Peter Kafka

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Demand Media Buys CoveritLive Blog Tool

Here’s Demand Media’s first acquisition since it went public earlier this year: The Web content-maker has purchased CoveritLive, a live Web-blogging tool it had already backed in 2009. You can read Demand CEO Richard Rosenblatt’s rationale for the deal on Twitter; if you want to hear more from the company, particularly about its relationship with Google, tune in to its presentation at Morgan Stanley’s tech/media conference this afternoon.


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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