Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Oct 12, 2016

Marketplace Tech for Wednesday, October 12, 2016

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On today's show, we'll chat with Amazon's vice president of digital music, Steve Boom, about the company's new Music Unlimited service. Plus, we'll take a look at SwingVoter Go!, a new video game where players have to convince undecided and swing-state voters to support Hillary Clinton. But while one of the game's goals is to defeat Donald Trump, designer Jane McGonigal says the real aim is to get people talking to one another. 


On today’s show, we’ll chat with Amazon’s vice president of digital music, Steve Boom, about the company’s new Music Unlimited service. Plus, we’ll take a look at SwingVoter Go!, a new video game where players have to convince undecided and swing-state voters to support Hillary Clinton. But while one of the game’s goals is to defeat Donald Trump, designer Jane McGonigal says the real aim is to get people talking to one another. 

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