Oct 4, 2013 Imagine you’re a business that relies on advertising revenue, but it’s unclear how many of your customers are bots or not. Meet Twitter.
Oct 9, 2013 Could advertising convince Americans to buy -- or avoid buying -- health insurance?
Sep 18, 2013 Retailers and email marketers are upset that Gmail's new updates are hurting their sales.
Sep 12, 2013 Drought-ridden Kenya has found an enormous underground reservoir of water, enough to meet the country's needs for a decade. But expect a bitter fight over this valuable resource, and much hand-wringing by the African country over how best to make it pay.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 12, 2013 'Too big to fail' became the signature line of the financial crisis. Five years after the crash, many big financial firms are only bigger. But one has decided it's time to shrink.
Sep 5, 2013 Ethical and moral questions arise when personal data is mined for advertisers
Aug 30, 2013 General Electric is making plans to sell off its retail lending business, including store credit cards.
Aug 30, 2013 A wireless Internet-connected device that can block any TV ads -- will it change television?
Aug 30, 2013 General Electric plans to spin off its highly profitable credit card business, which made the company $2.2 billion last year.
Aug 29, 2013 In the past, sign spinners, or “human directionals” in marketing jargon, often pointed their signs toward used car lots or new housing developments. But as the cost of renting a billboard has doubled, sign spinning is attracting more interest from businesses big and small.