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.
Constellation Brands, the world's largest winery, has added more spirits to its roster with the acquisition of Vincor International. Janet Babin reports.
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.
Hurricane Katrina wiped out thousands of commercial shrimp boats. But just like the tale of Forrest Gump, the boats that survived the storm are making a killing. Janet Babin reports.
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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When you look around town, do you ever get the feeling that there seem to be a lot more rich people these days? Well, a new study proves... you're right. Last year, more US families than ever were worth a cool million. From the Innovations Desk at WUNC in Chapel Hill, Janet Babin reports.
French lawmakers OK'd today a bill that could force Apple to separate its iPod player from its iTunes store. Apple says the tight integration between the two is the main reason the company's been so successful. Janet Babin reports.
On Tuesday the High Court hears a case that boils down to a question of whether ideas can be patented. The outcome could effect effect thousands of patents issued on drugs, software and gene technology. Janet Babin reports.