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June 7, 2016 26 Comments

Silicon Valley Shuns Donald Trump, Opens Its Wallet For Bernie Sanders

Tech workers, concerned about free trade with China, immigration and education, are keeping a close eye on the 2016 election.

May 24, 2016 4 Comments

Facebook Apologizes For Rejecting Ad Featuring Plus-Size Model

Facebook later reversed its decision to ban the advertisement, which was posted by an Australian feminist group.

May 17, 2016 4 Comments

What Warren Buffett’s $1 Billion Apple Investment Says About Tech

After revealing the investment, the technology company’s stock grew by almost 4% Monday.

April 26, 2016 6 Comments

Prince, Beyoncé And The Business Of Streaming

As fans react to the death of Prince and Beyoncé’s latest album drop, is paying for music “in” again?

April 12, 2016 Comment

Facebook Sees Its Future In Chatbots, Live Video

Facebook is expected to discuss two new products, Facebook Live and chatbots, at its annual developer conference called F8.

March 29, 2016 9 Comments

How Strong Is Apple’s iPhone Encryption? Not Strong Enough, Apparently

The hack means Apple does not need to help the FBI break into the phone, but it’s raising concerns about iPhone security.

March 22, 2016 2 Comments

FBI May Unlock iPhone Without Apple’s Help. Then What?

A mysterious third party has come forward with a possible way of unlocking the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists.

March 15, 2016 Comment

This Year’s SXSW Interactive Has Fewer Gadgets, More Discussion

There is plenty of tech to go around, but the festival is also taking on issues like gender diversity, online harassment and privacy.

March 1, 2016 9 Comments

Apple, FBI Bring Privacy Debate To Congress

It’s the first public face-off since a federal court ordered Apple to help unlock the iPhone of San Bernardino killer Syed Rizwan Farook.

February 25, 2016 9 Comments

Fending Off FBI, Apple Prepares For Court

Apple is expected in court tomorrow, to defend its decision not to help unlock the iPhone of San Bernadino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook.

February 23, 2016 6 Comments

Poll: More Than Half Of Americans Back FBI In Fight With Apple

The Pew study finds 51 percent of Americans believe Apple should help the FBI unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino attackers.

February 16, 2016 8 Comments

Silicon Valley Feels The Sting Of A Sinking Stock Market

Venture capital investment is down, Google and Apple stocks have slid with the rest of the market and layoffs are becoming more common.

February 9, 2016 Comment

Kik App Faces Scrutiny After Murder Of Virginia Teen

The messaging app Kik is popular with teenagers, but authorities are voicing concern that it may be unsafe.

February 2, 2016 Comment

Alphabet Tops Apple As World’s Most Valuable Company

The parent company of Google officially overtook Apple to become the most valuable publicly-traded company in the world.

January 26, 2016 Comment

Twitter May Be Struggling, But It Still Has $3.5B

Four major executives announced they are leaving the struggling microblogging site, signaling trouble to many in the industry.

January 19, 2016 Comment

Amazon’s China Subsidiary Registers To Ship Ocean Freight

In a cost-cutting move, the tech giant will be able to manage shipments from factories and suppliers in China to customers in the U.S.

January 12, 2016 10 Comments

Discussing Obama’s Mixed Record On Technology

Since his inauguration, Obama’s record with technology and the industry has been mixed, Re/code’s Dawn Chmielewski tells us.

January 5, 2016 2 Comments

CES 2016 Is A Big Deal For Car Tech

Major automakers are already making big announcements ahead of the start of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

December 29, 2015 Comment

India’s Net Neutrality Activists Don’t Want Facebook’s Free Internet

Mark Zuckerberg’s Internet.org has caused a wide rift in the Indian public because it only allows free access to a limited set of websites.

December 22, 2015 Comment

SpaceX Makes Historic Rocket Landing

The private space corporation’s rocket that touched down Monday night was the first orbital-class booster to land upright on solid ground.

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Introducing A New Here & Now Website

Coming June 9, 2016, Here & Now listeners and visitors will experience our stories and journalism online in a whole new way.

June 3 Comment

Teenagers Create Impromptu Exhibit At San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art

As the pair toured the museum, they wondered if they could do better. So 16-year-old Kevin Nguyen decided to get creative.

June 3 3 Comments

‘Silver Linings Playbook’ Author Explores Conformity, Mental Health In New Teen Novel

Matthew Quick published his fourth young adult book, "Every Exquisite Thing," this week.

June 2 13 Comments

Do Meal Kits Provide Great Taste Along With Convenience?

Resident chef Kathy Gunst tested a multitude of meal kits, and gives co-host Jeremy Hobson the inside scoop.