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Wal-Mart, Amazon in book price war

Oct 16, 2009
Wal-Mart has slashed prices on 10 of the most popular hardcover book titles. The store is aiming at Amazon's core business before the holiday-shopping season. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

What Google's earnings can tell us

Oct 15, 2009
Analysts are expecting good news when Google announces its quarterly earnings. Advertising spending overall is in the dumps, but the market for online search ads is improving. Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Internet

Traders floored by technology

Oct 15, 2009
James Allen Smith, director of the documentary "Floored," talks with Steve Chiotakis about his film, which explores the intersection of technology and tradition.
Posted In: Internet

Bloomberg sees biz mag helping brand

Oct 14, 2009
The Bloomberg news service is buying BusinessWeek for an estimated -- and paltry -- $5 million. It hopes the magazine will help it reach an audience outside the world of hardcore financial news and data. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Internet, Mergers and Acquisitions

'Book of Odds' gives eye-opening stats

Oct 14, 2009
Want to know what the odds are you'll survive two atomic bombs? How about more specific odds about yourself? The new Web site "Book of Odds" allows you to get up and personal about your own statistics. Bob Moon talks to founder Amram Shapiro.
Posted In: Internet

Facebook to discern companies, fans

Oct 13, 2009
Facebook is home to hundreds of pages dedicated to companies and products, and lots of them look official. But how do you separate real pages from pages established by fans? The social networking giant is going to find out. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Internet

Newscorp, AP put a price on the news

Oct 9, 2009
Newscorp and the Associated Press say they will be putting a price on their news content and stepping up efforts to go after people who use it without paying. Senior Business Correspondent Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Internet

IBM case shows tough anti-trust stance

Oct 8, 2009
IBM is under scrutiny for alleged unfair behavior in the mainframe-computer market. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Internet

Google plugs in to track electricity use

Oct 7, 2009
Google has announced a deal to match up its Web-based energy-monitoring system with a smart meter to track electricity usage. Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Internet

Tatler: 300 years and still strong

Oct 6, 2009
Tatler Magazine has had its thumb on the pulse of upper-class society in London for three centuries. And while many iconic print publications are struggling to stay alive, Tatler's doing just fine. Stephen Beard reports.
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