Tag: Apple

Record Labels Embrace Cloud Music To Save Themselves

May 24th, 2011 — 3:21pm

Last week, Apple inked a cloud-music licensing agreement with EMI Music. They’ve signed Warner Brothers, and are working Universal and Sony.

But why isn’t the headline about EMI signing up with Apple?

EMI already tested the waters with an iPad app, so it’s clear they’re embracing the union. It’s a little startling to remember there still are music labels when you’ve gotten accustomed to buying individual tracks. Labels rank lower in public opinion than the guys who delivered the iPod.

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Will Ferrell: Comedian, Actor, Challenger

May 25th, 2010 — 4:55pm

As much as I’d like to ignore politics, the people I surround myself with won’t let me. Nevertheless, impressions of George W. Bush stoked a humorous conversation recently. Through a series of “W-isms” it became clear that we weren’t impersonating George W. Bush any longer, but Will Ferrell’s parody of the 43rd president. In the crudest form, taking equity and capturing share from a business is no different than what Will Ferrell has done to George W. Bush. In order to do it correctly, you have to expound or create your own niche on what the leader does otherwise it has no value.
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