Features by Dan Bobkoff

Central Valley farmers drilling water

California farms pumping water to make up for drought

Farmers face stark cutbacks in irrigation water but are pumping their own
Posted In: California drought 2014, drought, farmers

Acid rain aftermath: damaged ecology, damaged politics

Why reducing acid in rain is just the first step in recovery.
Posted In: acid rain, pollution, Environment

Walmart to highlight women-owned businesses

Will a special logo for women-owned businesses combat or perpetuate stereotypes?
Posted In: Walmart, women in management
United States v. Germany

'TV Everywhere' is sometimes TV nowhere

Why does ESPN's online streaming choke at the worst possible time?
Posted In: tv everywhere, World Cup
Nike Football ad

Advertising at the World Cup is a different ball game

There aren't as many breaks for 30-second puppy ads.
Posted In: World Cup, advertising, business of sports
Online gambling

Online poker could get a second chance in U.S.

A deal between a Canadian company and the owner of sites like PokerStars may clear the way for online poker to return to the U.S.
Posted In: online poker, gambling

What is Amazon? Whatever Amazon wants to be

Amazon’s streaming music, making its own Kindles and releasing its own smartphone.
Posted In: Amazon, Amazon Prime, music streaming

Tesla: we're not car dealerships

Tesla says its New Jersey showrooms aren't a threat to car dealerships.
Posted In: tesla, cars, automobiles, car dealers

Fewer homeowners drowning in mortgage debt

New data shows the number of American homeowners underwater continues to decline.
Posted In: mortgage crisis, home equity
Skype Translator

Lost in translation? Skype hopes not

Skype will introduce a new translation software that works in real time.
Posted In: skype, translation, Microsoft


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