Avie Schneider

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Russia, France Agree To Cooperate In The Fight Against ISIS

Thursday, November 26, 2015

In the last leg of his tour to win support for a coordinated effort against ISIS, French President Francois Hollande on Thursday secured a pledge of cooperation from Russian President Vladimir Putin.


#NPRreads: A Digital Dark Age And A Story That's Part Listicle, Part Longread

Friday, October 16, 2015

Also this week: a look at President Obama's decision to keep more U.S. troops in Afghanistan.


The Restaurant With No (Visible) Workers

Monday, August 31, 2015

A new, highly automated restaurant in San Francisco looks to speed up service through efficiency. You won't see any people taking your order or serving you at Eatsa, a fast-casual quinoa eatery.


The Ghost In The Car May Be A Hacker

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

As cars become increasingly computerized and connected, researchers are finding vulnerabilities that may allow autos to be controlled remotely. U.S. lawmakers want standards to make cars more secure.


Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.3 Percent, But For The Wrong Reason

Thursday, July 02, 2015

The economy keeps adding jobs at a steady pace, including 223,000 in June, but the Labor Department report for last month shows more people are also leaving the labor force and wages are not rising.


Beau Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's Son, Dies After Cancer Battle

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Biden's older son has died after battling brain cancer, the vice president said Saturday. Beau Biden, a former attorney general of Delaware, was 46. He was running next year to be Delaware's governor.


#NPRReads: Gambling In The Bible Belt

Friday, May 08, 2015

Also in this week's #NPRReads, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's elementary school teacher recalls the Boston bomber, a profile of Ohio's governor, Judaism in South Dakota and putting a face on the refugee crisis.


Will Slower U.S. Economy Make Fed Wait To Raise Rates?

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The economy posted its weakest performance in a year, growing at a 0.2 percent pace in the first quarter. Analysts say that could affect the central bank's timetable for boosting rates.


Amazon Wants To Put A Listening Speaker In Your Home

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Are you ready to bring an eavesdropping device that's connected to the cloud into the privacy of your abode? Amazon thinks so, as it introduces Echo, a speaker that takes your questions and commands.


Tech Week: Tim Cook's Reveal, Net Neutrality And Big Data Dishes

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Tim Cook publicly acknowledged that he's gay, the head of the Federal Communications Commission may have another net neutrality plan and IBM's supercomputer is helping chefs create new dishes.


Fighting The Stigma Of Ebola With Hugs

Friday, October 24, 2014

When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.


Tech Week: Women's Raises, Screen Time And Super-Locked Phones

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Controversial remarks about women not needing to ask for raises, how people in tech often limit their kids' screen time and a heated debate over smartphone encryption topped our tech coverage.


Digital Guru May Need More Power To Remake Government IT

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Mikey Dickerson is the administrator of the new U.S. Digital Service. But it's still to be seen whether the former Google engineer's team will have enough authority to make wholesale changes.


Tech Week: Industry Diversity, Digital Afterlives, Net Neutrality

Saturday, July 26, 2014

The roundup: Twitter released a scorecard showing that its workforce is largely male and white. And what happens to our digital stuff after we log off for the last time?


Learning To Read May Take Longer Than We Thought

Saturday, July 26, 2014

A Dartmouth study suggests that fifth-graders are still "learning to read," not just "reading to learn."


Getting Your Head Into The Facebook-Oculus Virtual Reality Deal

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Author Howard Rheingold has been thinking about virtual reality tech for decades. He spoke to All Tech Considered about Facebook's purchase of the company behind the Oculus Rift headset.


Even Disconnected Computers May Face Cyberthreats

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

If your computer is infected with a virus or other forms of malware, disconnecting the machine from the Internet is one of the first steps security experts say you should take. But so...


Tech Week That Was: Bezos' Buy, Twitter Abuse, Scary Alerts

Friday, August 09, 2013

Jeff Bezos' $250 million purchase of The Washington Post, abuses of Twitter in the U.K. and fears of a backlash against new mobile Amber Alerts all made the news in technology this we...


VIDEO: 'SNL' Tries On Google Glass

Monday, May 06, 2013

Fred Armisen demonstrated Google Glass, the all-the-rage wearable computer, on Saturday Night Live. Let's just say Armisen, as Weekend Update tech correspondent Randall Meeks, found a few flaws in the device.


VIDEO: The Future Of Wearable Technology

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Google Glass — the glasses with a computer, Internet and camera built in — is only the latest version of wearable technology. Off Book, a Web video series from PBS, explorers the futu...