22 January 2018

Amazon's Cashier-Less Seattle Grocery Opens To The Public

The store, which had been open only to Amazon employees for the past year, uses a smartphone app and a network of cameras to track a customer's purchases.

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21 January 2018

How Apps Helped Log One Long-Distance Couple's 'Love Letters Of Our Time'

The odds of finding your future mate on an anonymous chat site seem low. But that's how a woman in Detroit and a man in Wales met. And their romance blossomed thanks to apps like Snapchat and Skype.

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20 January 2018

How Dangerous Is Misinformation On Facebook?

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Roger McNamee, a former mentor to Mark Zuckerberg and an early investor in Facebook. He believes the company threatens democracy because it has helped spread fake news.

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19 January 2018

Facebook Moves To Decide What Is Real News

It will combat fake news by pushing up news articles that come from "high quality" sources, and pushing down the others. It's asking users which news organizations they trust.

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18 January 2018

What's The Best Way To Help Refugees Land A Job?

Stanford University's Immigration Policy Lab has created an algorithm to predict where a refugee has the best chance of finding employment.

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