Italy's Government Criticizes Debt Crisis Response
By: Sylvia Poggioli
November 17, 2011
Italy's new Prime Minister Mario Monti has chosen a government and is hoping to win votes of confidence in it from both houses of Parliament. Despite his best efforts to forge ahead, investors remain skeptical. Monti also said he hopes Italy can contribute to the changes being made to the European financial system.
Salinas, Calif., is just an hour from Silicon Valley, but production at many local lettuce farms is decidedly low-tech. City officials here decided it's time for an upgrade — and have hired a venture capital firm to help Salinas transition into a high-tech agricultural hub.
Thieves responsible for Target's massive data breach may have exploited magnetic strips on credit cards. Canada, the U.K. and other countries have been using more secure cards with microchips for years.
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