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Playlist: FCC and the census

Katharine Crnko Dec 21, 2010

Posted by Katharine Crnko

For Marketplace Morning Report, Tuesday, December 21, 2010

The first figures from the census are out today. Eve Troeh looks at the census population numbers as economic indicators.

Promising startups in technology and research and development are expected to get more support next year from venture capitalists.

This year, for the first time, online advertisers spent more on online ads than print ads. Though analysts have been predicting this event, it’s still a media milestone. Stacey Vanek Smith speaks to Andrew Frank about what this means for advertising.

It’s cold and snowy in many parts of Europe. And there are fears the icy weather could plunge the whole British economy into the deep freeze.

A new EPA rule from the fall allowed for more ethanol to be mixed in with gasoline, but now automakers are suing, stating that the new blends aren’t safe for cars.

Jeff Fulgham from General Electric Water & Process Technologies talks with Steve Chiotakis about a new program from GE that will help companies assess their water risk, why a program like this hasn’t been implemented before, and the economic impact it might have.

The Federal Communications Commission is expected to approve net neutrality rules. The rules are supposed to help ensure internet users get equal access to bandwidth whether they’re visiting a major site or something more specialized.

Here are the songs we played:

  • Summer (Priority Version) — Mogwai Buy
  • Light Powered — Deastro — Weezer Buy
  • I Never Want to See You Again (Album) — Quasi Buy
  • Talking In Your Sleep — The Romantics Buy
  • Geraldine — Glasvegas Buy

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