Slashdot Items Tagged "usa"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @07:47PM FBI Seizes Control of Russian Botnet
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @06:14PM ACLU Sues ICE For License Plate Reader Contracts, Records
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @04:57PM Ariane Chief Seems Frustrated With SpaceX For Driving Down Launch Costs
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @03:24PM US Government Can't Get Controversial Kaspersky Lab Software Off Its Networks
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @02:44PM NYC Transit Boss Unveils Sweeping 10-Year Subway Modernization Plan
Wednesday May 23, 2018 @12:04PM The US Military is Funding an Effort To Catch Deepfakes and Other AI Trickery
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @09:14PM FBI Repeatedly Overstated Encryption Threat Figures To Congress, Public
Monday May 21, 2018 @11:44PM Trump Ignores 'Inconvenient' Security Rules To Keep Tweeting On His iPhone, Says Report
Monday May 21, 2018 @06:41PM Boeing's Folding Wingtips Get the FAA Green Light
Monday May 21, 2018 @05:35PM US Treasury Secretary Calls For Google Monopoly Probe
Monday May 21, 2018 @04:56PM FCC is Hurting Consumers To Help Corporations, Mignon Clyburn Says On Exit
Monday May 21, 2018 @04:40PM Should T-Mobile Stop Claiming It Has 'Best Unlimited Network'?
Monday May 21, 2018 @01:29PM Supreme Court Upholds Workplace Arbitration Contracts Barring Class Actions
Monday May 21, 2018 @11:24AM Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin Wants Justice Department To Scrutinize Big Tech
Saturday May 19, 2018 @11:21PM Bill Gates Shares His Memories of Donald Trump
Saturday May 19, 2018 @10:44PM Chinese 'Accelerators' In Silicon Valley Aim To Bring Startups Home
Saturday May 19, 2018 @07:18PM No Fossil Fuel-Based Generation Was Added To US Grid Last Month
Saturday May 19, 2018 @04:20PM First Government Office in the US To Accept Bitcoin As Payment
Saturday May 19, 2018 @03:19PM Repo Men Scan Billions of License Plates -- For the Government
Saturday May 19, 2018 @02:13PM 40 Cellphone-Tracking Devices Discovered Throughout Washington
Friday May 18, 2018 @08:49PM FCC Investigating LocationSmart Over Phone-Tracking Flaw
Friday May 18, 2018 @07:21PM Congress Is Looking To Extend Copyright Protection Term To 144 Years
Friday May 18, 2018 @06:37PM Utilities, Tesla Appeal Federal Rollback of Auto Emissions Standards
Friday May 18, 2018 @03:54PM Trump Personally Pushed Postmaster General To Double Rates on Amazon, Other Firms: Report
Thursday May 17, 2018 @07:36PM US Government Wants To Start Charging For Landsat, the Best Free Satellite Data On Earth
Thursday May 17, 2018 @06:22PM US Births Dip To 30-Year Low
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:55PM Kilauea Volcano Erupts On Hawaii's Big Island
Thursday May 17, 2018 @02:39PM NYC Announces Plans To Test Algorithms For Bias
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @03:53PM Senate Votes To Save Net Neutrality
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @01:37PM Hacker Breaches Securus, the Company That Helps Cops Track Phones Across the US
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @09:25PM Justice Department, FBI Are Investigating Cambridge Analytica
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @05:05PM Uber Drops Arbitration Requirement For Sexual Assault Victims
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:43PM Suspect Identified In CIA 'Vault 7' Leak
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:25PM A Quarter of Americans Spend All Day Inside, Survey Finds
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @04:11PM Comcast Charges $90 Install Fee At Homes That Already Have Comcast Installed
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @02:56PM Homeland Security Unveils New Cyber Security Strategy Amid Threats
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @01:20PM US Cell Carriers Are Selling Access To Your Real-Time Phone Location Data
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @10:20AM Apple CEO Says He Has Urged Trump To Address Legal Status of Immigrants; Also Told Him That Tariffs Are Wrong Approach To China
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @10:03AM The Rise of Free Urban Internet
Tuesday May 15, 2018 @09:52AM Kaspersky Lab Moving Core Infrastructure To Switzerland
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:47PM Should the FTC Investigate Google's Location Data Collection?
Monday May 14, 2018 @12:58PM Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Law Prohibiting Sports Gambling
Sunday May 13, 2018 @02:58PM President Trump Pledges To Help China's ZTE, After Ban
Sunday May 13, 2018 @04:15AM Scooter-sharing Comes To Washington After Speed Bumps Elsewhere
Saturday May 12, 2018 @02:33PM H-1B Visa Alternative 'OPT' Grew 400 Percent In Eight Years, Report Finds
Saturday May 12, 2018 @12:50AM Illinois To Sue EPA For Exempting Foxconn Plant From Pollution Controls
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:58PM Carnegie Mellon Launches Undergraduate Degree In AI
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:48PM US Appeals Court Rules Border Agents Need Suspicion To Search Cellphones
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:18PM The Tech Used To Monitor Inmate Calls Is Able To Track Civilians Too
Friday May 11, 2018 @07:10PM NASA Will Send Helicopter To Mars To Test Otherworldly Flight
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:38PM SpaceX Successfully Launches Satellite With New Upgraded 'Block 5' Falcon 9 Rocket
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:41AM Trump White House Quietly Cancels NASA Research Verifying Greenhouse Gas Cuts
Friday May 11, 2018 @06:23AM Florida Man Behind 100 Million Robocalls Hit With $120 Million FCC Fine
Friday May 11, 2018 @05:01AM Elon Musk's First LA Tunnel Nears Completion, With Free Rides To Kick Off This Summer
Friday May 11, 2018 @04:55AM Man Allegedly Used Change Of Address Form To Move UPS Headquarters To His Apartment
Friday May 11, 2018 @12:02AM US Congressmen Reveal Thousands of Facebook Ads Bought By Russian Trolls
Thursday May 10, 2018 @04:10PM Lawmakers Move To Block Government From Ordering Digital 'Back Doors'
Thursday May 10, 2018 @03:22PM The White House Has Set Up a Task Force To Help Further the Country's AI Development
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @11:53PM ZTE Shuts Down Main Business Operations After US Ban
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @06:33PM Trump Administration Approves 10 New Drone Projects Around the Country
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @06:02PM States Turn To an Unproven Method of Execution: Nitrogen Gas
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @05:24PM California Becomes First State To Mandate Solar on New Homes
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @05:19PM Senate Democrats Force a Vote To Restore Net Neutrality
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @02:15PM Iran Recruits Online Talent For Quick Cyber Strikes
Wednesday May 09, 2018 @11:26AM One of the Worst Jobs in America: Responding To Irate Tweets From New York City Subway Riders
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @06:20PM Trump Withdraws US From Iran Nuclear Deal
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @05:43PM Food Calorie Counts Will Start Appearing in US Restaurants and Grocery Stores
Tuesday May 08, 2018 @10:17AM White House To Host Tech Giants For AI Meeting
Monday May 07, 2018 @08:48AM Robocalls, and Their Scams, Are Surging
Monday May 07, 2018 @08:38AM US Cities Lose Tree Cover Just When They Need It Most
Monday May 07, 2018 @12:57AM China Plans $47 Billion Fund To Boost Its Semiconductor Industry
Sunday May 06, 2018 @02:06PM Facebook Survey Suggests Continuing US Loyalty After Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal
Saturday May 05, 2018 @06:13PM Placing Election Ads On Google Will Require a Government ID
Saturday May 05, 2018 @05:07PM Chinese Government Is Behind a Decade of Hacks On Software Companies, Says Report
Saturday May 05, 2018 @01:30AM 70-Year-Old Former Volkswagen CEO Charged With Fraud Over Emissions Scandal
Friday May 04, 2018 @09:59PM Apple's Eddy Cue To Be Deposed In Qualcomm Patent Battle
Friday May 04, 2018 @09:53PM New California Ballot Measure Demands Groundbreaking Privacy Rights
Friday May 04, 2018 @06:02PM California To Become First US State Mandating Solar On New Homes
Friday May 04, 2018 @05:40PM Gmail's 'Self-Destruct' Feature Will Probably Be Used To Illegally Destroy Government Records
Friday May 04, 2018 @04:33PM NSA Collected 500 Million US Call Records In 2017, Says Report
Thursday May 03, 2018 @10:31PM NASA Successfully Tests New Nuclear Reactor For Future Space Travelers
Thursday May 03, 2018 @06:12PM Amazon Offers Retailers Discounts To Adopt Payment System
Thursday May 03, 2018 @05:29PM Phone Maker BLU Settles With FTC Over Unauthorized User Data Extraction
Thursday May 03, 2018 @05:18PM Airbnb Drives Up Rent Costs In Manhattan and Brooklyn, Report Says
Thursday May 03, 2018 @09:28AM Tech Conferences Moving North as Trump Policies Turn Off Attendees
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @10:55PM Hawaii To Ban Certain Sunscreens To Protect Coral Reefs
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @06:48PM Hacktivists, Tech Giants Protest Georgia's 'Hack-Back' Bill
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:46PM Cambridge Analytica Shuts Down Amid Scandal Over Use of Facebook Data
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:27PM The Pentagon Bans Huawei, ZTE Phones From Retail Stores On Military Bases
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:12PM Mobile Gaming Cements Its Dominance, Takes Majority of Worldwide Sales
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @12:12PM Tech Giants Hit by NSA Spying Slam Encryption Backdoors
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @07:39PM FCC Commissioner Broke the Law By Advocating for Trump, Officials Find
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @07:18PM California Leads States In Suing the EPA For Attacking Vehicle Emissions Standards
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @05:22PM Nintendo Faces Switch Patent Infringement Investigation In the US
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @05:13PM Gig Economy Business Model Dealt a Blow in California Ruling
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @02:07PM White House Considers Restricting Chinese Researchers Over Espionage Fears
Monday April 30, 2018 @03:40PM Comcast Won't Give New Speed Boost To Internet Users Who Don't Buy TV Service
Sunday April 29, 2018 @12:49PM Sprint, T-Mobile Agree To Combine in a $26.5 Billion Merger
Sunday April 29, 2018 @12:11PM North Korea's Leader Kim Jong-un Says He'll Give Up Weapons if US Promises Not to Invade
Sunday April 29, 2018 @11:57AM Wages Aren't the Only Reason Teachers Are Striking
Sunday April 29, 2018 @11:42AM A Mass of Copyrighted Works Will Soon Enter the Public Domain
Friday April 27, 2018 @10:38PM 100 US Mayors Sign Pledge To Defend Net Neutrality Against Crooked ISPs
Friday April 27, 2018 @10:10PM Russia Is Attacking US Forces With Electronic Weapons In Syria, General Says
Friday April 27, 2018 @12:51PM US Keeps China, Puts Canada on IP Priority Watch List
Friday April 27, 2018 @01:22AM Sprint, T-Mobile Aiming To Reach Merger Deal Next Week
Friday April 27, 2018 @01:17AM NASA To Pay More For Less Cargo Delivery To the Space Station
Friday April 27, 2018 @01:10AM PSA: Amazon Will Increase Price of Prime To $119
Thursday April 26, 2018 @07:30PM Genealogy Websites Were Key To Big Break In Golden State Killer Case
Thursday April 26, 2018 @07:11PM Cord Cutting Caused By 74 Percent TV Price Hikes Since 2000, Says Report
Thursday April 26, 2018 @05:50PM Old AM Broadcast Towers Get a New Life
Thursday April 26, 2018 @01:13PM High-Paying Trade Jobs Sit Empty, While High School Grads Line Up For University
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @06:47PM Ford To Stop Selling Every Car In North America But the Mustang, Focus Active
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @05:16PM Trump Meets With Apple's Tim Cook To Talk Trade
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @04:03PM More FISA Orders Were Denied During President Trump's First Year in Office Than in the Court's 40-Year History
Wednesday April 25, 2018 @01:14PM Nasdaq 'Would Consider' Creating a Crypto Exchange, Says CEO
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @07:52PM AT&T, Verizon Under US Investigation For Collusion To Lock In Customers
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @07:39PM EPA Proposes Limits To Science Used In Rulemaking
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @05:15PM SEC Issues $35 Million Fine Over Yahoo Failing To Disclose Data Breach
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @04:12PM CIA Plans To Replace Spies With AI
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @02:52PM Patent 'Death Squad' System Upheld by US Supreme Court
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @01:45PM Senate Confirms Trump's Pick for NSA, Cyber Command
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @10:10AM Scientists Plan Huge European AI Hub To Compete With US
Monday April 23, 2018 @07:15PM Cow Could Soon Be Largest Land Mammal Left Due To Human Activity, Says Study
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:07PM US Government Weighing Sanctions Against Kaspersky Lab
Monday April 23, 2018 @04:19PM Netflix, Amazon, and Major Studios Try To Shut Down $20-Per-Month TV Service
Monday April 23, 2018 @03:35PM New Attack Group Orangeworm Targets Healthcare Sector in US, Asia, and Europe: Symantec
Sunday April 22, 2018 @02:58PM Net Neutrality Is Over Monday, But Experts Say ISPs Will Wait To Screw Us
Sunday April 22, 2018 @01:54AM White House Reportedly Exploring Wartime Rule To Help Coal, Nuclear
Saturday April 21, 2018 @12:34PM Many Amazon Warehouse Workers are on Food Stamps
Saturday April 21, 2018 @12:50AM Senate Confirms Climate Denier With No Scientific Credentials To Head NASA
Friday April 20, 2018 @07:19PM North Korean Leader Says He Will Suspend Arms Tests, Shut Nuclear Test Site
Friday April 20, 2018 @05:31PM Engineers Are Leaving America For Canada
Friday April 20, 2018 @04:50PM Government Accidentally Releases Documents On 'Psycho-Electric' Weapons
Friday April 20, 2018 @03:15PM Palantir Knows Everything About You
Friday April 20, 2018 @02:28PM No One Knows How Long the US Coastline Is
Friday April 20, 2018 @01:04PM Democratic Party Files Suit Alleging Russia, the Trump Campaign, and WikiLeaks Conspired To Disrupt the 2016 Election
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:10PM ZTE Exports Ban May Mean No Google Apps, a Death Sentence For Its Smartphones
Thursday April 19, 2018 @06:12PM LA Councilman Asks City Attorney To 'Review Possible Legal Action' Against Waze
Thursday April 19, 2018 @03:03PM FDA Wants Medical Devices To Have Mandatory Built-In Update Mechanisms
Thursday April 19, 2018 @01:36PM The Higher Your Salary, the More Time Your Employer Will Pay You Not To Work
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @03:46PM 100 Top Colleges Vow To Enroll More Low-Income Students
Wednesday April 18, 2018 @01:05PM A Florida Man Has been Accused of Making 97 Million Robocalls
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @11:59PM Huawei To Back Off US Market Amid Rising Tensions
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @09:49PM Southwest Airlines Engine Failure Results In First Fatality On US Airline In 9 Years
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:17PM Former FCC Broadband Panel Chair Arrested For Fraud
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @06:12PM FDA Approves First Contact Lenses That Turn Dark In Bright Sunlight
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:57PM Facebook Admits To Tracking Users, Non-Users Off-Site
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:24PM IRS 'Direct Pay' Option Not Working on Tax Day
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:14PM Online Tax Filers Will Get Extension After IRS Payment Website Outage
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @05:04PM Amazon Shelves Plan To Sell Prescription Drugs
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @04:53PM New York's Attorney General Is Investigating Bitcoin Exchanges
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @12:05PM What It's Like To Live in America Without Broadband Internet
Tuesday April 17, 2018 @10:39AM Cybersecurity Tech Accord: More Than 30 Tech Firms Pledge Not to Assist Governments in Cyberattacks
Monday April 16, 2018 @09:04PM Facebook Must Face Class-Action Lawsuit Over Facial Recognition, Says Judge
Monday April 16, 2018 @08:54PM Supreme Court Set To Hear Landmark Online Sales Tax Case
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:55PM Planet Fitness Evacuated After WiFi Network Named 'Remote Detonator' Causes Scare
Monday April 16, 2018 @06:54PM T-Mobile To Pay $40 Million Over False Ring Tones on Rural US Calls
Monday April 16, 2018 @05:14PM New Child Protection Nonprofit Strikes Back At Sex-Negative Approach of FOSTA-SESTA
Monday April 16, 2018 @04:37PM California Bill Would Restore, Strengthen Net Neutrality Protections
Monday April 16, 2018 @03:22PM Why New York City Stopped Building Subways
Monday April 16, 2018 @02:47PM Demand For Batteries Is Shrinking, Yet Prices Keep On Going and Going ... Up
Monday April 16, 2018 @12:59PM State-Sponsored Russian Hackers Actively Seeking To Hijack Essential Internet Hardware, US and UK Intelligence Agencies Say
Monday April 16, 2018 @11:26AM US Bans American Companies From Selling To Chinese Electronics Maker ZTE
Sunday April 15, 2018 @01:09PM Former FBI Director James Comey Reveals How Apple and Google's Encryption Efforts Drove Him 'Crazy'
Sunday April 15, 2018 @10:55AM Pentagon Reports 2000% Increase in Russia Trolls Since Friday
Saturday April 14, 2018 @02:01AM Investor Tim Draper Pushes Ballot Measure Splitting California Into 3 States
Friday April 13, 2018 @10:44PM Jailed Kansas 'Swat' Perpetrator Sneaks Online, Threatens More 'Swats'
Friday April 13, 2018 @10:26PM Kansas 'Swat' Perpetrator Charged; Faces 11 More Years in Prison
Friday April 13, 2018 @09:17PM NASA May Fly Humans On the Less Powerful Version of Its Deep-Space Rocket
Friday April 13, 2018 @05:24PM The Long, Slow Demise of Credit Card Signatures Starts Today
Friday April 13, 2018 @02:49PM Trade War Or Not, China is Closing the Gap on US in Technology IP Race
Friday April 13, 2018 @01:47AM Trump Orders Audit of Postal Service After Suggesting Amazon Is To Blame For Their Troubles
Thursday April 12, 2018 @07:31PM Nearly 1 In 10 Americans Have Deleted Their Facebook Account Over Privacy Concerns, Survey Claims
Thursday April 12, 2018 @06:44PM Uber Drivers Are Independent Contractors, Not Employees, Judge Rules
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:53PM Trump Proposes Rejoining Trans-Pacific Partnership
Thursday April 12, 2018 @05:28PM NTSB Boots Tesla From Investigation Into Fatal Autopilot Crash
Thursday April 12, 2018 @04:33PM Uber's 2016 Breach Affected More Than 20 Million US Users
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:59PM FDA Approves AI-Powered Software To Detect Diabetic Retinopathy
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @03:41PM How Will Automation Affect Different US Cities?
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @02:49PM The US Military Desperately Wants To Weaponize AI
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @01:05PM Trump Signs Law Weakening Shield For Online Services
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @08:01PM Apple Must Pay Patent Troll More Than $500 Million In iMessage Case
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:56PM Democratic Senators Propose 'Privacy Bill of Rights' To Prevent Websites From Sharing Or Selling Sensitive Info Without Opt-In Consent
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @04:36PM Twitter Says It Will Comply With Honest Ads Act To Combat Russia Social Media Meddling
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @03:26PM Emergency Alert Systems Used Across the US Can Be Easily Hijacked
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @12:26PM Linux Computer Maker System76 To Move Manufacturing To the US
Monday April 09, 2018 @11:17PM Oregon Becomes Second State To Pass a Net Neutrality Law
Monday April 09, 2018 @10:21PM Backpage Founders Charged With Money Laundering, Aiding Prostitution
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:57PM All Apple Operations Now Run Off 100 Percent Renewable Energy
Monday April 09, 2018 @04:39PM 'Erotic Review' Blocks US Internet Users To Prepare For Government Crackdown
Monday April 09, 2018 @01:49PM Tech Group Urges US To Recruit Allies To Take on China, Not Tariffs
Monday April 09, 2018 @10:04AM FDA Worried Drug Was Risky; Now Reports of Deaths Spark Concern
Sunday April 08, 2018 @08:00PM Electronics Surplus Shop 'WeirdStuff Warehouse' Is Closing
Sunday April 08, 2018 @07:36PM Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Data From 87 Million Users Could Be Stored In Russia
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:33PM California May Soon Allow Passengers In Driverless Cars
Saturday April 07, 2018 @07:26PM Facebook Donated To 46 of 55 Members On Committee That Will Question Zuckerberg
Friday April 06, 2018 @06:57PM Apple Tells the EPA Why Cutting the Clean Power Plan Is a Bad Move
Friday April 06, 2018 @04:55PM FBI Seizes Backpage.com, a Site Criticized For Sex-Related Ads
Friday April 06, 2018 @01:21PM Wage Growth Slows Across the Country
Thursday April 05, 2018 @10:46PM The Supreme Court Fight Over Microsoft's Foreign Servers Is Over