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Apple adds 'Air' to its product line

Jan 15, 2008
Steve Jobs unveiled some new Apple widgets at the Macworld expo. A super-thin laptop turned out to be the hot new product. Which raises the question: So what? Host Bob Moon has more.

Web companies' dark side: Few jobs

Jan 14, 2008
Some of the biggest Internet companies are growing like weeds, serving millions of customers a day and operating globally. But, as commentator Nicholas Carr points out, they tend to employ very few people.

Cars, electronics making sweet music

Jan 7, 2008
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, there's a special emphasis this year on cars and all the fun electronics being built for the road. But Marketplace's Bob Moon found out that plenty of electronic gadgets-on-wheels are already here.
Posted In: Retail, Science

A new wave of after-Christmas sales

Jan 7, 2008
Rather than returning their unwanted Christmas gifts to stores, more Americans are heading to the Internet to sell them. Experts say today could be the biggest day of the year for online reselling. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Retail

Will we really buy all these gadgets?

Jan 7, 2008
With so much trouble in the economy, can consumers really be expected to spend money on new technology? Ashley Milne-Tyte reports despite harder times, the consumer electronics sector won't necessarily suffer.
Posted In: Science

New technology buzzes at CES

Jan 7, 2008
What's big at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas? CNet's Brian Cooley talks to Doug Krizner about new advances in GPS technology and whether Blu-Ray has won the high-def war with its new deal.
Posted In: Science

Candidates ramp up online campaigning

Jan 3, 2008
The Internet may be the deciding factor in this year's Iowa caucuses. Author Garrett Graff, who worked for Howard Dean's campaign the last time around, says this year's campaigns have taken their Web work to another level.

Feds eye China's piece of 3Com deal

Jan 2, 2008
The federal government is going to take a little longer to review a proposed buy-out of 3Com, the computer network company, that would give a 15% stake to a Chinese company. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

New tech for 2008

Jan 1, 2008
From more fluid ways to transfer media from platform to platform to unexpected new uses of the GPS, new technology will be bustling in the new year. Lisa Napoli takes a sneak peak at what's coming up.

iPhone led 2007's hand-held boom

Dec 31, 2007
Apple's iPhone is at the top of almost everyone's Gadgets of the Year list. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli and host Kai Ryssdal discuss its impact in their look back at the year of the phone.
Posted In: Retail, Science