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Symphonic Distribution raises $37m, having generated $12m in net revenue in 2021

Companies offering distribution and tech-led services to independent artists (and labels) are big business right now: witness DistroKid [41 articles]”>DistroKid‘s recent $1.3 billion valuation, or UnitedMasters’ recent $550 million valuation.One player in this space that has steadily carved out a solid global market for itself is Florida-headquartered Symphonic Distribution, which was launched in 2006 by…

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Pakistan Might Be Getting Chinese J-10 Fighter Aircraft

A Chinese J-10 during a low-altitude flight. (Photo: Chinese Internet) Pakistani Interior Minister stated that 25 fighters will be delivered by March to counter Indian Rafales. After years of rumors, it looks like Pakistan might be getting the Chinese Chengdu J-10 fighter jet for real. On Dec. 29, 2021, Pakistani Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed…

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How to Build a Core Community Around Your Product

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Last year, more than 1.8 billion people used Facebook Groups every month. There are over 70 million admins and moderators running active Groups, and as I am writing this, a new Facebook Group or other community is born somewhere on the Internet. And that follows: Since the…

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The Best Posture Correctors to Put a Stop to Your Slouch

We slouch at our desks for at least 40 hours a week and bend our necks toward our phones the rest of the time. Not to mention we’re nearing the two-year mark of a pandemic that has limited our usual activities. All of this may be affecting our back health. Bad posture doesn’t just cause…

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AT&T, Verizon reject U.S. request to delay 5G wireless plans

A China Airlines cargo jet lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport, Saturday, March 14, 2020, in New York. Verizon and AT&T have rejected a request by the U.S. government to delay the rollout of next-generation wireless technology. A joint letter Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, from the telecommunications giants to U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg…

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10 Airlines That Made Electric and Hydrogen-powered Aircraft Investments, Partnerships in 2021

Numerous airlines made strides towards reducing carbon emissions and investing in next generation air transportation technologies in 2021. Several airlines, including Virgin Atlantic, GOL, and Japan Airlines have pre-ordered electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicles from the company Vertical Aerospace. Others, including  Icelandair, United Airlines and JetBlue have entered partnerships dedicated to enabling and…

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2-time US Champion Bradie Tennell Withdraws From Nationals

Bradie Tennell of the USA performs during the Ladies Short Program at the Figure Skating World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden, on March 24, 2021. (Martin Meissner/AP Photo) NASHVILLE, Tennessee—Two-time U.S. champion Bradie Tennell, a favorite to make the Olympic team, has withdrawn from next week’s nationals. Tennell, who has missed the season’s main competitions on…

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On the Way with Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Beloc at age 70. (© Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images) His travel writing, with his observations of landscapes, whole cities, and individual works of art, deserves a revisit. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE F rom the autumn through the spring of 1890–91, the recent English high-school graduate Hilaire Belloc (1870–1953), of French and English parentage, took…

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Women’s College Athletes Are Big Winners In 2021 NIL Reform

NEW YORK NEW YORK – OCTOBER 19: Paige Bueckers #5 of the Connecticut Huskies (Photo by Mitchell … [+] Layton/Getty Images) Getty Images Today marks the six-month anniversary of several new state laws that ensure college athletes the right to endorse products without being punished for doing so by the NCAA. For years, the NCAA’s…

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Valereum purchased Juno to expand its crypto-fiat bridge

Valereum blockchain acquires Juno GroupThe latest step of the blockchain is essentially a step toward cheating a fully regulated link between the government issued  fiat currencies and digital assets ecosystemThe blockchain platform seeks to take a step toward creating a fully regulated link between the fiat and virtual currency ecosystemsValereum Blockchain has recently announced that…

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Icons to Icons: John Chamberlain at Gagosian

John Chamberlain, White Thumb Four, 1978, painted and chrome-plated steel, 71 ½ by 112 ½ by 32 inches. Courtesy Gagosian/©2021 Fairweather & Fairweather LTD / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York If John Chamberlain hadn’t planted his flag and declared himself crushed car guy back in 1957, somebody else probably would have, and they’d probably…

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