NPR | Sept. 30, 2014
Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.
NPR | Aug. 04, 2015
Does a Chinese song cross the line between inspiration and imitation? Many commenters online are saying yes.
NPR | Aug. 04, 2015
After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if there anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."
Business | Nation | TechnologyNPR | Sept. 21, 2014 2:30 a.m.
People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.
Business | Nation | Health | TechnologyNPR | Aug. 4, 2015 10:49 a.m.
The company that makes Spritam says the 3D-printed pill dissolves quickly, even at the highest doses.
Young entrepreneurs in Africa boast that they're leading a tech movement from the ground up. They think technology can solve social ills. But critics wonder if digital fixes can make a dent.
A new app uses geolocation to bring to life a lesser-known section of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia estate — Mulberry Row, which was the bustling enclave of skilled slaves who worked at Monticello.
A kid-sized robot that's built around a PVC bucket and sports a friendly face, the hitchBOT couldn't make it out of Philadelphia in one piece.
The hitchBOT, as its creators named it, had already successfully traversed Canada and Germany. This summer, relying on the kindness of strangers, it wanted to travel from Massachusetts to California.
Some say selfies are a mark of our narcissistic culture. But what about a little photoshopping? Is this further evidence of our vanity — or a platform for our personal brand and self-expression?
Ramona Martinez is a production assistant at NPR who worked on an All Things Considered story earlier this week about the culture and meaning of selfies. She offers a selfie postscript.
Business | Nation | TechnologyNPR | July 31, 2015 8:18 a.m.
Automakers and researchers are using a 32-acre fake city at the University of Michigan to simulate a real-world environment for autonomous vehicles. How will such cars affect urban planning?
Business | Nation | Technology | WorldNPR | July 31, 2015 7:42 a.m.
The documents also allege that the U.S. targeted Japanese banks and companies, including Mitsubishi.