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Doctors in Guinea

Tracking Ebola through online data

Ben Johnson | Aug 12, 2014
How an online data collection program has changed the way we track disease.

Why buying Bitcoin is like stepping into the Wild West

Paddy Hirsch | Aug 12, 2014
If you're going to invest in virtual currency, you'd better cowboy up.
Posted In: bitcoin, CFPB
Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan deal lays groundwork for more pipelines

Kate Davidson | Aug 11, 2014
Consolidation will allow Kinder Morgan to acquire other pipeline companies

Are your sneakers real?

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 11, 2014
Nike is the most counterfeited brand, according to the World Customs Organization.

Why BuzzFeed might be worth $850 million

Queena Kim | Aug 11, 2014
A venture capital company has valued Buzzfeed just shy of a billion dollars.
Posted In: buzzfeed, lists, media

It's Amazon vs. Disney in a new pricing dispute

Tracey Samuelson | Aug 11, 2014
The question: Is it price pressuring, or exercising the market muscle?
Posted In: Amazon, disney, DVD, retailers

As humanitarian crises grow, so does the aid industry

Noel King | Aug 11, 2014
The industry that cares for vulnerable people expands with the need.

Your Wallet: Has the Affordable Care Act changed your life?

Raghu Manavalan | Aug 11, 2014
Stories of how health care is changing our experiences.

Phil Hamm's no billionaire, but he's got something to say about oil

Todd Melby | Aug 11, 2014
Billionaire Harold Hamm is a leading oil man. Phil Hamm - he's a different story

Why 'Apple University' teaches new hires Picasso

Kai Ryssdal | Aug 11, 2014
The New York Times' Brian Chen on the tech giant's employee training program.