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China Mobile widens cell net

Janet Babin | May 25, 2006
China's biggest cell phone company has reportedly acquired a European telecomm giant that controls cell spectrum in much of developing world. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Canada

Cell phones fueling teen angst?

Lisa Napoli | May 25, 2006
A new medical study shows kids in Asia who use their cell phones excessively are anxious and depressed. But as Lisa Napoli reports, cell use, and perhaps the blues, are going no where but up.

More Americans going solo

Jane Lindholm | May 25, 2006
A census report out today shows more than a quarter of the nation lives alone. Jane Lindholm looks at the economic implications.

California wine delivers knockout Cabernet

Stephen Beard | May 25, 2006
In the wine industry, the heavyweight bout is California vs. France. Yesterday in London, the two squared off in a tasting rematch that put Napa Valley on the map. And guess what? It's still there. Stephen Beard reports.

Hollywood challenges 'network DVR'

Scott Tong | May 25, 2006
Cablevision is about to launch a new service where the cable company records shows for you — kind of like TiVo without the box. But Hollywood studios and TV networks filed a lawsuit yesterday to stop it. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Science

Housing bubble still intact — for now

Tess Vigeland | May 24, 2006
New home sales rose 4.9% last month. But the housing market is showing signs of strain. The price of homes sold last month dropped at the same time the number of unsold homes rose to a record high. Tess Vigeland reports.
Posted In: Economy

MasterCard IPO

Alisa Roth | May 24, 2006
MasterCard is going public Thursday, and it's expected to be one of the biggest IPOs in years. About $2.8 billion. Alisa Roth reports on the company's transition — and where all that money's going.
Posted In: Wall Street

GM to subsidize gas guzzlers

Bob Moon | May 24, 2006
General Motors will subsidize gas purchases in Florida and California to boost SUV sales in those states. It will cap gas prices at $1.99 per gallon for new buyers of some 2006 and 2007 vehicles. Bob Moon reports.

Negroponte given power to waive SEC rules

Kai Ryssdal | May 24, 2006
President Bush has granted his intelligence czar the authority to exempt publicly traded companies from reporting requirements — in the name of national security. Kai Ryssdal talks with BusinessWeek reporter Dawn Kopecki.
Posted In: Washington

Students flock to derivatives oracle

Eleanor Beardsley | May 24, 2006
The high-finance world of derivatives is all the rage these days at one French school. One teacher's students have been so successful that getting into her class is almost as hard as its subject matter. Eleanor Beardsley reports from Paris.
Posted In: Canada