ISSUE DATE: March 3, 2003
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COVER STORY

The Linux Uprising
How a ragtag band of software geeks is threatening Microsoft and Sun--and turning the computer world upside down
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UP FRONT

Talk Show

When Storms and Holidays Collide

Still Gracious, Now Gimlet-Eyed

E-Taxes: The Latest Collectible?

Going Bravely into a Hedge

Old Chariots, New Fire

Eat Your Baby Food, Gramps


READERS REPORT

Handicapping GM's Turnaround

They're Economic Advisers, Not Shills

Winners and Losers in the Global Employment Game

Secrets of a Veteran Interviewer

One Business News Show That's Thriving


TECHNOLOGY & YOU

A Handheld That Wants to Have Fun


BOOKS

What Makes Sandy Run?

The BusinessWeek Best-Seller List


ECONOMIC VIEWPOINT

Listen Up, Execs: Playing It Safe Won't Cut It


INDUSTRY INSIDER

Q&A: Putting a Tech Giant Back on Its Feet


BUSINESS OUTLOOK

U.S.: Why a Post-Iraq Surge Is Not a Sure Bet

The Euro Is Strong, but for How Long?


NEWS: ANALYSIS & COMMENTARY

Iraq after Saddam

Is Democracy Possible in Iraq?

Time to Tap the Oil Stash?

Consumer Debt Takes a Holiday

Commentary: Detroit Is Wrecking Its SUV Edge

The Hulk Haunting Cell Phones

The Dogfight for Control of United

What's Next, the Bocce Channel?


IN BUSINESS THIS WEEK

Tom Glocer: Bearer of Bad News

AOL Management, Version 8.0

The Rock Keeps Its Options Open

A Bad Break in La Jolla's Pipeline

Two More Search Engines Click

Campbell's Gamble on Convenience

Et Cetera...

Melting Plastic


WASHINGTON OUTLOOK

A Love-Hate Relationship with Bush's Tax Plan

Friendly Fire at the FCC


INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Europe: From Bad to Worse

Commentary: Boycott France and Germany? Balderdash!

Pininfarina's Snazzy New Design--for Itself
The Italian auto-design house is moving fast into engineering services
ONLINE EXTRA:  Q&A: A Talk with Pininfarina's Driver

Lula Meant What He Said


INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

Israel: Will the Economy Force Sharon to Soften His Line?

Missile Defense in Japan


SOCIAL ISSUES

No Way to Treat a Lady?


DEVELOPMENTS TO WATCH

Killing Superbugs from Within

Bigger Holes, Better Chemical Reactions

A Better Way to See How Stars Really Shine

Innovations


SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Outsmarting Heat-Seeking Missiles


SPORTS BUSINESS

New York: Godzilla to the Rescue?


MEDIA

The News Biz: Is Bigger Better?


LEGAL AFFAIRS

Commentary: A Second Opinion on the Malpractice Plague


GOVERNMENT

Why Johnny Can't Eat Right


PEOPLE

Getting MGM off the Back Lot


THE CORPORATION

McDonald's Hamburger Hell
ONLINE EXTRA:  McDonald's: The Rise and Stall


FINANCE

Hedge Funds vs. the SEC

Commentary: Banned for Life--Sort of--from the Securities Industry

Venture Capital Catches a Smaller Wave

Investment Banks: Who Will Foot Their Bill?


INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT

A Strong Tailwind for Wind Power
The Storm Raging over Cape Cod Wind


BUSINESSWEEK INVESTOR

Web Phones Take Wing

Is That Your Camera Ringing?

No Time to Mentor? Do It Online

Good to the Last Herb

Safety Raisers

Mightier Than the Analog Pen

The Market's Closed--Wake Up

Q&A: One Life to Plan


DIVIDENDS

The Stat

Work As You Play

Trading Tourney

Shares on the Cheap

Freeze That Plastic!


THE BARKER PORTFOLIO

A Cloud Clears for a Gene Mapper


INSIDE WALL STREET

Smoke at Gallaher

Why Gains at Gucci Look So Certain

The Drugmakers' Man Friday


FIGURES OF THE WEEK

Figures of the Week (.pdf)


EDITORIALS

The War: What Washington Won't Tell Us

Creative Destruction from Linux


INTERNATIONAL -- READERS REPORT

A Can't-Lose Situation for ABB's CEO

It's Time for the U.S. to Lead by Example


INTERNATIONAL -- ASIAN BUSINESS

Wireless Surprise

India's Little Drugmakers That Could

A Golden Opportunity for India's Jewelers


INTERNATIONAL -- FINANCE

Commentary: A Job Only a Masochist Could Love

Spin-Offs: Biotech's Growth Hormone
Europe's drugmakers are selling biotech assets, and venture funds are buying


INTERNATIONAL -- INT'L FIGURES OF THE WEEK

International Figures of the Week (.pdf)
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  SPECIAL REPORTS
Best Global Brands
These 100 brands are among the world's most recognized—and most valuable

Best Places to Launch a Career
We canvassed career-services directors, employers, and students to rank the best companies for recent graduates

BusinessWeek 50
Our picks of the top-performing companies from the S&P 500. Plus, regional rankings for Asia and Europe:
Asia's BusinessWeek 50
Europe's BusinessWeek 50

Customer Service Champs
Companies that excel at pleasing customers, based on J.D. Power & Associates customer satisfaction data and our own reader survey

Hot Growth 100
From young, upstart companies to those that have been around for centuries: Plus, regional rankings of top-performing small businesses in Asia and Europe:
Asia's Hot Growth 100
Europe's Hot Growth 100

Info Tech 100
Emerging-market cellular players, wireless phone and gear makers, and Web giants are this year's stars

World's Most Innovative Companies
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