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Google guilty in French e-book case

Dec 18, 2009
A Parisian court has found Google guilty of copyright infringement in a case involving the search giant's effort to put books online. Steve Chiotakis gets the latest from Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.
Posted In: Internet

Privacy groups file FTC complaint against Facebook

Dec 18, 2009
Complaints come in about Facebook's recent changes to its privacy settings.

A Pretty Good Argument for the Free Google Phone

Dec 17, 2009
and a nice reminder of just how rich they are to begin with… http://gizmodo.com/5428277/the-economics-of-a-free-google-phone

Newspaper tries to find its focus online

Dec 17, 2009
In Michigan, the 174-year-old Ann Arbor News has become a mostly Web publication, but it still puts out a print edition twice a week. Jennifer Guerra reports on how the experiment is working with readers and advertisers.
Posted In: Internet

Ship gifts away, it's Free Shipping Day!

Dec 17, 2009
It's Free Shipping Day. A made-up holiday when hundreds of online retailers offer free shipping with guaranteed delivery by Christmas. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet

Will ingenuity save us from doom?

Dec 17, 2009
Some economists believe that humanity is doomed by its ever-dwindling supply of natural resources. Others believe in the power of technological innovations. Bill Radke explores the Malthusian debate with Economics Correspondent Chris Farrell.

Using smart phones to detect and mitigate chemical disasters

Dec 17, 2009
Can the iPhone be used to detect pollution in the air?

Juku Versus Plurk

Dec 16, 2009
I want to see a short story written in all these words… http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8415597.stm

Microsoft offers Web browser options

Dec 16, 2009
European regulators dropped their antitrust case against Microsoft after the company agreed to offer customers a choice of rival Web browsers. Steve Chiotakis gets details from Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.
Posted In: Science

How common is sexting?

Dec 16, 2009
Sexting -- or sending suggestive text messages over mobile phones -- has made its way into popular culture. But is it really that common, or just something seen on TV?

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