Kara Swisher

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Complete Coverage: Yahoo-Microsoft Deal

After months of speculation, interviews and statements to the contrary, Microsoft and Yahoo have finally reached a deal. Details of the story are still emerging, so for your reading convenience, BoomTown’s full coverage is below:

Complete Coverage


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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