Jun 13, 2011

Marketplace for June 13, 2011

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Marketplace for June 13, 2011

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The U.S. car industry's downfall: Putting numbers before design

Jun 13, 2011
Bob Lutz, former vice chairman of General Motors, discusses why U.S. carmakers find themselves in their current predicament and why he never became CEO of GM.

The supermarket solution

Jun 13, 2011
How the art and science of selling food can be redirected to fight obesity.

How Mexican cartels get drugs across the border

Jun 13, 2011
Most illegal drugs cross into the Southwestern U.S. Devin Browne brings us this look at one particular drug route across the Mexican border.

President Obama wants to jumpstart jobs

Jun 13, 2011
Obama is pressing tourism and green energy jobs. His jobs czar, GE's Jeff Immelt, says easing visa applications and upping energy efficiency would help. Really?

Facebook fatigue may be setting in

Jun 13, 2011
A new report shows that the number of Facebook users in the last month has fallen.

Companies gird for cyber attack fallout

Jun 13, 2011
Companies invest in preventing data breaches. But with successful cyber attacks all but inevitable, how are they preparing for the consequences?
A wrench around a computer represents online crime and Internet security.
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Kickstarting jobs tougher than you think

Jun 13, 2011
Some economists say it will take much more sweeping measures to create jobs, things like an even bigger round of stimulus. But they aren't likely to happen.

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