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Jun 27, 2006
Software giant Microsoft continues its quest to diversify, announcing plans to develop a one-stop business communications platform that would include computer-based phone service. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Smart car rolling into US

Jun 26, 2006
It gets 60 miles per gallon, only seats two people and was designed by Swatch. Tomorrow, DaimlerChrysler plans to announce it will finally sell its Smart Car in the US. But will the car take off with American drivers? Bob Moon has the story.
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Customer service reps beware

Jun 26, 2006
The Internet is abuzz with talk over how AOL has made it harder for members to quit. Ethan Lindsey looks at why AOL's new membership policies may help the bottom line but hurt its PR.
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Lowering your cable bill?

Jun 22, 2006
A Senate panel takes up legislation today that could potentially lower your cable bill. Not surprisingly, the cable companies are lobbying fiercely against it. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Science, Washington

Virtual soccer training

Jun 22, 2006
Australia's soccer team can advance to the next round of the World Cup tournament today with a win over Croatia. One key to the team's success so far has been a computer. Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Science, Sports

Phone bills may be going up

Jun 21, 2006
Internet phone calls have been cheaper than regular landline calls until now. But those bills may rise after the FCC approved a new plan today to fund phone subsidies. Lisa Napoli has more.
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Race to develop a better chip

Jun 21, 2006
IBM announced yesterday it's developed a microprocessing chip 100 times faster than anything else on the market. But don't expect it to hold that title for long. Janet Babin reports.
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Is diesel the next alternative fuel?

Jun 20, 2006
Le Mans is one of the most grueling of all car races, and this year an Audi powered by diesel won it. Host Kai Ryssdal talks to L.A. Times auto critic Dan Neil about the remarkably quiet, clean race car and the future of diesel.
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More trouble for Vonage

Jun 20, 2006
Verizon has sued Vonage, claiming that the company is using its patented technology to offer phone service over the Internet. Janet Babin gives us a damage report.
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House of Gates in transition

Jun 16, 2006
Stacey Vanek-Smith looks at the likely impact on Microsoft of Bill Gates' decision to relinquish day-to-day control of the software behemoth.
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