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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.
Posted In: Science

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.
Posted In: Science, Washington

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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Gaming gets back to kid stuff

May 11, 2006
Video game makers and players are in LA this week for the Electronic Entertainment Expo. One thing you won't find this year — scantily clad women. There's a reason for it, Ethan Lindsey reports.
Posted In: Science

Recouping virtual hotel taxes

May 11, 2006
If you're getting ready to book your summer vacation online, consider this: Those online travel agencies aren't paying all their taxes. Lisa Napoli reports.
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Auctioning TV ad buys

May 10, 2006
Internet auctions have delivered good business for eBay. So could a similar online system be used to buy and sell TV advertising? Some Fortune 500 executives think so. Jeff Tyler explains.
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eBay meets TV advertising

May 10, 2006
Efforts are underway to replace the age-old "upfront market" for TV advertising with an eBay-inspired system in which marketers would bid online to place ads on different networks and time slots. Jeff Tyler reports.
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