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Ari Shapiro

Only 31 new emoji were proposed this year

We've reached peak emoji. The Unicode Consortium proposed 31 new emoji this year, a quarter of...

After 27 years, Microsoft has retired Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer officially retires Thursday. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Margaret O'Mara, professor at the University...

Journalists probing Salvadoran government were spied on using military-grade tech

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Julia Gavarrete, a journalist at the digital newspaper El Faro, about...

The Secret To Better Soft-Bodied Robots Might Be Found In Elephant Trunks

The Army is paying for investigations on the physics of elephant trunks — and researchers say...