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More districts are letting students take computers home for the summer. Officials hope the devices help fill in learning gaps, but experts say parents must play a role to make the lending effective.
Author: Mollie Simon
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:01 pm
This week, U.S. drone companies met with President Trump to discuss industry regulations. NPR's Melissa Block talks with April Glaser of Recode about how these companies actually want more regulation.
Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:01 pm
A weedkiller called dicamba, which farmers hoped could banish herbicide-resistant weeds, has become a plague itself in Arkansas. The state's regulators just voted to ban it for 120 days.
Author: Dan Charles
Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:09 pm
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to tech industry recruiter and consultant Y-Vonne Hutchinson about the resignation of former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, and the message it sends to Silicon Valley.
Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:02 am
Facebook has nearly 2 billion users. But that's not enough. Now, in an effort to go deep, not just wide, the company will focus on users' activity levels.
Author: Aarti Shahani
Posted: June 22, 2017, 11:46 pm
FCC proposed a $120 million fine for a Miami resident said to be single-handedly responsible for 97 million robocalls over a three-month period, scheming to sell "discounted" travel packages.
Author: Alina Selyukh
Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:05 pm
Created in 2015, Blue Alerts are similar to Amber Alerts, but aim to catch people who threaten or harm police officers. The DOJ asked the FCC to add a special code to the broadcast emergency system.
Author: Alina Selyukh
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:29 pm

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