The high price of gasoline has inspired more and more drivers to take public transportation. So much so that a transit industry group says buses, trains and subways are reaching their limits. Janet Babin reports
IBM researchers are looking at emails, calendars and social networking data from thousands of workers, The aim, commentator Stephen Baker says, is to find a formula to calculate how much work gets done.
The latest in line for financial help from the feds are the auto makers. They're in Washington to ask for government-backed loans to retool their factories for fuel-efficient cars. John Dimsdale reports.
A theater chain in Britain has banned popcorn on Tuesdays. The company says some people just hate the smell, the noise -- and the price. Scott Jagow talks to the author of "Why Popcorn Costs So Much at the Movies."
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