Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

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.

It's 10:10. Do You Know What Time That Is?

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 2:40 p.m.

Ever wonder why watch ads always display the same time, 10:10, and why Apple's new watch is a minute early? NPR's All Tech Considered ponders the tradition of watch times in advertising.

Some Tech Firms Capitalize On Privacy

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 2:40 p.m.

Steve Henn of NPR's Planet Money team profiles some entrepreneurs who are working on a novel business model to start up a new tech company. It's pay for service. What a concept.

Look, Mom, I Finally Made It To Broadway!

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 9:07 a.m.

NPR's Michel Martin will sit down with a panel of award-winning playwrights to ask about diversity in theater. Follow here or join us on Twitter on Friday at 7 p.m. ET, using #NPRMichel.

In San Diego, A Boot Camp For Data Junkies

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 7:23 a.m.

Natasha Balac runs a two-day boot camp out of the San Diego Supercomputer Center for people from all types of industries to learn the tools and algorithms to help them analyze data and spot patterns in their work.

Smartphones Are Used To Stalk, Control Domestic Abuse Victims

NPR |Sept. 22, 2014 6:27 a.m.

Cyberstalking has transformed domestic abuse in the U.S. Tracking tools called spyware make it cheap and easy for someone to monitor a partner secretly, 24 hours a day.

With Alibaba IPO, Yahoo Reaps A Big Reward From Risky Bet

NPR |Sept. 20, 2014 8:16 a.m.

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang made a smart move when his company invested in a Chinese e-commerce firm called Alibaba in 2005. With this week's Alibaba IPO, Yahoo will gain nearly $8 billion.

Tech Week: Smartphone Privacy, Cyberstalking, Alibaba's Big Debut

NPR |Sept. 20, 2014 2:12 a.m.

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba makes the biggest debut on the NYSE ever. The details, and the other tech stories that piqued our interest, are in this week's roundup.

How NASA's New Spaceships Stack Up

NPR |Sept. 19, 2014 7:24 p.m.

Earlier this week, NASA awarded two contracts for new spaceships to commercial companies. Here's how they compare.

Top Stories: Springfield Considers Marijuana Tax; Portlanders Line Up For Apple iPhone 6

OPB |Sept. 19, 2014 7:21 a.m.

Headlines for Friday, Sept. 19: Springfield is the latest in considering a tax on the sale of marijuana, Apple releases the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, pets should also avoid the Willamette River as the algae may be toxic, and more.

Retailers' Customers Cautioned As Cyber Attacks Continue

NPR |Sept. 19, 2014 6:47 a.m.

Home Depot says some 56 million card holders were possibly compromised in a cyber attack. It says there's no evidence that debit PIN numbers were comprised or that the breach effected online shoppers.

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