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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.
Posted In: Science

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.
Posted In: Science

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.
Posted In: Science

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.
Posted In: Science

AOL lays off call center workers

May 10, 2006
Looks like Web surfers don't need the hand-holding they used to. AOL announced Tuesday it was laying off 7% of its workforce, largely because help requests at its call centers have declined. Alex Cohen has more.
Posted In: Science

WB makes BitTorrent deal for movie downloads

May 9, 2006
Warner Bros. will become the first major studio to distribute its films and TV shows over the Internet using peer-to-peer technology developed by BitTorrent. Until now, the program has been a popular tool for trading pirated files. Janet Babin reports.
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At E3, what's new is old

May 9, 2006
When the new games roll out at E3 this week, many will remind hardcore gamers of one very successful older game: Grand Theft Auto. It was based on the movie Scarface, which itself is being made into a game. Ethan Lindsey reports.
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