Slashdot Items Tagged "usa"

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Thursday February 23, 2017 @10:04AM 'Social Media Needs A Travel Mode'
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @09:22PM Judge Blocks California Law Limiting Publication of Actor's Ages
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @05:58PM T-Mobile Promises Big LTE Boost From 5GHz Wi-Fi Frequencies
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @03:09PM Americans at Risk of Identity Theft as They File their Tax Returns
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @10:50AM Verizon To Begin 5G User Trials in 11 Markets by Middle of Year
Wednesday February 22, 2017 @10:46AM US Homeland Security Employees Locked Out of Computer Networks
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:14PM The Only Thing, Historically, That's Curbed Inequality: Catastrophe
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @03:20PM UPS Develops 'Rolling Warehouse' System In Which Drones Are Launched From Atop Trucks
Monday February 20, 2017 @01:21AM NASA Scientist Revive 10,000-Year-Old Microorganisms
Sunday February 19, 2017 @04:09PM Some Recyclers Give Up On Recycling Old Monitors And TVs
Saturday February 18, 2017 @05:42PM Alaska Gets 'Artificial Aurora' As HAARP Antenna Array Listens Again
Friday February 17, 2017 @04:40PM SoftBank Is Willing To Cede Control of Sprint To Get T-Mobile Merger Done, Says Report
Friday February 17, 2017 @12:03PM Accenture To Create 15,000 Jobs In US
Thursday February 16, 2017 @01:31PM EU Privacy Watchdogs Seek Assurances on US Data Transfer Pact
Thursday February 16, 2017 @12:38PM Sprint's New Unlimited Plan Adds HD Streaming, Four Lines For $90
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 @03:24PM Utilities Vote To Close Largest Coal Plant In Western US
Wednesday February 15, 2017 @12:08AM ISRO Makes History, Launches 104 Satellites With Single Rocket
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
Monday February 13, 2017 @03:44PM Banned Chemicals From 1970's Persist In Deepest Reaches of the Pacific Ocean, Study Shows
Monday February 13, 2017 @12:50PM Nobody Is Moving, Especially Millennials
Monday February 13, 2017 @07:33AM Bay Area Tech Job Growth Has Rapidly Decelerated
Saturday February 11, 2017 @02:01AM Spammer Faces Decades In Prison For Sending More Than 1 Million Spam Emails
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 @04:28PM Lockheed Martin Screwup Delays Delivery of Air Force GPS Satellites
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:48PM Former CIA Analyst Sues Defense Department To Vindicate NSA Whistleblowers
Friday February 10, 2017 @03:37PM The Man Who Broke Ticketmaster
Friday February 10, 2017 @02:01PM Microsoft Allowed To Sue US Government Over Email Surveillance
Friday February 10, 2017 @09:46AM More Than 20,000 AT&T Workers Are Getting Ready To Protest Nationwide
Thursday February 09, 2017 @09:46AM NSA Contractor Indicted Over Mammoth Theft of Classified Data
Thursday February 09, 2017 @12:39AM Verizon and T-Mobile Are In a Virtual Tie For the Best Network In the US
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:07PM Facebook Is Closing 200 of Its 500 VR Demo Stations At Best Buy Stores Across US
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 @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 @03:47PM US Navy Decommissions the First Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
Monday February 06, 2017 @06:53AM 'The End Of The Level Playing Field'
Sunday February 05, 2017 @01:23AM Which US Cities Have The Worst Malware Infection Rates?
Sunday February 05, 2017 @12:02AM Google, Unlike Microsoft, Must Turn Over Foreign Emails, Rules Judge
Saturday February 04, 2017 @03:28AM Microsoft's H-1B Workers Cited In Motion That Successfully Blocked Trump's Travel Ban
Friday February 03, 2017 @11:38PM New Book Describes How AirBNB Influenced City Laws
Friday February 03, 2017 @01:29PM Cutting H-1Bs Could Mean More Competition From China and India, Says GoDaddy CEO
Friday February 03, 2017 @09:06AM False News, Absurd Reality Present Challenges For Satirists
Friday February 03, 2017 @02:49AM Amazon Now Has More Than 341,000 Employees -- Added 110,000 People Last Year
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
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @04:11PM Airbus Is About To Build A Self-Flying Electric Robo-Taxi
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @03:45PM Secret Rules Make It Pretty Easy For the FBI To Spy On Journalists
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:22AM Even Sprint Beat AT&T and Verizon in Customer Growth
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @10:19AM Indian IT Sector Warns Against US Visa Bill
Tuesday January 31, 2017 @09:44AM Tesla's Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass
Monday January 30, 2017 @04:09PM Former Fed Employee Fined $5,000 For Installing Bitcoin Software On Server
Sunday January 29, 2017 @05:45PM The US Border Patrol Is Checking Detainees' Facebook Profiles
Sunday January 29, 2017 @12:03AM ISPs Finally Abandon The Copyright Alert System
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 @12:42AM Solar Energy Now Employs More Americans Than Oil, Coal and Gas Combined
Friday January 27, 2017 @07:22PM Twitter Releases National Security Letters
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:53PM Apple Is Moving Its Entire International iTunes Business To Ireland
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:35PM US Intelligence Seeks a Universal Translator For Text Search In Any Language
Friday January 27, 2017 @04:20PM Today Marks 50th Anniversary of Fatal Apollo 1 Disaster
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 @03:10PM Apple Patents a Vaporizer
Friday January 27, 2017 @01:31PM Smart Baby-Trackers Mostly Unnecessary, Say US Doctors
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 @05:57PM Scientists Cure Mice of Diabetes Using Cells Grown Inside Rats
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @08:34AM HP Recalls Another 100,000 Laptop Batteries After Reports of Overheating and Damage
Tuesday January 24, 2017 @09:56PM George Orwell's '1984' Tops Amazon's Bestseller List
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 @11:06PM China Unseats US As Global Investment Leader In Financial Technology: Report
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:46PM Ask Slashdot: Can US Citizens Trust Government Data?
Monday January 23, 2017 @06:09PM Yahoo Sale To Verizon Delayed After Hack Disclosures
Monday January 23, 2017 @06:02PM Two-Thirds of Americans Give Priority To Developing Alternative Energy Over Fossil Fuels
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:54PM Ransomware Infects All St Louis Public Library Computers
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:24PM AT&T Offering Day Pass For International Travelers
Monday January 23, 2017 @03:05PM Foxconn Considers $7 Billion Screen Factory In US, Which Could Create Up To 50,000 Jobs
Monday January 23, 2017 @10:05AM Oracle Lays Off More Than 1,000 Employees
Monday January 23, 2017 @09:18AM Sprint Purchases 33 Percent Stake in Tidal For $200 Million
Monday January 23, 2017 @12:42AM Three States Propose DMCA-Countering 'Right To Repair' Laws
Sunday January 22, 2017 @02:00AM Army Bug Bounty Researcher Compromises US Defense Department's Internal Network
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 @03:56PM New Senate Bill Would Give US Grads Preference In Receiving H-1B Visas
Friday January 20, 2017 @03:13PM Elite Scientists Have Told the Pentagon That AI Won't Threaten Humanity
Friday January 20, 2017 @01:23PM Despite Glitches, AT&T's DirecTV Now Hits 200,000 Subscribers in Its First Month
Friday January 20, 2017 @12:29PM Donald Trump Is Sworn In As the 45th US President
Friday January 20, 2017 @11:26AM Uber Will Pay $20 Million For Exaggerating Drivers' Earnings
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:47PM 32% of All US Adults Watch Pirated Content
Thursday January 19, 2017 @02:33PM Google Uses Search To Push Its Products: WSJ
Thursday January 19, 2017 @01:43PM Tesla Avoids Recall After Autopilot Crash Death
Thursday January 19, 2017 @12:44PM Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60
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 @12:09PM Russia Extends Edward Snowden's Asylum To 2020, To Offer Citizenship Next Year
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
Tuesday January 17, 2017 @02:07PM Uber Sues City of Seattle To Block Landmark Driver Union Ordinance
Monday January 16, 2017 @04:31PM AT&T Denies Refunds For DirecTV Now Customers, Despite the Service's Performance Issues
Monday January 16, 2017 @03:44PM China, Europe Drive Shift To Electric Cars as US Lags
Monday January 16, 2017 @09:51AM Flying Car Prototype Ready By End of 2017, Says Airbus CEO
Monday January 16, 2017 @09:35AM China Orders App Stores To Join Register
Sunday January 15, 2017 @01:35PM Driverless Electric Shuttle Deployed In Downtown Las Vegas
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:56PM California's Bullet Train Hurtles Towards a Multibillion-Dollar Overrun
Saturday January 14, 2017 @03:38AM Petition With Over 1 Million Signatures Urges President Obama To Pardon Snowden
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:50PM Millennials Earn 20 Percent Less Than Boomers Did At Same Stage of Life
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:34PM SpaceX Accident Cost it Hundreds of Millions
Friday January 13, 2017 @04:28PM Congress Will Consider Proposal To Raise H-1B Minimum Wage To $100,000
Friday January 13, 2017 @01:36PM Virginia 'Broadband Deployment Act' Would Kill Municipal Broadband Deployment
Friday January 13, 2017 @12:05AM Nintendo Switch Will Launch On March 3rd For $299, Won't Feature Region-Locking Software
Thursday January 12, 2017 @09:27PM US Puts Bumblebee On the Endangered Species List For First Time
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:31PM Rural Americans At Higher Risk From Five Leading Causes of Death: CDC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:19PM Tesla To Power Gigafactory With World's Largest Solar Rooftop Installation
Thursday January 12, 2017 @05:06PM Switzerland Agrees To Its Own New Data Sharing Pact With the US
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:46PM Fingerprinting Methods Identify Users Across Different Browsers On the Same PC
Thursday January 12, 2017 @03:42PM Arizona Plans To Sue Theranos Over Faulty Blood Tests
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 @02:48PM US EPA Accuses Fiat Chrysler of Excess Diesel Emissions
Thursday January 12, 2017 @02:31PM Amazon To Add 100,000 Full-Time US Jobs in Next 18 Months
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @05:51PM SpaceX Details Its Plans For Landing Three Falcon Heavy Boosters At Once
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @04:19PM Comcast Remains America's Most-Hated Company, Survey Finds
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @03:31PM JetBlue Giving All Passengers Free In-Flight 'Fly-Fi' High-Speed Wi-Fi
Wednesday January 11, 2017 @02:20PM Samsung Says Over 96% of Galaxy Note7 Phones Returned To Date
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:08PM Why You Shouldn't Trust Geek Squad
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @03:11PM Apple Patent Paves Way For iPhone With Full-Face Display, HUD Windows
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
Sunday January 08, 2017 @09:22PM What's Happening As The University of California Tries To Outsource IT Jobs To India
Saturday January 07, 2017 @05:34PM FBI Releases (Redacted) Documents About The San Bernardino iPhone Case
Saturday January 07, 2017 @02:45AM US Government Offers $25,000 Prize For Inventing A Way To Secure IoT Devices
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 @03:16PM T-Mobile Eliminates Cheaper Postpaid Plans, Sells 'Unlimited Data' Only
Friday January 06, 2017 @10:22AM Apple Cuts Tim Cook's Pay After 2016 Performance Falls Short
Friday January 06, 2017 @03:56AM Chicago Electronics Recycler Faked Tear-Downs, Sent Hazardous Waste To Overseas Landfills
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
Thursday January 05, 2017 @03:42PM FTC Takes D-Link To Court Citing Lax Product Security, Privacy Perils
Thursday January 05, 2017 @12:31PM Verizon Executive Says Company Unsure About Yahoo Deal
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @08:43PM Department of Labor Sues Google Over Compensation Data
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @05:24PM Tesla Gigafactory Begins Production
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @02:09PM Zuckerberg Could Run Facebook While Serving in Government Forever
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:59AM New California Law Finally Makes Ransomware Illegal
Wednesday January 04, 2017 @10:36AM AT&T Plans 5G Network Trial for DirecTV Customers
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @05:15PM Ford: We're Canceling $1.6 Billion Mexico Facility, Investing In Electric and US Plant
Tuesday January 03, 2017 @08:56AM 3,000 Ride-Sharing Cars Could Replace Every Cab in New York City, MIT Study Says
Monday January 02, 2017 @03:08PM Legal Sparring Continues in Bitcoin User's Battle with IRS Tax Sweep
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 @09:04AM Seattle Region Home To 10 of Nation's 30 Most Competitive Neighborhoods For House Hunters
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:23PM FBI and Homeland Security Detail Russian Hacking Campaign In New Report
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]
Thursday December 29, 2016 @10:13AM 8,000 New US Jobs? Trump Takes Credit For Sprint, Startup Decisions
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @08:18PM Florida Senator: No Permit Needed For Driverless Cars In Florida
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @07:19AM Chinese Traders Charged With Insider Trading on Hacked Information
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @06:56PM Amazon Patents System To Defend Drones Against Hackers, Jammers and Arrows
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @03:36PM Panasonic To Invest Over $256 Million In Tesla's US Plant For Solar Cells
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @02:58PM T-Mobile Is Killing the Remaining Galaxy Note7 Units Today
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:42AM The US Government is Loaning Millions of Dollars To Jumpstart Urban Farming
Saturday December 24, 2016 @11:49AM US Congressional Committee Concludes Encryption Backdoors Won't Work
Friday December 23, 2016 @11:24PM GamerGate Critic Brianna Wu To Run For Congress
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 @01:10PM IBM On Track To Get More Than 7,000 US Patents In 2016
Friday December 23, 2016 @08:44AM US Government Targets Pirate Bay and Other 'Piracy Havens'
Friday December 23, 2016 @02:55AM Leaked Files Reveal Scope of Cellebrite's Smartphone-Cracking Technology
Thursday December 22, 2016 @03:40PM Congressional Report Claims Snowden In 'Contact With Russian Intelligence'
Thursday December 22, 2016 @09:04AM After Insisting For Years That Facebook Is Not a Media Company, Zuckerberg Says Just Not a 'Traditional' One
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:36PM Yahoo Email Scan Shows US Spy Push To Recast Constitutional Privacy
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @04:10PM A Ham Radio Software Company Has Been Blacklisting Users For Leaving Negative Reviews
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @03:50PM Obama Blocks Offshore Drilling In Atlantic, Arctic Areas
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @10:33AM Google Employee Sues For $3.8 Billion Over Confidentiality Policies
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:51AM Microsoft Wins $927 Million Pentagon Contract To Provide Technical Support
Wednesday December 21, 2016 @09:37AM Samsung Note 7 User Base Still Larger Than LG V20, OnePlus 3T Combined
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 @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 @02:51PM IBM Employees Protest Cooperation With Donald Trump
Monday December 19, 2016 @02:22PM House Committee Urges Congress To Pass Stingray Surveillance Legislation
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 @12:43AM Are Psychiatric Medications Hurting More Patients Than They Help?
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 @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