Mar 29, 2013

Marketplace Morning Report for Friday, March 29, 2013

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Banks are open for the second day in Cyprus after two weeks of closure. From the outside, things appear to be going okay. The president of Cyprus said this morning that the country will not leave the euro. An energy…

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Medical apps get the once over from the FDA

Mar 28, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration is putting together clearer guidelines for medical apps that need to be approved.

America's tallest structure would generate power

Mar 29, 2013
A Maryland energy company wants to build the world's third-tallest structure to generate downdraft power in the Arizona desert.

Turmoil at 'Today' show could spell big trouble for NBC

Mar 29, 2013
NBC's 'Today' show has ceded its long-held number one position in the ratings to Good Morning America amid a high profile, unsuccessful tryout of Ann Curry as co-host.

Cyprus calm but crisis effects ripple

Mar 29, 2013
Banks are open for the second day in Cyprus after two weeks of closure. From the outside, things appear to be calm. The President of Cyprus said this morning that the country will not leave the euro.

Could EPA sulfur cuts affect gas prices?

Mar 29, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to propose a new rule today that will require refiners to cut the amount of sulfur in gasoline by two thirds.

PODCAST: Downdraft tower, 'Today' show power

Mar 29, 2013
Turmoil at 'Today' show could spell big trouble for NBC. America's tallest structure could generate clean energy.

Consumer watchdog bares it all; Banks complain

Mar 29, 2013
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has dumped over 100,000 complaints, in 11 computer languages, for “civic hacking.” Banks complain that it’s not filtered for accurate complaints.

Banks are open for the second day in Cyprus after two weeks of closure. From the outside, things appear to be going okay. The president of Cyprus said this morning that the country will not leave the euro. An energy company wants to build the U.S.’s tallest structure. It’s not an office building, but a giant tower aimed at producing clean energy. And how should the FDA regulate medical smartphone apps?

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC