Marketplace Tech for Thursday, November 13, 2014
Nov 13, 2014

Marketplace Tech for Thursday, November 13, 2014

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Rolfe Winkler, who covers Google for the Wall Street Journal, joins us to talk about YouTube’s new streaming music service. Plus, the massively multiplayer online game World of Warcraft is out with its latest expansion on Thursday. It comes as the number of paying subscribers has dropped off considerably since it peak of 12 million in 2010. We look at the changing economics of these games. And Michael Liimatta, President of Connecting for Good, stops by to talk about making the most of Google Fiber in low income communities in Kansas City.

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World of Warcraft competes in a 'freemium' world

Nov 13, 2014
With a shrinking subscriber base, World of Warcraft tries a new strategy.

Rolfe Winkler, who covers Google for the Wall Street Journal, joins us to talk about YouTube’s new streaming music service. Plus, the massively multiplayer online game World of Warcraft is out with its latest expansion on Thursday. It comes as the number of paying subscribers has dropped off considerably since it peak of 12 million in 2010. We look at the changing economics of these games. And Michael Liimatta, President of Connecting for Good, stops by to talk about making the most of Google Fiber in low income communities in Kansas City.

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