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Gaga for Google again

Lisa Napoli | Apr 21, 2006
The search engine's earnings jumped nearly 80% in the first quarter, beating analysts' expectations. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Sarb-Ox reforms

Bob Moon | Apr 21, 2006
Proposals to exempt small companies from strict accounting rules under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act are expected to be forwarded to the Securities and Exchange Commission this weekend. But as Bob Moon reports, the SEC may not endorse them.

Oil talks just talk

Alisa Roth | Apr 21, 2006
Finance ministers from the G7 industrialized nations and China meet with crude oil producers in Washington today to discuss ways to tame record-breaking oil prices. Alisa Roth reports.

Immigration raids may not deter employers

| Apr 21, 2006
Federal officials have made it clear that they plan to crack down on businesses that employ undocumented immigrants. But will businesses really change their ways? Alex Cohen reports.

Paper, plastic or 'ChicoBag'?

Brian Watt | Apr 21, 2006
As millions prepare for Earth Day observances Saturday, Brian Watt talks to an inventor looking to cure the world's addiction to plastic shopping bags.

Mr. Gates visits Vietnam

Miranda Kennedy | Apr 21, 2006
Microsoft's Bill Gates arrives in Vietnam Saturday to see firsthand the growth of the country's IT industry. Miranda Kennedy reports.

Move aside, Mario and Luigi

Stacey Vanek Smith | Apr 21, 2006
Nintendo is looking to tap into a new market: video games for grown-ups. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.

Hu visit censored back in China

Jocelyn Ford | Apr 21, 2006
Chinese president Hu Jintao winds up his trip to the US today. His speech yesterday in Washington didn't really knock anybody's socks off. And back in China, folks didn't even get to hear it all. Jocelyn Ford explains.
Posted In: Canada

Europe calls on US for fair trade

Kyle James | Apr 21, 2006
While America complains about China's trade policies, Europe is lobbing the same criticism at the US. Kyle James reports from Berlin.

Courts chip away at knockoff heaven

Jocelyn Ford | Apr 20, 2006
The Beijing High Court has upheld a judgment in favor of five luxury brands who sued the landlord of the city's most notorious counterfeit shopping center. But will anything change? Jocelyn Ford reports.<br /><b>Latest in a series: The Price of Piracy.</b>