Marketplace for August 30, 2011

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Marketplace for August 30, 2011
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Automakers cut cylinders from engines to meet fuel standards

With new M.P.G. minimums, car companies have to find way to be fuel-efficient. Is it possible to have a high-performance car that sips gasoline?
Posted In: Auto
2

Tech firms helped Gaddafi spy on Libyans

Muammar Gaddafi used a number of multinational technology companies to spy on Libyan citizens. The evidence could be used in cases against Gaddafi's government.
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Consumer confidence hits a two-year low

American consumers are as skittish as they were in 2009, and that could put a crimp on our economy.
Posted In: Economy
6

Solar panels power Marine equipment in Afghanistan

The move is part of the Pentagon's push to curb its addiction to oil.
0

News Corp's new hacking fallout

The company's education business takes a hit from the scandal.
Posted In: Education
3

Holy wardrobe change, Batman!

DC Comics gives Caped Crusader, Superman, and other superheroes a makeover. New looks and new storylines are meant to attract a new generation of comic book fans.
3

Jobs returns to front burner

Washington focuses on getting Americans back to work.
Posted In: Jobs

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