Slashdot Items Tagged "os"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @05:49PM Latest Windows 10 Update Breaks PowerShell
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @01:10AM Microsoft Buys AI-Powered Scheduling App Genee
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @08:04PM Microsoft Details Its 24-Core 'Holographic Processor' Used In HoloLens
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:37PM Google Search Removes 'Mobile-Friendly' Label, Will Tackle Interstitials Next
Monday August 22, 2016 @02:18PM Linux Turns 25, Is Bigger and More Professional Than Ever
Monday August 22, 2016 @02:18PM Interviews: Ask Raspberry Pi Founder and CEO Eben Upton a Question
Sunday August 21, 2016 @06:59PM Systemd Rolls Out Its Own Mount Tool
Sunday August 21, 2016 @12:22PM KDE Edition Beta Released For Linux Mint 18 'Sarah'
Saturday August 20, 2016 @11:27PM Ask Slashdot: Is KDE Dying?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @03:50PM Microsoft Announces 'Cumulative' Updates Will Become Mandatory For Windows 7 and 8.1
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:36PM Google Will Kill Chrome Apps For Windows, Mac, and Linux In Early 2018
Thursday August 18, 2016 @04:42PM iOS and Android Combined For Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @08:33AM Linux Kernel 4.6 Has Reached End of Life, Users Urged To Move To Linux 4.7.1
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @06:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:15PM Windows UAC Bypass Permits Code Execution
Monday August 15, 2016 @07:06PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Bad Programming Ideas That Work?
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Sunday August 14, 2016 @07:09PM New RancherOS Offers Lean Linux Functionality Within Docker Containers
Sunday August 14, 2016 @07:08PM New FreeBSD 11.0 Release Candidate Tested By Phoronix
Friday August 12, 2016 @11:34PM Google Working On New 'Fuchsia' OS
Friday August 12, 2016 @05:34PM No Man's Sky Launches On Steam and GOG and It's Off To A Rocky Start
Friday August 12, 2016 @04:38PM Google Play Store Drops Google+ Integration
Friday August 12, 2016 @01:59PM Linux 4.9 Will Be the Next LTS Kernel Branch, Says Greg Kroah-Hartman
Friday August 12, 2016 @11:41AM Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.14 For Ubuntu With New Rust Plugin, Improvements
Thursday August 11, 2016 @04:14PM Arch Linux Is Now Officially Powered by Linux Kernel 4.7, Update Your Systems
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:37PM Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption 'Back Doors'
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @01:11PM Apple Said To Plan First Pro Laptop Overhaul in Four Years
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @06:29PM Annoying 'Open PDF In Edge' Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users At Risk
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:15PM Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @05:01PM Google: Chrome 53 Will 'De-Emphasize Flash In Favor of HTML5' Next Month
Monday August 08, 2016 @06:08PM Google: Unwanted Software Is Worse Than Malware
Monday August 08, 2016 @04:19PM Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Sunday August 07, 2016 @08:02PM Linux on Windows Exposes a New Attack Surface
Saturday August 06, 2016 @06:02PM Ask Slashdot: Share Your Experiences With Windows 10
Friday August 05, 2016 @08:09PM Microsoft To Release Two Major Windows 10 Updates Next Year
Friday August 05, 2016 @07:20PM Waze's New Safety Feature Reminds Drivers Not To Forget Their Child In the Car
Thursday August 04, 2016 @12:30AM CP/M Creator Gary Kildall's Memoirs Released As Free Download
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @04:47PM Microsoft, Google, Apple Could Be Requested To Actively Block Pirated Downloads, Says Report
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @04:22PM LibreOffice 5.2 Officially Released
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @05:13PM Microsoft's HoloLens Is Now On Sale To Anyone In The US Or Canada
Monday August 01, 2016 @08:57PM PSA: Windows 10 Is Still Free For Those Who Use Assistive Technologies
Monday August 01, 2016 @07:15PM Apple Replaces The Pistol Emoji With A Water Gun
Monday August 01, 2016 @05:57PM One Year Later: Windows 10 Now Runs On Over 21% of All Desktops
Sunday July 31, 2016 @05:46PM All Windows 10 Kernel Mode Drivers Must Be Digitally Signed By Microsoft
Saturday July 30, 2016 @08:17PM Onion Debian Services Are Now Available
Saturday July 30, 2016 @11:52AM Xen Vulnerability Allows Hackers To Escape Qubes OS VM And Own the Host
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:06PM SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers
Thursday July 28, 2016 @09:32PM Ask Slashdot: How Transparent Should Companies Be When Operational Technology Failures Happen?
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:42PM Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @05:17PM Office 365 Gets New Word, PowerPoint and Outlook Features
Wednesday July 27, 2016 @12:17AM Nintendo NX Is a Portable Console With Detachable Controllers, Says Report
Tuesday July 26, 2016 @06:33PM Tesla Model S In Fatal Autopilot Crash Was Going 74 MPH In a 65 Zone, NTSB Says
Monday July 25, 2016 @11:03AM Windows 10 Anniversary Update: the Best New Features
Sunday July 24, 2016 @05:20PM Linux Kernel 4.7 Officially Released
Saturday July 23, 2016 @03:43PM Turn Your Android Phone Into a Laptop For $99 With the Superbook
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