Wednesday, September 26, 2012
September 26, 2012 Rent-to-own companies installed invasive software on hundreds of thousands of computers that enabled them to spy on users, the Federal Trade Commission has ruled. The program logged keystrokes, captured personal information, and, in some cases, took webcam photos of people without their knowledge.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
September 11, 2012 Will there be a smartphone stimulus this fall? Don't hold your breath.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
May 16, 2012 Facebook needs more users — and it needs to figure out how to make more money off of each user.
May 16, 2012 What happened when two guys who sell pizza out of a window in New Orleans decided to buy a Facebook ad — and what it says about the state of social-media advertising.
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Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
April 4, 2012 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the Political Junkie, and family members in combat. In the second hour, Marketplace's David Brancaccio talks about his series, "Robots Ate My Job," and the Falkland Islands.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
January 31, 2012 Instapaper is a little app that started out as a side project. Now it's a thriving one-man business. We talk to Marco Arment, Instapaper's founder and sole employee, about the app economy.
Monday, August 24, 2009
August 24, 2009 On today's Planet Money, author Julia Angwin argues that the founders of MySpace wanted to recreate the chaos of a nightclub. She says it helped that they knew next to nothing at the outset.