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CEO Marcus Liassides discusses the new offering, which aims to improve the TV experience for viewers.
The new social platform, Tsu, has been able to raise thousands of dollars for charity water.
JP Nauseef of ooVoo Labs says a partnership with Affectiva has been formed.
Marcy Keckler of Ameriprise weighs in with tips to help you meet your goals.
Restaurants have been hotly competitive in 2014, and they'll be feeling the heat in 2015 in quite another way, says Technomic's Darren Tristano. Among the flavors expected to make a big splash next year: "More harissa, more sriracha, more ghost pepper and even scorpion pepper."
Branding expert Rob Frankel says Amazon tries many things only to see them disappear.
It takes NASA months to lay the groundwork for launch. The Fed is doing the same with interest rates.
Breitling Energy CEO Chris Faulkner says only half of the U.S. oil fields are profitable for producers once oil reaches $50 per barrel. And at $40, only a few are. Faulkner also sees oil prices rebounding next year, but not enough to make it worth the pain OPEC has inflicted on itself.
The National Association of Home Builders' chief economist predicts single-family home construction will rise 25% next year due to pent-up demand that wasn't satisfied this year.
One problem with home sales: Homes aren't affordable in the places with the best job markets. And what's expected to help home sales in 2015.
Looking to score cheap tickets to a pro hockey game? You'll be hard-pressed to find any. John Greenberg, the executive editor of Team Marketing Report, says NHL ticket prices are rising the fastest of any major professional sport.
RealtyTrac sees foreclosures at pre-recession levels early next year, and banks gearing up for some "spring cleaning."
Mortgage delinquency rates won't drop down to normal levels in 2015, says TransUnion vice president Ezra Becker, but they'll be closer than they've been in years.
After a drop in November U.S. sales that BurgerBusiness.com editor Scott Hume calls "seriously bad," McDonald's is expanding a custom orders system that could do some serious good.
If the four U.S. cities preparing bids for the 2024 Games are in it to win it, they risk angering their taxpayers, says Holy Cross economics professor Victor Matheson. "Any bid that would win almost certainly won't make economic sense," he says.