Marketplace for Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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President Obama today is meeting, in the Situation Room, with a group of CEOs. The issue: cybersecurity. And now the public and private sector might work together to protect key infrastructure - analog and digital - from attack. But how much will it cost for the U.S. to prep for a cyber war. And would we go to war for GE or GM? Also on the show, what do you do when the wage you make doesn't even cover your rent?
Posted In: samsung, smartphone
On Thursday, Samsung will unveil its new Galaxy smartphone. What does it mean for Samsung, and of course, what does it say about Apple? Are people finally willing to defect?
Posted In: etiquette, business
President Obama sat down for a meal with Republican leaders to talk about the budget. So what do you eat, when you're working while eating?
Posted In: hackers, hacking, cybersecurity
Corporations and the U.S. government team up to go on the offense against hackers.
Posted In: tourism, China, clean air, smog
China's southeastern province of Fujian enjoys some of China's cleanest air. Provincial officials have launched a 'clean air tourism' campaign to court Chinese who live in cities like Beijing, where pollution levels have been at record highs this year.
Posted In: online education, moocs, college, Education
Legislation introduced in the California Senate today could require the state’s public colleges and universities to award credit for faculty-approved online courses taken by students unable to register for oversubscribed classes on campus. This could be a boon for businesses offering the classes and ultimately change the business model of higher education.
Posted In: health care
The AP got its hands on an application for benefits under the health care reform law. It's 15 pages long, and could take anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes to fill out.
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