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A Sysco truck was on display at Meatopia X: The Carnivore's Ball Presented By Creekstone Farms during Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival in New York City.

Sysco tries to swallow up US Foods

Tim Fitzsimons | Feb 20, 2015
Sysco announced it will merge with US Foods, but antitrust law could prevent the move.
The days of Starbucks selling CD's are nearly over.

Remember CD's? Yeah, Starbucks is done selling those.

Kai Ryssdal | Feb 20, 2015
You'll have to get your Michael Bublé and Jack Johnson albums somewhere else.
Posted In: CD, itunes, starbucks
The Baker Hughes rigs count, once considered an important indicator of the health of the energy and drilling industries, may no longer be relevant.

This oil rig count may no longer be relevant

Scott Tong | Feb 20, 2015
The Baker Hughes Rig Count gets much attention. Does it still reflect oil production?
Posted In: big oil, drilling, energy, Health

Will Apple put the pedal to the metal?

Nova Safo | Feb 20, 2015
There are reports that Apple is gearing up to build a car. Ok, we'll bite.
Posted In: apple, cars, electric car

How Photoshop changed the way we see everything

Dan Weissmann | Feb 20, 2015
25 years into the Photoshop era, we know that what we see... could be a fake.
Posted In: advertising, photoshop
The Academy Awards takes place this Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California.

10 things you probably didn't know about the Oscars

Kai Ryssdal and Daisy Palacios | Feb 20, 2015
...such as, why are the Academy Awards called the Oscars, anyway?

Quiz: Snacking on standards

Dan Hill | Feb 20, 2015
New federal school-nutrition rules took effect this school year.
Posted In: Curveball

PODCAST: Architecture finds its place in Shanghai

David Brancaccio | Feb 20, 2015
Back up plans for Greece, American architects in China, and documentaries with a business angle.

Wal-Mart to workers: we'll give you a schedule

Gigi Douban | Feb 20, 2015
Like many retailers, Wal-Mart had a system where employee hours constantly changed.
Posted In: coworkers, Wal-Mart, Walmart

The economy of the red carpet

Sally Herships | Feb 20, 2015
From mani cams to brand partnerships, the red carpet can be a moneymaker for all.
Posted In: hollywood, Oscars, red carpet