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Internet gambling arrests

Jul 18, 2006
US authorities have arrested the British CEO of an online gambling company and charged 10 other execs with racketeering. The move comes just a week after the US House passed a bill cracking down on Internet betting. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Science, Washington

Space, the private frontier

Jul 13, 2006
With a rocket launch Wednesday, a private entrepreneur kicked off his project to build a privately owned and operated space station — and possibly the beginnings of a new space race. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
Posted In: Science

Money pollution

Jul 12, 2006
Those colorful new $10 and $20 dollar bills might be easy on the eye and tough on counterfeiters — but they're also tough on the environment. Nancy Mullane reports
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Microsoft's big EU fine

Jul 12, 2006
Today the European Commission fined Microsoft more than $350 million for failing to comply with an anti-trust ruling. It's also threatened to charge the company additional multi-million dollar penalties. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Bringing Blu-ray and HD-DVD together

Jul 11, 2006
Been waiting to see which high definition format wins out? One firm has developed a laser head that can read both Blu-ray and HD-DVD discs — but do consumers even want high definition? Janet Babin reports.
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Electric car 2.0

Jul 11, 2006
A group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are looking to compete against traditional automakers in popularizing electric cars. Rachel Dormhelm reports.
Posted In: Science

Cultivating UK engineers

Jul 10, 2006
The man who invented the bagless vacuum cleaner says a dearth of engineers is putting the British economy at risk. James Dyson has unveiled plans for an engineering college in the UK. Stephen Beard reports.
Posted In: Canada, Science

Can Microsoft compete with iPod?

Jul 6, 2006
Microsoft is expected to show off its new media player to music labels this week, hoping to head off rival Apple by offering more features the record industry wants. But will consumers buy it? Annie Baxter reports.
Posted In: Science

Billboards with brains

Jul 6, 2006
Business of sports commentator Diana Nyad and host Scott Jagow discuss new technology debuting at this weekend's World Cup final that measures the effectiveness of billboard advertising.
Posted In: Science, Sports

The emperor's new CD?

Jul 5, 2006
Universal Music wants to save the compact disc. The company said today it's unveiling new packaging to make CDs more attractive to consumers who've been lured about by digital downloads. Lisa Napoli reports.
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