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Elise Hu / NPR:
Comments sent to FCC were overwhelmingly pro net neutrality, most opposing came from templates   —  A Fascinating Look Inside Those 1.1 Million Open-Internet Comments  —  When the Federal Communications Commission asked for public comments about the issue of keeping the Internet free and open, the response was huge.
Aug 14, 2014, 10:15 AMIn context
Tanvi Misra / NPR:
Google faces challenges in trying to support every written language with its Noto font family   —  Can Google Build A Typeface To Support Every Written Language?  —  Google has taken on its fair share of ambitious projects — digitizing millions and millions of books, mapping the whole world, pioneering self-driving cars.
Aug 3, 2014, 10:35 PMIn context
Lisa Chow / NPR:
Top Reviewers On Amazon Get Tons Of Free Stuff … You're on Amazon.com.  You're buying, say, a toaster, and you're checking out the customer reviews.  You assume the people writing these reviews are people like you — people who wanted a toaster, went online and bought one.
Oct 31, 2013, 4:20 AMIn context
Tom Gjelten / National Security:
Officials: Edward Snowden's Leaks Were Masked By Job Duties … More than three months after Edward Snowden revealed details of NSA secret surveillance activities, intelligence officials are still assessing the fallout from the former contractor's disclosures.  But they already know how the leaks happened.
Sep 18, 2013, 2:50 PMIn context
Carrie Johnson / NPR:
Source: Obama Considering Releasing NSA Court Order   —  NPR has learned that the Obama administration, under pressure to lift a cloak of secrecy, is considering whether to declassify a court order that gives the National Security Agency the power to gather phone call record information on millions of Americans.
Jun 15, 2013, 1:25 PMIn context
Gene Demby / NPR:
‘Make Me Asian’ App Removed From Google Play Store … “Make Me Asian,” a smartphone app that drew the ire of Asian-American activists for what they say are stereotypical depictions, is no longer available on the Google Play Store.  —  The “Make Me Asian” app let users alter photos to turn faces …
Jan 21, 2013, 8:20 AMIn context
Aarti Shahani / NPR:
When A Kickstarter Campaign Fails, Does Anyone Get Their Money Back?   —  Crowd funding began as a way to support the arts on the Internet.  Artists could go online to pitch a new album, for example, in the hope that thousands would give small amounts.  But now it's expanded to entrepreneurs, and the rules aren't quite as clear.
Sep 4, 2012, 8:15 AMIn context
Frank Langfitt / NPR:
iPad Workers: Plant Inspected Hours Before Blast … Workers burned during an explosion at an Apple supplier factory in Shanghai are seen at a hospital where they are receiving continued treatment for their injuries.  According to the factory, 24 workers were burned in the explosion.
Mar 13, 2012, 1:10 AMIn context
Mark Memmott / NPR:
Facebook Co-Founder Chris Hughes Is Buying ‘The New Republic’   —  Social media meets old media:  —  Saying that he's convinced “the demand for long-form, quality journalism is strong in our country,” Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that he's buying The New Republic.
Mar 9, 2012, 1:50 AMIn context
Laura Sydell / NPR:
How Twitter's Trending Algorithm Picks Its Topics … Occupy Wall Street protesters meditate while a sign bearing their Twitter hashtag hangs from a railing in Zuccotti Park in October.  Some activists accused Twitter of censorship because #OccupyWallStreet wasn't appearing on trending lists.
Dec 8, 2011, 10:10 AMIn context

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Microsoft:
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Amazon Web Services:
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Rackspace:
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