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#AirbnbWhileBlack: How Hidden Bias Shapes The Sharing Economy

The sharing economy is making online transactions far more personal, which can lead to some unintended consequences.

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Charter's Merger With Time Warner Cable Nears Regulatory Approval

The Justice Department has approved the massive cable deal and the FCC chairman has recommended approval, with conditions.
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ISIS Uses Cyber Capabilities To Attack The U.S. Online

The U.S. and the West aren't the only ones operating on the cyber-battlefield in the war with ISIS. The terror group has cyber-capabilities of its own. NPR takes a look at these capabilities and explores how they play into the larger expansion of cyber-strike and counter-strike throughout the Middle East.
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How Much Money Do Uber Drivers Really Make? Send Us Your Screenshots

The company sometimes promotes up to $35 an hour to draw in new drivers, but how much do drivers generally make? Drivers, send us a screenshot of your recent week.
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U.S. Spy Chief Considers Disclosing Number Of Americans Surveilled Online

National Intelligence Director James Clapper says there are multiple obstacles in calculating just how many U.S. citizens are ensnared in government data-collection programs targeting foreigners.
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Phone, Everlasting: What If Your Smartphone Never Got Old?

For many of us, when a phone starts slowing down we face a choice: spend the money to try to fix it or get a new one. But could there be a phone that never loses its luster?
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These Earth-Saving Robots Might Be The Future Recyclers

Apple recently unveiled Liam, a robot with 29 arms that takes apart iPhones so materials can be recycled and reused. As we accumulate more waste, recycling robots like Liam might become more common.
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A Nation Engaged: Trade Stirs Up Sharp Debate In This Election Cycle

Americans shared their views on trade with NPR and member stations. One thing is clear: Millions of voters have deep feelings about trade — and often are at odds with each other about it.
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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Soak Up This Weekend

The premise of #NPRreads is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading and each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
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Over 60 Years In, The B-52 Bomber Is Still Kicking

The B-52 Stratofortress bomber was first developed by Boeing in 1952. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Wired's Eric Adams about how an aircraft that old has such staying power.

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