Peter Kafka

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AOL Says HuffPo Will Be a $50 Million Business This Year

Ahead of an investors’ conference call, AOL has laid out its financial expectations for its newest acquisition: It thinks the Huffington Post will earn $10 million on sales of “over $50 million” in 2011. It also says it will spend around $20 million on “restructuring charges” due to “cost overlap” stemming from the deal, i.e.: There are some cuts coming.


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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