Last Build Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:23:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:23:00 -0400Until recently, migrant workers, lured by bonuses, drove for China's largest Uber-like service. But some local governments banned out-of-town drivers, apparently to protect local jobs and curb growth.
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:01:00 -0400Remember when you were excited to see what's in the mail? These days it seems we're getting fewer letters and more junk, but the U.S. Postal Service will soon let you preview what's coming your way.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:26:00 -0400The Senate overturned Obama-era internet privacy rules. Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jeremy Gillula says the measure would make it easier for companies to share online activity without permission.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:14:44 -0400NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos about his push to allow law enforcement to gain access to data on individuals' smartphones.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:14:44 -0400Seamus Tuohy, a consultant with the digital security firm Prudent Innovation, answers your questions about how to keep your data secure and your personal information private.
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:14:00 -0400None of the top internet and telecom companies passed in the latest Ranking Digital Rights rankings in regard to individuals' privacy standards. But what can they do better and what can we do at home?
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 08:00:00 -0400Many patients like the convenience of being able to quickly consult a doctor by text or phone or webcam instead of heading to an urgent care clinic. But the cost of consultations can add up.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400The historically black university in Washington, D.C., is sending computer science students to study at Google's headquarters in California, as part of an effort called Howard West.
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:02:00 -0400In the era of body cameras and cellphones, the act of seeing police do their job is radically altering the public-police relationship, and changing civilian and police behavior and perceptions alike.
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:04:00 -0400While Uber wades through crisis after crisis, media mogul Arianna Huffington, the sole woman on its board, is emerging as chief of culture change.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:25:00 -0400The rules would require Internet providers to tell consumers what data they collect and get consent before selling. Republicans said ISPs were facing stricter regulations than companies like Google.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:01:00 -0400Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:35:00 -0400Since August 2016, there have been nearly 3,000 cases of mumps diagnosed in Arkansas. A epidemiologist explains how her team used online data and mathematical modeling to understand the outbreak.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:01:00 -0400Measuring the quality of those little swimmers usually requires a trip to the doctor. Researchers have come up with a smartphone accessory that would let men do that at home in less than five seconds.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:50:00 -0400The Flame Refluxer is essentially a big copper blanket: think Brillo pad of wool sandwiched between mesh. Using it while burning off oil yields less air pollution and residue that harms marine life.