In late 2006, Daniel partnered with Tradedoubler’s cofounder Martin Lorentzon to form Spotify AG. They intended the company to offer music online to subscribers for free provided that visual or audio advertisement is allowed. However, the subscriber can choose to pay $5 or $10 a month for the service without any advertisement.
Initially, the service was not enthusiastically welcome by music producers because the license fee was very cheap compared with other music service providers such as Apple’s itunes. However, Daniel and his men patiently worked with them instead of against them. He promised to eliminate music piracy due to the low-cost alternative.
The legal music streaming website was launched in 2008. Since then, millions of subscribers lined up to the service and investors opened their wallets to become part of the startup. It has accumulated over 18 million songs in its database and still growing.
Source: Daniel Ek Biography, Net Worth – PeoPlaid Profile
It will likely still be weeks or months before most younger adults get their COVID-19 vaccine, but the province is calling on them to register for their shot this week.
The province’s online booking portal already allows anyone to register, but the province had been urging people to wait their turn in order to reduce pressure on the system.
Source: B.C. encouraging anyone 18+ to register for COVID-19 vaccine this week | Globalnews.ca
Lovers hide their kisses
between the stone steps,
they just sealed a love
on the bridge Pont des Arts.
Tying love locks also
on the Pont de l’Archeveche,
near the Notre Dame cathedral,
and will remain anchored
other loved-up couples for ever….
Source: The Monochrome Experience: Free Rein – Lluís Bussé
“[W]hat happens is that you might get infected and get absolutely no symptoms, not know you’re infected, and then inadvertently go into a situation with vulnerable people. And if you don’t have a mask, you might inadvertently infect them,” he said, adding that there was a “small risk” of such a situation occurring.
“[W]hen you get vaccinated you are clearly diminishing dramatically your risk of getting infected. That’s one of the things we’ve got to make sure everybody understands. You dramatically diminish it,” Fauci added.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines currently recommend that vaccinated Americans continue wearing masks in public, though the agency says that vaccinated people congregating exclusively with others who have received the vaccine can do so safely without a mask. Attending “medium or large gatherings” with or without a mask is also still not recommended.
Source: Fauci on mask usage: Vaccinated people can still ‘inadvertently infect’ others | TheHill
“I believe by the time we get to the end of the summer and the beginning of the fall, we’ll have a pretty good idea whether we definitely or not need to get people boosts and when we need to give it to them,” he added.
Source: Fauci: Public will know if third booster shot is needed by fall | TheHill
Knowing that I have the ability to defend myself will give me the confidence and freedom to fully explore the world, meet new people and find new ways to engage with others. I’ll enjoy the freedom to its fullest. Additionally, it makes me fit and yeah it is cool.
So self-defence helps us somehow or another.
Women and young girls for several reasons can benefit from self-defence.
Every girl across the globe should learn to protect herself by getting herself prepare through self dense techniques. In this entire world, it becomes a necessity for one individual. Respecting each and every female is one honour and disrespecting or harming any female will harm you back.
Source: Be Your Own Superhero! – gladsomejyot
It could be sunny morning
Or rain on the window…
Smell of fresh coffee
The green shining in the trees…
Walking hand in hand
Take some time for me…
The wind touching his face,
A slight smell of jasmine
A good morning salute…
Nap after lunch
A juicy pear…
A good book,
All this and more
Bring me peace and joy
Or simply write
For you a poetry…
Source: Alegrias ❤️ – Mágica Mistura✨