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iPod getting plugged in with automakers

Aug 3, 2006
Apple said today that most cars sold by GM, Ford and Mazda next year will offer a built-in iPod music player option. The move cements iPod's hold as the de facto standard in the music player business. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Vista woes

Aug 3, 2006
More bad news for Microsoft: A survey out yesterday finds most businesses will delay purchasing the company's new Vista operating system for at least a year. Jason Paur reports.
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AOL to drop subscription fees

Aug 2, 2006
In what could be a preemptive strike to counter poor earnings out today, Time Warner plans to announce yet another turnaround plan for its troubled AOL unit. Amy Scott reports.
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Cingular: Upgrade or pay

Aug 1, 2006
Cingular Wireless plans to charge consumers $5 extra a month for the privilege of using . . . an old cell phone. Apparently, 4.7 million of the company's customers are not interested in fancy, high-tech phones. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Alchemy's renaissance

Aug 1, 2006
In the 17th century, alchemists thought you could turn lead into gold. Today, alchemy is pretty much a dead science, but there are still a few people giving it some respect. Aries Keck has the story.
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Affordable airplanes taking off

Jul 31, 2006
Sky-high price tags have long grounded the dreams of wannabe pilots. But now the aviation industry hopes to bring flying to the masses with new kinds of low-cost aircraft. Jason Paur reports.
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Too many kids, not enough seats

Jul 31, 2006
School districts in fast-growing communities are having a hard time keeping up with the demand, so some districts are studying public-private partnerships — hiring businesses to build or lease them school buildings. Janet Babin reports.

MySpace for baby boomers

Jul 31, 2006
A new site called Eons.com helps seniors make contact with other seniors. Will the technology catch on with the boomers? Amy Scott reports.
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Click-fraud settlement approved

Jul 27, 2006
Google makes its money by selling ads, but the model is susceptible to something called click fraud. Some of Google's customers sued over it and today a judge OK'd a $90 million settlement. Lisa Napoli has the story.
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Long awaited HD-DVD player hits Japan

Jul 27, 2006
The war between the hi-def DVD formats heats up today with the rollout of Toshiba's new HD-DVD recorder. But as Charla Bear reports, the battle might already be won.
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