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eBay and PayPal split

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Sep 30, 2014
What a difference eight months makes.
Posted In: Carl Icahn, ebay, paypal

FCC dumps blackout rule

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Sep 30, 2014
But the NFL may still be be able to black out games.
Posted In: blackout rule, fcc, NFL

PODCAST: Think of it as a conscious uncoupling

David Brancaccio | Sep 30, 2014
PayPal and eBay split, a change in health care payment, and impact investing.

Push for IUDs comes from many sides

Nova Safo | Sep 30, 2014
Health groups, non-profits, and drug companies have touted intrauterine devices.

How insurers are adjusting payment to medical providers

Dan Gorenstein | Sep 30, 2014
Commercial insurers are ditching or at least tweaking the way they pay providers.

When you die, who gets your digital assets?

Tracey Samuelson | Sep 30, 2014
Families of the deceased struggle to access the digital life of loved ones.

Playing matchmaker in Silicon Valley

Shannon Service | Sep 29, 2014
Dating coaches update wardrobes, make reservations and even buy new hand towels.

Quiz: The community-college community shrinks

Dan Abendschein | Sep 29, 2014
Enrollment numbers are down for the second straight year.
Posted In: Curveball

Silicon: Imagine life without glass

Kai Ryssdal and Justin Rowlatt | Sep 29, 2014
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt looks at the economics behind chemical elements.
Posted In: elementals, elements

Quiz: Degrees of default

Dan Abendschein | Sep 29, 2014
The student loan default rate in 2013 dipped to its lowest point since the recession.
Posted In: Curveball