Feb 23, 2012 Plus, a new do not track option for the web
Feb 23, 2012 Verizon seeking to acquire spectrum space from cable companies
Feb 22, 2012 Richard Curtin of the Reuters/University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index discusses how the survey gauges consumer hopes and expectations, and what it means in elections.
Feb 20, 2012 A mild-mannered pensioner in China gains national attention for his grumpy-old-man approach to protecting consumers from fraudulent products.
Feb 17, 2012 Wireless companies may soon be able to buy more airwaves under a spectrum auction that will help pay for the payroll tax cut extension and other jobless benefits. What's the idea behind the auction?
Feb 17, 2012 Parts of the broadcast spectrum will be auctioned off to help cover the costs of the payroll tax cut and extended long-term unemployment benefits. Even a sliver of spectrum could bring a big chunk of cash.
Feb 15, 2012 Federal officials have nixed a plan by broadband company LightSquared to build a national wireless network. Politico's Eliza Krigman explains why and discusses what happens next.
Feb 14, 2012 The government said this morning that retail sales inched up 0.4 percent last month. That was lower than expected.