Peter Kafka

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Wall Street Yawns at Google's China Deal

“We view this news as a non-event,” writes J.P. Morgan analyst Dick Wei. Wall Street seems to agree, more or less; it has pushed Google shares up a modest two percent in a flat market. More from Wei: “We maintain our view that Google is likely to gradually lose market share in China, with an inferior search experience.”


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus