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Spotify is a popular music streaming service. Where is spotify from?
From the USA
Spotify is a Swedish media-services provider founded in 2006. The great innovation of spotify is their business model. Spotify doesn’t pay a fixed price to artists. Instead, it distributes to right holders approximately 70% of total revenue. The distribution is based on the number of times each song was played.
Where is Decathlon Group from?
From the USA
Decathlon Group was founded in 1976 in Lille, France, by Michel Leclercq. His cousin, Gérard Mulliez, is the founder of the Auchan supermarket chain, and owns 40% of Decathlon. Today the company employs more than 87,000 staff from 80 different nationalities.
Where is Adidas company from?
From the USA
Adidas was founded by Adolf "Adi" Dassler who made sports shoes in his mother's laundry room after his return from World War I. In 1936, Dassler persuaded U.S. sprinter Jesse Owens to use his hand made spiked running shoes at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Following Owens' four gold medals, the brand of Dassler shoes became known to the world's sportsmen and their trainers.
Who is the owner of WhatsApp?
The client application was created by WhatsApp Inc. of Mountain View, California, which was acquired by Facebook in February 2014 for approximately US$19.3 billion. By February 2018, WhatsApp had over one and a half billion users, making it the most popular messaging application at the time.
Which music portal does this logo belong to?
Spotify is a Swedish audio streaming platform that provides DRM-protected music and podcasts from record labels and media companies. As a freemium service, basic features are free with advertisements or automatic music videos, while additional features, such as improved streaming quality, are offered via paid subscriptions.
What was the first commercial application of microprocessors?
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Busicom was a Japanese company that owned the rights to Intel's first microprocessor, the Intel 4004, which they created in partnership with Intel in 1970. Busicom asked Intel to design a set of integrated circuits for a new line of programmable electronic calculators in 1969. In doing this, they spurred the invention of Intel's first microprocessor to be commercialized, the Intel 4004. Busicom owned the exclusive rights to the design and its components in 1970 but shared them with Intel in 1971.
The East German automobile Trabant was often referred to as..
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The German word trabant, derived from the Middle High German drabant (“Hussite foot soldier”), means "satellite" or "companion". The car's name was inspired by the Soviet Sputnik satellite. The cars are often referred to as "Trabbi" or "Trabi". Produced without major changes for nearly 30 years, the Trabant became the most common automobile in East Germany. It came to symbolize the country during the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, as images of East Germans crossing the border into West Germany were broadcast around the globe.
Who coined the word make-up?
Max Factor is a line of cosmetics from Coty, Inc.. It was founded in 1909 as Max Factor & Company by Maksymilian Faktorowicz, a beautician from Poland. In 1920 Max Factor created the first make-up line and coined the word calling this new range 'Society Make-up'. Max Factor, the brand, has always been about glamour in all its guises, Max Factor started his career selling cosmetics to actors in Los Angeles after all.
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