
Thursday January 12, 2017 @12:50PM Hacker Steals 900 GB of Cellebrite Data
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @10:14PM New FCC Report Says AT&T and Verizon Zero-Rating Violates Net Neutrality
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @03:51PM Pentagon Successfully Tests Micro-Drone Swarm
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @02:51PM Volkswagen Closes In on $4.3 Billion US Settlement in Diesel Scandal
Monday January 09, 2017 @05:11PM 2016 Was Second Hottest Year For US In More Than 120 Years of Record Keeping
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:41PM US Military Seeks Biodegradable Bullets That Sprout Plants
Monday January 09, 2017 @04:26PM FBI Arrests Volkswagen Executive On Charges Related To Dieselgate
Monday January 09, 2017 @03:34PM Apple Plans 'High-Tech Manufacturing' of Data-Center Gear in Arizona
Monday January 09, 2017 @02:15PM Supreme Court Will Not Examine Tech Industry Legal Shield
Monday January 09, 2017 @01:32PM President Obama Signs Legislation Establishing Information Control Agency
Monday January 09, 2017 @08:45AM Russia Demands LinkedIn App Takedown, Apple and Google Comply
Sunday January 08, 2017 @09:22PM What's Happening As The University of California Tries To Outsource IT Jobs To India
Sunday January 08, 2017 @05:35PM Uber Gives Cities Free Travel-Time Data
Sunday January 08, 2017 @12:30PM A Federal Judge's Decision Could End Patent Trolling
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Saturday January 07, 2017 @12:48PM Chile's Goverment Announces Unexplainable 'UFO' Footage
Saturday January 07, 2017 @12:49AM How A Massive India Call Center Swindled 15,000 Americans
Friday January 06, 2017 @04:54PM US Releases Declassified Report On Russian Hacking, Concludes That Putin 'Developed a Clear Preference' For Trump
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:14PM AT&T and Time Warner Still Trying To Sidestep FCC Scrutiny of Merger
Thursday January 05, 2017 @09:59PM Norway To Become First Country To Switch Off FM Radio
Thursday January 05, 2017 @08:41PM White House Releases Strategy To Defend Against Killer Asteroids
Thursday January 05, 2017 @05:04PM Obama Administration Releases Searchable Archive of Social Media Posts
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @08:43PM Department of Labor Sues Google Over Compensation Data
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @02:09PM Zuckerberg Could Run Facebook While Serving in Government Forever
Monday January 02, 2017 @03:08PM Legal Sparring Continues in Bitcoin User's Battle with IRS Tax Sweep
Saturday December 31, 2016 @10:20PM Library Creates Fake Patron Records To Avoid Book-Purging
Saturday December 31, 2016 @10:33AM Washington Post Retracts Story About Russian Hackers Penetrating US Electricity Grid
Friday December 30, 2016 @09:37PM Russian Hackers Penetrated The US Electricity Grid, Say Officials
Friday December 30, 2016 @04:26PM China Says It Will Shut Down Ivory Trade By End of 2017
Friday December 30, 2016 @08:12AM Governments Shut Down the Internet More Than 50 Times in 2016
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:23PM FBI and Homeland Security Detail Russian Hacking Campaign In New Report
Thursday December 29, 2016 @07:56PM Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources Site No Longer Says Humans Cause Climate Change
Thursday December 29, 2016 @04:11PM Republicans Propose Bill To Impose Fines For Live-Streaming From House Floor
Thursday December 29, 2016 @12:52PM US Announces Response To Russian Election Hacking [Update]
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @08:18PM Florida Senator: No Permit Needed For Driverless Cars In Florida
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @06:23PM Czech Republic Sets Up Counter-Terrorism Unit To Counter Fake News Threat
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @08:20PM FDA Releases New Cybersecurity Guidelines For Medical Devices
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:27PM Police Request Amazon Echo Recordings For Homicide Investigation
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:42AM The US Government is Loaning Millions of Dollars To Jumpstart Urban Farming
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:32PM US Court Demands Documents On AT&T/Police Collaboration
Saturday December 24, 2016 @11:50AM US Congressional Committee Concludes Encryption Backdoors Won't Work
Friday December 23, 2016 @04:38PM US Government Begins Asking Foreign Travelers About Social Media
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55PM FBI Probes FDIC Hack Linked To China's Military: Reuters
Friday December 23, 2016 @01:37PM Russian Authorities Are Trying To Unlock iPhone 4S From Russian Ambassador's Killer
Friday December 23, 2016 @08:44AM US Government Targets Pirate Bay and Other 'Piracy Havens'
Thursday December 22, 2016 @06:34PM Uber Pulls Self-Driving Cars From San Francisco, Sends Them To Arizona
Thursday December 22, 2016 @05:05PM Russians Used Malware On Android Devices To Track and Target Ukraine Artillery, Says Report
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:40PM Congressional Report Claims Snowden In 'Contact With Russian Intelligence'
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @11:34PM Uber Stops Self-Driving Car Pilot In San Francisco After The DMV Steps In
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @06:34PM NIST Asks Public For Help With Quantum-Proof Cryptography
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @05:44PM Canada's CRTC Declares Broadband Internet Access a Basic Service
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:36PM Yahoo Email Scan Shows US Spy Push To Recast Constitutional Privacy
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:50PM Obama Blocks Offshore Drilling In Atlantic, Arctic Areas
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:23PM Government Requests For Facebook User Data Up 27 Percent in First Half of 2016
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:44AM EU's Highest Court Delivers Blow To UK Snooper's Charter
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @12:26AM White House: US Needs a Stronger Social Safety Net To Help Workers Displaced by Robots
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @06:23PM Chicago Electronics Recycler Faked Tear-Downs, Sent Hazardous Waste To Overseas Landfills
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:52PM US Fails To Renegotiate Arms Control Rule For Hacking Tools
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @02:38PM Twitter Will Hand Over Data On the User Who Sent a Seizure-Inducing Tweet To a Journalist
Monday December 19, 2016 @08:04PM Solar Is Top Source of New Capacity On the US Grid In 2016
Monday December 19, 2016 @06:49PM Electoral College Elects Donald Trump As President
Monday December 19, 2016 @05:17PM South Carolina Bill Wants To Put Porn Blocks On New Computers
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:51PM IBM Employees Protest Cooperation With Donald Trump
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:22PM House Committee Urges Congress To Pass Stingray Surveillance Legislation
Monday December 19, 2016 @12:55PM Finland Will Give Some Unemployed Citizens a Basic Income
Sunday December 18, 2016 @09:15PM A Century of Surveillance: An Interactive Timeline Of FBI Investigations
Sunday December 18, 2016 @04:43PM The FBI Is Arresting People Who Rent DDoS Botnets
Sunday December 18, 2016 @12:06AM US Scientists Scramble To Protect Research On Climate Change
Saturday December 17, 2016 @11:23PM EFF Begins Investigating Surveillance Technology Rumors At Standing Rock
Saturday December 17, 2016 @01:51PM The UN Will Consider Banning Killer Robots
Saturday December 17, 2016 @12:26PM China Says It Will Return the Underwater Drone It Seized From the US
Saturday December 17, 2016 @12:43AM U.S. Proposes Car-To-Car Data Sharing Standards
Friday December 16, 2016 @10:46PM Germany Threatens To Fine Facebook Over Hate Speech
Friday December 16, 2016 @03:25PM Election Assistance Commission Hacked Using SQL Injection
Friday December 16, 2016 @03:14PM AT&T, Verizon Tell FCC To Back Off On Net Neutrality Complaints
Friday December 16, 2016 @12:25AM Twitter Blocks Government 'Spy Centers' From Accessing User Data
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:38PM White House Supports Claim Putin Directed US Election Hack
Thursday December 15, 2016 @04:10PM Businesses May No Longer Sue Customers Over Negative Reviews
Thursday December 15, 2016 @07:37AM Donald Trump To Tech Leaders: 'No Formal Chain Of Command' Here
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @08:26PM Twitter Cut Out of Trump Tech Meeting Over Failed Emoji Deal, Says Report
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @06:42PM Newly Uncovered Site Suggests NSA Exploits For Direct Sale
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @11:09AM Uber Appeals Against Ruling that Its UK Drivers Are Workers
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @10:22AM Elon Musk and Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Will Advise Trump On Business Issues
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @10:10PM Snowden: 'The Central Problem of the Future' Is Control of User Data
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @09:14PM IBM Promises To Hire 25,000 Americans As Tech Executives Set To Meet Trump
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @06:29PM Google Publishes Eight National Security Letters
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @05:19PM A Typo Led To Podesta's Email Hack, Says Report
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:58PM Bill Gates: Trump's Messaging Strategy Reminds Me of JFK
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:47PM Florida Court Says Suspected Voyeur Must Reveal His iPhone Passcode To Police
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @03:29PM Feds Unveil Rule Requiring Cars To 'Talk' To Each Other
Tuesday December 13, 2016 @01:48PM Energy Department Refuses To Give Trump Team Names of People Who Worked On Climate Change
Sunday December 11, 2016 @07:41PM Why Did Japan Just Ratify The TPP?
Sunday December 11, 2016 @02:32PM Google Global Cache Is Coming to Cuba
Saturday December 10, 2016 @06:40PM Does The 'Snoopers Charter' Also Enshrine Lying In Court?
Saturday December 10, 2016 @04:48PM NSA's Best Are 'Leaving In Big Numbers,' Insiders Say