Kara Swisher

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MarketWatch Video: New Home Technology, Including Diamond-Powered Faucets!

Eek, diamonds are now apparently being used in a new water-delivery system that debuted at the International Builder’s Show in Orlando, Fla., this week.

For those who do not know it, BoomTown is a closet–get it??–home renovation freak and once had a column in The Wall Street Journal called “Home Economics.” (Here is a link to my 2004 review of high-tech toilets, for example, with the unfortunate lede: “Is happiness a warm toilet seat?”)

Nonetheless, we press on, and “Home Economics” might even return here in a new video format, so get ready.

Until then, check out this sparkling MarketWatch video:


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There’s a lot of attention and PR around Marissa, but their product lineup just kind of blows.

— Om Malik on Bloomberg TV, talking about Yahoo, the September issue of Vogue Magazine, and our overdependence on Google