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Hollywood to Seattle: We said no copies!

Oct 1, 2008
Once again reminding the public that Hollywood will go to great lengths to fight piracy, six movie studios are suing Seattle-based digital media...

South fumes over continued gas shortage

Sep 30, 2008
Southerners continue to wait in lines up to a half hour long to fill up their tanks as a gas shortage continues in Georgia, North Carolina and...

Revenge, rather than stopping the bleeding

Sep 29, 2008
Dr. Richard Peterson, a founder of MarketPsych, a hedge fund that makes investments based on neuro-economic research, just happened to be in our...
Posted In: Dr. Richard Peterson, financial bailout

Maybe $10 million will help you lighten up

Sep 29, 2008
When it comes to creating new forms of lighting, the Department of Energy is passing the buck. For those savvy with light bulbs, the L Prize (or ...

Delta, Northwest shareholders voting today on joining together

Sep 25, 2008
We could see the birth of the world's biggest airline, even though we are in the midst of this global financial crisis. The Associated Press is...
Posted In: air lines, Delta, merger, Northwest

Start your engines -- with a cell phone

Sep 24, 2008
Japan has a new mobile phone that can automatically open your car door and start the engine. Just point and click. It was developed jointly by...
Posted In: cell phone, mobile phone, Nissan, NTT DOCOMO, Sharp

Goldman Sachs gets big boost from Buffett

Sep 24, 2008
If stocks go up this morning after two days of triple digit declines, it might be thanks in part to the Oracle of Omaha....
Posted In: bank, Berkshire Hathaway, Goldman Sachs, Warren Buffett

More victims of the Wall Street crisis

Sep 23, 2008
The Wall Street fallout news now includes charities, museums, colleges and other institutions that have relied on the largess of Wall Street's big...
Posted In: charities, church, colleges, endowments, museums, nonprofits, Wall Street crisis

An Emmy's theme

Sep 22, 2008
Retro advertising is paying off for cable channel AMC. Its series "Mad Men" made history by becoming the first basic-cable show to win an Emmy for...
Posted In: 30 Rock, cable, emmy's, Mad Men, NBC, Tina Fey

What's your opinion on the bailout?

Sep 19, 2008
We've been hearing a lot from the bureaucrats, politicians and pundits about the U.S. government's plan to restore confidence in the financial...
Posted In: bailout, credit crunch, mortgage meltdown

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"Freakonomics" and "SuperFreakonomics," by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, are groundbreaking books that explore "the hidden side of everything." Now there's Freakonomics Radio, a project that includes a weekly podcast, regular segments on Marketplace, and one-hour specials to be broadcast on public-radio stations across the country. Prepare to be enlightened, engaged, perhaps enraged, and definitely surprised.

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