Shaheen Ainpour

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SHORT BIO

Shaheen Ainpour is the Marketplace production intern. He graduated from California State University, Long Beach, with a degree in finance and journalism. Before coming to Marketplace, Shaheen was a summer intern at NPR. He likes radio.

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Quitting Facebook might be harder than you think

Many Facebook users are deleting their accounts, but that may be hard for others.
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Sen. Kennedy to Facebook: "Don't send your lawyers"

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle want to hear what CEO Mark Zuckerberg has to say in person about how the company let Cambridge Analytica harvest users' information without their permission.
Two senators want Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify in front of Congress.
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Music streaming is a tough racket, unless you're Apple ...

Music licensing fees make it almost impossible to turn a profit in streaming.
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Why the biggest tech deal ever got squashed

The Broadcom-Qualcomm merger didn't get very far. Here's why President Trump intervened.
Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon speaks during a press event at CES 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in January in Las Vegas.
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AT&T and Time Warner are about to have their day in court

The government hasn't blocked this type of "vertical" merger since the 1970s.
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Scott Kelly's new mission is on Earth

The astronaut talks about his life and work in science.
Astronaut Scott Kelly says he's proof that someone who is “far from a genius” can become a scientist.
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Should websites be responsible for what users post online?

A new bill makes it easier to sue websites for illegal content their users post.
The statute that former Rep. Chris Cox wrote with Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden has “worked pretty well over the last 20 years,” Cox says, but he's seen courts “stretch the rule a little bit too far.”
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Why federal regulations don't apply to online political campaign ads

Unlike broadcast and print ads, online ads are basically a law-free zone.
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Why Western tech companies want more control over minerals in Africa

Modern electronics rely heavily on one thing: lithium ion batteries. With carmakers gearing up to increase electric vehicle production, the demand for lithium ion batteries doesn’t appear to be slowing down. These batteries rely on an increasingly important supply of…

Elizabeth Warren: "Equifax may actually make money off this breach"

The Massachusetts senator thinks the credit-rating agency got off easy.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, above, and Virginia Sen. Mark Warner are introducing legislation that would levy harsh penalties for security breaches at credit-rating agencies.
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