Nov 11, 2012 — Tens of thousands of people in the New York City area lost their homes to Superstorm Sandy. Many may be in need of temporary housing, so the home-sharing website Airbnb is working to connect people made homeless by Sandy with people willing to provide free housing.
Aug 20, 2012 — People have long looked to computers to meet potential dates. Some are now using their smartphones, too. A growing number of phone apps are using internal GPS to locate other potentially compatible singles nearby. But to date, far more men than women are signing up for the services.
Aug 20, 2012 — For a few hundred dollars and a vial of spit, a growing number of companies will search your DNA to try to predict your disease risks. One of them hopes to mine their data to find out which genes are linked to Parkinson's disease.
Dec 21, 2011 — Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich's official campaign website — at newt.org — is working fine. But newtgingrich.com is directing surfers to stories and other sites that don't put him in the best light.
Nov 16, 2010 — Many of the comments we see in response to to postings online come off as put-downs. But on Reddit.com, the popular online news aggregator, altruism is the name of the game.
Nov 3, 2010 — This eco-friendly and socially friendly device will be an instant conversation starter at your next social gathering.
Apr 27, 2009 — It has been a couple of rewarding weeks here at NPR.org. We recently received notice that we had five Webby nominations and 2 Webby honoree mentions. Last week it was announced that we are finalist for two EPpy awards including one for the NPR ...
Feb 13, 2009 — As follow up from my post back in November there are a number of events upcoming to hear and meet with folks from NPR Digital Media first hand. Feb. 19-21 - IMA Public Media 09 For those in Public Broadcasting family we hope to see you next...
Oct 21, 2008 — This morning, we rolled out some new social networking features on the Web site and addressed some bugs as well.
Oct 1, 2008 — Users have offered some great feedback on ways we can improve NPR.org's social networking tools. Here's a recap of some of the best ideas.