By: Renee Montagne and Philip Reeves //
October 26, 2011
Across Europe on Wednesday, all eyes are on the EU summit in Brussels, where European leaders are expected to reveal plans to deal with the Eurozone debt crisis. But each country has different fears and expectations: In France the worry is the state of the banks and the country's credit rating; in Italy it's further pressure from the EU on Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to get his financial house in order; in Germany and other northern European countries, it's the cost of the bailouts, and who is going to pay for them.
The prize is sometimes called the "Nobel Prize for food and agriculture." And this year's winners include Monsanto executive Robert Fraley, a pioneer in genetically engineered crops. If there's a single person who personifies the company's controversial role in American agriculture, it's probably Fraley.
A growing number of cities are using surveillance cameras in the hope of fighting crime, but all that video is almost useless without powerful search tools to sort the material. The municipal camera trend is proving to be big business for companies that design video analytics software.
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