Features by Queena Kim
Posted In: Google, smartphone, app, shopping
What would it take for us to become a completely cashless society? Marketplace's Queena Kim takes us on a test drive of the Google Wallet app and talks about the efficacy of technology that's designed to make paper money a thing of the past.
Posted In: Facebook, linkedin
Facebook started testing a new feature yesterday. For a dollar, a stranger can send you a message that’ll land in your directly in your inbox.
Posted In: instagram, netflix, Tech, Facebook, flickr
Posted In: NYSE, Derivatives, mergers
There’s news that the New York Stock Exchange might be acquired for $8 billion by the Atlanta-based upstart IntercontinentalExchange.
Posted In: instagram, Facebook, photos
The mobile phone app Instagram rose to fame on its filters. There's the 1970s filter, Nashville and Sierra, which give photos an artistic sheen. Now it might be time to add another one: Rage.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Taxes, Rich
President Obama made a new offer to the Republicans yesterday in the fiscal cliff negotiations. The President said he’ll extend Bush era tax cuts for households making less than $400,000, he’d previously drawn the line at $250,000.
Posted In: Sprint, Softbank, smartphones
To compete with AT&T and Verizon, which have about 70 percent of the market, Sprint needs more spectrum and Clearwire has it.
Posted In: google maps, apple, iPhone
Google's new maps app was a blockbuster download on its first day. Will Apple ever lure its users back to Apple Maps?
Posted In: zynga, Facebook
The game company and the giant social network loosen the ties that have bound them.
Posted In: hashtag, Twitter, marketing, fiscal cliff, Barack Obama
The Obama administration is using #My2K to raise awareness about middle-class tax increases.