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Business News Archive - August 17, 2006

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Advertising embedded in television or movie plots will more than triple by 2010 as technologies that let viewers skip commercials become more prevalent, according to a study released on Wednesday.

The Bush administration dubbed the proposal "FairPay," saying it would guarantee overtime pay eligibility to nearly 7 million low-paid workers, but labor advocates shouted, "Foul!"

Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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