Marketplace PM for September 26, 2006
It's no surprise that health insurance costs are going up, but at least last year's 7.7% jump is the lowest increase in seven years. That's according to an annual survey out today. Helen Palmer reports.
The nation's largest patent holder, IBM has announced it will begin publishing its patent applications on the Web for public review — a move that could affect the entire patent system. Janet Babin reports.
A federal judge went easy on former Enron CFO Andrew Fastow today, reducing his plea bargained prison sentence from 10 years to just six for his role in that company's collapse. It pays to cooperate, Amy Scott reports.
Google expends a lot of human energy on products that don't always make it. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to Fortune Magazine's Adam Lashinsky about the company's strategy that embraces risk and failure.
We know, we know . . . Al Gore used Apple's Keynote in "An Inconvenient Truth." Host Kai Ryssdal shares that and some of the other letters we've received in the past few weeks.