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Vodaphone front-runner for Euro iPhone

| Jun 29, 2007
The iPhone goes on sale in the U.S. today, and Apple is looking to sell millions more in Europe. The fight is on to be the sole service provider. Times of London correspondent Elizabeth Judge is following the fray.

Hollywood braces for 'perfect storm'

| Jun 29, 2007
Contracts for Hollywood writers and actors are up for renegotiation soon, and studio heads are stocking up on scripts and rushing production in case of an industry-wide strike. Are even more reality shows on the horizon?
Posted In: Entertainment

Russia's great white north oil grab

Jill Barshay | Jun 29, 2007
Russian President Vladimir Putin is laying claim to potential oil discoveries under the Arctic Ocean ice. It's a region most other countries consider international territory. Jill Barshay reports.
Posted In: Canada

Losing $$ to win the Euro iPhone?

Stephen Beard | Jun 29, 2007
Whichever company wins the intense battle in Europe to be the iPhone's cellular provider may have to bleed red ink. Europeans could balk at the $600 price unless it's subsidized by the provider. Stephen Beard explains.

Supreme Court issues a pricey ruling

John Dimsdale | Jun 28, 2007
The Supreme Court overturned a 96-year-old decision on "minimum price agreements" -- the deals between manufacturers and retailers that set how much products sell for. John Dimsdale looks at how the ruling might affect what we pay.
Posted In: Crime

China may be new Venezuela oil partner

Dan Grech | Jun 28, 2007
With ConocoPhillips and ExxonMobil leaving Venezuela rather than play by President Hugo Chavez's rules, China may be primed to step in. Dan Grech reports.

New fuels from a Petri dish?

Sam Eaton | Jun 28, 2007
Researchers have announced the development of synthetic bacteria that may one day be turned into planet-friendly fuels. Sam Eaton reports.

Cities want a better head count

Scott Jagow | Jun 28, 2007
U.S. census figures released today reshuffled the ranking of the nation's largest cities. More municipalities are contesting the Census Bureau's tally. Scott Jagow talks with one CEO who's helping them demand a recount.
Posted In: Washington

Mass. effort at cutting health spending

Helen Palmer | Jun 28, 2007
The Massachusetts health-care plan requires all residents to have coverage. So the state is trying every which way to make the insurance affordable. Helen Palmer reports on how it's doing.
Posted In: Health

Carrier-switching ideas for iPhoners

Janet Babin | Jun 28, 2007
If you have to have an iPhone and don't have AT&T as your carrier, you'll need to switch. And we all know how much fun that can be. Ah, but there are ways . . . as Janet Babin reports.