The 7 percent unemployment rate accompanied a gain of 203,000 jobs
A Needham & Co. report estimates that most cable TV channels would vanish if consumers could—as they say they'd prefer—spend $30 monthly on 15 to 20 channels
Democrats have a lock on the dozen largest cities in the U.S.
It lets customers go off the grid when utilities charge their highest rates and provides a backup during outages
The settlement ends an eight-year legal fight waged by African American brokers
Jeff Bezos's plan to deliver packages via unmanned aerial drones is crazy—which means you shouldn't bet against him
After selling out 5,000 designer Starbucks cards in six minutes last year, Starbucks is offering a mere 1,000 of them at noon on Friday
Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management reclaims the top stop after a two-year absence
Immigrant entrepreneurs and companies with intellectual property are more likely to hire
Entrepreneurs: Tom Preston-Werner, 29, Chris Wanstrath, 24, and P.J. Hyett, 25
Sharing open-source software code just got easier. GitHub is a site that brings together more than 70,000 developers who specialize in writing computer software for open-source distribution. They use the site to share ideas so others can borrow from, improve on, or add it to something else, change it—whatever. Most use the free tier of the site. Some companies, such as EMI and blogging software provider Six Apart, use the paid service to sharing internal company software projects.
Lessons learned: "People and companies like saving money," Wanstrath says. "If you help them do that, they will give you their money."