Home / News (page 10)


Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: Prosecutors Request Prison Time For Executives

Japan Activated Air Raid Sirens During North Korea's Missile Test Monday

Long-time Slashdot reader reporter shared this text from NPR: The former chairman and two vice presidents of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. should spend five years in prison over the 2011 flooding and meltdown on the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, Japanese prosecutors say, accusing the executives of failing to forestall …

Read More »

Artist Proposes Small Robots with Three-D-Printed Faces of Dead Relatives

AI Manufacturing unit Boss Will Inform Employees and Robots How To Paintings In combination

“In Japan, a robot may create a new way to mourn,” experiences one Colorado information staff: This robotic is meant to sound like a liked one. Now imagine the same robot having a 3D-printed mask of their face. You will be capable of keep with that robotic for 49 days …

Read More »

Microsoft Says Edge is Still More Power Efficient than Chrome and Firefox

Chrome Extension Builders Underneath a Barrage of Phishing Assaults

An nameless reader quotes Neowin: Every time Microsoft releases a Windows 10 characteristic replace, it runs some potency checks to turn out that its Edge browser is considerably quicker than the contest, which contains Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Then the corporate posts the detailed effects on its Windows weblog …

Read More »

How Much Internet Traffic Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.

Facebook Pages Spreading Fake News Won't Be Able To Buy Ads

Long-time Slashdot reader AmiMoJo shared this text from New York mag: In past due November, the Justice Department unsealed indictments against eight people accused of fleecing advertisers of $36 million in two of the most important virtual ad-fraud operations ever exposed… Hucksters inflamed 1.7 million computer systems with malware that …

Read More »

$four billion lawsuit against Craig Wright moving forward

$four billion lawsuit against Craig Wright moving forward

Judge throws out dismissal request in bitcoin-centric case. Craig Wright, the person who claims to be bitcoin author Satoshi Nakamoto, has had his try to brush aside a lawsuit against him denied in a South Florida courtroom. Wright is accused of stealing billions of greenbacks value of bitcoin from Ari …

Read More »

Is a Lack of Data Holding Back Universal Basic Income Programs?

<p>FCC Extends Web Neutrality Comment Stage By Two Weeks

An nameless reader quotes MIT’s Technology Review: Silicon Valley loves the theory of common fundamental source of revenue. Many within the tech elites tout it as the solution to activity losses led to via automation, if simplest other people would give it a likelihood…. Getting other people on board with …

Read More »

How Facebook Keeps Messenger From Crashing On New Year’s Eve

Fb Is Cracking Down On Misleading Advertisements For Porn, Vitamin Tablets

Wave723 quotes IEEE Spectrum: On New Year’s Eve, thousands and thousands of folks will use Facebook’s Messenger app to pray family and friends a ‘Happy New Year!’ If the whole thing is going easily, those messages will reach recipients in fewer than 100 milliseconds, and existence will pass on. But …

Read More »

‘My Airbnb Guests Threw a New Year’s Party For 300 People’

US To Assessment Qualcomm's Proceedings About Apple iPhone Patents

“What’s the worst that can happen?” concept Nicko Feinberg remaining December when he indexed his area on Airbnb. The record explicitly stated no events. Then a request got here thru to ebook the home for one evening on New Year’s Day. It was once from a younger guy, most definitely …

Read More »

Could You Live Without Your Smartphone?

Slashdot Asks: How Do You Navigate Your Smartphone?

Three-quarters of Canadians personal smartphones– and 94% of 15- to 34-year-olds. But this week the Globe and Mail profiled “digital refuseniks” who’re “deliberately logging off — and they say it’s done wonders for their imaginations and peace of mind.” They are hidden amongst us, neither jobless nor friendless, and residing …

Read More »

YouTube Apologizes For Tweeting Somebody Else’s Video

In Reaction To Anti-diversity Memo, YouTube CEO Says Sexism in Tech is 'Pervasive'

YouTube’s controversial year-end “Rewind” video has transform “the most-loathed video in the entire history of YouTube,” studies Inc., including that with 14 million down votes, it now “might just be the most-hated video anybody ever posted anywhere.” “But then came Christmas Day, and YouTube apparently managed to top its own …

Read More »