Brian Watt

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Paper, plastic or 'ChicoBag'?

Apr 21, 2006
As millions prepare for Earth Day observances Saturday, Brian Watt talks to an inventor looking to cure the world's addiction to plastic shopping bags.

Farrell on the Fed

Feb 23, 2006
Personal finance expert Chris Farrell tells Brian Watt that in some respects, new Fed chief Ben Bernanke is a refreshing change of pace compared to Alan Greenspan.

NASCAR, meet Harlequin

Feb 14, 2006
The racing circuit teams up with the publisher of romance novels to target female NASCAR fans. Brian Watt has more.

Rental car revenue shift

Jan 26, 2006
A new report out indicates that people now rent more cars from neighborhood locations than they do from airports. Brian Watt explains the shift.

Extreme holiday party

Dec 16, 2005
Tired of the same old, same old at the office holiday party? Brian Watt previews a demo party where vendors offer services like snow-filled conference rooms and a drinking aid called a "shot luge."

End-of-life electronics

Nov 28, 2005
What happens to all those used computers, cell phones and electronic appliances once they're no longer of use? An international conference takes up that question today, as Brian Watt reports.

Restless employees

Nov 21, 2005
In a new survey, more than 75% of employees said they want out of their current jobs, and human resources directors are scrambling to figure out ways to make them stay put. Brian Watt reports.

Private Airbus

Nov 14, 2005
While airlines queue up to buy the new Airbus A380, the world's biggest plane, some private individuals have also placed an order for the $300 million airliner. Brian Watt looks at who they might be.

Grokster takes a napster

Nov 8, 2005
The peer-to-peer file sharing service has shut down as part of a lawsuit settlement with movie and music companies. As Brian Watt reports, it's the end of an era.

Hoping the sky is falling

Nov 4, 2005
Disney hopes to recapture some of its former glory in the realm of animation with the release of <em>Chicken Little</em>, which opens today. Brian Watt reports.