Features by Tracey Samuelson


Here comes yet another increase in transit fares

We look at where transit fare increases are and why operating costs are rising.
Posted In: Transit, gas prices

Music streaming is the next frontier for Google

Why everyone wants to be in the music streaming business.
Posted In: music streaming, Google, apple, Beats, Amazon

Yahoo gives 'Community' an online home

How 'Community' fits in to Yahoo's plans to be a content provider.
Posted In: Community (TV Series), Yahoo, television, streaming tv

Facebook is not the only one studying your behavior

Why knowing so much about your feelings is key to Facebook’s success.
Posted In: Facebook, social media, advertising, Twitter, Google, Yahoo

Referees get a tech upgrade at the World Cup

A look at the tech behind (hopefully) better referee calls at the World Cup
Posted In: soccer, World Cup, referees

Scented emails: gimmick or game changer?

Why marketing the sense of smell is hard to get right.
Posted In: email, smells, virtual reality

Hello (again) McMansions

The average size of a new house is above pre-recession levels.
Posted In: real estate, housing market, Suburban Living

Raining? Twitter wants to help sell you an umbrella

Twitter is teaming up with the Weather Channel to help advertisers.
Posted In: Twitter, Weather Channel, ads

The World Cup soccer ball gets a high-tech makeover

After criticism at the last World Cup, Adidas is updating its soccer ball design.
Posted In: World Cup, soccer

Heroin, opiate addicts find it tough to get treatment

There are simply not enough beds to meet New Jersey’s growing demand for substance abuse treatment.
Posted In: addiction, Obamacare, prescription drugs


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