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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

Will outage put squeeze on Blackberry?

Dec 23, 2009
The second BlackBerry blackout in a week has left users of the usually reliable device with idle thumbs for several hours. Bob Moon reports the company needs to be careful with its reputation, to keep rivals at bay.
Posted In: Internet

Yahoo! takes holiday shutdown offline

Dec 23, 2009
Yahoo! has announced it is closing its offices between Christmas and New Year's. The Web site won't shut down, but the media giant's telling most of its workers to stay home next week. Why? Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Internet

New cyber czar has tough job ahead

Dec 22, 2009
The White House has announced that Howard Schmidt, formerly of Microsoft and eBay, will be its new cybersecurity coordinator -- more than six months after President Obama said he was creating the position. Why so long to name Schmidt? John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

Apple wants you to watch TV online

Dec 22, 2009
Apple is reportedly in talks to offer programming from CBS and the Walt Disney Company, owner of ABC and other networks. Jennifer Collins reports on the latest in the Internet TV race.
Posted In: Internet

ESPN sees growth in local sports

Dec 21, 2009
ESPN has launched its fourth local Web site, this time in Los Angeles. And the sports network says it's just getting started. Host Bob Moon talks with the Sports Business Journal's John Ourand about why ESPN is trying to get bigger by going smaller.
Posted In: Internet, Sports

FCC eyes TV airwaves for bandwidth

Dec 21, 2009
The FCC is eyeing TV airwaves for extra bandwidth to put together a national broadband plan ensuring all Americans have high-speed Internet access. But broadcasters have their own plans for that spectrum. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Internet

Google guilty in French e-book case

Dec 18, 2009
A Parisian court has found Google guilty of copyright infringement in a case involving the search giant's effort to put books online. Steve Chiotakis gets the latest from Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.
Posted In: Internet

Newspaper tries to find its focus online

Dec 17, 2009
In Michigan, the 174-year-old Ann Arbor News has become a mostly Web publication, but it still puts out a print edition twice a week. Jennifer Guerra reports on how the experiment is working with readers and advertisers.
Posted In: Internet

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