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Google, publishers find agreement

Dec 2, 2009
Some publishers, most notably Rupert Murdoch, have complained that Google is taking advantage of their sites by offering their paid content for free. Now Google has decided to play nice -- sort of. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Internet

REO Speedwagon's got game

Dec 2, 2009
Looking for a little excitement this holiday season? Why not try REO Speedwagon's online video game? The band is hoping "Find Your Own Way Home" will help make some cash and promote a new Christmas album. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet

A new measure of success for charities

Dec 2, 2009
The overhead ratio is commonly used when deciding whether or not to donate to a particular charity. But judging activity versus administrative costs may not be the best way to determine a group's effectiveness. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Charity, Internet

Online retail great for shipping industry

Dec 2, 2009
Online retail is up about 8 percent this year over last according to research. And when orders are made online, they've got to get shipped. So FedEx and UPS are hiring thousands of seasonal workers to deal with the influx. Jeremy Hobson reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

The birth of Cyber Monday

Nov 30, 2009
Did you spend some company time to shop online on Cyber Monday? Unlike Black Friday, there's no parking hassles or lines at the register. Where did this shopping event come from anyway? Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

e-Bay in court over cheapening scents

Nov 30, 2009
Online auctioneer e-Bay is in a Paris court to determine whether it's complied with an injunction banning the sale on its French site of certain luxury fragrances. Stephen Beard explores the conflict.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Retailers dive into new media to sell

Nov 27, 2009
Retailers like Best Buy, Target and JC Penney are using online and mobile sites more than ever to attract holiday shoppers. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Online hotel deals a hot gift item

Nov 26, 2009
Package deals at hotels are becoming an increasingly popular online gift as chains struggle to put bodies in their rooms. But better take advantage now -- prices will go up by 2011. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Conde Nast, Time to push e-glossies

Nov 25, 2009
A group of publishers, including Conde Nast, Time and Hearst, is creating an online newsstand to give readers an easy way to get electronic versions of the glossies. The incentive is to rake in cash from online content. Jennifer Collins reports.
Posted In: Internet

Online price wars hurt small business

Nov 25, 2009
Amazon and Wal-Mart are competing for their share of the e-commerce market by out-dealing each other. Will big retailers' low pricing of major brands put smaller retailers out of business? Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

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