Financial news on January 06, 2007

Business and Financial news
Abroad at Home

More businesses are offering videoconferencing services to reunite immigrants with their families back home. Read more..

By KATE MURPHY - The New York Times

A Future With the Wind

Paul Hanrahan, chief executive of AES, the big power company, spoke about branching out to wind power generation and other alternative energy. Read more..

By ELIZABETH OLSON - The New York Times

Copyrights and Congress

Advocates for looser copyright restrictions had their hopes dashed when Representative Howard L. Berman was named chairman of the subcommittee for Internet and intellectual property. Read more..

By DAN MITCHELL - The New York Times

Fun Facts

Journalists have to have these kind of silly facts about extremes at every county fair, 4-H exposition, Shriner convention, and NASA launch. Here they are for the Consumer Electronics Show. Read more..

By DAMON DARLIN - The New York Times

Health Guidelines Suggested for Models

The fashion industry has issued guidelines to designers, aimed at promoting healthier behavior among models. Read more..

By ERIC WILSON - The New York Times

How I Spent My Summer Vacation: Now a Major Motionless Book

Evaluating the ease and convenience of using Web photo sites to send, store and print photographs. Read more..

By ALINA TUGEND - The New York Times

Tesla Chargers

Among the hundreds of pre-show announcements, this one made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up, as only standing too close to a sparking Tesla coil can do. Read more..

By DAMON DARLIN - The New York Times

The Land of Rising Conservation

Japan, the most energy-efficient developed country, offers a lesson in using technology to reduce energy consumption. Read more..

By MARTIN FACKLER - The New York Times

Tipping Over a Defense of Enron

A central defense argument — that Enron didn’t really do anything illegal — has been given new life by Malcolm Gladwell. And it isn’t remotely true. Read more..

By JOE NOCERA - The New York Times

Verizon to Announce Plan for TV Shows on Cellphones

Verizon is expected to announce full-length programming to its cellular subscribers from several major television networks. Read more..

By LAURA M. HOLSON - The New York Times

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