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September 13th, 2010
12:35 PM ET

DIY Economy: Five Layoffs, Starting Over

An engineer decides to cash in his retirement and start fresh with his wife as his business partner. The 51-year-olds took the plunge after going through five layoffs since they got married nearly 30 years ago. Take a look at this DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Economy story. There are lessons here.

Filed under: Anchors • CNN Newsroom • DIY Economy • Issue #1 • Tony Harris
September 13th, 2010
09:07 AM ET

THE BIG I: Touch Technology & Moon Race

Two big stories in today's The Big I:

The Future of Touch Technology – Mobile user interface giant TAT released a video of a typical day in the life of 2014 in terms of touch technology.  To see the video, click here.

The Race Back to the Moon – A group called Rocket City Space Pioneers has joined the Google Lunar X-Prize competition.  The prize offers $20 million to the first group that can build and launch to the moon a privately-funded spacecraft capable of completing a series of exploration and transmission tasks.  To read up on the competition, click here.

Filed under: Ali Velshi • Anchors • CNN Newsroom • The Big I