Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 9, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 9, 2010

Louisiana works to wash image of seafood post-spill

The Louisiana Foodservice Expo wraps up today in New Orleans, and Louisiana officials are going to lengths to show the seafood is safe for consumption.
Posted In: Food

Saudi Arabia prepared to shut down Blackberry service

Saudi Arabian authorities have given Blackberry's makers until today to reach a deal or face a shutdown of services.
Posted In: Internet

Software protects college athletes from online no-nos

For a young athlete, a mistake made on the Internet can last a lifetime. So one software company has gone the distance to monitor their social media for career-harming posts.
Posted In: Internet, Sports

U.K. job centers ban lap dancers, adult performers

Government-run help wanted offices in the U.K. can no longer offer job seekers the chance to work as a lap dancer or a stripper. Those who work in the adult performance industry are not pleased about the new rule.
Posted In: Jobs

Smugglers encourage migration to Europe for profit

Every year, thousands of refugees and illegal migrants try to sneak into the U.K. France's north-coast are flooded with fleeing migrants -- and smugglers hoping to profit from their plight.
Posted In: Immigration

China will spend $75B annually on clean-energy technologies

The Chinese government plans to spend $75 billion on clean energy technologies, boosting wind, nuclear, solar and carbon storage.

Microsoft fixing glitches in Windows, IE and more

Microsoft is supplying 14 security fixes to repair almost three dozen flaws in programs such as Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office.

HP reassures investors after loss of CEO Mark Hurd

Hewlett-Packard is trying to ease investor tensions after CEO Mark Hurd resigned on sexual harassment allegations.