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Sony Music CEO confirms launch of Apple’s music streaming service tomorrow

“What does Apple bring to this?” Morris said. “Well, they’ve got $178 billion dollars in the bank. And they have 800 million credit cards in iTunes. Spotify has never really advertised because it’s never been profitable. My guess is that Apple will promote this like crazy and I think that will have a halo effect on the streaming business.

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Enbridge Ads Yanked From Screens In Tim Hortons Locations #BoycottTims

I think there might be a larger issue with the amount of Tim Hortons trash that you will find blowing across parking lots, parks, trails, lakes and rivers and of course on the side of almost every road and major highway. I wonder if all these empty Timmies cups were thoughtlessly left behind by the same people that are opposed to the Enbridge adverts. Or maybe all the trash is a clever way for Tom Hortons to maximize their own advertising.

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The Big Business of Selling Your Old Clothes

“These guys look a little too beat up for us,” he says, scrutinizing a pair of metallic Calvin Klein pumps that are practically melting at the heel, “but I hope you had an awesome night out in them!”

Once Goellner gets to the bottom of the bag, he informs his customer she’s done really well and explains how Buffalo Exchange, like most buy-sell-trade stores, work: you get 50 percent of the sale in store credit or 30 percent in cash.

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An interview with a Google Street View driver

How did you get into working as a Street View Driver?

It was through a temp job agency. I was looking for a job after I moved to NYC and went through Craigslist. Found the offer for a driving position, nothing related to the actual job or Google or anything. Once I was approved by the agency, I was contacted by the Streetview team explaining what the job actually entailed. This way they didn’t have a ton of people applying knowing what the job was.

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We now spend more than eight hours a day consuming media

On average, people spend more than 490 minutes of their day with some sort of media, according to a new report by ZenithOptimedia. Television remains dominant, accounting for three hours of daily consumption—an hour more than the internet, in second place. (The report measures media consumed in its traditional form—for example, broadcasts on television sets and newspapers in print. Watching videos on the web or reading a newspaper’s website counts as internet consumption.)

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