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Space shuttle wind-down to impact jobs

Jan 7, 2010
NASA only has about five more space shuttle flights to go, and that means some 7,000 workers at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida face unemployment. The state is trying to find new work for those employees. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Science

E.U. pushes for its own version of GPS

Jan 7, 2010
The European Commission awarded hundreds of millions of dollars worth of contracts for companies to start working on a satellite navigation system called Galileo. But why spend all that money when there's GPS? Bill Radke talks with European correspondent Stephen Beard.
Posted In: Science

Will consumers jump into 3-D TVs?

Jan 5, 2010
ESPN is going to launch a new 3-D channel. With 3-D movies like "Avatar" busting out at the box office, will we all need new TVs and set-top boxes to watch? Mitchell Hartman reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Science, Sports

A new year for consumer electronics

Jan 5, 2010
The annual Consumer Electronics Show kicks off later this week in Las Vegas, and if the Christmas season is any indicator, it may not be horrible. Bill Radke talks with reporter Michael Learmonth about what show visitors might get to see.
Posted In: Science

Recession is over? They must be blind.

Dec 21, 2009
Commentator K.C. Cole says economic "experts" who say the recession is over must be so blinded by rising stock prices and corporate profits that they don't notice the shuttered stores and unemployed workers all around them.
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Positive signs in tech company sales

Dec 18, 2009
Earnings at top technology companies like Oracle and RIM, the makers of the Blackberry, have been better than expected. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports investors are hopeful businesses are finally starting to spend money again.
Posted In: Science, Wall Street

Microsoft offers Web browser options

Dec 16, 2009
European regulators dropped their antitrust case against Microsoft after the company agreed to offer customers a choice of rival Web browsers. Steve Chiotakis gets details from Marketplace's Jeremy Hobson.
Posted In: Science

Taiwan forging ahead as IT titan

Dec 16, 2009
Taiwanese company Acer's mini laptop is the top brand for netbooks this holiday season, and the brand's overall success is just one indicator of the strength of Taiwan's tech sector. Scott Tong reports.
Posted In: Science

Virtual events industry takes off

Dec 15, 2009
More companies are asking employees to log on for video conferences or meetings in virtual boardrooms instead of logging miles. Sally Herships reports.
Posted In: Internet, Science

Google makes noise with new phone

Dec 14, 2009
Google may soon get into the business of producing its own phone. Technology writer Peter Rojas talks with Kai Ryssdal about what this might mean for consumers.
Posted In: Science

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