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: Michael Bloomberg, donations
Michael Bloomberg is committing $50 million to create an anti-gun voting operation. What does $50 million buy?
Posted In: digital ads
Researchers believe that more than one third of all internet traffic is from bots
Posted In: kosher food, Manieschewitz
Manischewitz tries to broaden its base by latching onto the healthy food movement.
Posted In: food deserts, grocery stores
A California survey finds more food shops sell beer than milk.
Posted In: film, movie theaters, movies
If theaters don't make money off admission, why do ticket prices seem so high?
Posted In: apple, Comcast
A partnership could create a streaming service with cable TV’s high picture quality, streaming’s large selection, and easy to use apps.
Posted In: Exxon, climate change
Exxon the first big energy company to respond to shareholders’ concerns about the cost of climate change.
The 'trade gap', more accurately known as the current account deficit, has dropped sharply and is expected to fall more.
Posted In: Microsoft, ATM, XP, windows, computers, operating systems
What will ATMs do when Microsoft stops supporting the OS?
Posted In: transformers, power grid, Blackout
The failure of just nine utility substations, and the closing of one factory, could blackout the entire U.S. for 18 months.