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Google Projected to Beat Facebook in Display Ads, and Why the Tech Giant is in New York

Sep 21, 2012
You know those online display ads that seem to know where you've shopped on the web recently? Facebook had been making the most money on them, but new forecasts suggest Google will earn the most revenue from display ads this year.

Exploring New York's Tech Ecosystem

Sep 18, 2012
Where is the New York tech scene, and what does it feel like? One way to find out is to take a tour.

Death of the PC, the Winklevii's other Social Network, and tech ed in New York

Sep 18, 2012
The personal computer is dead, and more on the future of tech from New York City

Welcome to New York! Marketplace Tech moves to NYC

Sep 17, 2012
In this first episode with new host David Brancaccio, we take a tour of our new digs in New York City for a look at the areas booming tech scene

Labor Dept. releases first ever tally of U.S. green jobs

Mar 23, 2012
In 2010 there were 3 million green jobs -- about 2 percent of total employment. Should we soon expect green jobs to start making up a greater percentage of the total jobs in the U.S.?
Giant wind turbines are powered by strong prevailing winds near Palm Springs, Calif. Though the state is known for its green jobs, percentage-wise it is equivalent to many others.
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Why hasn't the tech boom triggered more hiring?

Sep 5, 2011
One bright spot in the U.S. economy is Silicon Valley, where companies have expanded during the recession. Reporter Steve Henn discusses why that hasn't translated into more jobs.

Facebook's boom brings jobs to rural Oregon

Jul 18, 2011
An old sawmill town in Oregon is home to a Facebook data center. It's helped the local economy, even though there are relatively few jobs at the "server farm."

Obama pushes innovation in Silicon Valley

Feb 17, 2011
President Obama meets with Apple's Steve Jobs, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Eric Schmidt of Google. Sure to be on the agenda: What Obama wants from the tech industry, and what tech wants from the administration.