Jun 12, 2013 Google has confirmed it will acquire the social mapping startup Waze. The news comes after intense reported interest from Apple and Facebook.
Jun 12, 2013 People in their 20s are often stuck in part-time and temporary jobs. The loss of income in their first working years could affect them much of their lives.
Jun 12, 2013 To cut corners and increase profits, businesses are increasingly hiring more part-time or temporary workers. But that plan may backfire, when those workers become consumers who don't want to spend.
Jun 10, 2013 Google is reportedly acquiring the navigation company Waze for more than a billion dollars. The acquisition will further swell Google's pile of personal data -- it also keeps Waze out of the hands of Google's competitors.
Jun 7, 2013 Alan Krueger, chairman of the president's council of economic advisers, discusses the latest jobs report and what it means for the recovery.
Jun 7, 2013 Economists see an improvement in consumer confidence, partly driven by the stock market and rising home prices.
Jun 6, 2013 Turkey has now joined the list of countries where questions about government, religion, and yes, social media have made for large scale protests.
Jun 6, 2013 Uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's next move is throwing investors for a loop and unsettling markets. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, explains what the 'Fed Dread' is all about.
Jun 6, 2013 Overall layoffs have decreased since last year, but some industries in particular are cutting back.