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Microsoft swallows Nokia's phone business

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55 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 04 September 2013

Microsoft is buying Nokia's phone business, an admission of defeat for the once giant Finnish phone company. We ask whether it'll mean Microsoft can better take on Apple and Samsung in the smartphone wars. Also the Editor In Chief of The Onion joins presenter Roger Hearing to talk about the role satire plays in shaping the political debate in the United States - and whether you can make money out of it. Plus who will take over from Ben Bernanke as the head of the world's most powerful central bank - and the London building melting everything around it. Regular guest David Kuo joins the discussion from Singapore.

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