Features by Tracey Samuelson

An electric Tesla car goes down an assembly line at a Tesla Motors factory in 2013 in the Netherlands.

Tesla plans to launch 'autopilot' feature this summer

CEO Elon Musk said the company could push the feature as soon as June.
Posted In: Tesla S, tesla, Elon Musk
A seasonal worker harvests tobacco plants.

Gates and Bloomberg team up against smoking

Helping low and middle-income countries fight challenges from tobacco companies.
Posted In: Michael Bloomberg, bill gates

American Express launches multi-brand loyalty program

Collect points for paying your AT&T bill, redeem them for Hulu videos.
Posted In: american express, brand loyalty
Facebook introduced an update to its Messenger app March 17 allowing friends to send money to each other.

Status update: Facebook Messenger helps split the bill

The app adds the option to send and receive money between friends.
Posted In: Facebook, messenger, facebook money, apps, money apps

Chris Borland retires from NFL, citing brain concerns

The 49ers linebacker is 24 years old, with no serious head injuries yet.
Posted In: NFL, football, Health

Why are razor blades so expensive?

They're just strips of metal set in plastic, right?
Posted In: razors, manufacturing, i've always wondered

FTC changes its procedures for challenging mergers

The move will mean few merger proposals are caught in the FTC's internal court.
Posted In: Mergers and Acquisitions, FTC

The tricky practice of pricing parking

Cities are looking at variable rates as a way to raise money and control traffic
Posted In: parking, Traffic, urban planning
The strengthening dollar makes it a good time to book a trip to Europe.

How does the strong dollar affect U.S. consumers?

The dollar remains strong against other currencies. What's the effect on consumers?
Posted In: dollar, euro, yen

Using personal email addresses for work isn't uncommon

But when you're Hillary Clinton, it's not as easy to sidestep a work email account
Posted In: Gmail, hillary clinton, leadership


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