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Iceland will keep your servers cool

Mar 27, 2009
Hoping to heat up its economy again after the fall of its biggest banks, Iceland is embarking on a new innovation: data farming. Stephen Beard explores why this idea works and is actually kind of cool.
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President considers all online questions

Mar 26, 2009
President Obama will hold a virtual press conference on the economy later this morning, with the questions coming from the public. John Dimsdale explores how the online forum is giving the public new access to people in power.
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One year up and Hulu is still strong

Mar 12, 2009
Today is Hulu.com's one-year anniversary, and the Web site known for streaming TV shows online has attracted some big competition since it started. Jeremy Hobson reports what the site is considering to keep its edge.
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet

Loss of auction interest hurts eBay

Mar 11, 2009
Stock in eBay is slipping as consumers trend towards hard price tags over the chance of an auction. So analysts anticipate eBay to start nurturing PayPal, its other business. Amanda Aronczyk reports.
Posted In: Internet, Retail

Seattle paper eyes Web-only future

Mar 6, 2009
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer is looking at becoming the nation's first metro newspaper to go Web-only next week. Its journalists are facing lower salaries and benefit cuts. Could this be a model for newspapers' survival? Mitchell Hartman reports.
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The blogosphere is angry over AIG

Mar 5, 2009
Many bloggers are expressing anger over the bailout of AIG and the vague consequences foreboding if taxpayers don't help. Bill Radke checks in with Marketplace online host Scott Jagow, who has gotten a bit angry about it himself.
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Lost for words? Try a web poet

Feb 12, 2009
After people kept asking Danielle McDonald to pen personalized poems, she thought she could make a little cash doing it. Spend a few bucks at Secretwriter.org and she'll craft a sonnet in your name. Sean Cole reports.
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FTC offering web marketing guidelines

Feb 12, 2009
The Federal Trade Commission is weighing in on the lack of regulation in online marketing amidst growing concern over what the industry does with personal information. But some are skeptical that self-regulation will work. Sam Eaton reports.
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Google energy app can generate profits

Feb 11, 2009
Google is developing a free Web service to help you track your home energy use in real time. Aside from helping consumers save on their electricity bill, Google could use the information to make money. Sam Eaton explains how.
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Can Amazon keep Kindle's fire going?

Feb 9, 2009
Today, Amazon.com is expected to announce a design upgrade for Kindle, its electronic book reader. But Google is set to compete -- the company recently made its e-book titles available for certain smart phones. Janet Babin reports.
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