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Disney to offer free ABC show downloads

Apr 10, 2006
Starting next month, Disney's ABC Television will offer "Desperate Housewives" and other prime-time shows online for free. Viewers may be happy but not all local affiliate stations are so thrilled. Lisa Napoli reports.

How to keep bio crops down on the farm?

Apr 10, 2006
We've all heard about genetically modified corn and soybeans. But what about more experimental crops? Janet Babin reports on the challenge of keeping tabs on these test crops and ensuring that they stay separate from neighboring fields.

IBM's new mouse trap

Apr 10, 2006
Big Blue unveils new technology today that will offer cell phones and PDAs the same firewall protections as giant main frames. But as Janet Babin reports, IBM's competitors are close to releasing their own versions.

Netflix sues Blockbuster

Apr 5, 2006
Netflix says Blockbuster's online video rental service uses Netflix's patented methods for getting DVDs to people. Amy Scott reports.

Google, Yahoo act like stock exchanges

Apr 4, 2006
Commentator Andreas Kluth says Internet companies like Google and Yahoo are starting to act like a stock exchange for Web content.

Tech goes Hollywood

Apr 4, 2006
Dennis Nishi reports on the culture clash between Silicon Valley and Tinseltown as tech companies move to the Los Angeles area.

Studios unveil new movie download service

Apr 3, 2006
The cowboy romance "Brokeback Mountain" will break another Hollywood taboo tomorrow when movie studios make it available for download to your computer — the same day it's available on DVD. But the service may be slow to catch on. Amy Scott reports.

Myspace.com is attractive to teens, advertisers

Apr 3, 2006
Three teenagers arrested on child porn charges for posting pictures of themselves on MySpace.com are among the site's 55 million members. Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp bought MySpace last year for more than $500,000. Helen Palmer reports that he got his money's worth. And then some.

And now, the 'Blook' prize

Apr 3, 2006
The first Lulu Blooker awards are to be given out today to the best "blooks," or books based on blogs or websites. The awards are as much about generating a market for "blooks" as they are about recognizing outstanding content. Janet Babin reports.

Supreme Court considers eBay case

Mar 29, 2006
The Supreme Court today heard its second patent case in a month. Lawyers for eBay were in action in another case pitting high-tech versus old economy. Janet Babin reports.

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