Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Data clouds called out for dirty energy

Environmental activities are concerned about server farms' use of dirty energy to keep sites like Google and Facebook running. Bob Moon talks to Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman about the environmental impact of the data cloud.
Posted In: Internet

Irish banks move on real estate loans

The Irish government is taking over about $100 billion worth of bad real estate loans to take the pressure off its banks. This is the latest phase in its long struggle with the financial crisis. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Investing

Content makers see money in iPad apps

The iPad has been widely hailed as just the thing to convince people to pay for online print media. Newspapers and magazines are showing high interest in developing apps. And Rico Gagliano tells us who else is getting involved.
Posted In: Science

Scientists warn FDA about CT scans

FDA scientists are trying to urge the agency to be more careful about the approval of devices like CT scans, which are being used more increasingly in medical facilities. Gregory Warner gauges the risks.
Posted In: Health

China blocks Google mobile services

China has taken the Google fight to its mobile businesses by blocking some of the search engine's mobile Internet services. Scott Tong explores the chilly reception Google has been receiving lately in the country.

French fight for nuclear in California

California has had a staunch resistance to nuclear power since 1976, but that hasn't stopped French company Areva from trying to get power plants in the state. Sarah Gardner observes the fight and weighs the odds.

Great Lakes shipping looks healthier

With the weather finally warming up, some shipping lanes in the Great Lakes have thawed out. That means there's hope that the local shipping industry may get busier very soon. Tony Arnold reports.
Posted In: Travel

Apple eyes Verizon to carry iPhone

Apple is working on a new iPhone for the Verizon network, which means heady competition for AT&T, the iPhone's only carrier at the moment. Bill Radke talks to Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman about new opportunities this could provide for iPhone users.
Posted In: Science