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Investigating data brokers

Janet Babin | Jun 20, 2006
Turns out law enforcement agencies are turning to data brokers in the private sector if they need phone records fast. But these data companies could be using tactics that break the law and Congress is looking into it. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Washington

Nokia, Siemens team up

Amy Scott | Jun 19, 2006
Two of the world's biggest telecom equipment makers — Nokia of Finland and Siemens of Germany — are merging some of their networking operations. And it could mean lots of layoffs. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Canada

Wetlands ruling leaves murky legal waters

| Jun 19, 2006
The Supreme Court split on its first major environmental case with Chief Justice John Roberts. But the 5-4 decision on developing wetlands on private lands didn't really decide anything. Sam Eaton explains.

Putting a stop to government overspending?

John Dimsdale | Jun 19, 2006
The Senate Budget Committee tomorrow looks at an overhaul package that would force big spenders in Congress to stay below a steadily declining limit. If they don't? Mandatory across-the-board spending cuts. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Washington

Nestle balancing its diet

Lisa Napoli | Jun 19, 2006
Swiss food giant Nestle today said it's going to fatten up its nutritional portfolio, paying $600 million for diet company Jenny Craig. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health

Solar power energizing rural China

| Jun 19, 2006
With 20 million people waiting to get on the electrical grid in China, officials in Beijing have launched a campaign to make sure the newest energy consumers will use renewable sources instead. Rob Schmitz reports.
Posted In: Canada

Karmazin is Sirius about satellite radio; Part 2

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 19, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal talks with Sirius Satellite Radio CEO Mel Karmazin about the future of the broadcast media in our latest 'Conversation from the Corner Office.'

Women in distress

| Jun 19, 2006
Some of us may think new choices are the ultimate in consumer liberation. Humorist Sandra Tsing Loh sees only feminist chains. And she says it's time to cast them off once and for all.

Karmazin is Sirius about satellite radio

Kai Ryssdal | Jun 19, 2006
After running CBS and Viacom, Mel Karmazin now heads up Sirius Satellite Radio. He tells Kai Ryssdal that he expects radio via satellite to one day be as common as cable TV. Another in our "Conversations From the Corner Office" series.

Sloan Sessions: Read the fine print

Tess Vigeland | Jun 19, 2006
Newsweek Wall Street editor Allan Sloan and host Tess Vigeland discuss the fine print that allows Citigroup to keep the cash rewards earned by customers of a defunct credit card.
Posted In: Wall Street

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