What have you always wondered about the economy? Tell us

Slack outage was either stressful or delightfully freeing

Jan 5, 2021
The popular messaging platform was down for most of the workday Monday.
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Are Republicans better at talking about the economy?

Dec 3, 2020
Communication expert Lee Carter says President-elect Biden "underestimated how important the economy was to Americans."
Joe Biden and Donald Trump in their first presidential campaign debate. Lee Carter recalls that during the campaign, Trump emphasized the economy and Biden highlighted character issues.
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Facebook buys into WhatsApp

Feb 20, 2014
WhatsApp is one of the fastest growing apps in history.

Facebook buys WhatsApp messaging service for $19 billion

Feb 19, 2014
Yes, that's billion. With a "b."

Messaging apps: Skype has competition. Facebook too.

Feb 14, 2014
A Japanese company bets $900 million that Viber will take over your phone. Their goal: to take the place of smartphones.

Tech predictions for 2014: Software and startups

Jan 2, 2014
What kind of software will see the most growth, and where will the next start-up scene be in 2014?