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Virtual training's no game

Nov 23, 2006
While you're enjoying Thanksgiving dinner, thousands of police officers, firemen and EMTs are on duty. Sometimes there's not a lot to do, so they keep their skills sharp playing video games. Helen Palmer reports.
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Black Friday begins today

Nov 23, 2006
Two national retailers will be open today, but the real fight for Turkey Day shoppers is online — where more retailers are chasing a plateauing number of customers. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Safest cars are foreign cars

Nov 21, 2006
The insurance industry's annual list of safest vehicles is out today, and imported models took the 13 top spots for one simple reason: American cars lack ESL. Dan Grech explains.
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A whole lot riding on PS3

Nov 17, 2006
The PlayStation 3 has been hailed as a technological marvel with stunning graphics, flashy games and features galore. But its success is no game to Sony, Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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Portland unplugged

Nov 16, 2006
Microsoft is helping to roll out new wireless Internet service in Portland, Oregon. It'll be free, but there's a catch: It's ad-supported. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Got cell phone envy?

Nov 14, 2006
Nokia begins selling its new TV phone in Asia soon, but it won't be available in the U.S. — at least not for the foreseeable future. Janet Babin looks at why we're always lagging behind in mobile technology.
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U.S. automakers assemble better reviews

Nov 10, 2006
Consumer Reports is out with its annual car reliability survey. And U.S. automakers are coming up fast in the rearview mirror. Marketplace's Steve Tripoli reports.

See it, search it

Nov 10, 2006
New technology allows computer users to search for items by appearance rather than words. Amy Scott reports the innovation has piqued the interest of online retailers.
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Web 2.0: Making money

Nov 10, 2006
A weeklong conference looking at the future of the Internet wraps up today. It's all about monetizing the Web, Rachel Dornhelm reports.
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Zune challenges iPod with royalty deal

Nov 9, 2006
Microsoft's new MP3 player debuts next week and with it comes an unprecedented agreement: Universal Music Group will get a small cut of every $250 Zune sold. What's in it for Microsoft? Janet Babin reports.
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