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Emily Siner

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Can The Peer Economy Deliver Profits?

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Postmates is among a group of app-powered services popping up around the U.S., with a simple promise: deliver food or merchandise in as little as an hour. But can they succeed where Kozmo.com didn't?

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Preserving Audio For The Future Is A Race Against Time

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Old records are breaking, cassette tapes are warping, even digital recordings can become obsolete. The Library of Congress is working to save millions of the nation's recordings before they're lost.

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Tech Week: Robots, Turkish Twitter And A Frustrated Zuckerberg

Saturday, March 22, 2014

In this week's roundup, tensions between tech companies and the NSA run hot, the simmering debate over women in tech continues and Turkey bans Twitter. What's next?

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So You Want To Evade Your Country's Twitter Ban? A Workaround

Friday, March 21, 2014

Governments can block sites that they deem dangerous, and for Turkey, that now includes Twitter. How does it work? And how are Turkish residents using it anyway?

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The Internet Will Be Everywhere In 2025, For Better Or Worse

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

A new report by the Pew Research Center predicts that the Internet will magnify our awareness of the world, eliminate privacy and become as embedded in our lives as electricity is today.

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Tech Week That Was: Women In Tech, Bitcoin's Man And SXSW Begins

Saturday, March 08, 2014

NPR's Women in Tech month launched with daily Twitter conversations, Newsweek says it found the mysterious founder of Bitcoin, and 30,000 flock to Austin for South by Southwest Interactive.

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Why All This Fuss Over Satoshi Nakamoto Is A Boost For Bitcoin

Friday, March 07, 2014

The media frenzy over the alleged founder of Bitcoin appeals to universal human curiosity. Mystery, intrigue, a dash of conspiracy! If that's not enough to turn Bitcoin into a household word, what is?

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'Newsweek' Says It Found Bitcoin's Founder: 4 Things To Know

Thursday, March 06, 2014

For years, Reddit, tech blogs and mainstream media outlets have speculated about the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto. Newsweek says it finally has the answer, but many people are criticizing the story.

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If You've Ignored Bitcoin Up Until Now, This One's For You

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

If the idea of a crypto-currency confuses you to the point of avoiding the topic altogether, you're missing out on some good stuff worthy of a Dan Brown novel.

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What Sbarro's Woes Say About Where We Get Our Fast Food Now

Friday, February 21, 2014

The pizza chain is closing 155 stores. Sure, malls have been hit hard, but Sbarro's problems are bigger: These days, diners are more likely to opt for "fast casual" options like Chipotle.

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How The Big Cable Deal Could Actually Boost Open-Internet Rules

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Comcast's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner might strengthen provisions intended to make sure Internet providers are treating all online traffic equally by extending so-called net neutrality to millions more users. But public-interest advocates worry that the deal will hurt competition.

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Weekly Un-Innovation: There's Nothing To See Here

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Forget high-tech gadgets that are supposed to make your life easier. Today, we're writing about ... Nothing. Pim de Graaff, a copywriter from Amsterdam, creates handmade black wooden blocks called Nothing to remind you that you already have enough stuff.

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The Internet Flexes Political Muscle With Anti-NSA Protest

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

It won't be as powerful as the strike against SOPA and PIPA in 2012, when Wikipedia blocked its site, Google blacked out its logo and millions of people joined in. But "The Day We Fight Back" on Tuesday is intended to show lawmakers that there's ongoing public pressure to reform mass surveillance laws.

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Tech Week That Was: Industry Gossip, Wikipedia Starts Talking

Sunday, February 09, 2014

Between Microsoft's CEO announcement, Twitter's earnings report, Facebook's 10th birthday and Yahoo's disclosures of government requests — there's a lot to catch up with.

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Tech Week: 'Leaky' Angry Birds And Digital Invades Cinemas

Saturday, February 01, 2014

The NSA is said to collect data from apps like Angry Birds, small movie theaters struggle to go digital, and a Silicon Valley mogul offends a whole bunch of people. If you missed this week's news, All Tech has you covered.

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Tech Week That Was: The Mac Turns 30, More NSA Rumblings

Friday, January 24, 2014

In technology news this week: Apple's iconic baby celebrated a big birthday, the debate over Edward Snowden and NSA data collection continued to simmer, and the Target data breach prompted more talk about credit card security.

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As Windows XP Fades Away, Will Its Users Stick With Microsoft?

Friday, January 24, 2014

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP in April. But the company faces a challenge as it herds its users away from the 12-year-old operating system: With so many computing options on the market, customers leaving XP behind might end up turning their backs to Microsoft, too.

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Virginia Gay Marriage Shift Generates Sharp Response

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Less than two weeks after taking office, Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring announced he won't defend the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Critics contend he's ignoring the will of a majority of state voters who passed the ban in 2006.

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Week That Was: Smart Fridge Hack, Net Neutrality And The NSA

Friday, January 17, 2014

Your weekly roundup of tech headlines from NPR and publications around the country, including more credit card security breaches and the latest developments with the "Internet of Things." We asked what was in the hacked fridge, but — spoiler alert (pun intended) — we didn't find out.

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First Union Vote At An Amazon Warehouse In The U.S. Fails

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Employees at an Amazon.com facility in Delaware have decided against forming a labor union. The company is openly opposed to unions and has successfully fought previous efforts to unionize here, but the attempts had never before gotten as far as an employee vote.

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