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Philly's get-out-the-vote charges

Apr 16, 2008
Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama join in an old tradition tonight when they debate in Philadelphia. They're also trying to avoid another local custom: paying party operatives to get out the vote. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Science

Online advertising expected to take off

Apr 15, 2008
The global ad and technology conference, Ad Tech, kicked off in San Francisco today, and online ads are being discussed. Online advertising is only about 7% of total advertising, but expect that to change. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
Posted In: Science

Taxes in your online shopping cart?

Apr 14, 2008
Looking for new revenue sources, states are considering levying taxes on Internet retail. California is thinking about taxing music downloads, and New York says it's going to start hitting up companies like Amazon. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Retail, Taxes

Website tries getting groups organized

Apr 14, 2008
Anyone who's ever tried to organize a group purchase, event or boycott knows it can be like herding cats. A Chicago company is taking on that challenge with a Web-based tool for organizing the masses. Gabriel Spitzer reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Microsoft waits as Yahoo plays the field

Apr 10, 2008
Not so eager to make a deal with Microsoft, Yahoo has been talking with Google, NewsCorp and AOL about various partnerships. Lisa Napoli reports that there's a big reason for all this back and forth.

Bid for Yahoo gets murkier

Apr 10, 2008
The battle for Yahoo now has not one, but two, actually three new twists, because it seems everyone's looking at Yahoo. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli is here to fill us in.

Emergency warning calling

Apr 10, 2008
The good old-fashioned radio is about to get upstaged again, this time by your cell phone. But it's for a good cause. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli explains what the future holds.

Making public employees more public

Apr 9, 2008
A new website is posting the financial disclosure records that federal government employees in senior positions are required to fill out. Jeremy Hobson reports.

Yahoo wants more from Microsoft

Apr 7, 2008
Microsoft is giving Yahoo's management three weeks to accept its takeover bid before it goes straight to shareholders. But Yahoo's CEO says Microsoft just needs to make a better offer. Sam Eaton reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Newspaper site tries social networking

Apr 7, 2008
USA Today has jumped into the world of social networking by inviting readers to post their own photos and even start a blog on Lenora Chu reports.