The good - and bad - sides of data harvesting
Articles by Joshua Fruhlinger
Chipotle Mexican Grill once only targeted high-income areas. That appears to be changing.
Logitech dominates in the home control space, but for how long? We look at the company's history of poor reviews for its flagship products.
Make no mistake: The world is racing toward a future dominated by electric vehicles. We look at how often Tesla installs chargers and list out the top cities with chargers.
The food delivery service has changed the restaurant industry forever. Here's a snapshot of the data.
Americans love debt. But just how much? Some charts to give you something to ponder.
Printers were once well-engineered, expensive affairs. These days, they're $50 subscription machines.
Reports that the company is shedding 100 engineers may be a sign of contraction, but 159 openings as of today says otherwise.
Fresh data on who, what, and where Apple is hiring. Hint: thousands of engineers in Santa Clara Valley.
The massive crowds who descended on the gym following New Year's have all gone back to... whatever unhealthy things they were doing before.
The Nissan Altima and Ford Escape top the nation's most-popular used cars according to our data via CarMax.
After a scandal-racked summer and CEO ouster, Uber employees are more positive
Like In-N-Out Burger, Del Taco hasn't made its way to the Big Apple.
The final frontier may involve ordering what you need before you need it.
Our data shows Facebook continues to invest - heavily - in its Oculus VR technology
Hundreds of millions of people are logging in for a fix every day. It's just a game, though, right?
The iPhone X brought favorable sales for Apple. Three months after launch, sales rankings are settling at top-retailer Best Buy.
Despite positive growth, customers turn away from the meal-kit service on major holidays.
Logging in via Facebook makes things easy. It also unveils much about humanity.
A massive hiring slowdown began in November 2017. We take a look at the data.
If videogames are to be blamed for school shootings, the most-popular games should feature tons of guns. They don't.
If you thought Apple products were expensive, look here.
With over 14,000 locations in the US, here's a quick look at America's number-one burger brand.
Layoffs, poor sales, missed opportunities all add up for some dismal numbers.
You'd think people would be swiping on February 14, but the data shows otherwise.
The Olympic phenomenon may have just predicted the future of streaming services.
Choosing to buy HomePod is one thing. Choosing its color is an entirely different conundrum.
Big jumps in CEO rating and compensation satisfaction point to positive change at the company.
The restaurant chain reported better-than-expected Q4 results as a result of higher prices. Here's how much higher.
From a $500 1-bedroom in Columbus, OH to a $3,500 2-bedroom in Chatham, NJ, you too can have it all.
Surpassing Cards Against Humanity, Uno, and Connect Four, this game has become the party favor of choice.
Hardware engineering openings at the company exploded from 665 to 1,198 in just 4 months.
A report released to Thinknum Media this morning says these devices aren’t just streaming Netflix: they leave you wide open. A hacker could access them remotely and implement a disturbing array of disruptions
The new lower-cost, hipster-friendly iteration of Whole Foods has shoppers buzzing and buying.
Once a huge presence at the Super Bowl and in the sports world, Gatorade is on the digital decline.
The self-storage business isn’t the most complex thing in the world: lease space, divvy it up, and rent it out at competitive, yet profitable prices. You won't be surprised to learn that Texarkana is cheap, and NYC is crazy expensive.
How to stalk us.
In the middle of a media storm about her working-woman image, the average price of her clothing line dropped by almost half, and then more.
There are 9 chain pharmacies in my neighborhood, and 9 chain pharmacies in Wyoming. How does your locality stack up?
At America's largest retailers, the iPhone X and iPad are not Apple's hottest sellers. In fact, most are products from a time gone by.
As small theaters close, data shows decelerating foot traffic growth at major chains.
President Trump will no doubt boast about job growth in his State of the Union. Much of that growth is in the war industry.
Some may not like what the book is about, but 1.7 million people have kept it red hot at #1
TurboTax and H&R Block lead the Facebook like war... so far.
Walmart's growth has slowed way down over the past 2 years, but in its heyday, the chain staged some of the most aggressive growth in retail history.
What was once the stuff of the rich and geeky is now mainstream TV tech.
Glassdoor ratings are tanking as the company seems to be doing something similar.
Carmax sells a lot of used cars. Are their prices for luxury cars fair?
A sudden uptick in design and engineering openings at its Santa Clara HQ has us curious.
When can you get the deepest discounts? We've got the data right here.
Sometimes people panic order. This is what they order most.
Watching the day-by-day decimation of EA's Facebook "likes" as they botched the launch of Battlefront II.
What's the optimum business model? It's pretty sweet owning your own supply chain AND distribution chain...
Recent reports rumoring an iPhone X cancellation don't hold up when one looks at US sales data.
We spin this disk in remembrance of you....
Recent Sam's Club closures are being called a one-time thing, but the data says otherwise.
You may be coveting the latest and hottest in smartphone tech... but that's not the way most Walmart customers shop.
Turns out expensive produce does well where people can afford to buy it.
Barrow, Alaska is home to polar bears, 24-hour sun, and an Apple reseller.
When "4,900 singles online now" isn't really 4,900 singles online now.
He said it was a best-seller. And maybe Milo has seen some alternative sales charts. But we have the facts.
With better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings, the Mexican chain is making more on burritos. Here's what they cost in different cities.
Turns out this "Cuffing Season" thing is real, and we have the numbers to prove it.
They're cute, they're cuddly, and sales numbers already show that the Porg could be a merchandising win for Disney.
Your day at the gym isn't just a workout - it's a social experience you share with your friends (and total strangers)
We tell the stories in the numbers. Here's our mission, and a note from our publisher.