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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:04:00 -0500Real people hurt by fake news can sue under defamation law. But University of Denver law professor Derigan Silver notes that winning monetary damages doesn't undo the damage to a person's reputation.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:25:00 -0500A Pew Research Center study finds that people do not feel as overloaded by information as they did a decade ago. In fact, people with more access to information find it helps them simplify their life.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:53:00 -0500A congressional hearing on the proposed $85.4 billion merger focused heavily on questions about the impact on consumer prices and how the companies might use their competitive advantage.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 17:40:00 -0500A new project uses computers to analyze daytime satellite pictures for signs of extreme poverty. Does it work?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:59:00 -0500Instead, the company envisions customers at the store picking up whatever they want off the shelves — then simply walking out with it. The items are automatically billed to their Amazon accounts.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:46:00 -0500Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube announced they are cooperating to keep track of terrorist recruitment videos and violent images in order to remove them from search results and social media.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 16:39:00 -0500Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube, which is owned by Google, have announced they are going to work together to identify extremist content. The step is a concrete but limited move to get terrorist propaganda off the world's leading Internet platforms.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:43:00 -0500The unanimous decision means that if Samsung swiped the design for one part of a phone from Apple, it may not need to hand over profits from the entire device. The case goes back to a lower court.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 03:31:00 -0500How do you cope with parenting in the digital age? And how do you balance it all? How do you protect your kids, yet give them the freedom to create and explore?
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:52:00 -0500There is currently no government regulation around the Internet of things, and Security technologist Bruce Schneier fears it will take a disaster for that to change.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:21:00 -0500Video visitation is growing in popularity at U.S. jails, but there's a catch: Many jails have ended in-person visits between inmates and their families as they adopt the new technology.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:37:21 -0500NPR's Art Silverman reads a lot of crime thrillers. In the last year, he's noticed "The Internet of Things" seems to being playing a big role as the weapon of choice.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:55:00 -0500Your friend shares a story on Facebook. You read the headline and you think it's too good to be true, but it looks like it's from a news site. Experts offer tips to help you sniff out fact from fake.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 05:50:00 -0500Recent scientific advances have offered some hopes of recovery to Florida's citrus industry, which has been declining over two decades due to a horrible bacterial disease called citrus greening.
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 13:00:16 -0500The shooting a year ago started a heated debate about government access to secured devices. As such access keeps getting more restricted, calls for "back doors" continue and questions remain.