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VW"s Schmidt loved U.S. long before facing federal charges

Oliver Schmidt played a key role in a 2005 VW project designed to figure out what American consumers wanted. The German-born VW executive is now awaiting trial in a Michigan jail on charges tied to VW's conspiracy to skirt U.S. emissions rules......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMar 4th, 2017

Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets

Long-time Slashdot reader nri tipped us off to a developing story in Victoria, Australia. Yahoo News reports: Victoria Police officials announced on Saturday, June 24, they were withdrawing all speed camera infringement notices issued statewide from.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 39 min. ago

Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia

Long-time Slashdot reader tsu doh nimh writes: Brian Krebs has an interesting piece this week on one reason that so many talented hackers (malicious and benign) seem to come from Russia and the former Soviet States: It's the education, stupid. Krebs'.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 7 min. ago

impressive on the Core i-7900X

Intel is at an important crossroads for its consumer product lines. Long accused of ignoring the gaming and enthusiast markets and focusing instead on laptops and smartphones/tablets at the direct expense of the DIY user, Intel had raised p.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 47 min. ago

Does US Have Right To Data On Overseas Servers? We"re About To Find Out

Long-time Slashdot reader quotes Ars Technica: The Justice Department on Friday petitioned the US Supreme Court to step into an international legal thicket, one that asks whether US search warrants extend to data stored on foreign servers. The US gov.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Researcher Finds Critical OpenVPN Bug Using Fuzzing

"Guido Vranken recently published 4 security vulnerabilities in OpenVPN on his personal blog," writes long-time Slashdot reader randomErr -- one of which was a critical remote execution bug. Though patches have been now released, there's a lesson to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Former Slashdot Contributor Jon Katz Believes He Can Talk To Animals

Long-time Slashdot reader destinyland got a surprise when he visited his local bookstore: Jon Katz turns 70 this August, and he's published a new book called Talking to Animals: How You Can Understand Animals and They Can Understand You. Katz was a f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

FCC approves OneWeb"s low-latency internet satellite network for remote areas

The Federal Communications Commission approved a plan by OneWeb to put satellites closer than ever to the Earth's surface, which will result in much faster communications than older networks at higher orbits. The post FCC approves OneWeb's low-l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For "Space Internet"

OneWeb has been granted approval from the FCC to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. FCC chairman Ajit Pai said in a statement: "Humans have long sought inspiration from the stars, from the ancient Egyptians orienting the pyra.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Senators" cybersecurity push may tie up autonomous-car legislation

Two senators are pushing for mandatory federal standards to defend vehicles against hackers. Automakers want a more flexible approach......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 24th, 2017

Court Suspends Ban on Roku Sales in Mexico

A federal judge in Mexico has suspended the ban on sales and imports of Roku media players, at least temporarily. Roku is happy with the decision and says it will continue to work with entertainment industry stakeholders on a variety of anti-piracy m.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Making a Murderer: Brendan Dassey Decision Upheld

An appeals court has upheld a federal judge's previous ruling that Dassey's confession was coerced. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago has upheld a federal judge's decision to overturn the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, one o.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

American Gods: Season 1 Review

American Gods is unlike anything you've seen on the small screen before. Here's our review of Season 1. Full spoilers for American Gods: Season 1 continue below. American Gods is unlike anything else on television, and when it's at its best, it.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Get Tickets to an Advanced Screening of Atomic Blonde

Fans in 15 cities across the country can see Atomic Blonde before its theatrical release. The new action thriller, Atomic Blonde is heading to theaters next month, but IGN can help you see the film early. If you are in one of the cities listed.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Logitech’s Slim Combo for iPad Pro really boosts your portable productivity power

 Logitech has a long history of making keyboard accessories for iPad, and it has a new product out in time for the release of the latest iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9 updates. The Slim Combo, which is available for either size device, includes a back c.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  crunchgearRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Shonda Rhimes shuts down Bill Cosby"s sexual assault "town halls" in one tweet

Like most things Shonda Rhimes creates, her idea for a "town hall" to support sexual assault survivors knocks it out of the park. SEE ALSO: Bill Cosby plans to teach men to avoid sexual assault charges and WTF? Following a recent announcement that Bi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Robocaller King May Face $120 Million FCC Fine for Spoofed Calls

A Miami man alleged to have made 96 million spoofed robocalls last year could face a fine of $120 million from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The commission said yesterday it had verified 80,000 of those spoofed calls and based its prop.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

From Web Pages to Journeys: How to Prioritize Customer Pathways

Gartner predicts  30 percent of web browsing sessions will be done without a screen by 2020.  I’d be surprised if it takes that long.  Your customers are on the move — consuming digital content, information and experienc.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Seattle Police Department suspends its Twitch channel following Charleena Lyles controversy

 Facing backlash on its handling of the officer-involved shooting death of Charleena Lyles, the Seattle Police Department will shut down its official Twitch channel. The department started experimenting with community outreach over the game stre.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Worldwide NAND Flash Demand and Supply 1Q17–4Q18 and 2017–2021 Update

This IDC Pivot Table provides the CY 1Q17 vendor share results and the forecasts for both the short term (1Q17–4Q17) and the long term (2017–2021) for the worldwide NAND flash memory market. The Pivot Table includes:Worldwide NAND revenue share b.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017

Salivate over these beautiful screenshots of Destiny 2 running at 4K on a PC

We got a chance to play Destiny 2 on PC in beautiful 4K, and we have a gallery full of screenshots of us defending the tower to prove it. Come check out how the game looks before the fall release. The post Salivate over these beautiful screenshots of.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2017