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Freakonomics Radio: Baby, you can program my (driverless) car

May 29, 2013
Freakonomics takes a ride in a driverless car and looks at how they'll change technology on the outside.
Posted In: auto industry, Tech, driverless cars

EU officials investigate Apple over sales tactics: Report

May 27, 2013
The European Commission is looking into whether Apple uses unfair tactics that hurt competition, according to the Financial Times.
Posted In: apple, Europe, Tech, European Commission, anti-trust

Google's moonshot factory: A look inside the Google X Lab

May 24, 2013
Bloomberg Businessweek editor Josh Tyrangiel discusses his visit to Google's X Lab. He says the labs are a place where scientists can think big ideas, with a lot of freedom.
Posted In: Google, Tech

Will humans outlive Earth's next extinction event?

May 23, 2013
Scientists may be fretting over global climate change or when the next asteroid will strike Earth's surface. But a catastrophic event doesn't necessarily spell the end for civilization.
Posted In: natural disasters, Tech

The added value of autistic employees

May 22, 2013
German business software company SAP has announced a push to hire autistic people. SAP says autistic employees raised company productivity and engagement.
Posted In: Germany, SAP, autism, Tech

SAP to recruit autistic employees

May 22, 2013
German business software company SAP has announced a push to hire autistic people. SAP says it's hoping other companies follow its lead.
Posted In: Germany, SAP, autism, Tech

New York tech scene celebrates Tumblr purchase

May 21, 2013
Members of the New York City's tech scene are celebrating the announcement that Yahoo will buy the NY-based blogging service Tumblr.
Posted In: Yahoo, tumblr, New York City, Silicon Valley, Tech

Yahoo plus tumblr equals...Yumblr?

May 20, 2013
Yahoo's Tumblr acquisition is a big part the mission for new CEO Marissa Mayer -- a mission to make the aging Internet company cool again.
Posted In: Yahoo, tumblr, Tech, Marissa Mayer

Solar plane only goes 58 MPH, but might change how we fly

May 20, 2013
Inventors of an experimental solar aircraft simply want to prove it’s possible to fly long distances using energy from the sun.
Posted In: airplanes, solar power, Tech

Who do you trust more with your free speech: The government or tech companies?

May 6, 2013
A secret meeting, a handful of tech CEO's, and the future of your freedom of speech online.
Posted In: free speech, Tech, Google, Facebook, censorship

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