Screen Time Overload? Here's How To Find Balance
Screens keep us connected while we're socially distant, but phone fatigue is real. It's important to take breaks from your device to destress. In this episode, expert advice for balancing screen time during quarantine.
Chinese Afterpay Investor is ‘Surveillance Arm’ of Communist Regime: US Senator
Chinese technology giant Tencent has bought a 5 percent stake in Melbourne-based Afterpay, meanwhile, as it expands into ...
Australian PM’s Office Sends Formal Complaint to ABC
The prime minister's office has delivered an official complaint to Australia's national broadcaster, the ABC, over a story ...
Lawmakers Call on Amazon Chief to Testify Voluntarily or Face ‘Compulsory Process’
House lawmakers called on Amazon chief Jeff Bezos to testify in an antitrust investigation of his company, threatening to subpoena him if he doesn't comply.
In France, A New App Is Helping Doctors Monitor COVID-19 Patients Remotely
The Covidom app allows thousands of patients with non-critical cases of COVID-19 to ride the virus out at home. They answer questions on a range of health indicators and doctors follow up by phone.
More Essential Than Ever, Low-Wage Workers Demand More
In this lockdown, low-wage workers have been publicly declared "essential" — up there with doctors and nurses. But the workers say their pay, benefits and protections don't reflect it.
For Airbnb, 2020 Was Supposed To Be A Banner Year. Then The Pandemic Hit
Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky tells NPR that he expects his company to survive the coronavirus pandemic by emphasizing cleanliness, and acknowledging that travel is likely changed forever.
Why Remote Work Sucks, According To Science
What social science says about killing the office.
Amazon Warehouse Safety 'Inadequate,' N.Y. Attorney General's Office Says
Amazon may have violated federal health and safety standards as well as New York's whistleblower law, the New York attorney general's office wrote to Amazon in a letter obtained by NPR.
States Expand Internet Voting Experiments Amid Pandemic, Raising Security Fears
Voters with disabilities, as well as those who serve in the military and live overseas, could cast ballots via their phone or computer even as security experts warn the technology can't be trusted.
Episode 994: Making It Work
Since lockdown began, some companies are doing unexpectedly well. This episode: Farm animals, a crafty comeback, Clint Eastwood, and a story with a twist. | Subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.
Facebook Launches Rival To Video-Meeting App Zoom
The social network's new service lets anyone with a Facebook account host a video chat with up to 50 people. That puts the tech giant in direct competition with Zoom, the remote conferencing app.
Germany Backs Away From Compiling Coronavirus Contacts In A Central Database
Privacy advocates had warned against Germany's plan to store cellphone-tracking information in a central database rather than on users' phones.
Travis Scott's Fortnite Event Draws Record Audience
More than 12 million players of the wildly-popular online game logged on for the rapper's "Astronomical" performance.
Over 1,000,000 Download ‘COVIDSafe’ App Despite Privacy Concerns
The Australian government's "COVIDSafe" app has reached over 1 million downloads in 24 hours since it was launched, ...
Volunteers Use 3D Printers to Make Personal Protective Equipment During Pandemic
Groups of volunteers across Canada are using 3D printers to produce PPE and other essentPPEial supplies—an effort some say could have a lasting impact.
He Keeps Driving For Lyft 'Because People Need Us'
Many Lyft and Uber drivers have given up on driving, because they aren't making enough money to take the risk of potentially exposing themselves to the coronavirus. Jerome Gage is still at it.
He Was 'Zoombombed' In Front Of His Family While Defending His Dissertation
An unknown intruder interrupted Dennis Johnson's Zoom video conference. Johnson hopes his bad experience will bring better protections to the platform.
'COBOL Cowboys' Aim To Rescue Sluggish State Unemployment Systems
State officials say aging computers systems that rely on a pre-Internet programming language may be causing delays in processing jobless benefits. The Texas-based group COBOL Cowboys wants to help.
Adelaide App Developer Warns About Bluetooth for CCP Virus Tracing App
Quentin Zervaas, an Australian app developer who has created his own open-source CCP virus contact tracing app called ...
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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