Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, September 3, 2013
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Cellphone maker Nokia and tech giant Microsoft used to be co-workers who collaborated on smartphones using Windows software. But that relationship has blossomed into a full union. Microsoft will pay $7.2 billion for the handset business and intellectual property of the company. And in France, a group of unemployed workers grew frustrated with the job search, so they developed a new tactic to put themselves in front of potential employers.
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Factory numbers showed a dip in August, but what does that mean for the domestic economy? CBS and Time Warner finally ended their stalemate. And it may be hard to believe, but China's wine industry is steadily growing. Could they be exporting soon?
New apps and pilot programs are helping ease the pain of parking.
Posted In: Economy, business, factory
A look at how factory numbers are affecting our domestic economy this week.
Posted In: Time Warner, CBS, cable
After a negotiation that involved everything short of biting and scratching, CBS and Time Warner cable have reached a deal, which means a CBS blackout for three million cable customers has ended.
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