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Twitter Is Suing The U.S. Over Free Speech (Its Own)

Twitter sued the federal government because it stopped the tech company from disclosing government requests for user information. Twitter says the current disclosure rules aren't transparent enough.

Microsoft CEO's Comments Reflect A Larger Workplace Problem

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said it is good karma in some instances when women do not ask for a raise. Melissa Block talks to Maria Klawe, who was interviewing him, about the reaction.

Microsoft CEO Nadella's Remarks Add To Tech's Sexism Problem

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.
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The Future Of Phone Service

The advent of fiber optic cable and wireless phone service make the nation's old copper wire telecom network obsolete. Phone companies and tech advocates want to abandon it. But regulators and some But not everyone is comfortable going digital. Holdouts and some regulators don't want to shut it down too quickly. We explore the fate of the landline phone system and the future of voice telecommunications.


Microsoft CEO Backtracks On Suggestion That Women Shouldn't Ask For Raises

During a talk at a conference about women in technology, Satya Nadella said those women who don't ask for raises would be compensated by "karma."

Help Wanted: Unlikely Geniuses To Solve Public Health Problems

The Grand Challenge is a new tradition in the world of public health: asking anyone (and everyone) to come up with innovations. The latest assignment: design cooler protective gear for Ebola teams.

You Can Create A Hit Video Game About Anything. Even Making Toast

Game designers get deep inside your brain to keep you playing. We challenged them to design a video game about the most boring thing we could think of: making toast.

Apple Says iOS Encryption Protects Privacy; FBI Raises Crime Fears

Apple says its new operating system for the iPhone features encryption so secure that not even Apple has the key to it. But the FBI warns that the software could limit its ability to fight crime.

Videos Of Deadly Police Encounters Grab The Media Spotlight, But Why?

Several recent incidents of black men being shot by police have sparked national news coverage and policy debates. We examine what forces in the media and society are fueling this level of attention.

LED Lights Shine In Nobel Prize; Now How About Your Home?

The time has never been better to invest in LED lighting, with the price of LED bulbs — which use the Nobel-winning blue LEDs — now below $10 each.