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Playlist: Paul Allen, Twitter and Tweetdeck
Posted by Chau Tu
For Marketplace, Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Marketplace continued its series of interviews with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. In new tech news, rumors are abound that Twitter is looking to acquire Tweetdeck.
The U.S. bond market doesn’t seem fazed by the news that the S&P could lower the country’s credit rating. Japan is still struggling to recover from the Fukushima damage, and in turn will be raising carbon emissions by using more fossil fuels in the meantime. Freakonomics Radio’s Stephen Dubner talked about the idea that its okay to flaunt “personal sacrifices” for the good of the environment. And one year later since the BP oil spill, we looked at how oil extraction has changed. And here are the songs we played:
- Girl They Won’t Believe It – Joss StoneBuy
- Instrumental Vision – CrocodileBuy
- Moonshine – MatlockBuy
- Gold for the Price of Silver – Kings of ConvenienceBuy
- Golden Cage – The Whitest Boy AliveBuy
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