Latest Stories

Latest Stories


Mobile search race is on

Janet Babin | Mar 20, 2007
Google has become synonymous with Web search, but if you're on a cell phone or PDA, slogging through result links can be a clunky experience. Yahoo thinks it's found a better way — if consumers catch on.
Posted In: Science

What's your videotone?

Janet Babin | Mar 20, 2007
You had to know it was coming: ringtones plus video. As wireless networks and phones improve, video is going to play a greater role in our mobile lives. And video conferencing via cell could be just over the hill.
Posted In: Science

Four years of war on Iraq's job market

Kai Ryssdal | Mar 19, 2007
Four years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the country's job market looks a lot different. Tess Vigeland talks to Tina Susman from the Baghdad bureau of the Los Angeles Times and Michael O'Hanlon of the Brookings Institution.
Posted In: Canada

Qwesting for a way to avoid jail

Amy Scott | Mar 19, 2007
Former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio is on trial for charges of selling off $100 million in stocks on insider tips. Amy Scott looks into his defense strategy.
Posted In: Crime, Wall Street

In Colombia, it pays to be protected

Dan Grech | Mar 19, 2007
Chiquita pleaded guilty to paying paramilitary groups to protect its business in Colombia. But the banana producer isn't alone in paying for protection. Dan Grech reports.
Posted In: Canada, Crime

Tapping into the poor market

Ashley Milne-Tyte | Mar 19, 2007
A report out today from the World Bank says businesses should be marketing to the poor. Ashley Milne-Tyte has more on why some say this could be beneficial.
Posted In: Canada

On guard against big pharma's lobbying efforts

| Mar 19, 2007
Merck's state-lobbying campaign to make their cervical cancer vaccination mandatory in schools has faced strong resistance. Backlash comes despite the fact that Gardasil has been proven very effective against the disease. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Health

Making the gyms go belly-up

| Mar 19, 2007
Leave the sweatpants at home and grab a hip sash. Sandra Tsing Loh is taking us to the YMCA to shake off those pounds with some cheap belly-dancing.

Outsource capital running out of sources

Miranda Kennedy | Mar 19, 2007
India is an unparalleled provider of outsourced workers, but companies are beginning to discover a shallower talent pool. Miranda Kennedy has the story from New Delhi.
Posted In: Canada, Jobs

Predatory lending

Chris Farrell | Mar 19, 2007
On March 17 I flew from New York to the Twin Cities. On the plane I read the New York Times and I noticed an intriguing juxtaposition of headlines....