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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.
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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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Nielsen gets off the couch

Jun 15, 2006
Nielsen Media Research plans to monitor TV viewership trends on computers, cell phones, iPods and other handheld devices and advertisers are eager to hear the results. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Opening up records to police

Jun 12, 2006
A proposed law in Rhode Island would give police officers unrestricted access to phone and Internet records. Alisa Roth has the story.
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Cell phone blocker

Jun 12, 2006
A new technology could provide the answer to annoying cell calls in theaters and other public places. But intentionally jamming cell signals could be illegal. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Beware viruses on IM

Jun 12, 2006
Instant messaging is a popular tool for communicating at the office, but it might also let in some nasty enemies. It's the latest vector for computer viruses. Alex Cohen reports.
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