Tech

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 technology giant Tencent has bought a 5 percent stake in Melbourne-based Afterpay, meanwhile, as it expands into ...
The prime minister's office has delivered an official complaint to Australia's national broadcaster, the ABC, over a story ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
What social science says about killing the office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Privacy advocates had warned against Germany's plan to store cellphone-tracking information in a central database rather than on users' phones.
More than 12 million players of the wildly-popular online game logged on for the rapper's "Astronomical" performance.
The Australian government's "COVIDSafe" app has reached over 1 million downloads in 24 hours since it was launched, ...
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.
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.
An unknown intruder interrupted Dennis Johnson's Zoom video conference. Johnson hopes his bad experience will bring better protections to the platform.
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.
Quentin Zervaas, an Australian app developer who has created his own open-source CCP virus contact tracing app called ...