Facebook will share users' Web browsing habits with advertisers in order to help the latter target their ads more effectively. At the same time, Facebook announced a feature that allows users to see why targeted ads are coming their way.
It will start drawing on Web browsing data to determine what ads users see, while allowing them to edit their own data profiles. Privacy advocates say the changes put too much burden on consumers.
Dame Stephanie "Steve" Shirley founded one of the U.K.'s first software startups, run almost entirely by women. The industry still has gender inequality, but Shirley showed alternatives were possible.
An economic indicator commonly called the "Fear Index" is hitting lows not seen since before the financial crisis. Our Planet Money team investigates.
The former Food Network host has been lying low since she admitted to using racial slurs, and revealing that she has diabetes. The Paula Deen Network is a digital subscription channel.
Volatile weather has led to supply and price shocks that have rippled through 16 industries dependent on corn. From the meat industry to the ethanol industry, prices are higher for consumers.
In much the same way it's fighting with publisher Hachette, Amazon is battling with Warner Home Video over terms for its DVD releases. Amazon is denying advance orders of The Lego Movie.
We looked at 15 top companies and services that handle your email or store your data every day to see what steps they take to keep it from prying eyes. See how they stack up.
The fast-growing startup is operating in more than 100 cities around the world. But Uber, which is valued at $17 billion, faces opposition from traditional taxis and regulators.
Drakes Bay Oyster Company is resisting the expiration of its lease in Marin County, Calif. The debate may reach the Supreme Court, and it's dividing residents of the San Francisco Bay Area.