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Can companies Unilever and PepsiCo make us healthier?

Lauren Silverman | Jul 2, 2014
The private sector aims to chart a healthier course.
Posted In: CVS, Pepsi

PODCAST: Companies get healthy

David Brancaccio | Jul 2, 2014
Alleged gender discrimination at Goldman Sachs, a bitcoin auction, and companies trying to be healthier.

Bitcoin auction gives the currency more legitimacy

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jul 2, 2014
The auction of seized bitcoins raises both awareness and value of the currency.

How a hotel earns five stars: the checklist

Sally Herships | Jul 2, 2014
A look at how hotels like Hyatt's newest in Manhattan earn a top tier rating.

The lowdown on employee discounts

Lewis Wallace | Jul 2, 2014
What if everything in your favorite store was 30 percent off, every single day?
Posted In: discount, employees

When preschoolers outperform college students

Dan Abendschein | Jul 1, 2014
What task do young children do better than young adults?
Posted In: Curveball
Team USA

People don't conference call during the World Cup

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 1, 2014
The volume is down 11 percent.

Aereo's competitors are itching to take its place

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 1, 2014
Mark Ely of Simple.TV talks about his company's game plan.

Yahoo gives 'Community' an online home

Tracey Samuelson | Jul 1, 2014
How 'Community' fits in to Yahoo's plans to be a content provider.
Cognitive Computing

Would you eat computer food? Because Watson's cooking

Kai Ryssdal | Jul 1, 2014
Supercomputer Watson is now programmed to create recipes. Weird, maybe tasty ones.
Posted In: Food, IBM, recipes, Watson