Aug 9, 2010

Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 9, 2010

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Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, August 9, 2010

Segments From this episode

HP reassures investors after loss of CEO Mark Hurd

Aug 9, 2010
Hewlett-Packard is trying to ease investor tensions after CEO Mark Hurd resigned on sexual harassment allegations.

Microsoft fixing glitches in Windows, IE and more

Aug 9, 2010
Microsoft is supplying 14 security fixes to repair almost three dozen flaws in programs such as Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office.

China will spend $75B annually on clean-energy technologies

Aug 9, 2010
The Chinese government plans to spend $75 billion on clean energy technologies, boosting wind, nuclear, solar and carbon storage.

Smugglers encourage migration to Europe for profit

Aug 9, 2010
Every year, thousands of refugees and illegal migrants try to sneak into the U.K. France's north-coast are flooded with fleeing migrants -- and smugglers hoping to profit from their plight.

U.K. job centers ban lap dancers, adult performers

Aug 9, 2010
Government-run help wanted offices in the U.K. can no longer offer job seekers the chance to work as a lap dancer or a stripper. Those who work in the adult performance industry are not pleased about the new rule.

Software protects college athletes from online no-nos

Aug 9, 2010
For a young athlete, a mistake made on the Internet can last a lifetime. So one software company has gone the distance to monitor their social media for career-harming posts.

Saudi Arabia prepared to shut down Blackberry service

Aug 9, 2010
Saudi Arabian authorities have given Blackberry's makers until today to reach a deal or face a shutdown of services.

Louisiana works to wash image of seafood post-spill

Aug 9, 2010
The Louisiana Foodservice Expo wraps up today in New Orleans, and Louisiana officials are going to lengths to show the seafood is safe for consumption.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC