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Sold! Google buys YouTube

Janet Babin | Oct 9, 2006
Google bought video sharing site YouTube for $1.65 billion today. Critics of the deal say it could cost them that much in copyright lawsuits, but other deals today make that less likely. Janet Babin explains.
Posted In: Science

Dolans want Cablevision off the market

Amy Scott | Oct 9, 2006
The family that controls Cablevision is trying to take the company private again. Their last attempt failed, but this time the Dolans are back with a higher offer and a simpler plan. Amy Scott reports.

Retiring 'An Army of One'

Hilary Wicai | Oct 9, 2006
The Army's announcing a new slogan today: "Army Strong." It's part of a $200 million advertising campaign to convince young Americans to sign up with Uncle Sam. Hillary Wicai reports.
Posted In: Washington

New inflation thinking captures Nobel Prize

Scott Tong | Oct 9, 2006
Columbia University professor Edmund Phelps won the Nobel Prize for Economics this morning for his study of inflation and how it relates to unemployment. Scott Tong has the story.
Posted In: Science

Fighting for customers in Lebanon

| Oct 9, 2006
Small businesses dominate Lebanon's economy. Cutthroat competition was already the rule, but after war devastated the country's peak tourism season, the struggle to survive has become desperate. Ben Gilbert reports.
Posted In: Canada

A different way of doing business

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 9, 2006
Host Kai Ryssdal visits Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy in the latest Conversation from the Corner Office. McNealy talks about how his company has been able to compete with Microsoft and IBM on a much smaller budget.

Sloan Sessions: Pretexting

Scott Jagow | Oct 9, 2006
Host Scott Jagow speaks with Newsweek magazine's Wall Street editor Alan Sloan about possible criminal charges and who should be held responsible in Hewlett-Packard's corporate spying scandal.
Posted In: Wall Street

Outsourcing intelligence jobs

Jeff Tyler | Oct 9, 2006
Ever since 9/11, the U.S. intelligence sector has been on a hiring spree. Critics say the rush to fill desks is leading to some imprudent choices. Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Washington

Markets react to North Korea nuke tests

Jocelyn Ford | Oct 9, 2006
North Korea says it has conducted its first ever nuclear test, in defiance of international opinion. Asian markets fell on the news, but the reaction could be short-lived, Jocelyn Ford reports.
Posted In: Canada

And the Nobel goes to . . .

Steve Tripoli | Oct 9, 2006
The 2006 winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics was announced today. Edmund Phelps of Columbia University is $1.4 million richer for adding to what we know about jobs and inflation. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Science