A study out finds that U.S. employees are socializing less with their coworkers than they did about 20 years ago. Lisa Napoli talks to the study's author, University of Michigan's Olenka Kacperczyk, about why.
What impact did the writers' strike have on Sunday's Oscars? And was Jon Stewart's iPhone a sign of product placement to come? Lisa Napoli poses these questions to Oscars attendee David Carr of the New York Times.
Microsoft says it will make available about 30,000 pages of once-secret technical information on its products. Lisa Napoli reports on what the company may be hoping to gain by giving out the documentation.
A critical change in eBay policy has upset longtime users enough to stage a week-long boycott of the auction site. Lisa Napoli reports buyers and sellers upset that they can no longer rate each other might take business elsewhere.
Cell phone companies are cashing in on the popularity of texting with continually rising prices. Lisa Napoli has more on ways to keep the cost of messaging addiction in check -- including cell phones you can't talk on.
NBC has decided not to attend the annual network upfronts in New York in favor of introducing programming directly to advertisers throughout the year. Lisa Napoli reports on why NBC thinks a staggered schedule will attract more viewers.
Anthony Flynn was fed up with nutrition bars with ingredients that weren't very nutritious, so he decided to let people have the option of customizing their own. Lisa Napoli reports on his fast-growing business.
In looking for ways to fend off Microsoft, Yahoo has begun talking to Rupert Murdoch. Doug Krizner talks to Marketplace's Lisa Napoli about whether a Murdoch partnership is feasible, and why Yahoo's founder objects to a Microsoft takeover.
A boom in virtual real estate has caused generic domain names like Vodka.com to be worth millions of dollars. Even private equity firms have been injecting money into domain name companies. Lisa Napoli reports on what caused the growth and how long it could last.