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Microsoft Corp 2.0

Sep 21, 2005
The softwaremaker announced a massive corporate restructuring Tuesday, all but acknowledging that it isn't nimble enough to compete with the likes of Google and Yahoo. Stacey Vanek Smith reports.

Auto industry woes

Sep 21, 2005
Ford's COO Jim Padilla predicted Tuesday the American auto industry may not be able shake off its profit slump for 18 months or more. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on what Detroit needs to do to right its (station) wagon.

Taking off in China

Sep 21, 2005
Boeing predicts the China will need as many as 2,600 new planes over the next 20 years to accommodate growing demand for air travel. And, not surprisingly, it has just the planes to do the job. Jason Paur reports.

Greedy music industry?

Sep 21, 2005
Apple's Steve Jobs took the music industry to task when he called its demands to up song prices "greedy." Do 99-cent songs on iTunes have a future? Jeff Tyler reports.

Marshall Field's -- not forever

Sep 21, 2005
Along with plans to lay off more than 6,000 workers, Federated Department Stores announced Tuesday it will retire the venerable Marshall Fields brand. Alisa Roth looks at whata€™s in a name.

Cruisin' on a sunny afternoon

Sep 21, 2005
The travel industry reports that, despite higher gas prices, the number of Americans who took their vacations this summer didn't drop. Patrick Hirsch reports that the cruise ship industry that was the real winner.

Undocumented immigrants and Katrina

Sep 20, 2005
Lawakers in Washington are still trying to deal with Katrina. Congress was reminded today of the tens of thousands of victims most easy to forget: undocumented immigrants. More from Marketplace's Hillary Wicai.

Stopping avian flu (or not)

Sep 20, 2005
The World Health Organization said today the group needs $250 million to fight bird flu. Officials have said a spreading flu could become a global pandemic. Kai Ryssdal talks to health corresponded Helen Palmer.

Googledeedoodleeedoo

Sep 20, 2005
We have GoogleNews, GoogleMaps, GoogleLocal and just plain Google.com. Is Google Wi-Fi next? Marketplace's Tess Vigeland reports.

Getting a piece of New Orleans

Sep 20, 2005
Here's an unusual formula for a real estate boom: take houses underwater for weeks and add hundreds of billions in federal rebuilding money. Sam Eaton reports investors are circling overhead.

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