Rapper Jay-Z has sold a million copies of his upcoming album already - to Samsung. The mobile giant plans to give the album to select smartphone customers for free. Guest host Celeste Headlee speaks with music critic Jessica Hopper about the unique ways music is being distributed today.
The Vietnam War era vessels are each 74 feet long, can hold up to 200 people and can carry a tank, if you have happen to own one. These boats were familiar sights during the Vietnam war, when they patrolled rivers and deltas and carried supplies.
Output in the eurozone's service and manufacturing sectors is still falling. But this quarter, that output fell at its slowest rate in more than a year, according to a recent survey. Analysts say that could mean a return to growth could be on the horizon.
Investors have been nervous about the Federal Reserve's intentions after hints that it might reduce its massive bond buying program. Amid volatile markets, traders and investors complained they wanted more clarity. Chairman Ben Bernanke obliged on Wednesday after a regular two-day meeting of Fed policymakers.
George Zimmer was the founder and executive chairman of the clothing retailer. For three decades, Zimmer starred in the company's commercials. His catch saying: "You're going to like the way you look. I guarantee it."
In our recent poll on African-Americans, we found that half of those surveyed were positive about their financial situations — and half weren't. That divide tracks with a difference in attitudes about many aspects of respondents' lives.
The popular photo-sharing service is reportedly adding a video feature. But if the current user experience "ain't broke," should Facebook, Instagram's owner, fix it? Let's zoom through some possible fears about the new feature.
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