Commentator and former Microsoft employee Scott Berkun says when you look past the stodgy corporate environment of Microsoft and the freewheeling Yahoo! culture, the two companies are more similar than they might like to admit.
Bear Stearns' employees were told Monday morning that they had become employees of JP Morgan, and that their company stock was now only worth $2 a share. Janet Babin reports their other prospects may not be promising either.
Microsoft's Bill Gates is on Capitol Hill today campaigning for the government to issue more H-1B visas. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports he wants more foreign workers because he can't find enough qualified Americans.
The practice of pulling passengers by rickshaw is illegal in India, but that doesn't stop the pullers from working. Miranda Kennedy talks to a rickshaw worker who's still in the family business for $3 a day.
Employers cut more than 63,000 jobs in February -- the largest number in five years, according to the Labor Department. How long might job losses continue? As long as it takes to settle up with years of overextended growth. Alisa Roth reports
Once civil servants in their home in Baghdad, Ayssir and Maher now work small jobs round the clock to provide for their family in Jordan. But they still rely on the help of friends to get by (Part 4 of a series).
Cross-border violence in and around Israel's Gaza Strip makes it difficult for both Israeli and Palestinian business owners to keep their doors open. Daniel Estrin reports how Israeli shop owners are coping.