Digital payment systems use subtle tactics to increase tips, and while it’s certainly good for hard-working service workers, it may not be so good for your wallet. Here's the hidden psychology of why you unconsciously pay more.
Companies have an obligation to protect addicted users of their products. Establishing some kind of upper limit helps ensure that users do not abuse the service and that companies do not abuse their users.
We have all seen the internet startup that was created out of seemingly thin air that gets sold for billions of dollars just by having people show up to their site, but the true stories are far more variegated.
The number of companies new and old jockeying for your clicks is baffling—getting visitors in the door is just the tip of the iceberg.
Today Facebook will sell shares in one of the biggest tech IPOs in history. New investors will gobble up the stock to get a piece of the global phenomenon famously started in Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room in 2004.
My wife put our daughter to bed, brushed her teeth, and freshened up before bed. Slipping under the covers, we exchanged glances and knew it was time to do what comes naturally for a couple on a warm night in Silicon Valley.