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Blocking TV ads: The new Whack-a-Mole?

Queena Kim | Aug 30, 2013
A wireless Internet-connected device that can block any TV ads -- will it change television?

D.C. residents: You know you're wealthy when...

| Jan 17, 2013
How do you define wealth? Chime in and let us know how you would finish this sentence: "You know you're wealthy when..."

Loan not good idea for U.S. car makers

Scott Jagow and Chris Farrell | Oct 30, 2008
There's talk of a loan to GM and Chrysler to assist with a merger. But economics correspondent Chris Farrell tells Scott Jagow U.S. auto makers should avoid a government loan and just declare bankruptcy.

Two years after Fukushima disaster, doubts of food safety linger in Japan

Catherine Winter | Mar 11, 2013
Japanese officials say food produced in the region around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is safe. But if you want your rice tested in front of you -- there's a service for that.

Banking your time to save you money

| Feb 27, 2009
You say your neighbor wants help with her gardens, and you're pretty good at fixing cars? Some communities are quantifying this kind of neighborly good will. Paul Rockower checked out the barter system at a time bank in Los Angeles.
Posted In: Jobs

Bank of America to its 270,000 employees: Be nice

David Weinberg | Jan 29, 2013
Bank of America had the worst score for customer satisfaction compared with its national rivals. As a group, they all lagged behind credit unions and regional banks.

Backyard garden biz is growing fast

| Nov 4, 2008
San Francisco start-up business MyFarm helps locals who aren't savvy about gardening grow their own veggies at home. Lisa Morehouse has more on the company's success and fans throughout the organic world.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Food

Avis to buy Zipcar for $500 million

Dan Bobkoff | Jan 2, 2013
Avis Budget Group, one of the largest car-rental companies, will merge its traditional car rental services with Zipcar's up-start model.
Posted In: avis, rental car, zipcar

AIDS research, punk rock and hot sauce on the side

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 25, 2013
The Offspring's lead singer, Dexter Holland, studies molecular biology and sells hot sauce.
Posted In: Music, Offspring

Ukraine's economy, as felt on the street

James Reynolds | Apr 15, 2014
"Ukraine needs help from abroad, that's what the interim government knows."
Posted In: Crimea, Russia, ukraine



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