Slashdot Items Tagged "os"

Date / Time Story
Friday July 22, 2016 @08:21PM Cyanogen Inc. Reportedly Fires OS Development Arm, Switches To Apps
Friday July 22, 2016 @04:04PM Apple: Pokemon Go Sets Record For Most Downloads In Its First Week
Friday July 22, 2016 @02:10AM NVIDIA Drops Surprise Unveiling of Pascal-Based GeForce GTX Titan X
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:41PM Apple To Make $3 Billion From Pokemon Go
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:53PM BlackBerry CEO 'Disturbed' By Apple's Hard Line On Encryption
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @05:34PM MIT's Ori Robotic Modular Furniture Is Designed To Make Small Places Feel More Roomy
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:41PM Library of Congress Hit With a Denial-Of-Service Attack
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:26PM Safari Browser May Soon Be Just As Fast As Chrome With WebP Integration
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @04:09PM Pokemon Go Doubles Nintendo's Stock Price
Tuesday July 19, 2016 @02:04AM Facebook's Android App Can Now Save Offline Videos
Monday July 18, 2016 @04:37PM RNC Is Preparing For Cyberattacks
Monday July 18, 2016 @02:43PM Slashdot Asks: Do You Install Preview Version Of An OS On Your Primary Device?
Saturday July 16, 2016 @09:33PM How (And Why) FreeDOS Keeps DOS Alive
Saturday July 16, 2016 @04:02PM Intel ChromeBooks Can Now Run Wine and Steam
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:49AM Microsoft 'Patch' Blocks Linux Installs On Locked-Down Windows RT Computers
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:16AM Microsoft Store Offers Free Laptop If They Can't Upgrade Your PC To Windows 10
Friday July 15, 2016 @08:15PM Google Decided To Nix Its Oculus Rift Competitor
Friday July 15, 2016 @07:27PM Elon Musk: Autopilot Feature Was Disabled In Pennsylvania Crash
Friday July 15, 2016 @12:44PM Microsoft: Windows 10 Won't Hit 1 Billion Devices By Mid-2018
Friday July 15, 2016 @02:04AM Null Island: The Land of Lousy Directional Data
Thursday July 14, 2016 @07:44PM A Smaller Version of Raspberry Pi 3 Is Coming Soon
Thursday July 14, 2016 @05:55PM NVIDIA's Releases Its First VR Game, Along With An Interactive Screenshot Tool 'Ansel'
Thursday July 14, 2016 @04:31PM Google's New Emoji Aimed At Promoting Gender Equality Are Coming
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @10:33PM Apple Launching Reality TV Show Called 'Planet of the Apps'
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @09:05PM Windows Malware Poses As Ransomware, Just Deletes Victims' Files
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @07:08PM Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System For Banks
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @06:46PM Microsoft: Only Microsoft Edge Will Play Netflix Content At 1080p On Your PC
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @07:30PM Mozilla Will Ship Its First Rust Component In Firefox 48
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @07:07PM Vulnerability Exploitable Via Printer Protocols Affects All Windows Versions
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:52PM Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers
Monday July 11, 2016 @05:29PM PSA: Pokemon Go Has Full Access To Your Google Account Data
Sunday July 10, 2016 @10:36AM Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment can run in Windows
Friday July 08, 2016 @08:34PM Nintendo Stock Price Up 9% After Pokemon Go Launch
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:35PM Mesa 12.0 Released With OpenGL 4.3 Support, Intel Vulkan and More
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:00PM Ask Slashdot: Should You Upgrade To Windows 10 For Accessibility Features?
Thursday July 07, 2016 @11:28AM Apple To Release Public Betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Today
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:07PM Microsoft Targets The iMac With New All-In-One Surface PCs, Reports Say
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @05:02AM 'New Way of Stealing Cars': Hacking Them With A Laptop
Tuesday July 05, 2016 @08:19PM KDE Plasma 5.7 Released
Monday July 04, 2016 @06:26PM Google Cast Is Now Baked Into Chrome, No Extension Needed
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:29PM MIT's Swarm Chip Architecture Boosts Multi-Core CPUs, Offering Up To 18x Faster Processing
Saturday July 02, 2016 @04:45PM Linux Mint 18 'Sarah' Released, Supports Generic GTK X-Apps
Saturday July 02, 2016 @02:04PM Linux Grabs More Than 2% of Desktop Market Share
Saturday July 02, 2016 @01:11PM Red Hat Exec Marries A Couple At Red Hat Summit
Friday July 01, 2016 @07:37PM Security Researcher Publishes How-To Guide To Crack Android Full Disk Encryption
Friday July 01, 2016 @01:14AM Microsoft President Brad Smith: Computer Science Is Space Race of Today
Thursday June 30, 2016 @06:06PM 'UpgradeSubscription.exe' File In Preview Build Hints At Windows 10 Subscriptions
Thursday June 30, 2016 @12:44PM Google Reveals What N In Android N Stands For -- Nougat
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @11:21PM Study: 78% of Resold Drives Still Contain Readable Personal or Business Data
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @05:04PM RIP Xbox Fitness: Users Will Soon Lose Access To Workout Videos They Bought
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:55PM Apple Patents a Way To Keep People From Filming At Concerts and Movie Theaters
Monday June 27, 2016 @03:50PM Google Launches 'Project Bloks' Toys To Teach Kids To Code
Sunday June 26, 2016 @10:11PM Woman Wins $10,000 Lawsuit Against Microsoft Over Windows 10 Upgrades
Saturday June 25, 2016 @07:20PM 'Linux vs Windows' Challenge: Phoronix Tests Popular Games
Saturday June 25, 2016 @05:06PM Ubuntu-Based Peppermint 7 Released
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:47PM Sony Agrees To Pay Millions To Gamers To Settle PS3 Linux Debacle
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:52PM Severe Flaws Found In Libarchive Open Source Library
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @06:55AM Kernel of iOS 10 Preview Is Not Encrypted -- Nobody Knows Why
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @12:41PM Fedora 24 Featuring GNOME 3.20, Tons Of Improvements Released
Monday June 20, 2016 @05:00PM Red Hat Launches Ansible-Native Container Workflow Project
Saturday June 18, 2016 @12:07AM Microsoft Tests New Tool To Remove OEM Crapware
Thursday June 16, 2016 @07:07PM Microsoft Open-Sources 'Checked C,' A Safer C Version
Thursday June 16, 2016 @03:58PM Microsoft is Working On Software For The Legal Marijuana Industry
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @09:46PM Software Industry Has $1 Trillion Economic Impact In US
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @06:38PM BadTunnel Bug Hijacks Network Traffic, Affects All Windows Versions
Tuesday June 14, 2016 @04:24PM Texas Traffic Signs Hacked With Anti-Trump and Anti-Hillary Messages
Monday June 13, 2016 @03:58PM Apple Introduces Swift Playgrounds App To Teach Kids To Code
Monday June 13, 2016 @02:11PM Apple Announces Its New Desktop OS macOS Sierra Featuring Siri, Apple Pay
Friday June 10, 2016 @07:05PM How a Bad UI Decision From Microsoft Helped Macro Malware Make a Comeback
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:35PM Ready CEO: Coding Snobs Are Not Helping Our Children Prepare For The Future
Friday June 10, 2016 @06:31PM Facebook Now Lets Users Comment With a Video
Friday June 10, 2016 @02:10AM Microsoft Has Created Its Own FreeBSD
Friday June 10, 2016 @12:08AM Woman Uses 'Hey Siri' To Call An Ambulance and Help Save Her Child's Life
Thursday June 09, 2016 @07:57PM Lenovo and Motorola Unveil PHAB2 Tango AR and Modular Moto Z Smartphones
Thursday June 09, 2016 @10:33AM Ubuntu 16.10 To Be Powered By Linux Kernel 4.8
Thursday June 09, 2016 @03:18AM Google Matches Apple's Plan To Give Developers A Bigger Cut of The Revenue
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @04:58PM Google's AI 'TensorFlow' Software Is Coming To iOS
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @03:48PM Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 Released
Monday June 06, 2016 @06:52PM Drive-By Exploits Pushing Ransomware Now Able To Bypass Microsoft EMET
Saturday June 04, 2016 @03:10PM Security Updates Released for Debian 8 and 7
Saturday June 04, 2016 @12:48PM EFF Petitioned To Investigate Windows 10 Upgrades
Saturday June 04, 2016 @08:14AM Even In Remotest Africa, Windows 10 Nagware Ruins Your Day
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:16PM FTC Has Serious Concerns About IoT Security and Privacy
Thursday June 02, 2016 @05:40PM Microsoft Removes the 'X' From Windows 10 Update Leaving No Way Out
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:17PM Linux Kernel 4.6.1 Released; Some Users Report Boot Issue
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:39AM Apple Releases First Preview of Swift 3.0
Thursday June 02, 2016 @01:20AM Bill Gates: AI Is The 'Holy Grail'
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @07:17PM CoreOS Launches Torus, a New Open Source Distributed Storage System
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @11:08AM Samsung: Don't install Windows 10
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @08:23PM Windows Zero-Day Affecting All OS Versions On Sale For $90,000
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:55PM Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @02:13PM Ask Slashdot: Would You Recommend Updating To Windows 10?
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:31AM Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:13AM Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray
Monday May 30, 2016 @08:12PM Microsoft Removes 260-Character Path Length Limit In Windows 10 Redstone
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:54PM Microsoft Warns of ZCryptor Ransomware With Self-Propagation Features
Monday May 30, 2016 @06:41PM Computer Generates Largest Math Proof Ever At 200TB of Data
Sunday May 29, 2016 @05:02PM Systemd Starts Killing Your Background Processes By Default
Saturday May 28, 2016 @04:17PM Upcoming OS/2 Release Will Be Called ArcaOS 5.0
Saturday May 28, 2016 @01:30PM Op-ed: Oracle Attorney Says Google's Court Victory Might Kill the GPL
Saturday May 28, 2016 @11:51AM NetBSD 7.0.1 Released
Thursday May 26, 2016 @04:30PM Android Is 'Fair Use' As Google Beats Oracle In $9 Billion Lawsuit
Thursday May 26, 2016 @02:02AM American Schools Teaching Kids To Code All Wrong
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @06:59PM Microsoft May Ban Your Favorite Password
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @05:32PM CentOS Linux 6.8 Released
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @04:54PM US Military Uses 8-Inch Floppy Disks To Coordinate Nuclear Force Operations
Tuesday May 24, 2016 @01:01PM Windows 10 Upgrade Activates By Clicking Red X Close Button In Prompt Message
Sunday May 22, 2016 @02:22PM Microsoft Urged to Open Source Classic Visual Basic
Saturday May 21, 2016 @12:23PM Linux Advocate Suggests Using More Closed-Source Software
Thursday May 19, 2016 @11:00PM ARM Announces Next-Gen 64-Bit Artemis Mobile Chip On 10nm TSMC FinFET Process
Thursday May 19, 2016 @02:18AM Android Wear 2.0 Gets A Keyboard, Standalone Apps, Activity Recognition, New UI
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @07:10PM Updated Skimer Malware Infects ATMs Worldwide
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @04:46PM Firefox Tops Microsoft Browser Market Share For First Time
Sunday May 15, 2016 @11:57PM Linux Kernel 4.6 Officially Released
Saturday May 14, 2016 @11:24PM Microsoft Auto-Scheduling Windows 10 Updates
Saturday May 14, 2016 @01:27AM Google Devs Planning Flash's Demise With New 'HTML5 By Default' Chrome Setting
Saturday May 14, 2016 @12:05AM ZFS For Linux Finally Lands In Debian GNU/Linux Repos
Friday May 13, 2016 @04:36PM Mac Users Reporting Widespread System Freezes With OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 Update
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:33PM Dangerous 7-Zip Vulnerabilities Flow To Top Security, Software Tools
Thursday May 12, 2016 @05:06PM Opera Adds Power-Saving Mode, Offers 'Up To 50 Percent' Longer Battery Life
Thursday May 12, 2016 @02:04PM Linux Is the Largest Software Development Project On the Planet: Greg K-H
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @08:10PM FBI Has Sights On Larger Battle Over Encryption After Apple Feud
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @10:05AM Fedora Project Releases Fedora 24 Beta; Stable Version Comes Next Month
Sunday May 08, 2016 @10:08PM Debian Dropping Support For Older CPUs
Saturday May 07, 2016 @08:05PM Linux Mint 18 Will Ship Without Multimedia Support
Friday May 06, 2016 @06:39PM Microsoft To End Nagging Windows 10 Upgrade Notifications In July
Friday May 06, 2016 @05:19PM 'Recommended' Windows 7 Update Is Breaking PCs With ASUS Motherboards
Thursday May 05, 2016 @07:23PM LAPD Hacked An iPhone 5s Before The FBI Hacked San Bernardino Terrorist's iPhone 5c
Thursday May 05, 2016 @05:29PM Microsoft No Longer Allows Admins To Block Windows Store Access In Windows 10 Pro
Thursday May 05, 2016 @04:38PM Unity 8 And Snaps Are Conquering The Ubuntu Desktop After Ubuntu 16.10
Thursday May 05, 2016 @11:36AM Windows 10 Now Runs On 300M Active Devices; Upgrade To Cost $119 After July 29
Thursday May 05, 2016 @01:59AM Medical Equipment Crashes During Heart Procedure Because Of Antivirus Scan
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @12:50PM Windows 10 Updates Are Now Ruining Pro-Gaming Streams
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @02:43AM IBM Gives Everyone Access To Its Five-Qubit Quantum Computer
Monday May 02, 2016 @06:35AM Ubuntu Quietly Raises Install Image Size to 2GB
Friday April 29, 2016 @08:00PM Developer Installs Windows 95 On An Apple Watch
Friday April 29, 2016 @07:00PM Devuan Releases Beta of Systemd-Free 'Debian Fork' Base System
Thursday April 28, 2016 @11:09AM Microsoft's Windows 10 Upgrade Screen Interrupts Meteorologist's Live Forecast
Monday April 25, 2016 @06:49PM Valve Inks Deal With Lionsgate Adding Over 100 Movie Titles To Steam Platform
Monday April 25, 2016 @07:27AM Google Appears To Be Working On Bringing Android Apps to Chrome OS
Saturday April 23, 2016 @12:20AM Windows Phone Free-Fall May Force Microsoft To Push Harder On Windows 10
Friday April 22, 2016 @06:18PM Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Build 14328 With Windows Ink, New UI
Friday April 22, 2016 @12:48AM Turns Out That Snaps Are Not Secure In Ubuntu With X11
Thursday April 21, 2016 @03:40PM Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Available To Download; Mozilla To Offer 0-Day Firefox Releases Via Snaps
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @03:16PM Canonical To Release Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS 'Xenial Xerus' Tomorrow
Tuesday April 19, 2016 @04:36PM FBI Tells Congress It Needs Hackers To Keep Up With Tech Company Encryption
Sunday April 17, 2016 @03:15PM Google's Android N OS Will Support Pressure-Sensitive Screens
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:45PM MIT Bug Finder Uncovers Flaws In Web Apps In 64 Seconds
Friday April 15, 2016 @06:19PM Ubuntu Linux Continues To Dominate OpenStack and Other Clouds
Thursday April 14, 2016 @06:22PM Google Launches Customizable 'Live Cases' For Nexus Devices
Thursday April 14, 2016 @04:35PM Obama Forms Commission To Bolster US Cyber Security
Thursday April 14, 2016 @11:55AM Microsoft Releases CentOS-Based 'Linux Data Science Virtual Machine' For Azure
Thursday April 14, 2016 @01:10AM Chrome 50 Updates Push Notifications, Drops Support For Old Windows and OS X Versions
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @04:25PM Google Calendar Celebrates 10th Birthday With New Goals Feature
Wednesday April 13, 2016 @12:27PM Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Will Bring Snap Packages For Up-To-Date, More Secure Apps
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @05:40PM Jigsaw Ransomware Deletes Your Files If You Don't Pay Or When You Reboot Your PC
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @04:07PM Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Hype
Monday April 11, 2016 @10:45PM Slashdot Asks: What Are Some Insults No Developer Wants To Hear?
Monday April 11, 2016 @10:25PM Microsoft's BSOD Is Getting More Descriptive With QR Codes
Monday April 11, 2016 @02:35PM Experts Crack Petya Ransomware, Enable Hard Drive Decryption For Free
Sunday April 10, 2016 @07:07PM Academics Claim Google Android 2FA Is Breakable
Friday April 08, 2016 @08:51PM UbuntuBSD Is Looking To Become An Official Ubuntu Flavor
Friday April 08, 2016 @05:38PM Infographic: Ubuntu Linux Is Everywhere
Thursday April 07, 2016 @06:28PM Google Launches Android Studio 2.0 With Instant Run, Faster Android Emulator, and Cloud Test Lab
Thursday April 07, 2016 @11:47AM Torvalds Hasn't Given Up On Linux Desktop Domination, Will 'Wear Them Down'
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @06:29PM Mapping The Brain To Build Better Machines
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @04:57PM Computer Created A 'New Rembrandt' After Analyzing Paintings
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @05:05PM HP Says It Made the World's Thinnest Laptop
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @04:40PM Samsung Starts Mass Producing Industry's First 10-Nanometer Class DRAM
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @04:06PM Intel Buys Yogitech, Aims To Improve Safety of Autonomous Cars and IoT Systems
Monday April 04, 2016 @07:16PM US Army Hopes To Outfit Soldiers With Tiny Drones By 2018
Monday April 04, 2016 @06:41PM Massachusetts AG Sues ITT Tech For Exploiting Computer Network Students
Sunday April 03, 2016 @05:39PM There Are Some Super Shady Things In Oculus Rift's Terms of Service
Sunday April 03, 2016 @11:33AM Head of Oracle Linux Moves To Microsoft
Friday April 01, 2016 @08:16PM Siri Now Responds Appropriately To Sexual Assaults
Friday April 01, 2016 @06:14PM Man Builds 'Scarlett Johansson' Robot From Scratch
Friday April 01, 2016 @05:51PM Windows 10 Anniversary Update Will Bring Android Notifications To Your PC
Friday April 01, 2016 @12:57AM Tesla Receives 115,000 Model 3 Preorders Worth $115 Million In 24 Hours
Friday April 01, 2016 @12:34AM Elon Musk Announces $35,000 Tesla Model 3 Electric Car
Thursday March 31, 2016 @07:43PM Microsoft Denies Edge Is Getting A Native Ad Blocker
Thursday March 31, 2016 @05:06PM Intel Launches Xeon E5 v4 Family of Processors Based On Broadwell-EP
Thursday March 31, 2016 @04:13PM 'Hack The Pentagon' Bug Bounty Program Opens For Registration
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @08:13PM Microsoft Extends Its Windows Hello Login Security Features To Apps and the Web
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @07:44PM Microsoft Launches Cognitive Services Based On Project Oxford and Bing
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @06:12PM Skype is Getting Cortana and Crazy Bot Messaging
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @05:38PM Slashdot Asks: Should FBI Reveal to Apple How to Unlock Terrorist's iPhone?
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @05:08PM Microsoft Launches HoloLens Emulator, No Headset Required
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @04:45PM AT&T Looks To Sell Cyanogen-Powered ZTE Phone To Snub Google
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @04:07PM Microsoft Unlocks the Ability To Turn Xbox One Consoles Into 'Development Kits'
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @09:55PM Torvalds' Secret Sauce For Linux: Willing To Be Wrong
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @01:19AM Git 2.8 Officially Released
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @12:48AM New NASA Launch Control Software Late, Millions Over Budget
Monday March 28, 2016 @08:27PM Microsoft Finally Ships $8,999 Surface Hub
Monday March 28, 2016 @05:34PM Oracle Seeks $9.3 Billion For Google's Use Of Java In Android
Monday March 28, 2016 @05:07PM Fredkin Gate Breakthrough Brings Quantum Computing Within Closer Reach
Monday March 28, 2016 @08:04AM Ubuntu Tablet Now Available For Pre-Order
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:25PM Linux 4.6 Brings NVIDIA GTX 900 Support, OrangeFS, Better Power Management
Friday March 25, 2016 @09:03PM Is Old Tech Putting Banks Under Threat Of Extinction?
Friday March 25, 2016 @07:56PM Report: Intel May Dump Nvidia, Turn To AMD For Radeon Graphics Licensing