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Sunday November 23, 2014 @12:14PM Blame America For Everything You Hate About "Internet Culture"
Thursday November 20, 2014 @08:55PM Congress Suggests Moat, Electronic Fence To Protect White House
Thursday November 20, 2014 @07:16PM Greenwald Advises Market-Based Solution To Mass Surveillance
Thursday November 20, 2014 @08:44AM US Gov't Seeks To Keep Megaupload Assets Because Kim Dotcom Is a Fugitive
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @09:56PM US Intelligence Unit Launches $50k Speech Recognition Competition
Wednesday November 19, 2014 @01:01PM Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three)
Tuesday November 18, 2014 @08:47AM Court Rules Google's Search Results Qualify As Free Speech
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:26PM State Department Joins NOAA, USPS In Club of Hacked Federal Agencies
Monday November 17, 2014 @06:15PM Can the US Actually Cultivate Local Competition in Broadband?
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:53PM What the US Can Learn From Canada's Internet Policy
Saturday November 15, 2014 @08:28PM Machine Learning Used To Predict Military Suicides
Saturday November 15, 2014 @07:06PM US DOE Sets Sights On 300 Petaflop Supercomputer
Friday November 14, 2014 @10:04PM Comcast Kisses-Up To Obama, Publicly Agrees On Net Neutrality
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:44PM The Downside to Low Gas Prices
Friday November 14, 2014 @06:42PM FCC Says Net Neutrality Decision Delay Is About Courts, Not Politics
Friday November 14, 2014 @08:14AM Education Chief Should Know About PLATO and the History of Online CS Education
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:56PM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Thursday November 13, 2014 @02:09PM No, You Can't Seize Country TLDs, US Court Rules
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @10:41PM Senate May Vote On NSA Reform As Soon As Next Week
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @04:41PM US Weather System and Satellite Network Hacked
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @01:37PM Google's Lease of NASA Airfield Criticized By Consumer Group
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @01:05PM Hacker Builds a Dark Net Version of the FBI Tip Form
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @12:44PM Fukushima Radiation Nears California Coast, Judged Harmless
Monday November 10, 2014 @05:21PM US Postal Service Hacked, 500k+ Employees and Public Data Breached
Monday November 10, 2014 @03:39PM The Disgruntled Guys Who Babysit Our Aging Nuclear Missiles
Monday November 10, 2014 @11:18AM President Obama Backs Regulation of Broadband As a Utility
Monday November 10, 2014 @10:07AM Report: Federal Workers, Contractors Behind Half of Government Cyber Breaches
Sunday November 09, 2014 @02:13PM Berlin's Digital Exiles: Where Tech Activists Go To Escape the NSA
Sunday November 09, 2014 @09:07AM The Military's Latest Enemy: Climate Change
Sunday November 09, 2014 @08:07AM Judge Says Public Has a Right To Know About FBI's Facial Recognition Database
Saturday November 08, 2014 @07:36AM Americans Rejoice At Lower Gas Prices
Monday November 03, 2014 @09:23AM Amazon Releases (Not Many) Details On Its Workforce Demographics
Monday November 03, 2014 @09:23AM SpaceShipTwo's Rocket Engine Did Not Cause Fatal Crash
Monday November 03, 2014 @08:05AM Chinese Hackers Mess With Texas By Attacking Fracking Firms
Sunday November 02, 2014 @06:15PM US Midterm Elections Discussion
Saturday November 01, 2014 @11:08AM Facebook Wants You To Vote Tuesday
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:06PM Statisticians Study Who Was Helped Most By Obamacare
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:07AM New Crash Test Dummies Reflect Rising American Bodyweight
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:47AM Cutting the Cord? Time Warner Loses 184,000 TV Subscribers In One Quarter
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @09:31PM Labor Department To Destroy H-1B Records
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @09:29PM Secret Policy Allows GCHQ Bulk Access To NSA Data
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @07:38PM MIT Professor Advocates Ending Asteroid Redirect Mission To Fund Asteroid Survey
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @12:59PM FTC Sues AT&T For Throttling 'Unlimited' Data Plan Customers Up To 90%
Monday October 27, 2014 @10:17AM What Will It Take To Make Automated Vehicles Legal In the US?
Sunday October 26, 2014 @07:13PM US Army May Relax Physical Requirements To Recruit Cyber Warriors
Sunday October 26, 2014 @04:47PM Pentagon Builds Units To Transport Ebola Patients
Saturday October 18, 2014 @10:02PM Be True To Your CS School: LinkedIn Ranks US Schools For Job-Seeking Programmers
Friday October 17, 2014 @07:21PM NSA CTO Patrick Dowd Moonlighting For Private Security Firm
Thursday October 16, 2014 @04:02PM White House Wants Ideas For "Bootstrapping a Solar System Civilization"
Thursday October 16, 2014 @02:15PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @11:47AM FBI Warns Industry of Chinese Cyber Campaign
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @09:30PM How an FBI Informant Led the Hack of British Tabloid "The Sun"
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @05:49PM Journalists Route Around White House Press Office
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @03:55PM Commerce Secretary: US Wants Multi-Stakeholder Process To Preserve Internet
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @12:06PM Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @10:06AM Navy Tests Unpowered Exoskeleton
Sunday October 12, 2014 @09:08AM Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola
Saturday October 11, 2014 @04:47PM Ex-NSA Director Keith Alexander's Investments In Tech Firms: "No Conflict"
Saturday October 11, 2014 @08:18AM Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs In China and Germany
Friday October 10, 2014 @08:41PM NSA To Scientists: We Won't Tell You What We've Told You; That's Classified
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:48PM FBI Says It Will Hire No One Who Lies About Illegal Downloading
Thursday October 09, 2014 @08:00AM Eric Schmidt: Anxiety Over US Spying Will "Break the Internet"
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @04:20PM US Remains Top Country For Global Workers
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @04:16PM Ross Ulbricht's Lawyer Says FBI's Hack of Silk Road Was "Criminal"
Monday October 06, 2014 @02:57PM Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"
Sunday October 05, 2014 @05:21PM Why the FCC Will Probably Ignore the Public On Network Neutrality
Sunday October 05, 2014 @11:14AM DARPA Delving Into the Black Art of Super Secure Software Obfuscation
Sunday October 05, 2014 @11:11AM FCC Puts Comcast and Time Warner Merger On Hold
Sunday October 05, 2014 @07:18AM Obama Names National Medal of Science, Technology & Innovation Winners
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:22PM Conservative Groups Accuse FCC of Helping Net Neutrality Advocates File Comments
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:14PM FDA Issues Guidance On Cybersecurity of Medical Devices
Thursday October 02, 2014 @05:23PM Supercomputing Upgrade Produces High-Resolution Storm Forecasts
Thursday October 02, 2014 @05:13PM Senators Threaten To Rescind NFL Antitrust Exemption
Thursday October 02, 2014 @07:09AM How Hackers Accidentally Sold a Pre-Release XBox One To the FBI
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @04:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @04:39PM Laying the Groundwork For Data-Driven Science
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @02:29PM DARPA Technology Could Uncover Counterfeit Microchips
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @01:06PM Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
Sunday September 28, 2014 @04:55PM FCC To Rule On "Paid Prioritization" Deals By Internet Service Providers
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:50PM NSF Awards $10 Million To Protect America's Processors
Thursday September 25, 2014 @04:32PM FAA Clears Movie and TV Drones For Takeoff
Thursday September 25, 2014 @07:48AM Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @02:26PM US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @07:40AM US Strikes ISIL Targets In Syria
Monday September 22, 2014 @01:51PM Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI
Monday September 22, 2014 @07:51AM Nobody's Neutral In Net Neutrality Debate
Saturday September 20, 2014 @09:24PM Secret Service Critics Pounce After White House Breach
Saturday September 20, 2014 @03:48PM Washington DC To Return To Automatic Metro Trains
Saturday September 20, 2014 @07:37AM Proposed Law Would Limit US Search Warrants For Data Stored Abroad
Friday September 19, 2014 @08:03AM Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help Terrorists
Thursday September 18, 2014 @09:35AM US Military Aware Only Belatedly of Chinese Attacks Against Transport Contractor
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @09:29PM FCC Chairman: Americans Shouldn't Subsidize Internet Service Under 10Mbps
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @12:18PM Obama Presses Leaders To Speed Ebola Response
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:32AM WSJ Reports Boeing To Beat SpaceX For Manned Taxi To ISS
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:16AM Treasure Map: NSA, GCHQ Work On Real-Time "Google Earth" Internet Observation
Sunday September 14, 2014 @07:59PM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Sunday September 14, 2014 @02:00PM Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Thursday September 11, 2014 @07:03PM Net Neutrality Comments Surge Past 1.7M, an All-Time Record For the FCC
Thursday September 11, 2014 @06:40PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Thursday September 11, 2014 @03:38PM CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @04:51PM Cuba Calculates Cost of 54yr US Embargo At $1.1 Trillion
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @02:22PM Researcher Fired At NSF After Government Questions Her Role As 1980s Activist
Monday September 08, 2014 @03:28PM AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:16AM FAA Scans the Internet For Drone Users; Sends Cease and Desist Letters
Sunday September 07, 2014 @08:58PM L.A. Times National Security Reporter Cleared Stories With CIA Before Publishing
Sunday September 07, 2014 @10:05AM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Sunday September 07, 2014 @10:04AM 3 Recent Flights Make Unscheduled Landings, After Disputes Over Knee Room
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:31AM New US Airstrikes In Iraq Intended to Protect Important Dam
Saturday September 06, 2014 @03:22PM "Net Neutrality" Coiner Tim Wu Is Running For Lt. Governor of New York
Saturday September 06, 2014 @11:49AM Getting Into College the Old Fashioned Way: With Money
Friday September 05, 2014 @07:51PM Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @04:31PM White House Names Google's Megan Smith As CTO
Thursday September 04, 2014 @12:37PM FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Says Switching ISPs Is Too Hard
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:12AM DARPA Bolsters Blueprint To Build Robotic Services For Satellites
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @02:25PM Verizon Pays $7.4 Million To Settle FCC Privacy Investigation
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @09:44AM In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment For a Novelist
Monday September 01, 2014 @04:30PM Net Neutrality Campaign To Show What the Web Would Be Like With a "Slow Lane"
Monday September 01, 2014 @02:33PM New Computer Model Predicts Impact of Yellowstone Volcano Eruption
Sunday August 31, 2014 @10:54AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Thursday August 28, 2014 @04:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @10:34PM Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @07:06AM 850 Billion NSA Surveillance Records Searchable By Domestic Law Enforcement
Monday August 25, 2014 @03:53PM NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant
Monday August 25, 2014 @11:10AM Securing the US Electrical Grid
Sunday August 24, 2014 @03:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Sunday August 24, 2014 @07:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:36PM Air Force Requests Info For Replacement Atlas 5 Engine
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:26PM For Microsoft, $93B Abroad Means Avoiding $30B Tax Hit
Thursday August 21, 2014 @04:55PM FCC Warned Not To Take Actions a Republican-Led FCC Would Dislike
Monday August 18, 2014 @11:06AM Plan Would Give Government Virtual Veto Over Internet Governance
Friday August 15, 2014 @07:20PM Not Just For ThinkPads Anymore: Lenovo Gets OK To Buy IBM Server Line
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:47PM DARPA Contemplates Vast Ocean Network
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:43PM US Defense Contractors Still Waiting For Breach Notification Rules
Thursday August 14, 2014 @06:38PM How Drones Entered the FBI's Spying Toolkit
Thursday August 14, 2014 @01:28PM DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers To Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @10:23AM Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico
Monday August 11, 2014 @09:20PM DEA Paid Amtrak Employee To Pilfer Passenger Lists
Monday August 11, 2014 @11:02AM Every Day Is Goof-Off-At-Work Day At the US Patent and Trademark Office
Monday August 11, 2014 @06:42AM DARPA Wants To Kill the Password
Sunday August 10, 2014 @09:21AM Floridian (and Southern) Governmental Regulations Are Unfriendly To Solar Power
Saturday August 09, 2014 @05:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Saturday August 09, 2014 @12:56PM For Fast Internet in the US, Virginia Tops the Charts
Friday August 08, 2014 @07:29PM NFL Fights To Save TV Blackout Rule Despite $9 Billion Revenue
Friday August 08, 2014 @04:45PM Leaked Docs Show Spyware Used To Snoop On US Computers
Friday August 08, 2014 @01:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:34PM IBM Creates Custom-Made Brain-Like Chip
Thursday August 07, 2014 @07:34AM Snowden Granted 3 More Years of Russian Residency
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @06:00PM San Jose Police Apologize For Hiding Drone Program, Halts Until Further Review
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @05:57PM US Intelligence Wants Tools To Tell: Who's the Smartest of Them All?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @07:47AM 40% Of People On Terror Watch List Have No Terrorist Ties
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @06:53PM Edward Snowden Is Not Alone: US Gov't Seeks Another Leaker
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @05:29PM EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA
Sunday August 03, 2014 @01:42PM Sprint/T-Mobile Plan To Buy Spectrum Together May Be Blocked By FCC
Saturday August 02, 2014 @09:38AM Cell Phone Unlocking Is Legal -- For Now
Friday August 01, 2014 @08:20AM Judge: US Search Warrants Apply To Overseas Computers
Thursday July 31, 2014 @05:05PM Passport Database Outage Leaves Thousands Stranded
Sunday July 27, 2014 @06:02PM Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission
Sunday July 27, 2014 @03:08PM Satellite Images Show Russians Shelling Ukraine
Sunday July 27, 2014 @09:01AM When Spies and Crime-Fighters Squabble Over How They Spy On You
Saturday July 26, 2014 @08:54PM GAO Says NASA Budget Woefully Short for Space Launch System
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:35PM Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet
Thursday July 24, 2014 @05:25PM Lawrence Krauss: Congress Is Trying To Defund Scientists At Energy Department
Monday July 21, 2014 @02:00PM Activist Group Sues US Border Agency Over New, Vast Intelligence System
Sunday July 20, 2014 @02:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Sunday July 20, 2014 @09:14AM Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed To Hit the Road
Sunday July 20, 2014 @07:33AM Apollo 11 Moon Landing Turns 45
Friday July 18, 2014 @06:29AM Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet
Thursday July 17, 2014 @05:13PM New Map Fingers Future Hot Spots For U.S. Earthquakes
Monday July 14, 2014 @03:50PM Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours
Monday July 14, 2014 @02:35PM FCC Public Comment Period For Net Neutrality Ends Tomorrow, July 15
Sunday July 13, 2014 @08:10PM Bot Tweets Anonymous Wikipedia Edits From Capitol Hill
Sunday July 13, 2014 @10:45AM NSA Says Snowden Emails Exempt From Public Disclosure
Sunday July 13, 2014 @09:18AM Fighting Climate Change With Trade
Thursday July 10, 2014 @05:37PM FTC Files Suit Against Amazon For In-App Purchases
Thursday July 10, 2014 @05:10PM Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules
Thursday July 10, 2014 @05:03PM SpaceX Wins FAA Permission To Build a Spaceport In Texas
Thursday July 10, 2014 @02:54PM After NSA Spying Flap, Germany Asks CIA Station Chief to Depart
Thursday July 10, 2014 @10:12AM Maldives Denies Russian Claims That Secret Service Kidnapped a Politician's Son
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @10:10AM Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @09:27AM DHS Mistakenly Releases 840 Pages of Critical Infrastructure Documents
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:16AM TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes
Sunday July 06, 2014 @09:44PM How the NEPTUNE Project Wired the Ocean
Sunday July 06, 2014 @04:14PM FDA: We Can't Scale To Regulate Mobile Health Apps
Sunday July 06, 2014 @04:07PM No Shortage In Tech Workers, Advocacy Groups Say
Sunday July 06, 2014 @09:30AM New Snowden Leak: of 160000 Intercepted Messages, Only 10% From Official Targets
Saturday July 05, 2014 @05:07PM The View From Inside A Fireworks Show
Friday July 04, 2014 @05:46PM Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line
Thursday July 03, 2014 @05:21PM Can the NSA Really Track You Through Power Lines?
Thursday July 03, 2014 @03:24PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @09:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @10:52PM White House May Name Patent Reform Opponent As New Head of Patent Office
Monday June 30, 2014 @06:06PM U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Religious Objections To Contraception
Monday June 30, 2014 @07:09AM US National Archives Will Upload All Its Holdings To Wikipedia
Sunday June 29, 2014 @08:26PM Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba
Sunday June 29, 2014 @03:02PM RAND Study: Looser Civil Service Rules Would Ease Cybersecurity Shortage
Sunday June 29, 2014 @11:53AM Netflix Could Be Classified As a 'Cybersecurity Threat' Under New CISPA Rules
Saturday June 28, 2014 @09:39AM That Toy Is Now a Drone
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?

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