Marketplace AM for March 31, 2006
A two-day hearing pitting Microsoft against the European Union ends today. The software giant, accused of using its Windows operating system to squelch competition in Europe, faces fines of $2.4 million a day if a resolution isn't reached. Curt Nickisch 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.
After months of trying to hammer out an agreement with unionized workers to reduce wages, auto-parts maker Delphi today may ask a federal bankruptcy judge to void its labor contracts. Tess Vigeland reports.
Imagine a sandwich with meat, cheese, french fries and cole slaw -- <i>inside</i>. Meet Toni Haggerty, the Pittsburgh woman who makes it.
The US Justice Department, which recently lost in its attempt to randomly search Google's records of people's searches, now has subpoened 34 other companies. Janet Babin reports.