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Cause Of Exxon Oil Spill In Arkansas Under Investigation

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

The pipeline ruptured in the town of Mayflower on Friday, causing the evacuation of 22 homes. Crews have recovered about 4,500 barrels of oil and water, Exxon said Saturday. Officials are also monitoring air quality.

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How Samsung Became An Industry Giant

Sunday, March 31st, 2013

South Korean company Samsung is the world leader in smartphone and cell phone sales. Bloomberg journalist Sam Grobart gained access to the company’s headquarters, and wrote about his findings in Bloomberg Businessweek. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Laura Sullivan talks to Growbart about some of the surprising things he found within the company, and how it became a global powerhouse.

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Big Savers In Cyprus Stand To Lose Even More Than Thought

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

Big depositors at Cyprus’ largest bank may be forced to accept losses of up to 60 percent, far more than initially estimated under the European rescue package to save the country from bankruptcy, officials said Saturday.

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UPS Agrees To Forfeit $40 Million In Payments From Illegal Online Pharmacies

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

A U.S. attorney said “good corporate citizens” have an obligation curb the sale of illegal drugs. UPS, the government said, was aware some of its customers were ordering controlled substances illegally.

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Is Conflict Good For Progress?

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but Margaret Heffernan says good disagreement is central to progress. She argues the best partners aren’t echo chambers, and how great teams, relationships and businesses allow people to deeply disagree.

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