The Tax Filing Software Bill That’s Pissing People Off Is Both Better and Worse Than It Seems

The Tax Filing Software Bill That’s Pissing People Off Is Both Better and Worse Than It Seems

Photo: GettyThere are few things as assuredly miserable as filing taxes, in part because filing taxes is unnecessarily complicated and also because the Internal Revenue Service’s customer service, you know, sucks. This week, the House passed a bill to revamp the IRS and drag it into the modern era after the House Ways and Means…

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Boeing Software Updates to Fix Anti-Stall System ‘Tentatively’ Approved by FAA: Report

Boeing Software Updates to Fix Anti-Stall System ‘Tentatively’ Approved by FAA: Report

Boeing 737 Max jets are grounded at Sky Harbor International Airport, Thursday, March 14, 2019 in Phoenix.Photo: Matt YorkFollowing Boeing’s announcement earlier this month that it planned to release a series of updates to its operational training and 737 Max jets no later than next month, the Wall Street Journal reported that those changes have…

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Texas Software Engineer Daven Morris Also Reported FaceTime Bug to Apple One Day Before it Made Headlines

Texas Software Engineer Daven Morris Also Reported FaceTime Bug to Apple One Day Before it Made Headlines

In a support document outlining the security content of iOS 12.1.4, Apple credited both 14-year-old Grant Thompson of Catalina Foothills High School in Tucson, Arizona and Daven Morris of Arlington, Texas with reporting a major Group FaceTime bug to the company that allowed users to eavesdrop on others. Thompson and his mother are widely known…

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The Voice Chat Software In Fortnite Switch Is Now Available For All Developers

The Voice Chat Software In Fortnite Switch Is Now Available For All Developers

Screenshot: Nintendo (YouTube)All Switch developers can now license the voice-chat software that powers the Switch version of Fortnite, the company behind the tech said today. That means an easy solution for developers who want to let you chat in Switch games using a headset plugged into the console, and not Nintendo’s bizarro-world phone app.Vivox, a…

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‘Samsung’s One UI Is the Best Software It’s Ever Put On a Smartphone’

‘Samsung’s One UI Is the Best Software It’s Ever Put On a Smartphone’

Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! binspamdupenotthebestofftopicslownewsdaystalestupid freshfunnyinsightfulinterestingmaybe descriptive 106713418 story ‘Samsung’s One UI Is the Best Software It’s Ever Put On a Smartphone’ (theverge.com) Posted by BeauHD on Tuesday February 19, 2019 @08:30PM from the long-time-coming dept. In preparation for the Galaxy S10 launch event…

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