Geolocation services like Foursquare and Facebook Places are supposed to be all the rage on the Internet these days. But a Pew Research Center study says only 4 percent of Americans online use these apps. Will it grow, or be just a tech fad?
Looking towards the future, where will jobs be? What industry will they be in? How should you prepare? Will the new government be helping out? Jeremy Hobson talks to Marketplace's Chris Farrell about the outlook.
China has begun conducting it census, and economists are interested in how many properties sit empty. It's a problem in the northwest city of Ordos, in Inner Mongolia province, where parts of the city are completely vacant. Why all the empty houses? Rob Schmitz reports.
Marketplace Morning Report®, hosted by David Brancaccio, kicks your weekday off right. Now a regular segment on NPR’s Morning Edition®, it’s a dash of news to go with that first cup of coffee. Get a global perspective on what’s making the business news headlines, airing up to five times each morning.