Business Stories to Scope
- The new trend in cybercrime: Logging your keystrokes. The New York Times dissects it.
- In a tale of the cutthroat competition in business, Samsung hired one of the original designers of software for the iPod to create a competing device. (NY Times)
- Wal-Mart Stores has signed up a high-powered spokesman to fight back against critics: Andrew Young, former UN Ambassador and mayor of Atlanta. (Washington Post)
- The search engine wars remain hot. Ask.com has "fired" Jeeves, the cartoon butler who has served as it mascot for ten years. (Chicago Tribune)
- Notice an increase in graphics in your local weather report? There's a reason, according to the Boston Globe.
- A Seattle-area company is playing a role in a program that could streamline airport check-ins. (Seattle Times.)
- Carl Icahn, who rattled a few cages at Kodak a few years ago, is fresh off a battle with Time Warner. He's now mobilizing against a Korean telecommunication company. Business Week asks: What does it mean?
- The Most Admired Company in America, chosen and ranked by Fortune, is a predictable one. It's General Electric. The list includes M&T Bank and Xerox, both of which have a significant presence here.
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