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Norway Island Wants To Be World's First Time-Free Zone

Norway Island Wants To Be World's First Time-Free Zone

SUMMARY: Sommaroy, an island in northern Norway that means "Summer Island," wants to become the world's first time-free zone .

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Brooklyn-Based Artist Jason Isolini Is Hacking Google To Create Surreal Street View Art

Brooklyn-Based Artist Jason Isolini Is Hacking Google To Create Surreal Street View Art

SUMMARY: "In some of his earlier works, Isolini inserted collages of photos -- like street signs, monopoly pieces, laundry detergent bottles -- into spaces around Brooklyn.

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Calibra Wallet Won't Launch in India, Facebook's Biggest Market

Calibra Wallet Won't Launch in India, Facebook's Biggest Market

SUMMARY: Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

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Millionaire Hacker Gets 9 Years In Death of Man Building Nuclear Bunker Tunnels

Millionaire Hacker Gets 9 Years In Death of Man Building Nuclear Bunker Tunnels

SUMMARY: "Khafra had a cellphone with him in the tunnels, but Beckwitt used internet 'spoofing' to make it appear they were digging in Virginia."

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Microsoft's Chromium Edge Browser Now Available On Windows 7 and Windows 8

Microsoft's Chromium Edge Browser Now Available On Windows 7 and Windows 8

SUMMARY: The Chromium-powered Edge browser is now available on both Windows 7 and Windows 8 for testing today.

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Boeing To Use Computer Simulations Instead of Physical Certification Tests For Some Aircraft

Boeing To Use Computer Simulations Instead of Physical Certification Tests For Some Aircraft

SUMMARY: New submitter Falconhell writes:Boeing is "reducing the scope and duration of certain costly physical tests used to certify the planemaker's new aircraft," Reuters first reported over the weekend.

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New York State Lawmakers Agree To Pass a Sweeping Climate Plan

New York State Lawmakers Agree To Pass a Sweeping Climate Plan

SUMMARY: New York lawmakers have agreed to pass a sweeping climate plan that could help the state achieve a net-zero economy in which all energy is drawn from carbon-free sources by 2050.

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One Day of Work a Week Is Most 'Effective' Dose For Mental Health, Study Says

One Day of Work a Week Is Most 'Effective' Dose For Mental Health, Study Says

SUMMARY: Catch up on stories from the past week (and beyond) at the Slashdot story archive

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Twitter Will Remove Precise Location Tagging In Tweets, Citing Lack of Use

Twitter Will Remove Precise Location Tagging In Tweets, Citing Lack of Use

SUMMARY: TechCrunch reports:

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Samsung Auto-Email Signature Accidentally Reveals Scripted Government News Story

Samsung Auto-Email Signature Accidentally Reveals Scripted Government News Story

SUMMARY: The Verge reports:

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Oracle Issues Emergency Update To Patch Actively Exploited WebLogic Law

Oracle Issues Emergency Update To Patch Actively Exploited WebLogic Law

SUMMARY: Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device?

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Fortnite Makers Grilled By UK Politicians Over Game Safety

Fortnite Makers Grilled By UK Politicians Over Game Safety

SUMMARY: The makers of Fortnite, one of the most popular video games ever, have been quizzed by member of parliaments in the UK over what measures are taken to protect players of the game .

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Facebook Content Moderators Break NDAs To Expose Shocking Working Conditions

Facebook Content Moderators Break NDAs To Expose Shocking Working Conditions

SUMMARY: Three former Facebook content moderators agreed to put themselves in legal jeopardy to expose the appalling working conditions they experienced while employed by a vendor for the tech giant, according to a new report by The Verge .

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How Secure Are Zip Files? Senator Wyden Asks NIST To Develop Standards For Safely Sending and Receiving Files

How Secure Are Zip Files? Senator Wyden Asks NIST To Develop Standards For Safely Sending and Receiving Files

SUMMARY: Wyden wrote:

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'Avengers: Endgame' Is Returning To Theaters With New Footage

'Avengers: Endgame' Is Returning To Theaters With New Footage

SUMMARY: Perhaps 'Avengers: Endgame' might be able to beat Avatar's massive box office record after all.

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