More companies are embracing social media these days for marketing purposes. But at the same time, there's always the risk of PR disaster. Kenny Malone reports on one approach companies can take when Facebook turns unfriendly.
While hundreds of positions are open at the tech companies of Silicon Valley, the unemployment rate is still 11.5 percent. The divide between the young engineers and the old may play a role, and that divide may be getting wider.
Seems like just about everyday there's another story about how the Internet has reshaped business or how some iPhone app has put some poor mom-and-pop out of their jobs. Porter Bibb at Mediatech Capital Partners spent a lot of his career in old media, and talks with Jeremy Hobson about the impact the Internet has had.
Google is expanding and hiring. That's hardly worth noting, but before you punch up your resume and start looking for an apartment in Boston or
San Jose you should know that the expansion is in Pittsburgh. Mark Nootbaar reports.
Several high-profile companies in Germany were recently caught using digital technology to keep tabs on workers. Germans were spooked by that, and have pushed for a new law that would stop your employer from checking out your Facebook page.
Philadelphia may charge Internet bloggers that sell ads on their sites a privilege fee and business tax. Columbia Journalism School Professor Sree Sreenivasan talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether there is a way to enforce this plan and what it says about the state of blogs.