Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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Lawyers who defend the poor in federal court say sequester cuts could jeopardize the fairness of the criminal justice system. Leaders of the BRICS nations -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- are wrapping up a summit today with a plan to create a new bank to fuel economic growth in the developing world. And is Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria the most hated man in baseball?

Airline mergers: Which aircraft maker wins?

Like any new couple, the American-US Airways merged airline will eventually have to decide things like, which new planes to buy -- and that can get complicated.
Posted In: American Airlines, Airlines, US Airways, mergers

Worldwide Internet slows after massive spammer cyberattack

Internet users around the world have been noticing sluggish responses from even sophisticated computer systems such as Netflix after what's being called the 'world's largest cyberattack.'
Posted In: cybercrime, spam, cybersecurity

PODCAST: Golden Gate goes digital, Rhode Island's cynical

Electronic tolls at the Golden Gate Bridge. Three reasons why Rhode Island's economy is down. And will Boeing or Airbus come out on top in the US Airways-American merger?

Cyprus guards itself against a bank run

Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain how Cyprus is guarding itself against a bank run.
Posted In: cyprus, bailout

The incredible history of LCD flat-screen TV

What does the origin of the LCD flat-screen have to do with a hidden identity and the British military?
Posted In: Tech, tv, england

The many uses of robot snakes

A robot snake -- just like the name suggests -- is a long, segmented metal rig. When you toss it, it automatically wraps around whatever it hits.
Posted In: robots, spying, Tech

What's up with Rhode Island? 3 reasons why the state lags behind

Rhode Island is tied for the highest unemployment rate in the nation. What's got this state down while its neighbors are looking up?
Posted In: undefined

A bank of, for, and by, the developing world

Leaders of the BRICS nations -- Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa -- are wrapping up a summit today. They have a new plan to create a bank to fuel economic growth in the developing world.
Posted In: BRICS, South Africa, developing countries

Did Microsoft put a padlock on Windows 8?

A group of European software developers is complaining that Microsoft uses a feature to block alternate operating systems on machines bought with Windows 8.
Posted In: Microsoft, windows, Europe, spain

Sequester may slow federal court proceedings

The public lawyers who defend the nation's poor in federal court worry sequester cuts could slow the wheels of justice.
Posted In: sequester, Law, lawyers

Is Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria the most hated man in baseball?

After building a new stadium with the help of tax-payer money, the owner of the Miami Marlins trades high-priced players at the expense of fan loyalty.
Posted In: Miami Marlins, Jeffrey Loria, baseball

Golden Gate Bridge goes to all-electronic tolls

San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge is going electronic today. It’s the first time in 76-years, that the iconic bridge will be without a human toll taker.
Posted In: california, San Francisco, Tech

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