Internet search engine Baidu dominates China as Google has a hold on the U.S. Doug Krizner talks to Dawn Chmielewski of the L.A. Times about how the Chinese site plays its roles maintaining government restrictions.
It's the sixth day of a nationwide transit workers' strike in France, and the French people are showing less support to strikers as severe traffic jams continue to plague commuters. John Laurenson reports from Paris.
Sub-Saharan economies have been growing between 5-7 percent a year, benefits which the IMF and World Bank believe will have a lingering effect. Gretchen Wilson reports how a focus on business can help.
Amazon.com launches its new e-book reader today, and the company is hoping Kindle will do for paperbacks what iPods did for music. But Sam Eaton reports this technology has been around for over a decade.
General Electric's recent trouble with money-market funds showed those investments weren't immune to subprime. Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan tells us the rules for avoiding trouble with short-term bonds.
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