Market thinks USR was no bargain

3Com investors voice their displeasure over the megamerger with U.S. Robotics, sending the stock down 10.3 percent.

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Why do so many of us still buy cars with off-road abilities?

Cities are full of cars like the Subaru XV that can drive off-road but will never see any challenging terrain. What drives us to buy cars with these abilities when we don't really need them most of the time?

by Drew Stearne