Posted In: Federal Reserve, Ben Bernanke, quantitative easing
At its two-day meeting next week, the Federal Reserve Board may indicate whether it will begin 'tapering' its quantitative easing program.
Posted In: privacy, web privacy, surveillance, security
Can consumers really do anything to force Internet and telecommunications companies to fight back against government tracking of personal data?
Posted In: Sports, baseball, drugs, business of sports
Major League Baseball is reportedly on the verge of slapping long suspensions on some start players. How would that impact the finances of America's pastime?
Posted In: music streaming, apple, spotify
Apple sells a lot of music through iTunes. Now it looks set to launch its own music-streaming service. Can it turn a profit where Pandora and Spotify have faltered?
Posted In: bra, jockey, clothing
Oprah can vouch for it: an estimated 8 in 10 women wear the wrong bra size. So underwear stalwart Jockey spent eight years developing the solution: a $60 bra that comes in 55 sizes.
Posted In: Facebook, advertising, online advertising
Facebook apologizes for offensive content and advertisers have pulled out. How can advertisers really know where their ads are going?
Posted In: bitcoin, online payments
The Justice Department has indicted seven people involved with the online-payment system Liberty Reserve, accusing them of allegedly laundering $6 billion for the criminal underworld. What risk does the crackdown pose for Bitcoin?