Marketplace PM for March 13, 2007
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Media conglomerate Viacom has sued Google and YouTube for a cool billion dollars, complaining about what it calls YouTube's brazen disregard for intellectual property law. Lisa Napoli reports.
Governments in the U.S. and elsewhere are considering phasing out incandescent lights in favor of flourescents to save energy. Commentator Tom McNichol says, in the process, the emphasis should be on consumer priorities.
Rico Gagliano of the Marketplace Players says if he could apply the same policy to humor that Treasury Secy. Paulson is advocating for business, it would make him more competitive, too.
Subprime lenders are in trouble. Foreclosures are up. Marketplace's Tess Vigeland talks with Kai Ryssdal about why that matters for the larger housing market and the whole economy.
Google and Microsoft want the federal government to approve a device that would make the Internet available over your TV. Broadcasters aren't pleased about that. Janet Babin reports.
Treasury Secy. Henry Paulson's worried that too many rules are costing American businesses too much money. He asked a gathering of top business leaders today what they thought. Pat Loeb reports.
President Bush is in Mexico, meeting with President Felipe Calderon. Their conversation's turned to immigration reform and trying to keep Mexican workers at home. Dan Grech reports.