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Vonage IPO will pay to advertise

May 23, 2006
Internet telephone pioneer Vonage is expected to raise $550 million in a public stock offering this week. Janet Babin reports the company is likely to spend most of that money on advertising.
Posted In: Science, Wall Street

Move over Blackberry?

May 22, 2006
The Motorola Q phone could be released this week, and it's likely to have the makers of the Blackberry a little nervous. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Science

Almost a great day for Merck

May 18, 2006
An FDA panel today approved Merck's vaccine to control human papillomavirus. The new drug could prevent cervical cancer and save 300,000 lives a year. But can it cure some of Merck's Vioxx headaches? Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

What genome profits?

May 18, 2006
Scientists reported yesterday they had completed mapping all chromosomes in the human genome. Time for venture capital, right? Not so fast, Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Cervical cancer vaccine

May 18, 2006
Looking to move past the Vioxx controversy, Merck hopes an advisory panel convening today will recommend that the FDA approve the drug maker's experimental vaccine against cervical cancer. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Health, Science

Making sense of network neutrality

May 17, 2006
Legislation moving through Congress would allow Internet providers to charge differing rates to different companies. It's part of the most drastic change to telecom law since 1996. Kai Ryssdal talks to Lisa Napoli about why we should care.
Posted In: Science

Why Net neutrality matters

May 17, 2006
The current debate in Congress could change the Internet as we know it. Marketplace's Lisa Napoli talks to host Mark Austin Thomas
Posted In: Science, Washington

Get ready for cell phones on planes

May 17, 2006
What happens after the FCC auction of communications spectrum for in-flight wireless licenses? Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Science

Patent trolls

May 16, 2006
Monday's Supreme Court ruling in a case alleging eBay illegally uses patented technology has far-reaching implications for a growing number of companies known as patent trolls. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

Stop selling iPods? Good luck . . .

May 16, 2006
Creative filed suit in federal court Monday seeking an injunction to stop iPod sales, saying Apple infringed one of its patents. But the Supreme Court's eBay ruling could derail Creative's plan. Janet Babin reports.
Posted In: Science

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