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Wanted: Job seekers with no skeletons

Nov 13, 2008
If you want a job in the Obama administration, you better clean up your resume -- and your FaceBook, Flickr and MySpace pages. The applicants are being heavily vetted. Rico Gagliano has the story.
Posted In: Economy, Internet, Jobs

Will financial mess inspire innovation?

Nov 13, 2008
The saying goes that necessity is the mother of invention. So will a troubled economic system cause a rise in financial innovation? Economics correspondent Chris Farrell tells Scott Jagow that it will.
Posted In: Internet

The layaway plan is back

Nov 7, 2008
Knowing people have less cash in their wallets, some retailers are turning to old tricks to get shoppers spending money during the holiday season. Stacey Vanek-Smith has the story.
Posted In: Economy, Internet, Retail

Sprint puts NFL games on cell phones

Nov 6, 2008
If you are a Sprint customer, you can now see NFL football games on your cell phone. It is part of the wireless company's exclusive $500 million partnership with the league. Rico Gagliano reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet, Science, Sports

Google backs out of Yahoo deal

Nov 6, 2008
Federal regulators are glad to see the Google/Yahoo ad partnership fail because they feared less competition would make online ad sales expensive. Janet Babin reports consumer advocates are happy for another reason.
Posted In: Internet, Mergers and Acquisitions

Netflix on demand through your TiVo

Oct 30, 2008
Heads up, couch potatoes. Netflix and TiVo are joining forces to have movies and TV episodes instantly streamed from Netflix to the television sets of TiVo subscribers. Stacey Vanek-Smith has more.
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet, Science

Letters: AIG, G1 phones and more

Oct 28, 2008
The Marketplace mailbox gave us a lot to think about this week. Kai Ryssdal picked comments on his interview with Rep. Henry Waxman and on Robert Reich's column on the idea of "too big to fail."
Posted In: Economy, Internet, Science, Wall Street

Touring the new Google-powered phone

Oct 22, 2008
Finally, it's here -- T-Mobil has started selling the Google-powered G1 smart phone. So what's all the fuss about? Kai Ryssdal talks with Kevin Pereira of G4 TV to find out what it does.
Posted In: Internet, Retail, Science

Blogging the volatile markets

Sep 26, 2008
Managing your money is hard enough right now without an audience. Host Tess Vigeland welcomes three personal finance bloggers back to the show to see how they're addressing the difficult times.
Posted In: Internet, Savings

Bloggers not quitting their day jobs -- yet

Sep 24, 2008
A survey from Technorati.com found that blogs that carry advertising make money. The question is, however, do bloggers make enough money to live on. John Dimsdale runs the survey results by some blog editors.
Posted In: Internet

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