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Features by Raghu Manavalan

Starbucks, potential tech juggernaut?

Starbucks is rolling out Powermat wireless phone chargers in stores across the country.
Posted In: starbucks, coffee, wireless, wireless power

York & Fig: How Highland Park has changed, in 6 charts and maps

A look at Highland Park, California's demographic shift.
Posted In: gentrification, highland park

Why has pumpkin dominated the food market?

From coffee to croissants, pumpkin is everywhere.

Fewer Americans are moving. Why?

Where do you live? Why do you live there?
Posted In: homes, real estate, mobility, moving, News

You love my job: JPL's Bobak Ferdowsi

NASA's mohawk guy sounds like he has a dream job, but his days in the office are a lot like the terrestrial jobs on earth.
Posted In: NASA, dream job, Science, Opinion

Good news! The unemployment rate is 6.1 percent

Bad news, the unemployment rate is (still) 6.1 percent.
Posted In: jobs report, unemployment rate

What was your first job?

Tales from your first paycheck.
Posted In: first job, employment, Opinion
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Tech IRL: Apps to get lost in familiar places

Marketplace Tech host Ben Johnson talks about a few apps that help you discover a neighborhood and city instead of get from point A to point B.
Posted In: urban, Explorer, app, News

My money story: Synthpop band Future Islands

Future Islands and the art of letting go.
Posted In: my money story, Music, band, DIY, Taxes


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