Marketplace for July 8, 2011

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Marketplace for July 8, 2011

Britain boosts its "Silicon Roundabout"

Britain may not have a Silicon Valley, but its government hopes to attract high-tech firms to a cluster near a traffic circle in East London.

Weekly Wrap: Jobs and debt

Reviewing the week's news on Wall Street. This week: the latest jobs numbers and the debt talks.
Posted In: Wall Street

eBay purchase fuels battle for mobile payments

eBay buys Zong, a payment system for Facebook Credits and FarmVille, in its latest bid to compete for purchases made from mobile phones.

U.S. posts anemic job growth in June

The U.S. economy generated just 18,000 jobs last month, raising questions about the post-recession recovery. What's holding back employers?
Posted In: Jobs

The risks of quick drug approval

Major safety problems are not uncovered until after the drugs are approved.
Posted In: Health

Elon Musk on the future of space travel and exploration

In the latest Conversation from the Corner Office, the SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO talks about the future in space.

Playing with the unemployment numbers

Today's jobs stats are bad news for Americans. But there's a silver lining for politicians on Capitol Hill. Republicans and Democrats are using the data as leverage in their debate over whether or not to raise the debt ceiling.

Music from this show

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A Blade Won't Cut Another Blade
The Funk Ark
What's Crazy (Instrumental)
Oddisee
Gotta Be Something
D-Tension
Pebble to a Pearl
Nikka Costa
Connjur
School of Seven Bells

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