Trojan is capitalizing on the ’Fifty Shades of Grey’ frenzy with a funny new ad about an average couple trying to get it on. Sean Dowling (@SeanDowlingTV) has the video.
Feb. 6 -- DHR International CEO Geoff Hoffman discusses C-suite hiring and the battle for tech talent. He speaks on “Market Makers.”
Feb. 5 -- Strategas Research Partners Daniel Clifton weighs in on the FCC’s proposed net neutrality ruling. He speaks on on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Feb. 5 -- Bloomberg’s Olivia Sterns reports on Sprint’s earnings. She speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
They've got your name, your birthday, your email and street addresses, even your social security number. Health insurer Anthem says hackers broke into its computers and stole that data on up to 80
Feb. 4 -- GM said its fourth-quarter profit beat estimates as cheaper gasoline helped vehicle sales, especially its more-lucrative pickups and sport-utility vehicles. Olivia Sterns reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Feb. 4 -- Staples has agreed to purchase Office Depot in a deal worth $6.3 billion in stock and cash. Bloomberg’s Olivia Sterns reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
The British animation company A+C Studios used stop and still animation with Lego bricks to recreate nine of the Super Bowl's most memorable ads. Krystin Goodwin (@krystingoodwin) has the video.
Roger Blitz on how different sports are hunting for new markets
A Bloomberg report says Google is developing a ride-booking app using autonomous cars. The outlet suggests Google and Uber are rivals, not friends.
Temptation is everywhere. But if we can just show a little restraint, we can enjoy much greater rewards in the future. Can we do it? We did a little experiment to find out.
Studies show that our brains register the loss of money as actual, physical pain. So when money disappears from our paycheck and goes into our retirement account, it hurts. So how can we offset that pain?
Ever feel like you just can't get stuff done? It might not be your fault. Studies show our brains get fatigued from all the little decisions we make every day. So what happens if we take a break? Could procrastination actually make us more productive?
Complexity -- too many choices, too little information, not enough time -- can lead to decision paralysis. It happens in retirement planning. too. Watch the experiment in human behavior to learn more
It can be hard to feel motivated to plan for the future. A recent study showed why: your brain is wired to see your future self as a stranger. The good news is, now that we understand this tendency, we can do something about it.
Feb. 3 -- Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president at American Forum, discusses the adoption of U.S. technology in the twenty-first century as Google prepares to compete against Uber with driverless cars. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Feb. 3 -- RadioShack’s long, slow descent may be nearing the end as the company prepares to shut-down in a bankruptcy deal that would sell about half of its store leases to Sprint Corp. Bloomberg’s Joshua Brustein reports on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Sally Davies on the technology behind the digital currency
Feb. 2 -- Michael Shaoul, chairman & chief executive officer at Marketfield Asset Management, talks about commodities in light of the decline in oil prices. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”
Feb. 2 -- Home ownership rates have hit the lowest level in 20 years as the housing market continues to struggle following the financial crisis. Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker examines a proposal from President Barack Obama to incentivize home ownership. He speaks on “In the Loop.”
Nationwide's morbid Super Bowl ad is creating a social media backlash. Krystin Goodwin (@krystingoodwin) has the details.
Feb. 2 -- RadioShack is preparing to shut down the almost-century-old retail chain in a bankruptcy deal that would sell about half its store leases to Sprint and close the rest, according to people with knowledge of the discussions. Bloomberg’s Scarlt Fu reports on “Bloomberg West.”
Jan. 30 -- Shake Shack priced shares above an increased range, raising $105 million in its initial public offering as shares begin trading today. Bloomberg Intelligence’s Jennifer Bartashus examines the company’s offering on “In The Loop.”
If you plan to watch the Super Bowl this year, look out for Lohan. The actress stars in Esurance's latest advertisement that will air during the big game. The auto insurance provider released a behind the scenes video to preview the ad featuring the actress. Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has the details.
Jan. 29 -- After a string of losses, McDonald's CEO Don Thompson is leaving the company. Bloomberg's Venessa Wong offers five numbers that help explain why Thompson is out.
Glow earbuds let you synch your smartphone and your heart rate. Morgan Manousos (@MorganManousos) has the details.
Jan. 29 -- Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch discusses Dish's launch of the $20 streaming service on Jan. 27 representing another small break in the pay-TV bundle. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.”
Jan. 29 -- Amazon reported profit for the holiday quarter that topped analysts’ estimates, shrugging off the effects of heavy spending on fast delivery and original video programming to attract customers. Bloomberg Intelligence's Paul Sweeney and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson take a look at the numbers on "Street Smart."
Forget what you may have heard. The cable companies are nowhere near dead. Signs of life were very much evident for one major provider Thursday even if it’s probably not thrilled it’s still losing customers.
Jan. 29 -- Jeff Jarvis, author of "What Would Google Do?" and Bloomberg's Cory Johnson dissect Google's fourth-quarter earnings report released today. They speak with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox on "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg)