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Wal-Mart, Amazon in book price war

Oct 16, 2009
Wal-Mart has slashed prices on 10 of the most popular hardcover book titles. The store is aiming at Amazon's core business before the holiday-shopping season. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

What do we give up with technology that's just good enough?

Oct 16, 2009
Part two of a conversation with Wired's Robert Capps on technology that we settle for.

What Google's earnings can tell us

Oct 15, 2009
Analysts are expecting good news when Google announces its quarterly earnings. Advertising spending overall is in the dumps, but the market for online search ads is improving. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Internet

Technology that's good enough

Oct 15, 2009
When we settle for convenience instead of quality, we become part of a "Good Enough Revolution."

Bloomberg sees biz mag helping brand

Oct 14, 2009
The Bloomberg news service is buying BusinessWeek for an estimated -- and paltry -- $5 million. It hopes the magazine will help it reach an audience outside the world of hardcore financial news and data. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Internet, Mergers and Acquisitions

'Book of Odds' gives eye-opening stats

Oct 14, 2009
Want to know what the odds are you'll survive two atomic bombs? How about more specific odds about yourself? The new Web site "Book of Odds" allows you to get up and personal about your own statistics. Bob Moon talks to founder Amram Shapiro.
Posted In: Internet

Facebook to discern companies, fans

Oct 13, 2009
Facebook is home to hundreds of pages dedicated to companies and products, and lots of them look official. But how do you separate real pages from pages established by fans? The social networking giant is going to find out. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Internet

Resisting urge to make fun of Dungeons & Dragons

Oct 13, 2009
especially since they appear to have gotten the challenge of paid content vs. free content exactly right. They've achieved a huge user base with a...

Wow, Pepsi

Oct 13, 2009
I believe you've created one of the most sexist and horrifying things I've ever seen : the Before You Score app.

People still using weak passwords

Oct 13, 2009
Passwords are supposed to protect us from theft or worse, but many of us are still using predictable and common codes for our confidential information.

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