Technology

RSS Feed
NPR

Google, Publishers Reach Deal On Book Scanning

The longer-running lawsuit with authors, however, is still unresolved.
WAMU 88.5

Kids And The Internet: New Privacy Rules?

As Web marketers increasingly target young audiences on the Web, new changes to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act present promise -- and perils -- for safeguarding young users.

NPR

Facebook Hits Major Milestone: 1 Billion Active Users

That means that one in seven people in the world access Facebook on a monthly basis.
NPR

Some Schools Actually Want Students To Play With Their Smartphones In Class

Smartphones and tablets can be a big distraction to students, but some schools are embracing these Internet-ready mobile devices as tools for learning. Bring-your-own-device policies have benefits in the classroom, but there are drawbacks, too.
NPR

Calif. Green-Lights Self-Driving Cars, But Legal Kinks Linger

Supporters of the technology say it will save a million lives a year and prevent a global carmageddon. But among the questions still to be worked out: If a self-driving car runs a red light and gets caught, who gets the ticket?
WAMU 88.5

Free Speech: A Global Debate

An Internet video insulting the Prophet Muhammad sparked riots, but also an international debate about the limits of freedom of speech.

Pages