Last Build Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:38:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 04:38:00 -0400Nearly half of American adults have been entered into law enforcement facial recognition databases, a new report shows. But problems with the accuracy of the technology could affect innocent people.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 20:24:00 -0400Consumer Reports has released its Annual Reliability Survey. Lexus and Toyota are the top two, followed by Buick. The company ranks car brands based on a survey of more than a half-million car owners.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:36:00 -0400IBM's Deep Blue beat chess great Garry Kasparov in 1997. Humans and computers play the game differently, but have computers taught humans much about the game?
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:25:00 -0400Donald Trump said it put "too much concentration of power in the hands of too few" and Tim Kaine called for "less concentration, especially in the media."
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 04:36:00 -0400The Fort Calhoun nuclear plant in Nebraska shuts down Monday, 17 years ahead of schedule. It is just the latest U.S. nuclear plant to close because it can't compete with other cheaper energy.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400The next wave of low power FM stations is coming on the air. Initially restricted to rural areas because of interference concerns, nearly 2,000 new stations have been approved — many in urban areas.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400AT&T and Time Warner agreed Saturday to an $85 billion merger that, if approved by federal regulators, would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400A new report from Georgetown Law's Center on Privacy and Technology says all it takes is a driver's license to be included in the searchable databases. Rachel Martin talks to co-author Alvaro Bedoya.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 21:39:00 -0400The $85.4-billion merger of a telecom and a media giants is the latest in the web of consolidation, spurned offers and spin-offs that are increasingly interlinking the two industries.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:00 -0400It emerged Saturday that AT&T is set to buy Time Warner for about $85 billion. If approved by federal regulators, the merger would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400The strike of the SAG-AFTRA union went into effect Friday after failed negotiations between the union's voice actors and video game employers, particularly over compensation and secrecy.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400NPR's Scott Simon talk with NPR technology reporter Alina Selyukh about the internet outages that disrupted major U.S. websites on Friday.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Scott Simon talks to Zeynep Tufekci, associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the perils of mass information releases, like the latest Clinton campaign email leak.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:28:00 -0400A number of major websites, including Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, were knocked out of service for parts of the day in a sprawling, sophisticated online attack.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to former Silicon Valley tycoon Randi Zuckerberg about her new animated children's television show, 'Dot.'