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Here's Some Lovely Videos From Wall Street Journal Online and MarketWatch

Put your feet up and watch some dandy videos from WSJ Online and MarketWatch, our very nice relatives at Dow Jones (AllThingsD is the crazy cousin of this family and Rupe is our new parental unit).

First, Microsoft unveils newest Zune Media players, in attractive guano-green, as the clever Digital Daily’s John Paczkowski notes in his post yesterday:

Then Starbucks joins up with Apple for a new “Song a Day” promotion, where they will give away 50 million songs all for the greater glory of the iTunes Wi-Fi Music stores and the sale of more Caramel Macchiatos!:

And, hey, we might see a national economic recession coming, but techies in the San Francisco Bay area are apparently safe, all due to Facebook, Google and green tech:

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus