Time was when it took a fair amount of expertise to launch the kinds of illegal computer attacks that have become the hallmarks of "hacktivist" groups like Anonymous.Today, just about anyone can download user-friendly software capable of crippling websites.
If you’ve ever looked for some soothing sounds to help you relax, you may have come across something called binaural beats. If you search online, you’ll find hundreds of websites touting CD’s, mp3’s, and smartphone apps that make all sorts of health claims.
For people who watch TV and movies over the Internet rather than the airwaves or cable, Hulu is one of the most popular sources of content. The company has offered streaming, on-demand access to select television shows and movies since it launched in 2008.
Expensive technologies like proton beam therapy and hot chemo baths are among the reasons America's health care spending is rising at an unsustainable clip and making the federal deficit so hard to tame.But two of the nation's top health care economists are expressing doubts that accountable care or
It's one of the great frustrations of urban life: the seemingly unending search for a parking space.Motorists drive themselves crazy circling the block looking for a place to park while wasting gas and polluting the air.But the city of San Francisco has turned to technology for help — it is testing
I still remember the first cell phone at my house. An early Motorola, it came in a bag about the size of a Kleenex box that held the battery. A few years earlier, I had typed my first computer commands on the keyboard of an Apple IIe.
Some call it an international patent arms race: Tech companies like Apple, Samsung, Nokia and Google are launching lawsuits over competing patent claims related to smartphones and tablets.As NPR's Laura Sydell tells Morning Edition co-host Renee Montagne, companies are mounting takeovers ai