NPR | June 29, 2016
What if cars weren't mass produced? Local Motors, a small-batch auto manufacturer, relies on an online design community and a "co-creation" business model to bring new vehicles to market, really fast.
NPR | June 29, 2016
It will now prioritize posts from friends and family — potentially bad news for media companies relying on Facebook for traffic. The company has been under pressure to defend its political neutrality.
NPR | June 28, 2016
Will it be a hamburger or hummus wrap for lunch? When customers saw indications of a meal's calorie content posted online, they put fewer calories in their cart, a study finds.
An "LGBT self-defense" website called Pink Pistols run by a disabled woman in Philadelphia has taken off since the Orlando massacre. The group's founder says her Facebook page has quadrupled in likes.
Health | Technology | BusinessNPR | June 27, 2016 8:18 a.m.
I remember the days when it seemed the stream of visitors to Sharm would never end.
Music | Technology | BusinessNPR | June 25, 2016 3:25 p.m.
Ryan Leslie developed an app that lets him manage conversations with fans and colleagues from his phone. He says the engagement tool gives artists a stronger hand in the business of their music.
A device called Trotify promises to make any bicycle sound like a horse's clop. Taking a page from Monty Python, it uses coconuts.
Technology | Business | WorldNPR | June 24, 2016 12:43 p.m.
Google Trends shows that this was the second-searched question in the United Kingdom after polls closed. The first was "What does it mean to leave the EU?"
Young voters had overwhelmingly voted to remain in the European Union. Now there's a flood of anger from those who accuse older generations of choosing a future they don't want.
Technology | Nation | Environment | World | EnergyNPR | June 23, 2016 4:57 p.m.
After 71 hours and 8 minutes of flight time crossing the Atlantic, Solar Impulse 2 touched down in Spain. It's a big step toward the goal of circumnavigating the globe using only the sun's power.
Technology | Election | NationNPR | June 23, 2016 11:30 a.m.
Despite cameras on the House floor going dark, a band of Democrats staging a sit-in to insist on a vote on gun control streamed the event, and conducted interviews with media, through smartphones.