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AOL announces layoffs

Aug 3, 2006
America Online said today it expects to drop as much as a quarter of its global workforce — 5,000 workers — by the start of next year.
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Vista woes

Aug 3, 2006
More bad news for Microsoft: A survey out yesterday finds most businesses will delay purchasing the company's new Vista operating system for at least a year. Jason Paur reports.
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AOL to drop subscription fees

Aug 2, 2006
In what could be a preemptive strike to counter poor earnings out today, Time Warner plans to announce yet another turnaround plan for its troubled AOL unit. Amy Scott reports.
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Cingular: Upgrade or pay

Aug 1, 2006
Cingular Wireless plans to charge consumers $5 extra a month for the privilege of using . . . an old cell phone. Apparently, 4.7 million of the company's customers are not interested in fancy, high-tech phones. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Alchemy's renaissance

Aug 1, 2006
In the 17th century, alchemists thought you could turn lead into gold. Today, alchemy is pretty much a dead science, but there are still a few people giving it some respect. Aries Keck has the story.
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Affordable airplanes taking off

Jul 31, 2006
Sky-high price tags have long grounded the dreams of wannabe pilots. But now the aviation industry hopes to bring flying to the masses with new kinds of low-cost aircraft. Jason Paur reports.
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Did we overpay for the genome map?

Jul 31, 2006
A complete map of the human genome has just become available. Janet Babin looks into how the Human Genome Project was funded, and whether all that government money really paid off.
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MySpace for baby boomers

Jul 31, 2006
A new site called Eons.com helps seniors make contact with other seniors. Will the technology catch on with the boomers? Amy Scott reports.
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Virtual American Apparel

Jul 28, 2006
Trendy clothier American Apparel today becomes the first retailer to open up shop in the virtual online world Second Life. Charla Bear reports it could be the start of a trend.
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Click-fraud settlement approved

Jul 27, 2006
Google makes its money by selling ads, but the model is susceptible to something called click fraud. Some of Google's customers sued over it and today a judge OK'd a $90 million settlement. Lisa Napoli has the story.
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