Dan is a sustainability reporter for Marketplace. He has produced multimedia and radio features for WBEZ, NPR, BBC World Service and other public-media outlets.
Features by Dan Weissmann
Posted In: Micro-location, mapping, Apple Store
Apple activated tracking beacons in its stores, the latest retailer to enable micro-location technology.
Posted In: smartphone, innovation
Really, is a second screen on the phone's back a useful innovation -- or a gimmick?
Posted In: Australia, Agriculture, farming, Food
The Australian government blocks the American food-processing giant from acquiring Australia's biggest grain distributor
Posted In: Airlines, holiday travel
Airlines try to react sooner when big storms barrel down at peak travel periods like Thanksgiving.
Posted In: Obamacare, navigators
As insurance brokers navigate the new system, they're not comparing it to a summer's day.
Posted In: dot com boom, top-level domains, ICANN
At auction tonight, the domain name won't break 2013's record unless it fetches more than$4.7 million.
Posted In: ranching, meatpacking, food safety
Meatpackers and ranchers are fighting each other over new labeling rules.
Posted In: petroleum-based, Koch, BP, Chicago, Environment
A byproduct of refining gasoline clouds the skies of a South Side Chicago neighborhood.
Posted In: coal, natgas, air pollution
The coal-fired plants being retired by the Tennessee Valley Authority are more than 50 years old.