Kara Swisher

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MicroHoo: Countdown Clock!

We’re sick of waiting too!

Thus, the official BoomTown MicroHoo Countdown Clock!

Useful for both Yahoos (YHOO) and Microsofties (MSFT) alike, it will give everyone an idea of just how long this takeover battle has dragged on and on and on and on….

William Shakespeare said it best: “I wasted time, and now doth time waste me: For now hath time made me his numb’ring clock; My thoughts are minutes.”

Wow, totally us too!

Also, for you cretins, here is Madonna, in her music video for “Hung Up,” saying essentially the same thing as Will:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald