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General Motors bought a subprime lender to increase leasing of GM cars and lending to customers who have lower credit rating. Is this a sign the economy is recovering or that companies are going back to the risky lending that got the economy in a recession in the first place?
Ultra high-speed Web browsing, an HD camcorder and an 8 megapixel camera, and access to over 65,000 apps -- All that's on Google's new Droid X phone. Sounds great, but the phone takes five times the bandwidth as other similar smart phones. Can Verizon's network handle it?
An investigative report from the Government Accountability Office shows that genetic testing kits give misleading results and that companies use "deceptive marketing."
The Americans with Disabilities Act changed the lives of people living with disabilities, but cities and transit authorities are struggling to adapt public transportation to the act, especially as demand for paratransit is increasing.
In this recession, price trumps vintage for many wine enthusiasts, and winemakers are struggling to stay in business when people are looking for bottles for $10 or less.
Marketplace for Thursday, July 22, 2010