Mr. Shou Chew speaking into microphone

TikTok’s future uncertain after CEO testifies in marathon congressional hearing

Lawmakers asked about data privacy, user safety, and TikTok's connections to the Chinese government.

On Mar 23, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Blind eye to horrific harm’: Sen. Blumenthal comes down hard on tech companies’ use of Section 230

'Section 230 actually was designed to promote a safer internet. Plainly it's doing the opposite right now.'

On Mar 8, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

Amazon labor union president speaking

Chris Smalls testifies before Congress about efforts Amazon made to halt union organizing

He said new hires were almost immediately subjected to anti-union propaganda.

On May 5, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

A professor and a hearing-impaired woman

Viral TikTok video shows professor berating hearing-impaired student

The professor has since been placed on administrative leave.

On Feb 20, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Not everyone is charmed by those videos of babies hearing for the first time

Are they cute videos that celebrate connection—or do they glorify audism?

On Jun 13, 2016 by Lyz Lenz

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The tech industry can do better when it comes to the Deaf community

Technology can help the hard of hearing, but it too often misses the mark.

On May 27, 2016 by Morgan Leahy

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FBI Director tells Senate he doesn’t understand demand for strong encryption

'We are fighting a war on terror,' said one senator sympathetic to the push for encryption backdoors.

On Jul 8, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Senator’s ‘Frozen’ ringtone brings congressional hearing to a halt

Sounds like he's not letting it go.

On Apr 16, 2015 by Miles Klee

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Footage surfaces of alleged Suge Knight hit-and-run

The legendary rap mogul is facing murder charges—again.

On Mar 9, 2015 by Miles Klee

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After hacking his hearing aids, this man can hear Wi-Fi

What must this be like, we wonder?

On Nov 14, 2014 by Marissa Fessenden

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Watch a 7-week-old baby hear for the first time

His first smile says it all.

On Sep 4, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski

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Clearly hearing

A woman is filmed hearing clearly for the first time. She becomes a YouTube—and TV—sensation. 

On Oct 4, 2011 by Fruzsina Eördögh