Jun 11, 2012 Your personal data gets mined every time you do a Google search or browse Amazon. But now, some start-ups are trying to let consumers take control of their data -- and get something in return.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 7, 2012 Foursquare is adding Yelp-like recommendations to its mobile check-in app in its latest attempt to find a way to make money.
May 25, 2012 Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a coating that keeps condiments from sticking to the bottle.
May 25, 2012 High school freshman Jack Andraka won $75,000 in scholarship funds, and $12,000 in cash for his project, which can detect cancer in its early stages.
Apr 20, 2012 The data-analysis company has the strongest initial public stock offering of the year. It's all about Big Data.
Apr 10, 2012 A wee little program that lets you send photos from your cell phone to your pals is worth a billion U.S. dollars. That’s the price the social networking company Facebook is paying to snap up Instagram, an app that also lets the sender mess with the photos before sending them.
Apr 10, 2012 Facebook is making its biggest purchase yet as it prepares to go public. The company is buying the photo-sharing app Instagram for a billion dollars.
Apr 10, 2012 Facebook is making its biggest purchase yet as it prepares to go public. The company is buying the photo-sharing app Instagram for a billion dollars. Is it worth the price tag?
Apr 10, 2012 Facebook is buying the mobile app company Instagram for $1 billion. But when many similar image-based companies have failed to make a profit, will Instagram be any different?