Last Build Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
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 08:02:16 -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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 17:26:00 -0400Homeland 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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:28:00 -0400Google 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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:22:00 -0400On 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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:22:00 -0400Cities 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?
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:20:00 -0400Over the past few months, Black Twitter has noticed an increase in the number of white trolls creating fake Twitter accounts.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:00:00 -0400Passengers 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.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400A 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.