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: messaging, skype, Facebook, Viber
A Japanese company bets $900 million that Viber will take over your phone. Their goal: to take the place of smartphones.
Posted In: Environment, water, consumer products
Groups say pieces of plastic -- called microbeads -- end up in our waterways
Posted In: Getty images, stock photos, Lean In
Getty Images and Lean In are putting together alternatives to women climbing ladders and smiling at their salads
Posted In: Coke, Green Mountain Coffee, coffee
Coca-Cola's partnership with Green Mountain Coffee-- the K-cup people-- promises the power to make pop at home. And that's a big deal, why?
Posted In: Olympics, Winter Olympics, Sochi
If you attend the Sochi Olympics, you’ll see a big presence by U.S. corporate sponsors. But here in the U.S., the companies are being pressured to renounce Russia's anti-gay policies.
Posted In: water, drought, texas
For one Texas tinkerer, collecting the rain that falls on his roof turned into a business.
The FCC is about to revamp the program that buys broadband access for schools
Posted In: airports, cleveland, United Airlines
Cleveland now goes the way of St. Louis, Pittsburgh and other former airline hubs, as United announces a streamlining of its routes
Posted In: fossil fuels
More than 70 business groups have formed a coalition to confront the Obama administration’s energy regulation process at every step
Posted In: newspapers, advertising, Chicago
The Chicago Tribune decides to give unsubscribers' doorsteps a break.