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Dec 9, 2019
At one time, there were 10 million Yahoo Groups with more than 100 million users - from neighborhood organizations to amateur astronomers. On Saturday, the archives will disappear.
Dec 8, 2019
With 5.6 million members, Reddit's r/politics is a massive online forum. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with moderator "Qu1nlan" about managing discussions in an era of misinformation.
Dec 7, 2019
NPR's Scott Simon asks NATO's Jānis Sārts about social media manipulation. The prevalence of what experts call "malign influence campaigns" is growing and spreading.
Dec 7, 2019
Geneticist Yves Moreau tells NPR's Scott Simon the ethical concerns he has for businesses and academics who may be helping Chinese authorities to track Muslim minority groups.
Dec 5, 2019
A new report from Uber, covering 2017 and 2018, says the claims range from unwanted touching and kissing to rape. Also, 19 people were killed in physical assaults during or soon after an Uber ride.
Dec 5, 2019
A U.S. citizen was arrested after giving a cryptocurrency talk in North Korea. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Jason Brett, a Forbes contributor, about the arrest and cryptocurrency concerns.
Dec 5, 2019
Officials say Evil Corp. developed and distributed a type of malware that infected computers around the world and harvested banking credentials in order to steal some $100 million.
Dec 5, 2019
Restaurants without diners are popping up all over the place. "Ghost kitchens" and menus that exist solely in smartphone apps such as DoorDash and Uber Eats seek to feed diners' appetite for delivery.
Dec 4, 2019
The Facebook-owned social media giant will use the information to ensure a safer platform for younger users and more accurately targeted ads across the board.
Dec 3, 2019
Ending an era at the Internet's biggest search company, Google co-founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page end their leadership roles. Sundar Pichai will become CEO of Google and its parent, Alphabet.
Dec 3, 2019
A nonprofit organization has been installing Internet hot spots around Georgia to make sure rural residents, especially in communities of color, can complete census forms and apply for census jobs.
Dec 2, 2019
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Lily Hay Newman, security reporter at Wired, about why you should consider security and privacy before gifting an internet-connected device such as a smart speaker.
Dec 2, 2019
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Ashley Boyd of the Mozilla Foundation about its third annual "Privacy Not Included" buyer's guide, which will help consumers shop for safe and secure connected products.
Dec 1, 2019
NPR's Don Gonyea talks with Luke Sisak, a cybercrimes prosecutor, about a new form of data theft called "juice jacking."
Nov 30, 2019
The tech giant's apps are doing what the European Union and the U.S. won't: Recognizing Russia's annexation of the peninsula seized from Ukraine. Users in Russia will see it as part of their country.