Jun 11, 2013 The constant pressure from investors for companies to grow their profits means they have to grow their sales to you. Plus, it's cheaper to try to sell more to you than find new customers.
Jun 7, 2013 Government tracking of Verizon telephone records raises the question of just how valuable phone information really is. Would it be more useful to track text message records?
Jun 6, 2013 The NSA order for Verizon's customer data highlights how much the private sector knows about their customers, and the restrictions on how they use it.
Jun 6, 2013 Verizon is reportedly handing the National Security Agency data on every customer's calls. So how does the government go about finding needles on the digital haystack?
Jun 3, 2013 For two days, nearly 2,000 data geeks, entrepreneurs, federal bureaucrats and medical folks will descend on Washington, D.C., hoping to help solve the nation’s health care crisis through algorithms and spreadsheets.
Jun 3, 2013 In the U.S., corporations pay big money to put their names on sports stadiums and other venues. Now there's a proposal to rename stops on the London subway. The idea is to raise money for the subway system and reduce fares.
May 31, 2013 Lebron James and the Miami Heat are fighting to get back to the NBA Finals. But the Eastern Conference championship series will also be noteworthy for its playoff T-shirts.
May 24, 2013 After a disappointing first quarter, CEO Bob McDonald says he will leave Procter & Gamble at the end of next month.
Stacey Vanek Smith
May 17, 2013 Retail sales rose a tenth of a percent in April. Why are people spending more and are they going back into credit card debit over these purchases?