Liz Gannes

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Russian Search Engine Yandex Files for IPO

As expected, Yandex, the so-called Google of Russia, has filed to go public on NASDAQ. The search company hopes to raise $1 billion, and reported $143 million in net income last year based on revenues of $440 million, almost exclusively from advertising. It had previously planned to go public in 2008.


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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