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  1. SEC Says Cybercriminals Hacked Its Files, May Have Used Secret Data For Trading
    The Securities and Exchange Commission says the "nonpublic information" might have given the intruders an edge in the markets, but didn't contain personally identifiable information.
  2. Quantity Of 'Skills' Doesn't Mean Quality In Amazon Echo's Alexa
    Amazon Echo's Alexa has helped people do all sorts of tasks. Although Alexa now has more than 15,000 so-called "skills," critics say that many of Amazon's skills are low-quality.
  3. Rise Of The Beerbots: Is Tech Taking The Craft Out Of Homebrewing?
    Automated systems have turned the messy, ancient art of brewing into a tidy hobby requiring fairly minimal skill, and of course, a smartphone or tablet. Critics ask: Where's the craft in that?
  4. Silicon Valley's Ellen Pao Tackles Sex Discrimination, Workplace Diversity In Memoir
    The tech investor dives into the lawsuit that thrust her into the national spotlight and the workplace conditions that prompted it. She says firms are largely applying "tepid diversity solutions."
  5. Cities Try Convincing Amazon They're Ready For Its New Headquarters
    Atlanta, Denver and other cities are making their cases for the online giant to locate its second headquarters in their area. At stake: up to 50,000 well-paying jobs and billions in investments.
  6. When Amazon Was Just A River In Brazil: An Early Chat With Jeff Bezos
    Commentator Andrei Codrescu met with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 1995, back when the company was in its earliest days. We went to the archives to hear why Bezos was betting on the Internet to sell books.
  7. iPhone X's Face ID Inspires Privacy Worries — But Convenience May Trump Them
    Advocates are concerned facial scan data could be stolen, or that a successful rollout could make consumers more comfortable with less innocuous, less accurate uses of facial recognition technology.
  8. Looking For Analog: Old Button-Mashing Arcades Come Back For A New Generation
    "I know I didn't grow up with arcades, but... I enjoy talking with my dad about it and it's just something we bonded over," says one 17-year-old player.
  9. Apple Gets Mixed Reactions To New iPhone's Facial Recognition Technology
    Clare Garvie of Georgetown University's Law Center on Privacy and Technology talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the implications of Apple's embrace of facial recognition technology.
  10. What To Do When Your Personal Information Gets Hacked
    The personal information of millions of people was potentially exposed after the hack of Equifax. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Lisa Gerstner of Kiplinger's Personal Finance about what you should do.
  11. What It Might Take To Stop The Data Breaches
    NPR's Scott Simon talks to technology writer and professor Zeynep Tufekci about what she describes as Equifax's unaccountability after a massive data breach.
  12. High-Tech 'Bodega' Falls Short Of The Real Thing
    Two entrepreneurs attracted criticism after they unveiled a ritzy vending machine they named Bodega. NPR's Scott Simon muses on the value of the brick and mortar stores that predate the machine.
  13. Hacker Group OurMine Targets Vevo's Data (And Removes It By Request)
    The hacker group, which posted hundreds of gigabytes of data it took from the music video site on Friday, said that it had alerted Vevo about the site's failure to protect itself.
  14. 3 Female Former Employees Sue Google Over Alleged Gender Pay Discrimination
    "It is time to stop ignoring these issues in tech," says one plaintiff. They are seeking class-action status to sue on behalf of all women employed by Google in California over the past four years.
  15. Sam Harris: What Happens When Humans Develop Super Intelligent AI?
    Does superhuman artificial intelligence sound like science fiction? Not for Sam Harris. He says it's not a question of if but when — with potentially destructive consequences.
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