40 Cellphone-Tracking Devices Discovered Throughout Washington

The investigative news “I-Team” of a local TV station in Washington D.C. drove around with “a leading mobile security expert” — and discovered dozens of StingRay devices mimicking cellphone towers to track phone and intercept calls in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. An anonymous reader quotes their report: The I-Team found them in high-profile areas like outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue and while driving across the…

May 19, 2018
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40 Cellphone-Tracking Devices Discovered Throughout Washington

The investigative news “I-Team” of a local TV station in Washington D.C. drove around with “a leading mobile security expert” — and discovered dozens of StingRay devices mimicking cellphone towers to track phone and intercept calls in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. An anonymous reader quotes their report: The I-Team found them in high-profile areas like outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue and while driving across the…

May 19, 2018
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40 Cellphone-Tracking Devices Discovered Throughout Washington

The investigative news “I-Team” of a local TV station in Washington D.C. drove around with “a leading mobile security expert” — and discovered dozens of StingRay devices mimicking cellphone towers to track phone and intercept calls in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C. An anonymous reader quotes their report: The I-Team found them in high-profile areas like outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue and while driving across the…

May 19, 2018
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Anti-GMO Activists Slow Scientists Breeding a CO2-Reducing Superplant

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists calls it “a plant that could save civilization, if we let it.” Slashdot reader meckdevil writes: A “super chickpea plant” now in development could remove huge amounts of excess atmospheric carbon dioxide and fix it in the soil, greatly diminishing the impacts of climate change (not to mention producing large amounts of tasty hummus). But fear of anti-GMO activists has so far deterred her from…

May 19, 2018
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Anti-GMO Activists Slow Scientists Breeding a CO2-Reducing Superplant

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists calls it “a plant that could save civilization, if we let it.” Slashdot reader meckdevil writes: A “super chickpea plant” now in development could remove huge amounts of excess atmospheric carbon dioxide and fix it in the soil, greatly diminishing the impacts of climate change (not to mention producing large amounts of tasty hummus). But fear of anti-GMO activists has so far deterred her from…

May 19, 2018
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Anti-GMO Activists Slow Scientists Breeding a CO2-Reducing Superplant

The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists calls it “a plant that could save civilization, if we let it.” Slashdot reader meckdevil writes: A “super chickpea plant” now in development could remove huge amounts of excess atmospheric carbon dioxide and fix it in the soil, greatly diminishing the impacts of climate change (not to mention producing large amounts of tasty hummus). But fear of anti-GMO activists has so far deterred her from…

May 19, 2018
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Should The Media Cover Tesla Accidents?

Long-time Slashdot reader rufey writes: Last weekend a Tesla vehicle was involved in a crash near Salt Lake City Utah while its Autopilot feature was enabled. The Tesla, a Model S, crashed into the rear end of a fire department utility truck, which was stopped at a red light, at an estimated speed of 60 MPH. “The car appeared not to brake before impact, police said. The driver, whom police…

May 19, 2018
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Should The Media Cover Tesla Accidents?

Long-time Slashdot reader rufey writes: Last weekend a Tesla vehicle was involved in a crash near Salt Lake City Utah while its Autopilot feature was enabled. The Tesla, a Model S, crashed into the rear end of a fire department utility truck, which was stopped at a red light, at an estimated speed of 60 MPH. “The car appeared not to brake before impact, police said. The driver, whom police…

May 19, 2018
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Should The Media Cover Tesla Accidents?

Long-time Slashdot reader rufey writes: Last weekend a Tesla vehicle was involved in a crash near Salt Lake City Utah while its Autopilot feature was enabled. The Tesla, a Model S, crashed into the rear end of a fire department utility truck, which was stopped at a red light, at an estimated speed of 60 MPH. “The car appeared not to brake before impact, police said. The driver, whom police…

May 19, 2018
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