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TV programmers rush to the Internet as more and more Americans are starting to watch some, if not all, of their TV shows online
Analysts worry that colleges take liberties with classes that count toward a "liberal arts education"
Small businesses are changing hands at the fastest pace since the recession
Not so long ago, innovation was a must-do priority for business. Now research and development might seem more like vacation homes and new cars—luxuries that will have to wait for better times. In an annual survey of top executives by Boston Consulting Group, which provides the foundation of BusinessWeek's Most Innovative Companies list, more respondents said that innovation spending will be flat or down than since the ranking began in 2005. But recession and market meltdown aside, many on the 2009 ranking are finding ways to forge ahead.
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