MID-DAY UPDATE: Roadblocks and a traffic jam

Aug 24, 2010
Fed officials were divided over the Federal Reserve's decision to buy more government debt Apple has filed a patent to identify jailbreakers, w...

Dudes dressed up as Spiderman at Foxconn anti-suicide rally

Aug 18, 2010
Today is one of those days I just have to go home having not understood the world....

MID-DAY UPDATE: Goodbye Fannie & Freddie. Hello...?

Aug 18, 2010
... What, exactly? China opens bond market to foreigners -- will yuan finally rise? Facebook to try a service that knows where you are Google's...

MID-DAY UPDATE: GM CEO Ed Whitacre stepping down...

Aug 12, 2010
... the company reports $1.3 billion in profits-- IPO to come Car dealers face higher demand with short supply New jobless claims rise again For...

MID-DAY UPDATE: Trade deficit widens in June...

Aug 11, 2010
... We're in debt and out of work -- why are we still gobbling imports? Economists underwhelmed by Fed's new plan What caused the flash crash? ...

China plans $738 billion investment in renewable energy

Aug 9, 2010
Bloomberg is reporting that China will invest 5 trillion yuan (nearly $740 billion) over the next 10 years into renewable energy projects....

MID-DAY UPDATE: Scandal at Hewlett-Packard...

Aug 9, 2010
... Where does the company go from here? Microsoft's "http://marketplace.publicradio.org/display/web/2010/08/09/am-microsoft-fixing-glitches-in-...

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Foxconn: riddled with controversy, swimming in cash

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China threatens to shut down Google, Google caves

Jun 29, 2010
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