Technology | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

Technology

RSS Feed
NPR

Tech Week Ahead: Rumors Of A Facebook Phone

Steve Henn looks at this week's technology news, including a possible Facebook phone announcement on Thursday and a nod to the multiple April Fools' Day jokes on the Internet.
NPR

Viewer Discretion: Deciding When To Look Away

Decisions like whether to watch a grisly injury on replay underscore the fact that with less gatekeeping and more personal choice, we're all stuck with wrangling our own curiosity.
WAMU 88.5

Computer Guys & Gal

Yahoo and Apple buy apps to boost their mobile capabilities, voice and gestures could replace typing as new user interfaces and cloud storage expands -- but isn't always secure. The Computer Guys and Gal are here.

NPR

U.S. Navy Funding Development Of Giant Jellyfish Robot

"Cyro," under development at Virginia Tech, looks and moves like a jellyfish. Researchers say it could be used for studying the oceans and cleaning up oil spills.
NPR

Cyberattack Against Spam-Fighting Organization One Of The Largest Ever

A large cyber-attack on an anti-spam organization in Europe is slowing down the Internet. Spamhaus says it was hit by a massive distributed denial of service for more than a week.
NPR

Exploring The World's Highest Peaks From Your Couch

Have you ever wanted to see the view from the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania? Google is making that possible — sending employees up the world's highest peaks with digital cameras, tripods and fisheye lenses to take photos that can be stitched together for a 360 degree view.

Pages