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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Twitter is in a big game of "bot or not"

The proportion of fake users, or bots, on Twitter may be higher than previously thought.
This photo illustration taken on March 23, 2018 shows Twitter logos on a computer screen in Beijing.
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Why Uber and others see a billion-dollar future in e-scooters

Uber's recent investment in Lime scooters is part of a deal that values the company at $1.1 billion.
Electric scooters of the US company Lime are pictured on a sidewalk in Paris during their launching day on June 22, 2018. 
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Making the web easier to access for people with disabilities

Innovation is a big buzzword in the tech community, but that doesn't always mean innovation for people with disabilities.
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The International Space Station has an AI assistant. No ... it's not evil

CIMON, a floating AI robot will help astronauts on the International Space Station.
Matthias Biniok with CIMON.
IBM

Why streaming services sail in to save TV's castaways

If your favorite show gets canned on network television, there may be hope yet, thanks to the internet.
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VidCon general manager: Online video is about more than just YouTube

The popular online video conference is trying to highlight other platforms, like Twitch and LinkedIn.
YouTube displayed a giant play button with the names of creators chosen to work with the company at VidCon.
(Marketplace/ Eve Troeh)

Can you make money off of emoji?

Emoji have sort of become the language of our lives but are they a business?
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An Indian tech company is hiring 10,000 workers in the U.S. Here's why.

"The Trump factor has caused a lot of uncertainty" in IT, one writer says.
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Melinda Gates: "Nobody actually collects good data about women's lives"

“What gets measured is what gets done,” the longtime philanthropist says about investing in women.
Melinda Gates is trying to get more women and minorities in tech.
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How LeBron's breakup with Miami started an Instagram craze

House of Highlights has 9.3 million followers and counting.
In 2010, Miami Heat player LeBron James greets fans as he is introduced during a welcome party at American Airlines Arena in Miami.
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