Kara Swisher

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John Will Not Be Buying a PlayStation 3, but Thanks for the Price Cut!

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John covers the $100 price cut of Sony’s PlayStation 3 today here, which comes only days after the struggling electronics giant said it had “no immediate plans” to drop the price. But John’s still not opening his wallet (now empty from his iPhone purchase) until they throw in a George Foreman G5 Grill in Platinum with Interchangeable Plates!

We are savvy buyers here at AllThingsD.com!

Also today, in his Digital Daily column, John looks at the continuing dubious nature of Steorn’s perpetual-motion effort and Google’s purchase of Postini, which puts it ever more in competition with Microsoft.

His daily video on all this can be found here, or you can watch it below.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work