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Have your people ping my people

Stacey Vanek Smith | Nov 11, 2005
More and more, instant messaging is competing with e-mail as the medium of choice for colleagues to communicate with each other at work. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Go ahead - monkey around at work

| Nov 11, 2005
Author and naturalist Richard Conniff argues that humans have a biological need to work together.

Look Ma -- no discs!

Lisa Napoli | Nov 11, 2005
Warner Brothers has launched a new record label that will print no actual CDs. Music will be available through Internet download only. Lisa Napoli reports.

Veterans Day

Jeff Tyler | Nov 11, 2005
Today is Veterans Day, and Jeff Tyler checks in on the economic status of the nation's retired warriors.

Viva la cinema!

| Nov 11, 2005
An Italian movie theater chain has pulled a popular American film from its screens to protest the distributor's move to offer the movie simultaneously on cell phones. Megan Williams looks at the flap.

Prescription drugs, what a headache

John Dimsdale | Nov 11, 2005
A new survey shows a plurality of seniors have a negative view of the new Medicare prescription drug program. At the same time, a separate study shows more prescription drugs are being brought illegally into the U.S. from other countries. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Health

New pension accounting rules

Dan Grech | Nov 11, 2005
The Financial Accounting Standards Board has issued new rules requiring that a company's pension obligations be included on its balance sheet. As Dan Grech reports, the change could lead to lower earnings and shareholder dividends.

Who's minding the kids?

Sarah Gardner | Nov 11, 2005
The Census Bureau reports that six in 10 children under five are in childcare, and as Sarah Gardner reports, kids don't have just one minder looking after them.

Germany's new government

Kyle James | Nov 11, 2005
After weeks of talks, Germany's two biggest political parties are close to forming a new government. But as Kyle James reports from Berlin, the coalition might have trouble agreeing on economic reform.
Posted In: Canada

DaimlerChrysler ditches Mitsubishi

Dan Grech | Nov 11, 2005
DaimlerChrysler announced it's selling its stake in Mitsubishi. The car giant bought into the Japanese auto maker for its expertise in small cars, but it proved something of a lemon. From WLRN in Miami, Dan Grech reports.



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