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Playlist: Patent wars and grandparent housing

Posted by Chau Tu

For Marketplace, Thursday, October 13, 2011

Apple and Samsung are embroiled in a patent war right now. Textbook publisher Pearson is teaming up with Google. Raj Rajaratnam received an 11-year prison sentence today for insider trading, the longest insider trading sentence in history. Some banks are choosing to demolish foreclosed homes. New investment in clean energy is rising. More and more seniors are having to take care of grandchildren, and developers are working to accommodate their housing needs. And we heard about how much the Chinese care about problems in the Western world. Here are the songs we played:

  • S'étient Le Soleil - YelleBuy
  • Someone Like Me - RoyksoppBuy
  • Believer - John MausBuy
  • Something to Die For - The SoundsBuy
  • The Ballad of Speck and Pebble - Delicate SteveBuy

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Chau Tu is the former assistant web producer for Marketplace.
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What was the song played after the China segment? It's way too difficult to use this site:

1) Playlists are labeled by the headlines rather than just the program (Marketplace, Marketplace Morning) which would make it a lot easier to find music from the show you were listening to

2) There are no samples available on the site here. You have to click buy and listen to them on Amazon one by one.

3) They aren't listed with respect to what segments they were played between. That would make it really easy to identify them.

Really guys, I want to buy music through your links and give you a kickback from Amazon, but make it easier!

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