Katie Long is a contributing digital producer for Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Tech. Her work has appeared in New York Magazine, on WNYC, and WNET/Channel Thirteen New York. 

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Features by Katie Long

How to help those in Boston: #BostonHelp and other resources

A list of how you can assist those in Boston, whether you're nearby or from afar.
Posted In: boston marathon, American Red Cross

Has Marissa Mayer's acquire-to-hire strategy for Yahoo paid off?

Since becoming Yahoo CEO last summer, Marissa Mayer has embarked on a takeover strategy: Buy companies to get their talent. As Yahoo reports earnings, we find out if it worked.
Posted In: Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, acquisition

Happy Tax Day! How to avoid an audit, top scams, and taxing poetic

The deadline for filing income taxes is today, and while a third of Americans like doing their taxes and some are even inspired to write poetry, many find the process more complicated than ever.
Posted In: Taxes, IRS

Coachella tech: 8 apps to pack for summer concerts

If you're going to Coachella, you'll want to pack some tech supplies to capture the moment and stay connected. Here are 8 apps to try out this season.
Posted In: Music, apps, summer, video

Mayor Bloomberg is "nobody's puppet." But is he a muppet?

Michael Bloomberg says he can't be bought by special interests, but a cozy relationship with Miss Piggy suggests he may bow to 'festive interests.'
Posted In: Michael Bloomberg, New York City

Digital Easter eggs: A developer's secret message to you

In the digital world, an Easter egg is a hidden message snuck into a computer program, video game, or website where it shouldn’t be.
Posted In: Google, Easter, Easter eggs, software, video games

Top 10 reasons why Marketplace trumps Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!

This past Monday, Southern California Public Radio (KPCC), created a March Madness bracket to finally determine the top dog of the public radio world. In round two, it's Marketplace versus Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell me!
Posted In: public radio, Sports

Headline writers turn Lululemon's yoga pants into lemonade

Lululemon shares were down this morning after the yoga-apparel maker announced yesterday that some of its pants are see-through due to a supplier mistake.
Posted In: Lululemon, yoga, Retail

5 things you need to know about Cyprus' economy

As Cyprus debates a controversial bailout plan to tax savings accounts, here are the five things you need to know about Cyprus, its economy, and why it is important to the global economic recovery.
Posted In: cyprus, Greece, bailout, Europe debt crisis

Wine in a box? Soup in a pouch? A brief history

Packaged food makers are giving new meaning to thinking outside the box. Everyone from Campbell's to Cadbury is ditching cans, bottles, cups and containers and getting in on the pouch parade.
Posted In: marketing, branding

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