Aereo is making broadcast TV available over the Internet, so long as you sign up for its tiny antennas. Big broadcasters call this innovation outright theft. Soon, the Supreme Court will decide.
Packs of enthusiasts have started meeting up in Disneyland with matching gear and group names, like The Neverlanders and Walt's Misfits. Disney gangs? Not quite.
Speech scientist Rupal Patel customizes synthetic voices for people who can't speak. She tells Guy Raz of TED Radio Hour about helping people communicate in a voice that fits their personality.
A Newsweek cover story explores the identity of "Satoshi Nakamoto," the purported founder of the digital currency Bitcoin. Though it's drawn doubt and controversy, Newsweek is standing by its story.
Members of the Oglala Lakota Nation have made their own digital currency — a sort of Bitcoin. They hope that having their own crypto-currency, called MazaCoin, will strengthen their independence.
The credit-card rivals will join others in the industry to push chip technology to replace the more vulnerable magnetic stripes on most cards in the U.S.
The media frenzy over the alleged founder of Bitcoin appeals to universal human curiosity. Mystery, intrigue, a dash of conspiracy! If that's not enough to turn Bitcoin into a household word, what is?
Physiatrist and engineer Todd Kuiken is building a prosthetic arm that connects with the human nervous system — improving motion, control and even feeling.
Speech scientist Rupal Patel creates customized synthetic voices that enable people who can't speak to communicate in a unique voice that embodies their personality.
Also: The longlist is announced for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction; Anna Holmes on Scout Finch and Harriet the Spy; Teju Cole on reading.
NPR’s Steve Henn discusses the thefts and how they will influence the now tenuous future of digital currency.
BOSTON — The bill requires a warrant for the use of unmanned aircraft in criminal investigations, prohibits data collection of peaceful activity, and bans the use of facial recognition technology except to identify the subject of a warrant.
The U.S. tech giant is going through a major restructuring that could result in some 13,000 layoffs, both in the U.S. and abroad.
BOSTON — The wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound off the coast of Cape Cod is expected to cost about $2.6 billion. If built, it will be the first offshore wind farm in the U.S.