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Saturday October 18, 2014 @11:02PM Be True To Your CS School: LinkedIn Ranks US Schools For Job-Seeking Programmers
Friday October 17, 2014 @08:21PM NSA CTO Patrick Dowd Moonlighting For Private Security Firm
Thursday October 16, 2014 @05:02PM White House Wants Ideas For "Bootstrapping a Solar System Civilization"
Thursday October 16, 2014 @03:15PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Thursday October 16, 2014 @12:47PM FBI Warns Industry of Chinese Cyber Campaign
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @10:30PM How an FBI Informant Led the Hack of British Tabloid "The Sun"
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @06:49PM Journalists Route Around White House Press Office
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @04:55PM Commerce Secretary: US Wants Multi-Stakeholder Process To Preserve Internet
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @01:06PM Pentagon Reportedly Hushed Up Chemical Weapons Finds In Iraq
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @11:06AM Navy Tests Unpowered Exoskeleton
Sunday October 12, 2014 @10:08AM Texas Health Worker Tests Positive For Ebola
Saturday October 11, 2014 @05:47PM Ex-NSA Director Keith Alexander's Investments In Tech Firms: "No Conflict"
Saturday October 11, 2014 @09:18AM Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs In China and Germany
Friday October 10, 2014 @09:41PM NSA To Scientists: We Won't Tell You What We've Told You; That's Classified
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:48PM FBI Says It Will Hire No One Who Lies About Illegal Downloading
Thursday October 09, 2014 @09:00AM Eric Schmidt: Anxiety Over US Spying Will "Break the Internet"
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @05:20PM US Remains Top Country For Global Workers
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @05:16PM Ross Ulbricht's Lawyer Says FBI's Hack of Silk Road Was "Criminal"
Monday October 06, 2014 @03:57PM Former Department of Defense Chief Expects "30 Year War"
Sunday October 05, 2014 @06:21PM Why the FCC Will Probably Ignore the Public On Network Neutrality
Sunday October 05, 2014 @12:14PM DARPA Delving Into the Black Art of Super Secure Software Obfuscation
Sunday October 05, 2014 @12:11PM FCC Puts Comcast and Time Warner Merger On Hold
Sunday October 05, 2014 @08:18AM Obama Names National Medal of Science, Technology & Innovation Winners
Thursday October 02, 2014 @09:22PM Conservative Groups Accuse FCC of Helping Net Neutrality Advocates File Comments
Thursday October 02, 2014 @09:14PM FDA Issues Guidance On Cybersecurity of Medical Devices
Thursday October 02, 2014 @06:23PM Supercomputing Upgrade Produces High-Resolution Storm Forecasts
Thursday October 02, 2014 @06:13PM Senators Threaten To Rescind NFL Antitrust Exemption
Thursday October 02, 2014 @08:09AM How Hackers Accidentally Sold a Pre-Release XBox One To the FBI
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @05:41PM Leaked Docs Reveal List of 30 Countries Hacked On Orders of FBI Informant Sabu
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @05:39PM Laying the Groundwork For Data-Driven Science
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @03:29PM DARPA Technology Could Uncover Counterfeit Microchips
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @02:06PM Obama Administration Argues For Backdoors In Personal Electronics
Sunday September 28, 2014 @05:55PM FCC To Rule On "Paid Prioritization" Deals By Internet Service Providers
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:50PM NSF Awards $10 Million To Protect America's Processors
Thursday September 25, 2014 @05:32PM FAA Clears Movie and TV Drones For Takeoff
Thursday September 25, 2014 @08:48AM Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @03:26PM US Asks Universities To Flag Risky Pathogen Experiments
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @08:40AM US Strikes ISIL Targets In Syria
Monday September 22, 2014 @02:51PM Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI
Monday September 22, 2014 @08:51AM Nobody's Neutral In Net Neutrality Debate
Saturday September 20, 2014 @10:24PM Secret Service Critics Pounce After White House Breach
Saturday September 20, 2014 @04:48PM Washington DC To Return To Automatic Metro Trains
Saturday September 20, 2014 @08:37AM Proposed Law Would Limit US Search Warrants For Data Stored Abroad
Friday September 19, 2014 @09:03AM Snowden's Leaks Didn't Help Terrorists
Thursday September 18, 2014 @10:35AM US Military Aware Only Belatedly of Chinese Attacks Against Transport Contractor
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @10:29PM FCC Chairman: Americans Shouldn't Subsidize Internet Service Under 10Mbps
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @01:18PM Obama Presses Leaders To Speed Ebola Response
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:32AM WSJ Reports Boeing To Beat SpaceX For Manned Taxi To ISS
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:16AM Treasure Map: NSA, GCHQ Work On Real-Time "Google Earth" Internet Observation
Sunday September 14, 2014 @08:59PM New Details About NSA's Exhaustive Search of Edward Snowden's Emails
Sunday September 14, 2014 @03:00PM Navy Guilty of Illegally Broad Online Searches: Child Porn Conviction Overturned
Thursday September 11, 2014 @08:03PM Net Neutrality Comments Surge Past 1.7M, an All-Time Record For the FCC
Thursday September 11, 2014 @07:40PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Thursday September 11, 2014 @04:38PM CBC Warns Canadians of "US Law Enforcement Money Extortion Program"
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @05:51PM Cuba Calculates Cost of 54yr US Embargo At $1.1 Trillion
Wednesday September 10, 2014 @03:22PM Researcher Fired At NSF After Government Questions Her Role As 1980s Activist
Monday September 08, 2014 @04:28PM AT&T Says 10Mbps Is Too Fast For "Broadband," 4Mbps Is Enough
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:16AM FAA Scans the Internet For Drone Users; Sends Cease and Desist Letters
Sunday September 07, 2014 @09:58PM L.A. Times National Security Reporter Cleared Stories With CIA Before Publishing
Sunday September 07, 2014 @11:05AM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Sunday September 07, 2014 @04:31AM New US Airstrikes In Iraq Intended to Protect Important Dam
Saturday September 06, 2014 @04:22PM "Net Neutrality" Coiner Tim Wu Is Running For Lt. Governor of New York
Saturday September 06, 2014 @12:49PM Getting Into College the Old Fashioned Way: With Money
Friday September 05, 2014 @08:51PM Obama Administration Seeks $58M To Put (Partly) Toward Fighting Ebola
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:10PM Hackers Break Into HealthCare.gov
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:31PM White House Names Google's Megan Smith As CTO
Thursday September 04, 2014 @01:37PM FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Says Switching ISPs Is Too Hard
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:12AM DARPA Bolsters Blueprint To Build Robotic Services For Satellites
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @03:25PM Verizon Pays $7.4 Million To Settle FCC Privacy Investigation
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @10:44AM In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment For a Novelist
Monday September 01, 2014 @05:30PM Net Neutrality Campaign To Show What the Web Would Be Like With a "Slow Lane"
Monday September 01, 2014 @03:33PM New Computer Model Predicts Impact of Yellowstone Volcano Eruption
Sunday August 31, 2014 @11:54AM Feds Want Nuclear Waste Train, But Don't Know Where It Would Go
Thursday August 28, 2014 @05:58PM The Executive Order That Led To Mass Spying, As Told By NSA Alumni
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @11:34PM Indiana University Researchers Get $1 Million Grant To Study Memes
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @08:06AM 850 Billion NSA Surveillance Records Searchable By Domestic Law Enforcement
Monday August 25, 2014 @04:53PM NRC Analyst Calls To Close Diablo Canyon, CA's Last Remaining Nuclear Plant
Monday August 25, 2014 @12:10PM Securing the US Electrical Grid
Sunday August 24, 2014 @04:43PM Ross Ulbricht Faces New Drug Charges
Sunday August 24, 2014 @08:58AM Magnitude 6.0 Quake Hits Northern California, Causing Injuries and Outages
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:36PM Air Force Requests Info For Replacement Atlas 5 Engine
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:26PM For Microsoft, $93B Abroad Means Avoiding $30B Tax Hit
Thursday August 21, 2014 @05:55PM FCC Warned Not To Take Actions a Republican-Led FCC Would Dislike
Monday August 18, 2014 @12:06PM Plan Would Give Government Virtual Veto Over Internet Governance
Friday August 15, 2014 @08:20PM Not Just For ThinkPads Anymore: Lenovo Gets OK To Buy IBM Server Line
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:47PM DARPA Contemplates Vast Ocean Network
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:43PM US Defense Contractors Still Waiting For Breach Notification Rules
Thursday August 14, 2014 @07:38PM How Drones Entered the FBI's Spying Toolkit
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:28PM DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers To Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @11:23AM Sniffing Out Billions In US Currency Smuggled Across the Border To Mexico
Monday August 11, 2014 @12:02PM Every Day Is Goof-Off-At-Work Day At the US Patent and Trademark Office
Monday August 11, 2014 @07:42AM DARPA Wants To Kill the Password
Sunday August 10, 2014 @10:21AM Floridian (and Southern) Governmental Regulations Are Unfriendly To Solar Power
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Saturday August 09, 2014 @01:56PM For Fast Internet in the US, Virginia Tops the Charts
Friday August 08, 2014 @08:29PM NFL Fights To Save TV Blackout Rule Despite $9 Billion Revenue
Friday August 08, 2014 @05:45PM Leaked Docs Show Spyware Used To Snoop On US Computers
Friday August 08, 2014 @02:52PM Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:34PM IBM Creates Custom-Made Brain-Like Chip
Thursday August 07, 2014 @08:34AM Snowden Granted 3 More Years of Russian Residency
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @07:00PM San Jose Police Apologize For Hiding Drone Program, Halts Until Further Review
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @06:57PM US Intelligence Wants Tools To Tell: Who's the Smartest of Them All?
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @07:53PM Edward Snowden Is Not Alone: US Gov't Seeks Another Leaker
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @06:29PM EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA
Sunday August 03, 2014 @02:42PM Sprint/T-Mobile Plan To Buy Spectrum Together May Be Blocked By FCC
Saturday August 02, 2014 @10:38AM Cell Phone Unlocking Is Legal -- For Now
Sunday July 27, 2014 @07:02PM Off the Florida Coast, Astronauts Train For Asteroid Mission
Sunday July 27, 2014 @04:08PM Satellite Images Show Russians Shelling Ukraine
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:01AM When Spies and Crime-Fighters Squabble Over How They Spy On You
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:54PM GAO Says NASA Budget Woefully Short for Space Launch System
Thursday July 24, 2014 @10:35PM Two Cities Ask the FCC To Preempt State Laws Banning Municipal Fiber Internet
Thursday July 24, 2014 @06:25PM Lawrence Krauss: Congress Is Trying To Defund Scientists At Energy Department
Monday July 21, 2014 @03:00PM Activist Group Sues US Border Agency Over New, Vast Intelligence System
Sunday July 20, 2014 @03:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Sunday July 20, 2014 @10:14AM Exhibit On Real Johnny Appleseed To Hit the Road
Sunday July 20, 2014 @08:33AM Apollo 11 Moon Landing Turns 45
Friday July 18, 2014 @07:29AM Russia Prepares For Internet War Over Malaysian Jet
Thursday July 17, 2014 @06:13PM New Map Fingers Future Hot Spots For U.S. Earthquakes
Monday July 14, 2014 @04:50PM Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours
Monday July 14, 2014 @03:35PM FCC Public Comment Period For Net Neutrality Ends Tomorrow, July 15
Sunday July 13, 2014 @09:10PM Bot Tweets Anonymous Wikipedia Edits From Capitol Hill
Sunday July 13, 2014 @11:45AM NSA Says Snowden Emails Exempt From Public Disclosure
Sunday July 13, 2014 @10:18AM Fighting Climate Change With Trade
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:37PM FTC Files Suit Against Amazon For In-App Purchases
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:10PM Senator Al Franken Accuses AT&T of "Skirting" Net Neutrality Rules
Thursday July 10, 2014 @06:03PM SpaceX Wins FAA Permission To Build a Spaceport In Texas
Thursday July 10, 2014 @03:54PM After NSA Spying Flap, Germany Asks CIA Station Chief to Depart
Thursday July 10, 2014 @11:12AM Maldives Denies Russian Claims That Secret Service Kidnapped a Politician's Son
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:10AM Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:16AM TSA Prohibits Taking Discharged Electronic Devices Onto Planes
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:44PM How the NEPTUNE Project Wired the Ocean
Sunday July 06, 2014 @05:14PM FDA: We Can't Scale To Regulate Mobile Health Apps
Sunday July 06, 2014 @05:07PM No Shortage In Tech Workers, Advocacy Groups Say
Sunday July 06, 2014 @10:30AM New Snowden Leak: of 160000 Intercepted Messages, Only 10% From Official Targets
Friday July 04, 2014 @06:46PM Lessig's Mayday PAC Scrambling To Cross Crowd Funding Finish Line
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:21PM Can the NSA Really Track You Through Power Lines?
Thursday July 03, 2014 @04:24PM Use of Encryption Foiled the Cops a Record 9 Times In 2013
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @10:08AM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Monday June 30, 2014 @11:52PM White House May Name Patent Reform Opponent As New Head of Patent Office
Monday June 30, 2014 @08:09AM US National Archives Will Upload All Its Holdings To Wikipedia
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:26PM Eric Schmidt and Entourage Pay a Call On Cuba
Sunday June 29, 2014 @04:02PM RAND Study: Looser Civil Service Rules Would Ease Cybersecurity Shortage
Sunday June 29, 2014 @12:53PM Netflix Could Be Classified As a 'Cybersecurity Threat' Under New CISPA Rules
Saturday June 28, 2014 @10:39AM That Toy Is Now a Drone
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Friday June 27, 2014 @02:53PM Federal Judge Rules US No-fly List Violates Constitution
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:36AM US Court Dings Gov't For Using Seized Data Beyond Scope of Warrant
Monday June 23, 2014 @05:12PM Court Releases DOJ Memo Justifying Drone Strike On US Citizen
Sunday June 22, 2014 @01:02PM The Revolutionary American Weapons of War That Never Happened
Sunday June 22, 2014 @09:53AM Emails Show Feds Asking Florida Cops To Deceive Judges About Surveillance Tech
Sunday June 22, 2014 @08:50AM US Government Introduces Pollinator Action Plan To Save Honey Bees
Friday June 20, 2014 @04:21PM Steve Wozniak Endorses Lessig's Mayday Super PAC
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:41PM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @06:05PM Chinese Vendor Could Pay $34.9M FCC Fine In Signal-Jammer Sting
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:49PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Thursday June 19, 2014 @03:20PM 2 US Senators Propose 12-Cent Gas Tax Increase
Thursday June 19, 2014 @08:54AM IRS Recycled Lerner Hard Drive
Wednesday June 18, 2014 @10:07PM Former FCC Head: "We Should Be Ashamed of Ourselves" For State of Broadband
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @12:16PM Chinese-Built Cars Are Coming To the US Next Year
Monday June 16, 2014 @11:33PM Help Crowd-FOIA Stingray Usage Across America
Monday June 16, 2014 @05:37PM Congressman Asks NSA To Provide Metadata For "Lost" IRS Emails
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:13PM US Agency Aims To Regulate Map Aids In Vehicles
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:51PM Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
Sunday June 15, 2014 @09:40PM Judge Orders DOJ To Turn Over FISA Surveillance Documents
Sunday June 15, 2014 @01:30PM Russian RD-180 Embargo Could Boost American Rocket Industry
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:21PM Man Arrested For Parodying Mayor On Twitter Files Civil Rights Lawsuit
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:45PM Appeals Court Finds Scanning To Be Fair Use
Thursday June 12, 2014 @11:15PM US Government OKs Sale of Sharper Satellite Images
Thursday June 12, 2014 @05:28PM US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @10:28AM Why United States Patent Reform Has Stalled
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:12AM Getting the Most Out of the Space Station (Before It's Too Late)
Wednesday June 11, 2014 @06:04PM The Government Can No Longer Track Your Cell Phone Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @10:26AM NSA's Novel Claim: Our Systems Are Too Complex To Obey the Law
Monday June 09, 2014 @08:46AM Replicating the NSA's Gadgets Using Open Source
Monday June 09, 2014 @07:33AM Did Russia Trick Snowden Into Going To Moscow?
Monday June 09, 2014 @12:11AM Kim Dotcom Offers $5 Million Bounty To Defeat Extradition
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:24PM How FBI Informant Sabu Helped Anonymous Hack Brazil
Thursday June 05, 2014 @06:09PM FTC Lobbies To Be Top Cop For Geolocation
Thursday June 05, 2014 @01:28PM A Year After Snowden's Disclosures, EFF, FSF Want You To Fight Surveillance
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @02:45PM $10k Reward For Info On Anyone Who Points a Laser At Planes Goes Nationwide
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @10:10AM 3D Printed Gun Maker Cody Wilson Defends Open Source Freedom
Monday June 02, 2014 @11:47AM Justice Dept. Names ZeuS Trojan Author, Seizes Control of P2P "Gameover" Botnet
Sunday June 01, 2014 @06:55PM Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden Would Not Get a Fair Trial – and Kerry Is Wrong
Sunday June 01, 2014 @12:09AM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Saturday May 31, 2014 @02:36PM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Thursday May 29, 2014 @05:47PM In First American TV Interview, Snowden Talks Accountability and Patriotism
Thursday May 29, 2014 @02:38PM NYC Councilman (and Open Source Developer) Submits Bill Establishing Open Source
Thursday May 29, 2014 @12:55PM Iranian Hacker Group Created Fake News Organization For Social Engineering
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:23AM German Authorities Lack Evidence To Prosecute Anyone For NSA Spying
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:19AM Mutant Registration vs. Vaccine Registration
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @11:23PM Report: Verizon Claimed Public Utility Status To Get Government Perks
Sunday May 25, 2014 @11:59AM Has the Ethanol Threat Manifested In the US?
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:42AM FCC Gets Go-Ahead For Plan To Expand Rural Internet Access
Sunday May 25, 2014 @08:40AM US May Prevent Chinese Hackers From Attending Def Con, Black Hat
Saturday May 24, 2014 @02:13AM DARPA Unveils Hack-Resistant Drone
Thursday May 22, 2014 @06:47PM Who Helped Kill Patent Troll Reform In the Senate
Thursday May 22, 2014 @03:27PM NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:29PM Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:20PM US Officials Cut Estimate of Recoverable Monterey Shale Oil By 96%

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