Is Google Now's data mining coming to your desktop?

Apr 23, 2013
Molly Wood, senior editor at CNET, joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to explain Google Now and how it works.
Posted In: Google, Facebook

Facebook's new data combo platter

Apr 10, 2013
The social network is looking to sell more ads by combing what it knows about you with information from the outside.
Posted In: Facebook

'Home' gives your phone a Facebook facelift

Apr 5, 2013
While some are calling Facebook's big announcement on Thursday 'the fanciest screensaver anyone's ever seen,' Farhad Manjoo at Slate Magazine thinks 'Home' will work for a lot of people, including teens.
Posted In: Facebook, mobile apps, mobile, smartphone

Facebook's phone function -- and some fresh O.J.

Apr 4, 2013
Facebook reveals a way to turn your phone into a direct extension of your Facebook account.
Posted In: Facebook, sushi, android

A Facebook phone: Why?

Apr 3, 2013
Facebook may be introducing a smartphone soon.
Posted In: Facebook, privacy, phone

'Facebook Home'? A new Facebook flavored smartphone

Apr 2, 2013
Lindsey Turrentine, editor-in-chief of CNET Reviews joins Marketplace Tech host David Brancaccio to discuss what a Facebook smartphone would look like and why it might sell.
Posted In: Facebook, smart phones, mobile, htc

How LinkedIn wants to be cooler than Facebook

Mar 12, 2013
How the unglamorous social network is quietly evolving into a content provider. LinkedIn is reportedly in talks to buy the news reading app Pulse.
Posted In: linkedin, Facebook, social network

Why Facebook's new newsfeed matters to you

Mar 7, 2013
Facebook unveiled its new newsfeed. What does all the tinkering tell us about where the Silicon Valley giant is headed?
Posted In: Facebook

Facebook experiments with free Wi-Fi, for a price

Mar 7, 2013
The social network has started offering free Internet in a few places. The catch? It makes it easier for advertisers to find you.
Posted In: Facebook, ads, Tech, Internet, wifi

How much is a Facebook 'like' worth to your business?

Feb 28, 2013
What online activity actually leads to sales? An digital data cruncher breaks down the value of Facebook 'likes', Instragram photos, and online posts.
Posted In: social media, advertising, Facebook, Google