Shannon Bond Shannon Bond is a business correspondent at NPR, covering technology and how Silicon Valley's biggest companies are transforming how we live, work and communicate.
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Tech Correspondent

Shannon Bond is a business correspondent at NPR, covering technology and how Silicon Valley's biggest companies are transforming how we live, work and communicate.

Bond joined NPR in September 2019. She previously spent 11 years as a reporter and editor at the Financial Times in New York and San Francisco. At the FT, she covered subjects ranging from the media, beverage and tobacco industries to the Occupy Wall Street protests, student debt, New York City politics and emerging markets. She also co-hosted the FT's award-winning podcast, Alphachat, about business and economics.

Bond has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School and a bachelor's degree in psychology and religion from Columbia University. She grew up in Washington, D.C., but is enjoying life as a transplant to the West Coast.

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Millions of people are using Zoom to communicate, but the company is facing mounting scrutiny over whether it is adequately protecting users. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Zoom is wildly popular, but it's now under scrutiny for security and privacy issues. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Must For Millions, Zoom Has A Dark Side — And An FBI Warning

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Facebook and other tech companies sent workers home to protect them from the coronavirus. That's creating new challenges about how to handle harmful content on their platforms. Glenn Chapman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Facebook, YouTube Warn Of More Mistakes As Machines Replace Moderators

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Instacart said it would distribute supplies, including hand sanitizer, to more workers and that it would change some tipping settings. But it didn't address paid sick leave for its contractors. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Amazon, Instacart Grocery Delivery Workers Demand Coronavirus Protection And Pay

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Instacart, Amazon Workers Plan To Strike Over Safety Concerns

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The economic rescue package passed by the Senate this week would let gig workers and other self-employed people seek unemployment benefits they wouldn't normally qualify for. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Gig Workers Would Get Unemployment Safety Net In Rescue Package

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Cities including San Francisco are telling residents to stay home, contributing to increased use of video chats and other online communications. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Internet Traffic Surges As Companies And Schools Send People Home

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Uber and Lyft drivers say they are seeing less demand for rides in big cities where events are being canceled and people are encouraged to work from home. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Not Employees: Gig Workers Like Uber Drivers Aren't Eligible For Sick Leave

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Jack Dorsey's dual roles as CEO of Twitter and Square is drawing pressure from an activist investor, which is pushing for changes at the social media company. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Jack Dorsey, Twitter's Eccentric CEO, Could Be Looking For A Job Soon

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Sleep trackers have become increasingly popular, but for some people, perfecting their sleep score becomes an end unto itself. Yiu Yu Hoi/Getty Images hide caption

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Losing Sleep Over The Quest For A Perfect Night's Rest

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