26 July 2017

Military Tries To Cut Through The Noise Of War

Noise on the battlefield leads to problems communicating and other dangers. The military is making new efforts to enhance some sounds and dampen others.

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25 July 2017

To Keep Drivers From Leaving, Uber Tries To Treat Them Better

Uber is changing its harsh termination policies and launching a hotline for drivers in distress. Leaders at the tech company are trying to repair the relationship they say is "broken."

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In Bid To Keep Drivers From Leaving, Uber Tries To Treat Them More Kindly

Uber is changing its harsh termination policies and launching a new hotline for drivers in distress. Leaders at the tech company are trying to repair the relationship they say is "broken."

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Alabama Woman Stuck In NYC Traffic In 1902 Invented The Windshield Wiper

Entrepreneur Mary Anderson thought it made no sense that New York streetcar drivers had to keep jumping off to clean snow from the windshield. She soon won a patent for her "window cleaning device."

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24 July 2017

Apple Unveils 56 New Emoji — Including T. Rex And A Zombie

The world is getting new emoji. Emjoi expert Jeremy Burge talks with Robert Siegel about who gets to decide what icons join the emoji lexicon and how the meaning of those icons can change.

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