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Deciding At What Age To Give A Kid A Smartphone
It's a question most parents will wrestle with at some point when is the right time to give my child a smartphone? Let's tick through a few other questions first.
Nov 21, 2017 11:00AM - NPR-Digital Culture
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Young Men, Frequent Drivers Most Likely To Get Distracted While Driving
Distracted driving is a growing problem, accounting for at least 12 percent of road crashes worldwide. Phones don't help. But personality and gender may play a role, too, researchers say.
Nov 17, 2017 5:47PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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How Disinformation And Distortions On Social Media Affected Elections Worldwide
Internet freedom declined again in the past year and "manipulation and disinformation tactics played an important role" in 18 countries' elections including the U.S., according to an annual report.
Nov 16, 2017 7:28PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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India Declares War On Unsafe Selfies
India's authorities have a message to share for all takes of selfies: Stay away from wild animals, cliffs, crashing surf and monsoon floods. Is anyone listening?
Nov 14, 2017 9:37PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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Security Firm Says Extremely Creepy Mask Cracks iPhone X's Face ID
A video shows the Vietnam-based Bkav apparently bypassing the feature. Apple has touted the function as secure since it was unveiled in September.
Nov 13, 2017 7:26PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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Instagram Crowds May Be Ruining Nature
When a particularly scenic shot gains traction on Instagram, visitors flood in. Travel photographer Brent Knepper tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro that can lead to permanent changes in the landscape.
Nov 12, 2017 12:31PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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Texas Gunman's Locked Cellphone Renews Debate Over Encryption
The FBI is blaming its inability to unlock the cellphone of the Texas shooter on the tech industry's encryption standard. But some experts say if the FBI had acted more quickly, it would have access.
Nov 9, 2017 7:34PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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Once An Underground Currency, Bitcoin Emerges As 'A New Way To Track Information
The digital currency's value has gone from zero to $120 billion in nine years. Digital Gold author Nathaniel Popper says major banks are looking into the possibilities of its decentralized network.
Nov 9, 2017 7:22PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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A Request From The Pope: Lift Up Your Hearts, Put Down Your Phones
It pains me greatly, when I celebrate Mass here in the square or in the basilica, to see so many cellphones raised," said the pontiff. He noted that priests and bishops do it, too.
Nov 9, 2017 5:39PM - NPR-Digital Culture
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Monks For A Month: College Kids Give Up Talking And Technology
Students in this "Living Deliberately"' class embrace asceticism and challenge stereotypes of college kids who can't put down their cellphones, says anthropologist Barbara J. King.
Nov 9, 2017 3:34PM - NPR-Digital Culture