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Space debris around Earth from a top-down view by NASA.

What to do about all that space junk? Cue the lasers

Kimberly Adams | Oct 5, 2015
For now, we 'watch and hope' that debris in the orbital fast lane won't hit ISS.
Posted In: lasers, NASA, space, space junk

Jack Dorsey named permanent Twitter CEO

Kai Ryssdal, Molly Wood and Mukta Mohan | Oct 5, 2015
Now he has to figure out how to keep it interesting and bring people back.
Posted In: ceo, Jack Dorsey, Twitter
Compromises over drug deals proved to be one of the hardest components of coming to an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

In the end, the real hurdle to a TPP deal was drugs

Tracey Samuelson | Oct 5, 2015
Talks came down to a fight between intellectual property and access to medicine.
Disney has raised the price of one if its annual passes to more than $1,000.

Disney tries to solve its popularity problem

Adriene Hill | Oct 5, 2015
The company may turn to peak pricing to cut down on crowds.
Say goodbye to Comcast for $5.

Dealing with red tape? There's an app for that

Kai Ryssdal | Oct 5, 2015
Skip all the bureaucracy.
Posted In: Comcast, subscriptions
Clothing sits on display inside a New York City American Apparel store. The clothing company filed for bankruptcy Monday.

American Apparel faces challenges other retailers have

Nova Safo | Oct 5, 2015
The chain filed for bankruptcy. Its challenge: attracting young shoppers.

PODCAST: A very good year for documentaries

David Brancaccio | Oct 5, 2015
TPP negotiations, and documentary films.
A Cabot Oil and Gas natural gas drill stands at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.

Fracking firms face hard times

Nova Safo | Oct 5, 2015
Many are filing for bankruptcy or going out of business.

Video streaming in the cloud (like, real clouds)

Annie Baxter | Oct 5, 2015
Netflix is hitting cruising altitude on Virgin America.

'Meru': the documentary with a crew of three

David Brancaccio | Oct 5, 2015
One of the highest-grossing docs of the year was pretty inexpensive to make.
Posted In: art, documentary, film