Marketplace for Monday, February 24, 2014
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The Obama administration wants to shrink the Army to its smallest size since the buildup to U.S. involvement in World War II. Plus, airlines and travelers are increasingly antsy about the screening drill at airports, and the TSA has a March 11 deadline for bids for new screening machines. We look at the hang-up in getting people through airports quickly – is it technology, or the cost? And: Netflix breaks down and pays Comcast directly for faster access. Who’s next to collect -- Verizon, AT&T? More to the point, who picks up the check? Us?
Posted In: ukraine, European Union
Peace has returned to the streets of Kiev after last week's violent clashe,s but new interim President Oleksander Turchinov faces turbulent economic times ahead.
Posted In: TSA, air lines
The TSA has a March 11 deadline for bids on new screening machines.
Posted In: black history month
After Fred Jones lost a truckload of overheated chickens, he invented the refrigerated truck. Jones was self-taught, but took out 60 patents in his lifetime.