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Venezuelan politics hot on the Internet

May 17, 2010
Venezuela's socialist government and its opponents are spending millions of dollars to win over Internet users, with President Hugo Chavez Twittering to over 234,000 fans. Reese Erlich reports.
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Why pay for MP3s, when you can P2P?

May 14, 2010
Marketplace's Joel Rose looks into why some still pay for music, when it is so easy to download free music with peer-to-peer technology.
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet

Facebook to take over location-based marketing

May 12, 2010
Location-based marketing is fast becoming a pivotal next step for the social media-aware business. And when Facebook unveils its new service, it'll be the biggest player in the market. Janet Babin reports.
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Reuters launches Web video news service

May 11, 2010
Thomson Reuters launches a new Web video news service today with a business focus. The service is subscription only, and subscribers can shoot, edit and upload their own takes on the global economy. Eve Troeh reports.
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Time to worry about Facebook's data?

May 10, 2010
Facebook recently launched its new "like" button, which lets you flag all kinds of preferences to share with friends. Commentator Farhad Manjoo explains how popularity will make these little buttons powerful.
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McDonald's to use location-based media

May 7, 2010
Location-based applications are where it's at today -- software for your smartphone that allows users to share where they are. The business opportunities have not gone unnoticed. Jeff Tyler explains.
Posted In: Food, Internet

FCC's 'third way' to regulate broadband

May 6, 2010
The Federal Communications Commission reasserted its authority to regulate broadband access. That authority was questioned by a federal appeals court ruling last month. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports the FCC promises not to be heavy handed.
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FCC targets Internet for oversight

May 6, 2010
The FCC wants more oversight of U.S. Internet carriers, which are providing service that is slower and more expensive than their counterparts abroad. Will this mean faster service right away? Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Brett Neely.
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Online shopping starting to bank on fun

May 5, 2010
Entrepreneurs Melanie Moore and Susanne Greenfield wooed NYU's Stern School of Business with a business model for an online clothing site that focuses on the thrill of short-term auction. And Jeremy Hobson reports there's a growing trend here.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Internet

Publisher misses out on e-book rights

Apr 26, 2010
The works of late author William Styron are about to be published in digital form. But the author's long-time publisher won't collect the profits. Jeff Tyler explains.
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