YouTube previews Sundance for pay

Jan 22, 2010
For $4, Sundance fans can go to YouTube for any of five films available for rent from the festival. The site wants to rope in some indie cred to draw advertisers and eventually wants to charge for Hollywood films as well. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet

U.S., China argue over net restrictions

Jan 22, 2010
China and the U.S. State Department are having a heated back-and-forth over Chinese Internet freedom. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Scott Tong about China's restrictions on censorship and its reaction to what it's called "information imperialism."
Posted In: Internet

Devising aid programs on their laptops

Jan 18, 2010
For most people, giving money is the only way to help the people of Haiti. But some tech-savvy folks have found another way to give. Brett Neely reports.
Posted In: Charity, Internet

Foreign companies struggle in China

Jan 14, 2010
Whatever its censorship policies, China's legal protections for foreign companies are better than they used to be. But there are still many other obstacles to overcome, and China risks soiling its business reputation. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Internet

Google reconsiders approach in China

Jan 13, 2010
Google is rethinking whether it will do business in China in the face of cyber attacks aimed at some of its e-mail account holders. David Drummond, Google's chief legal officer, talks with Kai Ryssdal about the company's strategy going forward.
Posted In: Internet

Google warns it may leave China

Jan 13, 2010
Google is accusing Chinese hackers of attacking company servers and compromising Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists. The search engine is threatening to leave the country. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Internet

Google searches for electricity trading

Jan 8, 2010
Google has applied for approval from federal regulators to buy and sell electricity. Is the Internet giant really going to compete with brick-and-mortar utilities? Jeff Tyler reports.
Posted In: Internet, Investing

Will markets follow slumping e-trading?

Jan 6, 2010
Analysts on Wall Street have raised concerns recently about a slowdown in online trading activity, and some market watchers worry other traders may follow suit. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Internet, Investing, Wall Street

The impact of Google's new phone

Jan 5, 2010
Miguel Helft, technology reporter for The New York Times, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what Google wants to achieve with its new phone and how it might affect the mobile ad market.
Posted In: Internet

Nexus One will be iPhone competitor

Dec 31, 2009
With features like a touchscreen, wi-fi Web access and apps galore, Google's Nexus One smart phone is in line to be a hard rival to Apple's iPhone. Mitchell Hartman explores why certain features may offer up the tough competition.
Posted In: Internet, Retail