Advertisers want to appeal to your heart, not your head. The rise of "sadvertising" may have you weeping (and buying products) for now, but the tears are likely to stop when the ads feel forced.
So exactly how much are we paying for an airline ticket? Do you count the fares, the fees and taxes? The government wants airlines to be more up front with passengers about the total cost.
Apple purchased Beats By Dre this week, suggesting the company is looking at smart headphone technology — headphones that can sense what the body is doing.
David Abbott brought his signature brand of crisp, catchy copy-writing to ads for The Economist magazine and Volvo. Abbott passed away this month at age 75.
The Snapchat CEO's fraternity-day emails surfaced, Apple made its biggest acquisition and Google disclosed the uneven gender breakdown of its staff. Take a look at the week's top headlines in tech.
The billionaire is said to be under investigation for possibly tipping off pro golfer Phil Mickelson and sports gambler "Billy" Walters ahead of market-moving stock trades.
Dean Baquet, the new executive editor of The New York Times, is a proud defender of old-school newsroom values. But, he says, he recognizes that both he and the Times need to adapt to the digital era.
The private space-launch company has taken its Dragon capsule design and taught it some cool new tricks.
Four years of crippling drought has withered the agricultural economies of Great Plains states like Oklahoma. The USDA forecasts this year's wheat crop will be half what it would be in a good year.
The inventor has patented a suitcase that doubles as a battery-powered scooter. The suitcase-scooter looks like a moped and can seat two adults. It can travel up to 37 miles on one charge.
The U.S. economy is recovering slowly. Europe's economy is doing much worse. David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution, who is back from a European Central Bank forum.
The private space flight company SpaceX has unveiled the manned version of its Dragon space capsule at its California headquarters. Founder Elon Musk has promised to make space flight inexpensive.
There are lots of entrepreneurs who would love to build drone-based businesses. But right now, there's a battle over whether it's legal for drones to take to the sky.