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Your Wallet: Fast money

Marketplace Weekend Staff | Apr 10, 2015
We want to know: what's the fastest money you've ever made?
Posted In: fast cash, speed, your money

PODCAST: GE's new direction

David Brancaccio | Apr 10, 2015
GE's buyback, LinkedIn's purchase, and Mexico's efforts to get citizens to drink less soda.

In Mexico, things go better with...water

Andy Uhler | Apr 10, 2015
Mexico is fighting obesity by urging people to drink less soda and more water.
Posted In: Mexico, obesity, soda tax, water
U.S. President Barack Obama speaking to the nation last December about normalizing diplomatic relations with Cuba.

In Panama, President Obama seeks economic growth

Tim Fitzsimons | Apr 10, 2015
American foreign policy in the region is shifting.
Posted In: cuba, President Obama, summit
LinkedIn will soon acquire, an online video training company, in a deal worth $1.5 billion.

LinkedIn wants to teach you stuff

Nova Safo | Apr 10, 2015
The professional networking site is purchasing an online video training site.
Facebook is looking to get more involved in suicide prevention.

Silicon Tally: Defending your digital life

Ben Johnson | Apr 10, 2015
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?
Posted In: silicon tally

Do wings give you wings?

Tony Wagner and Beidi Zhang | Apr 10, 2015
Here are the numbers we are reading and watching on Friday.
LinkedIn to acquire for $1.5 billion.

LinkedIn purchasing for $1.5 billion

Kai Ryssdal | Apr 9, 2015
LinkedIn to buy in a $1.5 billion deal.
Posted In: linkedin
Selena Quintanilla

Selena lives on via hologram

Annie Baxter | Apr 9, 2015
A digital version of deceased Latina singer Selena could be going on tour.
Posted In: artists, holograms, Music
California's new low-flow rules on faucets, showers and toilets could prompt other states to follow suit.

Thank California for your low-flow faucet

Adam Allington | Apr 9, 2015
California is imposing new low-flow rules on faucets, toilets and urinals.