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Chance the Rapper May Have a Plan to Rescue SoundCloud From Rumored Collapse

SoundCloud co-founder and CEO Alex Ljung assured listeners and artists that the company was in control of its “independent future” and on a path to “profitability” after laying off 173 staffers last week. In a subsequent report forum TechCrunch, however, the situation is supposedly much more dire. Eventually, news of SoundCloud’s current (alleged) status even prompted a response from Chance the Rapper.

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Jay Z Inks 10-Year Deal With Live Nation Reportedly Worth $200 Million

Jay Z and Live Nation just inked an exclusive 10-year deal. The touring partnership deal is reportedly worth $200 million, according to Variety‘s sources. The deal is a continuation of Jay’s previous partnership with Live Nation and will include global touring produced and promoted by the entertainment company.

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Check Out the Evolution of the US Dollar Bill

The US one dollar bill is still old school. In fact, it has the oldest design of all US currency being produced today. So that means it doesn’t have the flashy tech, or the colorful hues, or the wild looks that have leaked into the redesigns of the more valuable banknotes. But that doesn’t mean it hasn’t changed. Just check out the evolution of the dollar bill from 1862 until now. Ol’ Georgie looks a bit different.

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Finland Launches Experiment That Will Give 2,000 People Free Money Until 2019

Here’s an experiment that’d likely be argued over by cable news hacks for weeks on end if it were to ever be enacted here. Finland is offering 2,000 unemployed citizens a monthly income of $590 in an effort to learn how that money will help (or not help) those participants get back to work. The $590 figure represents “a trial version of basic income,” and will be allotted regardless of whether the recipients find employment or not.

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