Subscribe: NPR Topics: Technology
http://www.npr.org/rss/rss.php?id=1019
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
Tags:
ads  black  content  electronics  flights  google  offensive youtube  police  restrictions  smartphone  technology  youtube content  youtube 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: NPR Topics: Technology

Technology : NPR



Latest technology news and breakthroughs in technology, science, and industry. Download the NPR Technology podcast and Technology RSS feed.



Last Build Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400

Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
 



Howard University's Aims To Build Silicon Valley Pipeline Of Black Software Engineers

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400

The 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.



Police Videos Aren't Going Away. How Can We Learn From Them?

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 08:02:16 -0400

In 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.



Can Arianna Huffington Save Uber?

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:04:00 -0400

While Uber wades through crisis after crisis, media mogul Arianna Huffington, the sole woman on its board, is emerging as chief of culture change.



U.S. Senate Votes To Repeal Obama-Era Internet Privacy Rules

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:25:00 -0400

The 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.



Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:01:00 -0400

Self-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.



Social Media, Math And The Mystery Of A Mumps Outbreak

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:35:00 -0400

Since 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.



A Smartphone Can Accurately Test Sperm Count

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:01:00 -0400

Measuring 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.



Researchers Test Hotter, Faster And Cleaner Way To Fight Oil Spills

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:50:00 -0400

The 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.



New Device Restrictions On Some Flights: Few Facts, Many Questions

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:26:00 -0400

Homeland Security says most personal electronics won't be allowed in carry-ons on flights from some majority-Muslim countries. The U.K. has acted similarly. Why the abrupt change? It's far from clear.



Google Vows To Remove Ads From Offensive YouTube Content

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400

Google says it is giving advertisers more control over where and how their ads appear. Some major advertisers in the U.K. were outraged and some pared back their spending after their ads appeared on YouTube videos created by backers of ISIS and a violent pro-fascist group. Google also says it's removing more ads from extremist content and hiring more people to deal with the problem.



Google Promises To Keep Ads Off 'Hateful, Offensive' YouTube Content

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:22:00 -0400

On Friday, a division of a global marketing group with a digital budget of more than $200 million put its dealings with Google on "pause," citing recent controversies.



Trump's Electronics Restrictions Could Cause Headaches For Touring Musicians

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:22:00 -0400

Cities like Dubai, Istanbul, Abu Dhabi and Casablanca have become popular touring destinations for prominent American artists. What effect might the new baggage restrictions have on their work?



The Emergence Of The White Troll Behind A Black Face

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:20:00 -0400

Over the past few months, Black Twitter has noticed an increase in the number of white trolls creating fake Twitter accounts.



U.S., Britain Restrict Electronics On Flights From Mideast Countries

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400

Passengers on flights from the region coming into the U.S. and Britain cannot carry any devices larger than a smartphone. Laptops, tablets and cameras must all be placed in checked baggage.



Doctors Consider Ethics Of Costly Heart Surgery For People Addicted To Opioids

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400

A troubling trend has followed the opioid epidemic: People who use intravenous drugs are getting heart infections, driving up hospital bills and stirring an ethical debate among doctors.