| Oct 4, 2006
But Thomson Financial has developed computer software that can compile corporate earnings data and write short news articles — sans humans. Flesh-and-blood reporter Sean Cole puts it to the test.
| Oct 4, 2006
Retail giant Wal-Mart last week began giving its workers postage-paid voter registration cards and providing them information on pro-business candidates. Commentator Newt Gingrich says what's wrong with that?
Eleanor Beardsley | Oct 4, 2006
France is bucking Europe's trend of declining birthrates by providing benefits such as guaranteed parental leave and large childcare subsidies. Eleanor Beardsley has the story.
Janet Babin | Oct 4, 2006
Despite signs earlier this week that the housing market could be stabilizing, a new report out today finds the opposite. Janet Babin reports.
Ashley Milne-Tyte | Oct 4, 2006
Following news that delivery of the Airbus A380 will be delayed until the second half of 2007, Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on whether it might be time for parent company EADS to cut its losses.
Stephen Beard | Oct 4, 2006
British entrepreneur James Dyson has launched a new hand dryer which he claims will revolutionize the restroom experience. Stephen Beard reports.
Sam Eaton | Oct 4, 2006
U.S. steel makers say growing Chinese exports of cheap steel raise questions about the future of the American industry. Sam Eaton reports.
Lisa Napoli | Oct 4, 2006
New York's "other" baseball team starts its playoff run today. Lisa Napoli reports that the New York Mets' success is the product of hard work — and big spending.
Hilary Wicai | Oct 4, 2006
Toyota's fuel-efficient line continues to outsell the rest of the field, but lower gas prices have taken some pressure off domestic automakers. Even sales of trucks and SUVs have bounced back a bit as prices at the pump drop. Hillary Wicai reports.