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.
Posted In: Microsoft, Facebook, bill gates
Mark Zuckerberg probably has enough on his plate that he won't apply to succeed Steve Ballmer.
Posted In: college, education costs, college tuition
The Obama administration wants to restrain high tuition by tying federal aid to a college’s performance.
Posted In: fire, california, wildfire
Wildfires are burning across the West and are expected to get worse as global temperatures rise. One problem: people living in high-risk fire zones.
Posted In: Housing
Goldman Sachs says that the number of all-cash sales in the housing market has more than doubled over the last seven years. What does that say about the housing recovery?
Posted In: Coca-cola, Coke, diet coke, soda
Faced with declining diet soda sales, Coca-Cola launches campaign to defend the safety of artificial sweetener.
Posted In: Edward Snowden, nsa, PRISM
Two encryption email providers -- one of which Edward Snowden supposedly used -- are reportedly closing up shop.
Posted In: apple, samsung, patents
The Apple-Samsung patent case in front of an appeals court on Friday differs from the Apple-Samsung patent dispute before the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Posted In: internships, intern, humor
The welcome "letter" every intern should read.
Posted In: construction, Housing
The housing industry is rebounding. But will the many construction workers who lost their jobs in the downturn come back?
Posted In: CBS, carriage fees, Time Warner Cable, cable
CBS was blacked-out for a moment on the TVs of some Time Warner Cable subscribers as the network and cable provider continue their battle over carriage fees.