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Microsoft Wants To Mine Data Like A Social Network
Microsoft is going social. With more than a billion people using Office, the company hopes to gather data and create social tools to help users be more productive in their workplaces and lives.
Superstorm Sandy Inspires Bleak, Poetic Landscapes In 'Let Me Be Frank'
In Richard Ford's brilliant collection of four short stories, protagonist Frank Bascombe returns to be "frank" about touchy topics. His awareness, particularly of mortality, is profound and hilarious.
Accordionist Interprets French Waltz Tradition In 'Musette Explosion'
Will Holshouser has played all kinds of music on the accordion, including Cajun, avant garde jazz and indie rock. He joins Fresh Air's Terry Gross in her studio to play features from his new album.
Burger King Opens Restaurants In India
The fast-food chain has opened 12 restaurants in India. It was tricky, since hundreds of millions of Indian Hindus do not believe in eating beef.
Released From North Korea, Kenneth Bae Reunites With Family
Kenneth Bae, one of two American captives released from a North Korea prison over the weekend, is back home in Washington state as his family and community celebrate his return.
Eyes On Congress To See What Gets Done After Midterm Elections
Last week was tough for President Obama. After elections, Republicans took control of the Senate and added seats to the House. As Congress comes back into session, things might not be much better.
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