Kara Swisher

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Viral Audio: BoomTown on NPR on HuffPAol–News Is an Exciting Area and It Always Will Be

Here is my appearance yesterday on NPR’s “Morning Edition,” where I pontificate about AOL’s $315 million acquisition of the Huffington Post.

Whatever you think of the purchase–and there are a lot of differing opinions–I noted: “What [the deal] does say is that news is an exciting area and it always will be. It just depends on how it’s going to be distributed.”

Very sensible!

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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