Last Build Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:52:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:52:00 -0400The U.N. is planning to send its first spacecraft into orbit, packed with scientific experiments from countries that can't afford their own space programs.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:46:00 -0400The Rosetta spacecraft has been orbiting the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet for two years. Now scientists have ended the mission, and the spacecraft has lost contact with Earth forever.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:46:00 -0400Patrick Meier pioneered the field of crisis mapping during the 2010 Haiti earthquake, compiling information to create a real time map of damage. Now he's focusing on humanitarian uses of drones.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:23:00 -0400A Silicon Valley startup wants to use technology to solve the pizza paradox. It's a food that's meant to be delivered but never tastes quite as good upon arrival.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:17:00 -0400Nissan unveiled the ProPilot chair, a high-tech self-driving seat that the automaker says makes waiting in line "easy and fun" by using technology designed for semi-autonomous cars.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:46:00 -0400Regulators have voted to expand cellphone alerts to 360 characters from the previous cutoff at 90 and to begin including clickable URLs and phone numbers over the next year or so. But no photos yet.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:27:00 -0400Most Americans say they should always have the option to drive themselves. That's despite the fact the average driver is excited by driverless technology.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:45:00 -0400To cap its 12-year scientific voyage, the Rosetta spacecraft will take a final plunge Friday. Scientists will signal Rosetta to crash into the surface of a comet — and gather data all the way down.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:09:00 -0400Artificial intelligence is increasingly becoming part of everyday life: think Apple's Siri. Major tech firms formed a group to help the public understand AI and develop standards so it isn't misused.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:15:00 -0400Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and IBM form a group to set the first industrywide best practices for the technology already powering many applications, such as voice and image recognition.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:14:00 -0400The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:30:00 -0400In a speech at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, the billionaire tech entrepreneur is detailing his vision for sending humans to the red planet.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:48:00 -0400NPR reporters and editors annotated Monday night's debate as it happened. Read the final fact check, analysis and context here.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:58:00 -0400Online tracking is no longer about "cookies." New technology helps trackers link online breadcrumbs — including across devices — through browser settings, battery levels and other details.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:38:00 -0400Social media giant Snapchat is now Snap, Inc. It's just one of the changes the company is making, as it gets ready to release video-recording sunglasses.