Trump Administration Targets Your 'Warrant-Proof' Encrypted Messages
Encryption is going mainstream, and some tech companies "throw away the key" so they can't decrypt messages even when police get a warrant. The government says that's taking privacy too far.
A Studio At Your Fingertips: 5 Apps Teachers Are Using To Make Student Podcasts
We checked in with educators to see what tools their students are using to create entries for NPR's Student Podcast Challenge.
Study Finds Century-Old Combat Helmet Is A Superior Shield Against Brain Trauma
Combat helmets have always been made to protect against blunt objects, not blast waves. Despite improvements in helmet design, battlefield brain injuries continue.
Algorithm Targets Marijuana Convictions Eligible To Be Cleared
California district attorneys are using an algorithm to expunge some 85,000 marijuana-related convictions. The tech identifies eligible cases, allowing prosecutors to comply with Prop 64.
An Airbnb For Farmland Hits A Snag, As Farmers Raise Data Privacy Concerns
The Internet startup Tillable wants to match farmers with farmland available for rent. The problem? Farmers already on that land fear their farm data is being used against them.
At 25 Years, Understanding The Longevity Of Craigslist
While other sites keep updating, Craigslist just looks old. "It's like a shark that's never had to evolve," says Jessa Lingel, who's written about the history of Craigslist.
'Facebook: The Inside Story' Reveals A Company Made In Its Founder's Image
Journalist Steven Levy's rich history of the social network traces Facebook's cascading crises to the worldview and early decisions of its founder, Mark Zuckerberg.
Why America Is Losing The Toilet Race
Japan rethought the bathroom. Why hasn't America?
With An Election On The Horizon, Older Adults Get Help Spotting Fake News
Middle and high schools have been adding courses about how to spot fake news. Older adults also struggle to sort disinformation online, but they have fewer resources tackling the problem.
Google Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus; Company Expands Travel Restrictions
American companies are curbing travel and pulling out of big events as they try to limit their employees' exposure to the growing outbreak
Jack Dorsey, Twitter's Eccentric CEO, Could Be Looking For A Job Soon
Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey is at risk of losing his job after a powerful investor is pushing for change. It thinks Dorsey, who is also CEO of another company, is not focused enough on Twitter.
Despite Cybersecurity Risks And Last-Minute Changes, The 2020 Census Goes Online
For the first time in U.S. history, the federal government is trying to count most households through the Internet for the once-a-decade census, but the rollout has been fraught with risks.
Coronavirus Cancellations And Travel Bans: Google Is Latest
Companies are curbing employee travel and canceling major events as they try to minimize disruption from the growing coronavirus outbreak.
Twitter Vows That As Disinformation Tactics Change, Its Policies Will Keep Pace
Twitter's new policy attempts to flag and provide greater context for content that the platform believes to have been "significantly and deceptively altered or fabricated."
Episode 976: Terms Of Service
An online review turns into a fine-print nightmare — until the victims fight back. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
What To Know About The Election Security Situation After Super Tuesday
The biggest day of voting so far in 2020 wasn't faultless, but it also might have gone much worse. Moves and countermoves are afoot to influence Americans and protect the vote.
Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft Tell Seattle Workers To Stay Home
U.S. companies are trying to limit disruption from the coronavirus outbreak by curtailing travel and telling some employees to work from home. Several major tech firms are among the latest to act.
Coronavirus Concerns Stymie Live Music Performances And SXSW
Organizers, public officials, musicians and other performers are very publicly grappling with competing priorities — and are trying to find innovative ways to deal with canceled events worldwide.
Report: Russian Election Trolling Becoming Subtler, Tougher To Detect
A cache of Instagram posts has yielded what researchers call a more up-to-date look at election interference operations. Much of it is familiar but now executed with more sophistication.
How Computer Modeling Of COVID-19's Spread Could Help Fight The Virus
As the world watches the outbreak of a novel coronavirus, epidemiologists are watching simulations of that outbreak on their computers to try to predict what might happen next.
Exposing The TREASONOUS COUP Against OUR PRESIDENT?
China seeks to buy up western companies; Secret January virus meeting reveals more coverup
Chinese regime sued for hoarding PPE amid virus pandemic; House GOP launches 'China task force'
Why Are Countries Breaking With the Chinese Regime?
Morgan Ortagus: State Department Demands Full COVID 19 Transparency from China’s Communist Party
DOJ DROPS FLYNN CASE! HEAD PROSECUTOR GONE! COMEY, WRAY, SHIFTY, ROSENSTEIN ARE NOW DURHAM'S FOCUS!
Rouge FBI Conspired To Commit Treason [Article 3 Section 3]
Flynn Cleared & Set Free Legally [DOJ Dropped Case]
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