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Boxee Rolls Out Another Box

There’s already an “official” Boxee Box, but if the Web video start-up succeeds it will be by getting its software on lots and lots of devices. So here’s another one: A “Network Attached Storage” device–the equivalent of a very big thumb drive–from Iomega that will retail for $229 and up. For a reminder of what Boxee is trying to do, check out this interview with CEO Avner Ronen.


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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