Prior to working as a staff reporter at Marketplace David freelanced for Marketplace from New Orleans and St. Louis. Prior to that he worked odd jobs in Seattle, Alaska, Mexico and New York.  He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and dog.


Features by David Weinberg

Bitcoin's latest challenge: Congress getting it

Right now, Bitcoin functions mainly among early Bitcoin adopters – who have pushed the currency’s value to a record level.
Posted In: bitcoin, currency

Elon Musk and Tesla under fire after latest mishap

It’s unclear how serious the issue of battery fires in Tesla cars is, but concern over them has taken shareholders on a fast ride in the last month.
Posted In: Elon Musk, Tesla S

The downside of rising house prices

Higher house prices are often seen as a sign of an improving economy, but they have a downside when incomes don't keep pace.
Posted In: Housing, home prices, equity, San Luis Obispo

NSA blowing it for AT&T's European aspirations

AT&T reportedly wants to go global and buy the U.K.'s Vodafone. But revelations about the NSA tapping European data may complicate its plans.
Posted In: AT&T, Vodafone, NSA leaks

Mario doesn't do mobile (and Nintendo suffers)

Nintendo's decision not to go mobile is costing it big time.
Posted In: nintendo, Earnings

With iPhone 5S and 5C, Apple chooses evolution over revolution

Apple has a lot of new products, but we've seen them all before.
Posted In: apple, iPad, iPhone 5C, iPad Mini, iphone 5

Better late than never: Government jobs report

A lackluster jobs report has many economists worried about a slowing economy, especially since the partial government shutdown.
Posted In: jobs report, government shutdown 2013, unemployment rate

Investing in LGBT-friendly companies

Credit Suisse announces an LGBT Index, rating companies according to their pro-gay/-lesbian corporate policies.
Posted In: Investing, LGBT

Mercedes-Benz looks for a younger audience

Mercedes buyers on average are several years older than those of competitors BMW and Audi.
Posted In: Mercedes Benz, youth, cars

Why Facebook wants teens to go public

Facebook is easing up on teens, giving them the ability to have their posts seen by anyone, not just friends.
Posted In: Facebook, Twitter, teens, social media, privacy


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