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Why MakerBot Didn't Kickstart A 3D Printing Revolution
Bre PettisâS once said MakerBot gave you a superpower -- "You can make anything you need." But four years later, mirandakatz writes that though MakerBot promised to revolutionize...
EditorDavid 2016-12-04 08:39:00
Devuan's Systemd-Free Linux Hits Beta 2
Long-time Slashdot reader Billly Gates writes, "For all the systemd haters who want a modern distro feel free to rejoice. The Debian fork called Devuan is almost done, completing a daunting ta...
EditorDavid 2016-12-04 04:38:00
iOS's 'Activation Lock' For Stolen iPads And iPhones Can Be Easily Bypassed
An anonymous reader quotes ComputerWorld:Two researchers claim to have found a way to bypass the activation lock feature in iOS that's supposed to prevent anyone from using an iPhone or iPad ma...
EditorDavid 2016-12-04 02:39:00
Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Linux Laptop?
Long-Time Slashdot reader sconeu is finally replacing his 10-year-old Toshiba Satellite laptop, and needs suggestions on the best current laptops for running Linux.I'm looking to run some flavo...
EditorDavid 2016-12-04 00:39:00
The US Government Funds A War On Online Fake News
An anonymous reader quotes the Washington Post:Congressional negotiators on Wednesday approved an initiative to track and combat foreign propaganda amid growing concerns that Russian efforts to spr...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 23:39:00
Our Brains Use Binary Logic, Say Neuroscientists
"The brain's basic computational algorithm is organized by power-of-two-based logic," reports Sci-News, citing a neuroscientist at Augusta University's Medical College.hackingbear...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 22:39:00
It Will Soon Be Illegal To Punish US Customers Who Criticize Businesses Online
An anonymous reader writes: Congress has passed a law protecting the right of U.S. consumers to post negative online reviews without fear of retaliation from companies. The bipartisan Consumer Revi...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 21:39:00
VM-Neutral Node.js API Unveiled, As NodeSource Collaborates With Microsoft, Mozilla, Intel and IBM
An anonymous reader writes:This week saw the first proof of concept for Node.js API (or NAPI for short), "making module maintainers' lives easier by defining a stable module API that is in...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 20:39:00
Drupal Event Apologizes For Giving Out Copies Of Playboy
An anonymous reader writes:The organization team for a regional Drupal event apologized Thursday for distributing copies of Playboy to attendees. The magazines were distributed in welcome bags, acc...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 19:39:00
China's New 'Social Credit Score' Law Means Full Access To Customer Data
AnonymousCube shares this quote about China's new 'Social Credit Score' law from an insurance industry magazine:"Companies are also required to give government investigators comple...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 18:39:00
Chrome 55 Now Blocks Flash, Uses HTML5 By Default
An anonymous reader quotes Bleeping Computer: Chrome 55, released earlier this week, now blocks all Adobe Flash content by default, according to a plan set in motion by Google engineers earlier thi...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 17:39:00
Encryption Backdoor Sneaks Into UK Law
Coisiche found a disturbing article from The Register about the U.K.'s new "Snoopers' Charter" law that has implications for tech companies around the world:Among the many unpleas...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 16:39:00
Perl Advent Calendar Enters Its 17th Year
An anonymous reader writes:Thursday brought this year's first new posts on the Perl Advent Calendar, a geeky tradition first started back in 2000. Friday's post described Santa's need f...
EditorDavid 2016-12-03 15:34:00
Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse To Help Build Muslim Registry For Trump
On the campaign trail last year, President-elect Donald Trump said he would consider requiring Muslim-Americans to register with a government database. While he has back-stepped on a number of camp...
BeauHD 2016-12-03 13:00:00
Survey Says: Elon Musk Is Most Admired Tech Leader, Topping Bezos and Zuckerberg
First Round Capital conducted a poll of 700 tech company founders and found Elon Musk to be the most admired leader in the technology industry. Elon Musk received 23 percent of the votes; 10 percen...
BeauHD 2016-12-03 10:00:00