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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.
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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.
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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.
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Mobile mania

May 15, 2006
Are mobile phones the dot-coms of the new century? Lisa Napoli takes a look at the push to put everything from a Paris Hilton game to the nutritional content of your food on your mobile phone.
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Kicking MySpace out of school

May 12, 2006
The hugely popular social networking Web site MySpace has caught the attention of advertisers. But a lot of young people use it and that could get the attention of Congress. Janet Babin reports.
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Search engines spreading spyware

May 12, 2006
A study out today from antivirus firm McAfee found that 9% of paid-search ads have spyware — and 5% of all sites popping up in search results are dangerous to your computer's health.Janet Babin Reports.
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Who should get the vaccines?

May 11, 2006
If a bird flu pandemic hits, the vaccine is almost certain to be in short supply — and there's debate about who should get it. Helen Palmer reports.
Posted In: Health, Science, Washington

New player in high-speed Internet game

May 11, 2006
Millions of Americans connect to the Internet with high-speed connections from their phone or cable company. But now electricity companies are starting to get into the mix with Broadband over Power Lines or BPL. From Pittsburgh, Mark Nootbaar reports.
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Landline-osaurus?

May 11, 2006
Verizon and other telecom companies are looking to sell portions of their vast network of phone lines as more consumers disconnect their landlines. Janet Babin reports.
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