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Recent landmark legal win against Facebook has enormous ramifications for American companies operating in the EU. Facebook tried and failed to sto...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. and KPIP-LP


  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 05:40
  • Purchases: 2
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How easy it is to cheat at chess? The game of chess has increasingly been dogged by cheating scandals. The latest, involving an Italian player who...

  • Added: Oct 05, 2015
  • Length: 04:17
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It seems that Europeans are pretty lazy when it comes to recycling electronical waste, with majority of it not ending up where it should. Presented...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc. and Radio Newark


  • Added: Aug 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:07
  • Purchases: 2
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We rely on hotels to provide wireless Internet access - and for want it for free. But the quality is often awful, and hotels can suffer from bad cu...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Jun 28, 2015
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
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Why is Apple incorporating ad-blocking into its new iOS9? It's a growth business in European countries. Interview by DW host Conor Dillon with DW D...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and Radio Newark


  • Added: Jun 21, 2015
  • Length: 06:45
  • Purchases: 2
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Smart Grids do we need them? How safe are they in the energy grid network of the internet? Cities need smart grids - houses talking to the grid abo...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: Jun 14, 2015
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Marylouisa Cantu (left) with her case worker Lucretia Cox (center) and mother Star Tafolla, Credit: Bram Sable-Smith
Almost 17 percent of the babies born here in Dunklin County are born premature. According to data from the World Health Organization, if this were ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2015
  • Length: 06:10
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Whistleblower sites like ExpoLeaks are popping up all around the world. New websites are everywhere says DW Digital Europe correspondent Kate Hairs...

Bought by Radio Newark and Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: May 31, 2015
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 2
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EU data roaming - it's like a game where you always lose. Now, if you're amazed that national smartphone plans don't carry over into neighboring EU...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: May 24, 2015
  • Length: 06:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Europe has opened its skies to drones, commerical and private unmanned aerial vehicles. As a result, European companies are rapidly exploring new b...

Bought by Radio Newark


  • Added: May 17, 2015
  • Length: 06:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Ray Rajotte, Scientific Director at the Alberta Diabetes Institute.
Edmonton, Alberta isn’t the place you’d necessarily expect to be making breakthrough medical advances. But that’s just what has been happening in t...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 04:00
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The most common element in all accidents is the human element. In the quest to eliminate driver error and make our roads safer, we’ve been searchin...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Believe it or not, electric vehicles used to be more popular than gasoline engines. The first practical electric car in 1884, and for decades many ...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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Imagine waiting to catch a train. You show up at the station and wait for the familiar clanking of wheels and squealing of brakes. This time, howev...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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By the middle of the 20th century electromagnets were common and engineers had begun experimenting with using them to levitate vehicles, including...

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
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You’re driving your car down a street and as you pass, a camera takes a photo of your license plate. Who is taking the photo and what are they doin...

Bought by WABE, Troy Public Radio, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: May 13, 2014
  • Length: 04:42
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: FUTUREWORK: How Technology Will Redefine the Culture of Work
IEEE Spectrum Radio explores what the workplace will look like and what the meaning of work will be 30 years into the future.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting, WABE, WNMU-FM, Spokane Public Radio, WNIJ and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 39
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Forget about point-of-sale displays. What if you could get people talking about your products right before they are ready to buy? Takuro Yoshida, C...

  • Added: Jun 13, 2013
  • Length: 43:00
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An investigation into the stuff that makes anything digital actually possible: rare earth minerals. Host Benjamen Walker uncovers the dark story be...

Bought by KALW, KVMR, KUT, and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 29:59
  • Purchases: 4
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Reporter Britta Conroy-Randall took a trip with blind advocate Romeo Edmead to find out how easy to is for him to get around town.

Bought by Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Mar 20, 2013
  • Length: 05:42
  • Purchases: 1
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Life is everywhere and we have a tough time killing it when sending our spacecraft off to Mars. However, in the lab, life is elusive. We look at th...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 26, 2012
  • Length: 15:03
  • Purchases: 1
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How small and how large can life be? Hear scientists consider various answers to these questions and even attempt to convince you that life can be ...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 19, 2012
  • Length: 10:49
  • Purchases: 1
From: Bishop Sand
Series: Sift
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What is life? In the first installment of our "origin of life" topic, hear various attempts to define life and ponder the life of the internet.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 14:59
  • Purchases: 1
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Bestselling author Joel Garreau shows in his book, Radical Evolution, that we are at a turning point in history. At this moment we are engineering...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2011
  • Length: 28:58