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You've got pink slips

Aug 4, 2006
Jeff Tyler looks at the likely fallout of AOL's announcement yesterday that it's going to cut more than a quarter of its workforce.
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AOL announces layoffs

Aug 3, 2006
America Online said today it expects to drop as much as a quarter of its global workforce — 5,000 workers — by the start of next year.
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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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