Technology News from NPR
Apr 26, 2017
A man killed his infant daughter in Thailand and broadcast it live on Facebook. It comes just after the company dealt with another killing on Facebook Live that happened in Cleveland.
Apr 26, 2017
President Trump will announce his tax plan Wednesday. Also, Holly Bailey of Yahoo News talks about a briefing Senators will receive on North Korea, and another killing was broadcast on Facebook Live.
Apr 25, 2017
Airbus and Uber are planning for a future of flying cars and sky taxis. "You literally push a button and you get a flight," an Uber executive says. But will our Tomorrowland ever really arrive?
Apr 25, 2017
By early next year, Beijing will require automakers in China to ensure that at least 8 percent of all vehicles they manufacture are electric.
Apr 24, 2017
A technology competition seeks solutions to Lake Erie's biggest problems, including harmful algae blooms and aging water systems. Teams in cities around the region are competing for thousands of dollars in prize money and consulting services to create app…
Apr 24, 2017
Drone pilots and intelligence analysts who work with them may not be in physical danger themselves but "no doubt are war fighters" who experience psychological stress, says the Air Force.
Apr 23, 2017
DoggoLingo is a rising language on the Internet that's full of cutesy suffixes and onomatopoeias. It might even change the way you talk to your pet.
Apr 23, 2017
The company Juicero sells bagged juice and expensive high-tech presses, but customers realized they could squeeze the juice by hand. Lynn Neary talks with Bloomberg's Olivia Zaleski about the company.
Apr 21, 2017
A murder video uploaded to Facebook brought attention to how the company monitors upsetting content. Artificial intelligence may be a solution, but experts say it could bring unwanted results.
Apr 21, 2017
The company says its $400 machine cold-presses juice out of packets sold via subscription. Then a Bloomberg News video showed people didn't actually need the press to get juice from the packets.
Apr 21, 2017
Futurist Maurice Conti says we've entered a new era where machines and humans partner to do what neither can do alone. He calls it the "Augmented Age."
Apr 21, 2017
GE's Chief Economist Marco Annunziata is optimistic about "the marriage of minds and machines" — provided we manage it the right way.
Apr 21, 2017
MIT Professor Erik Brynjolfsson sees a bright future where machines serve as powerful tools and partners. But he says we can only shape this future if we keep up with the pace of innovation.
Apr 21, 2017
Jeremy Howard has studied machine learning for 25 years. He says artificial intelligence can help achieve amazing things. But he warns the impact on jobs may cause a great deal of social instability.
Apr 20, 2017
Speeding cars have become the biggest threat for bears in Yosemite. But rangers hope tracking tools, like the website where the public can track bears, will help keep both humans and bears safe.