ISSUE DATE: AUGUST 14, 2000
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COVER STORY

Inside Napster
How the music-sharing phenom began, where it went wrong, and what happens next
      COVER IMAGE: Inside Napster
      TABLE: Napster's High and Low Notes
      TABLE: The Case for Napster
      TABLE: The Case Against Napster
      At Atlantic, ''My Beef Is Not Getting Paid''
      Commentary: With Technology Like This, Who Needs Napster?
         TABLE: The Beat Goes On
 

INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN COVER STORY

Facing Up to China
Taipei, while assuaging Beijing's fears, stays its independent course
      ASIAN COVER IMAGE: Facing Up to China
      China "Must Learn from [My] Election" (extended) (int'l edition)
      Uneasy Collaborators (int'l edition)
         TABLE: Taiwan's Deep-Pocket Commitment to China
         ONLINE ORIGINAL: A Tale of Two Political Allegiances
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN COVER STORY

The Fall of Baan
How ineffective management and bad luck brought down the Dutch software superstar
      EUROPEAN COVER IMAGE: The Fall of Baan
      TABLE: The Rise & Fall of Baan Co.
      CHART: Roller-Coaster Ride
      CHART: Baan's Sinking Stock Price
 

FRONTIER

Frontier
A special supplement for small business and entrepreneurs, featuring: Senior startups; B2B networks that work; Beating the "death tax"; and much more
 

UP FRONT

  Talk Show
  For Sale: Amoco Signs, Cheap
  Big Tobacco Blows Some Smoke
  Now Your Arteries Can Accept Plastic
  TABLE: Deals of the Century
  A Different Tune at Marimba
  The New Economy: An Energy Hog?
  Chasing an Ad Up a Tree
  CHART: ''I'll Take Leather Seats and a CD''
  Footnotes
 

READERS REPORT

Qualcomm's Prospects Aren't So Shrunken
e-Books May Merit e-Awards
Staff Lunches Are Not a Revolutionary Idea
Prosperity Fights Crime Better Than the Police Do
Gene Marcial: Redoing the Math
 

CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS

''Apple'' (Cover Story, July 31, 2000)
''Don't be fooled by this low profile'' (Information Technology, June 19, 2000)
 

BOOKS

Was Nigeria Born to Lose?
      PHOTO: Cover, ''This House Has Fallen''
The Biosphere in a Nutshell
      PHOTO: Cover, ''Something New Under the Sun''
 

TECHNOLOGY & YOU

A Picture-Perfect Digital Camera

 

ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

  Cracking the Genetic Code: Competition Was the Catalyst
 

ECONOMIC TRENDS

  Giving Black Wealth a Boost
      CHART: Home Ownership: Progress, But Still a Big Racial Gap
  The Infallible Dr. Greenspan?
  Why Germany's Other Half Lags
      CHART: An Aborted Catchup?
 

BUSINESS OUTLOOK

  U.S.: The Economy Didn't Take a Spring Break After All
      CHART: Slowdown? What Slowdown?
      CHART: Inventory Gains Still Lag Behind Demand
      CHART: Labor Costs Pick Up Steam
Brazil: Stable Growth, Falling Rates
      CHART: Aggressive Cuts in Interest Rates
 

NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

Bushonomics: Voodoo in the Numbers?
      TABLE: The Bush Agenda
      So This Delegate Walks into a Bar...
    Commentary: The Perils of Bush-Whacking
    Commentary: Bush's Foreign Policy: Like Father, Like Son?
Suddenly, a Chill Hits Japan's Banks
      CHART: Shrinking Nikkei
  Why This Property Boom Looks Different
      CHART: Getting Tighter
  Commentary: Cell Phones: We Need More Testing
  Commentary: Nokia's Costly Stumble
  The High Cost of Education
 

IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

  Jay S. Walker: The Price Isn't Right, But...
  Where Angels Dare to Tread
  Sears Dumps Dr. Laura
  Nortel's New Help Line
  Softbank's Stymied Spinoff
  Can the FCC Free Up the Airwaves?
  Et Cetera...
  Dell Doubts
      CHART: Dell Stock Price
 

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

  Fox's Dream: A North American Common Market
  Back to the Polls in Israel?
 

MARKETING

  Can Gap Put It All Together Again?
      CHART: Gap's Sales Growth Is Slowing Down...But It Keeps Opening Stores
 

SPECIAL REPORT

The Eco-Cars
      TABLE: Here Come the Hybrids
         PHOTO: Honda Insight
      DIAGRAM: How Hybrids Work (.pdf)
      TABLE: It Pays to Drive Green
      46 Miles Per Gallon... 47... 48...
      Commentary: The Japanese Are Making the Right Bet on Hybrids
         CHART: Backsliding on Fuel Economy
      ONLINE ORIGINAL: "Right on the Tip" of the Hybrid Age
 

SOCIAL ISSUES

  Commentary: How to Cover America's Uninsured
      TABLE: Rx for the Uninsured: Some Winning Plans
      CHART: Living Dangerously...And Mostly Poor
 

DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

  Implants for Growing Bones
  Pop a Pill--and Kill the Urge to Smoke
  This Printer Balks at Counterfeiting
  Clues toward an Arthritis Cure
 

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

When Web Sites Play Doctor
      TABLE: The Net Is a Cornucopia of Good Medicine...and Bad
 

CORPORATE SCOREBOARD

Still Flying with a Full Tank
      TABLE: Winners and Losers in Quarterly Profits
      The Fed's Pinch Is Finally Causing Some Pain
      TABLE: The Second Quarter 2000 Corporate Scoreboard (.pdf)
      CHART: Aftertax Profits Quarter by Quarter
      CHART: Change in Aftertax Profits from 1999
 

FINANCE

  GE Catches Online Fever
      TABLE: Bringing Good Things to Online Consumers?
High-Tech Stocks: A World of Hurt
      TABLE: Techs Tank around the World
  Investors Head North
      TABLE: Toronto Leads the Pack
  Commentary: Hedge-Fund Disaster? What Hedge-Fund Disaster?
 

ENTERTAINMENT

  IPOs, CEOs...That's Entertainment!
      TABLE: Coming Soon: The New Economy, Starring...
  Death of the Video Store?
      CHART: Tuning In
 

BUSINESSWEEK LIFESTYLE

Look Who's Talking--with Their Hands
      TABLE: Signing Online
      TABLE: Sign Me Up
Adoption: Now There's the Cyber-Stork
      PHOTO: The Ismans and son Jared
      TABLE: Where to Turn
      PHOTO: Mary and Tom Glatt with daughter Clare and son Ian
Make Your Book Club a Best-Seller
      TABLE: Beyond Harry Potter
 

BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

Now Anyone Can Be a Venture Capitalist
      TABLE: Best of the BDCs
 

BW INVESTOR -- THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

Fair Shakes for Fund Holders
      TABLE: Pay for Performance
 

BW INVESTOR -- INSIDE WALL STREET

Rumbles for Seitel
      CHART: Mounting Expectations
Ogden Could Get Switched On
      CHART: Starting to Rally
Picking Up the Chips at Station Casinos
      CHART: Down on Its Luck
 

FIGURES OF THE WEEK

  Figures of the Week (.pdf)
      Production Index Components
      HISTORICAL DATA: BW Index Back to 1992
 

EDITORIALS

  How to Foil Internet Pirates
  Taiwan: Stop the War of Words
 

INTERNATIONAL -- SPOTLIGHT ON HONG KONG

Reading, Writing, and Rote Learning...Drive Students to Western Schools (int'l edition)
      MAP: Hong Kong
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LETTER FROM SOUTH AFRICA

A Tragedy with No End in Sight (int'l edition)
      MAP: South Africa
 

INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

Mexico and the Flat Tax: Perfect Together? (int'l edition)
Freeport Indonesia: The Good and the Bad (int'l edition)
China Will Prosper Only When It Opens Its Economy (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

Suharto's Moment of Truth? (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Courtroom Drama: The Key Players in the Case
 

INTERNATIONAL -- EUROPEAN BUSINESS

Commentary: Why Putin Has to Bust the Bureaucrats (int'l edition)
Commentary: Europe: Shine a Light on Executive Pay (int'l edition)
      TABLE: Gent's Pay Stub
 

INTERNATIONAL -- LATIN AMERICAN BUSINESS

Young Argentinians Fly the Beloved Country (int'l edition)
      CHART: Headed Higher
Caribbean High-Tech Dreams (int'l edition)
      CHART: Going Strong
 

INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

Commentary: Japan Can't Afford the Old Banking Ways (int'l edition)
  HSBC: Stuart Gulliver's New Travels (int'l edition)
 

INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK

International Figures of the Week (.pdf) (int'l edition)
 

ARTICLES PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN INTERNATIONAL EDITIONS

AUGUST 7, 2000
  Letter From Prague: A City Too Colorful for Its Own Good
Originally published as International Spotlight: "As Prague Gets a Theme-Park Look...Fast Food and Neon Don't Help"

  Letter From Brooklyn: There Go the Neighborhoods


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ASIAN Cover Photograph by David Hartung/Liaison Agency.


EUROPEAN Cover Photograph by Annaleen Louwes.



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