Kara Swisher

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WSJ.com's "Digits" Show: Yahoo/Foursquare, Silicon Valley Hiring and More!

Here’s a video of BoomTown’s appearance Friday on WSJ.com’s “Digits” online tech show.

In it, we discuss my post on the machinations about whether Yahoo (YHOO) can get its mitts on social geolocation phenom Foursquare or if venture capitalists will swoop in with a bag of cash.

Also on the dock: Tech hiring has returned and tricked-out buoys.

Here’s the video:


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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