Peter Kafka

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Music Sales Still Going, Going…

More than a decade after the Napster era, the music business is still declining: Warner Music Group‘s sales dropped 14 percent in the last three months of 2010. And digital revenue, via Apple’s iTunes and the mobile business, is sputtering too. It was up just 1.6 percent, and down 5 percent from the previous quarter.


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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