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Slashdot · 4h ago

Microsoft Sued Over Windows 10 Upgrade Causing "Data Loss"

The Register reports: Three people in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers. The complaint, fi...
Slashdot · 4h ago

An Unexpected New Lung Function Has Been Found - They Make Blood

Researchers have discovered that the lungs play a far more complex role in mammalian bodies than we thought, with new evidence revealing that they don't just facilitate respiration — they al...
Slashdot · 4h ago

Windows 10 forced upgrades spark legal action

Three people in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft, claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers. The complaint, filed in Chicago's US Di...
Slashdot · 14h ago

OpenSSL changing to ASL, seeks all contributors

The OpenSSL project wants to change to the Apache License v2.0. They are seeking all contributors, in order to get their approval for their contributions. See their blog post about it, and t...
Slashdot · 1d ago

Why I'm boycotting Earth Day

Earth Day - the day we're supposed to show our concern for the environment by turning off our lights for one hour between 8:30 and 9:30 pm - is just greenwashing.
Slashdot · 1d ago

Over 14K Let's Encrypt SSL Certificates Issued to PayPal Phishing Sites

During the past year, Let's Encrypt has issued a total of 15,270 SSL certificates that contained the word "PayPal" in the domain name or the certificate identity. Of these, approximately 14,...
Slashdot · 1d ago

Vinyl Record Sales Highest in 30 years

Wall Street Journal taped interview describes reinvestment in new vinyl LP record production, based on high demand for turntables. What old technology will be the next to resurface?
Slashdot · 1d ago

Toronto school board ends all new US trips for students

Toronto school board ends all new US trips for studentsCanada's largest school board is cancelling new school trips to the United States until further notice.The Toronto District School Boar...
Slashdot · 1d ago

Terrifying anti-riot vehicle created to quash any urban disturbance

A formidable remote-controlled anti-riot vehicle called the Bozena Riot has been designed to make light work of angry mobs with a giant expanding shield and packing an arsenal of crowd dispe...
Slashdot · 2d ago

Why You Should Care About The Supreme Court Case On Toner Cartridges

A corporate squabble over printer toner cartridges doesn’t sound particularly glamorous, and the phrase “patent exhaustion” is probably already causing your eyes to glaze over. However, thes...