Analysts estimate Facebook earned $500 million in 2009. But with 175 million registered users logging on every day, the site can generate much more revenue. Rico Gagliano reports what the social networker might try to turn a bigger profit.
Prior to the introduction of Apple's iPad, Amazon had a near-lock on setting prices for e-books. But Apple's entry into the market is making the online retail giant re-kindle its relationship with publishers. Sarah Gardner reports.
New products like Apple's iPad are changing the Internet in fundamental ways. Author Josh Bernoff talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the golden age of the Internet is over, and how the Web is shattering into pieces.
For $4, Sundance fans can go to YouTube for any of five films available for rent from the festival. The site wants to rope in some indie cred to draw advertisers and eventually wants to charge for Hollywood films as well. Mitchell Hartman reports.
China and the U.S. State Department are having a heated back-and-forth over Chinese Internet freedom. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Scott Tong about China's restrictions on censorship and its reaction to what it's called "information imperialism."
Whatever its censorship policies, China's legal protections for foreign companies are better than they used to be. But there are still many other obstacles to overcome, and China risks soiling its business reputation. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Google is rethinking whether it will do business in China in the face of cyber attacks aimed at some of its e-mail account holders. David Drummond, Google's chief legal officer, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the company's strategy going forward.
Google is accusing Chinese hackers of attacking company servers and compromising Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists. The search engine is threatening to leave the country. Scott Tong reports.