Environmental activities are concerned about server farms' use of dirty energy to keep sites like Google and Facebook running. Bob Moon talks to Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman about the environmental impact of the data cloud.
The latest issue of Inc. Magazine was created from its employees' homes. The magazine's editor, Jane Berentson, talks with Kai Ryssdal about where the idea came from and whether it could work as a long-term strategy.
Verizon is allowing subscribers to make calls using voice-over Internet service Skype. The company's embrace of this method, which it was dead set against before, shows a new trend in the way mobile carries are thinking. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Google's decision to shut down the Chinese version of its site because of censorship rules is having big repercussions. Jeremy Hobson reports on fears that some companies may cut all ties with the tech giant in order to stay in good graces with Beijing.
A top court in Europe ruled in favor of Google in a trademark battle the search engine is having with designer Louis Vuitton. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard about the power of AdWords.
A decision by Google to redirect users in China to the company's Hong Kong site has infuriated Chinese officials. Steve Chiotakis talks to China tech consultant Kaiser Kuo about possible repercussions for the search engine.
Politicians will spend billions holding onto their offices or getting elected for the first time this fall. There's a whole industry dedicated to getting a slice of that pie, and a new kid on the block. Brett Neely reports.
A 1992 Supreme Court ruling that says retailers without a physical presence can forgo collecting local sales tax is costing states billions of dollars in lost revenue. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's John Dimsdale.