Host Kai Ryssdal speaks with Mike Chinoy of the Pacific Council for International Policy about the economic implications of North Korea's nuclear testing claims — and whether economic sanctions might work.
Google bought video sharing site YouTube for $1.65 billion today. Critics of the deal say it could cost them that much in copyright lawsuits, but other deals today make that less likely. Janet Babin explains.
The family that controls Cablevision is trying to take the company private again. Their last attempt failed, but this time the Dolans are back with a higher offer and a simpler plan. Amy Scott reports.
Small businesses dominate Lebanon's economy. Cutthroat competition was already the rule, but after war devastated the country's peak tourism season, the struggle to survive has become desperate. Ben Gilbert reports.
Host Kai Ryssdal visits Sun Microsystems founder Scott McNealy in the latest Conversation from the Corner Office. McNealy talks about how his company has been able to compete with Microsoft and IBM on a much smaller budget.
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