Most social networks require users to be at least 13. But Itay Eshet's daughter, like many kids, wanted to join Facebook when she was just 10. So Eshet created a site just for younger kids, designed to protect them from bullying and other risks while teaching them to navigate social media safely.
With holiday shopping well underway, Linda Wertheimer talks to tech journalist Rich Jaroslovsky about this year's non-obvious tech gifts. Among his picks is the Fitbit Flex and a talking smoke detector.
Silicon Valley has created mind-boggling amounts of wealth. Entire industries have been invented here. Billionaires are minted annually, but inequality is rising rapidly and the middle class is thinning out. Could the same technology that's making so many so rich undermine the labor market?
A few weeks ago, All Things Considered asked listeners to share how their relationship with technology has changed with age. From the tech savvy to the technologically slow, listeners responded with their stories.
Universities and hospitals are training residents by having them practice on realistic replicas of actual patients' brains. The high-tech stand-ins allow the students to learn by making mistakes, something they're not able to do when real patients are involved.
Judge Richard Leon says the sweeping NSA collection of U.S. phone metadata constitutes an unreasonable search or seizure under the Fourth Amendment. The federal judge stayed the ruling waiting for a likely appeal from the Justice Department.
Something strange is going on in the San Francisco Bay Area, where the tech boom is helping lead the national economic recovery. The ultrarich are getting richer as many other Silicon Valley residents are slipping into poverty.
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