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Around the world, trains zip around at over 200 miles per hour. The closest thing the U.S. has is the Acela train, which averages about 80 miles per hour. And...
California’s governor spiked the state’s high-speed rail project. "Let’s get real," he said, "it would cost too much and take too long." Why can’t the U.S. get high-speed rail right?
The founder of the Chinese technology giant Huawei has become more publicly critical about the arrest of his daughter and the company's chief financial officer.
Anybody can send you anything any number of times and at any hour of the day, and then there you are, with the ball in your court whether you wanted...
Local business leaders and officials say GE and Amazon offer important lessons about cities offering companies big incentives.
You say we have to tackle climate change. Fine. But can you do it without nuclear power? It’s a hot-button issue for environmentalists. And the Green New Deal sidesteps it.
Federal regulators still appear poised to re-license Seabrook Nuclear Power Plant in New Hampshire, despite requests to delay.
Officials say the exercise is to see how well the country's internet infrastructure could withstand a cyberattack. But some Russians are worried it might lead to a surveillance state.
The world of fiber optics is expanding the reach and power of the internet -- and has the potential to revolutionize our homes and businesses. But, Harvard Professor Susan Crawford...
Lip smacking, turning pages and scratching — they're all part of a phenomenon called ASMR. We look at why millions are captivated by these "brain tingles."
Big video game companies like Take-Two and Electronic Arts are struggling with the ups and downs of a changing industry.
Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Derek Thompson, senior editor at The Atlantic, who writes flying cars are an "impossible dream."
The benefit is described as "an additional avenue" for patients to seek services such as outpatient counseling or prescriptions for medications that help blunt cravings for opioids.
Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Facebook. They are so ubiquitous, their reach and control of our digital lives so complete, that it’s impossible to live without them. Or is it?
"Something's in the air," author Cal Newport tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson. "I think people are finally getting fed up with how much of their humanity they're losing to...
A tech writer spent six weeks trying to block Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Apple from her life. She found out that’s impossible.
Facebook has been secretly paying people to install an app that collects massive amounts of user data.
The music-streaming giant is acquiring two podcasting companies — Gimlet and Anchor.
Twitter is ruining American journalism, says New York Times opinion columnist Farhad Manjoo.
Many are asking whether Facebook — which has amassed 2.3 billion users — has been good for the world at large.