Features by Queena Kim
Posted In: Silicon Valley, nsa, NSA leaks, Edward Snowden, surveillance
The controversy over the National Security Agency grabbing our personal data, with the asssistance of Silicon Valley, could make it tough for tech to do business.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, defense department, Intel
Revelations that the government is collecting vast amounts of our personal data from companies like Facebook and Google, is raising questions about the relationship between the feds and the tech industry.
Posted In: Google, Chromecast, apple tv, roku
Google released its Chromecast TV device today, which will allow consumers to get content from the cloud to their TV.
Posted In: Taco Bell, fast food
No more kids' meals at Taco Bell, as fast food chain targets a different audience.
Posted In: student loan, student debt, higher education, Education
The proposal would link interest rates to financial markets -- specifically the 10-year Treasury note -- and cap rates at 8.25 percent for undergraduate loans and 9.5 percent for graduate loans.
Posted In: television, Google, media, Broadcast, cable TV
Tech giants from Intel to Apple and Microsoft and Sony are pursuing a strategy to create an Internet cable service and now there’s news that Google is entering the fray.
Posted In: McDonald's, Vietnam, asia, fast food
International expansion is part of the fast-food chain’s business strategy. In fact, Vietnam will be the 38th Asian country McDonald’s is entering.
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, weather, kentucky, Georgia
Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Posted In: T-Mobile, smartphone
The cellular carrier announced a new program that will allow customers to upgrade their phones up to twice a year for a $10 monthly charge.
Posted In: apple, ebooks
A judge has ruled that Apple conspired to set e-book prices. How much are consumers willing to spend on e-books?