Business

12:15pm

Tue December 27, 2011
The Two-Way

Brazil Overtakes U.K. As World's Sixth Biggest Economy

Thousands of people crowd Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as summer gets going in the Southern Hemisphere.
Vanderlei Almeida AFP/Getty Images

Brazil is now the world's sixth biggest economy overtaking the U.K., according to the Centre for Economics and Business Research. As the Financial Times puts it, it's another milestone that's part of a larger trend where emerging economies outpace developed ones. China, they report, overtook Japan earlier this year.

The BBC explains:

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10:24am

Mon December 26, 2011
Digital Life

The Touchy-Feely Future Of Technology

While many think of the tablet computer as a new idea, the concept can traced back to the original Star Trek series and Arthur C. Clarke's 1968 novel 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Noel Celis AFP/Getty Images

In 1975, when then-composer and performer Bill Buxton started designing his own digital musical instruments, he had no way of knowing he was helping to spark the next technological revolution. But nine years — and a master's in computer science — later, that all changed.

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5:38am

Mon December 26, 2011
Holiday Shopping

'Tis The Season For Returns

Betsy Weber Flickr - Creative Commons

A lot of people will be hitting the shopping mall today looking for after Christmas bargains - and many more will be in line returning unwanted gifts.

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12:20pm

Fri December 23, 2011
Business

Beer Boosts Larimer County Economy

Creative Commons

Beer is big business in Larimer County. That’s according to a new report by Colorado State University economic researchers. The industry supported more than 930 direct jobs in 2010.

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6:06pm

Thu December 22, 2011
Transportation

New Airline Partnership at DIA to Benefit Travelers

KUNC

Icelandair and Frontier Airlines have announced a new interline partnership that will give travelers more options through Denver International Airport.

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