May 25, 2010
Google released a report that says its advertising helped generate $54 billion of economic activity last year. Brett Neely reports there's more to that number than meets the eye.
May 20, 2010
May 19, 2010
Everyone, it seems, has a Facebook account, and thanks to a new site that just launched, even toddlers can get into the social-networking game. Eve Troeh reports.
May 17, 2010
Venezuela's socialist government and its opponents are spending millions of dollars to win over Internet users, with President Hugo Chavez Twittering to over 234,000 fans. Reese Erlich reports.
May 14, 2010
Marketplace's Joel Rose looks into why some still pay for music, when it is so easy to download free music with peer-to-peer technology.
May 12, 2010
Location-based marketing is fast becoming a pivotal next step for the social media-aware business. And when Facebook unveils its new service, it'll be the biggest player in the market. Janet Babin reports.
May 11, 2010
Thomson Reuters launches a new Web video news service today with a business focus. The service is subscription only, and subscribers can shoot, edit and upload their own takes on the global economy. Eve Troeh reports.
May 10, 2010
Facebook recently launched its new "like" button, which lets you flag all kinds of preferences to share with friends. Commentator Farhad Manjoo explains how popularity will make these little buttons powerful.
May 7, 2010
Location-based applications are where it's at today -- software for your smartphone that allows users to share where they are. The business opportunities have not gone unnoticed. Jeff Tyler explains.
May 6, 2010
The Federal Communications Commission reasserted its authority to regulate broadband access. That authority was questioned by a federal appeals court ruling last month. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports the FCC promises not to be heavy handed.