Peter Kafka

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QOTD: Google TV Sales Worse Than Nonexistent

Sales of Logitech Revue were slightly negative during the quarter, as returns of the product were higher than the very modest sales.

— Logitech explaining the nonperformance of its Google TV box during the company’s second quarter (from SplatF via GigaOm). Logitech has now slashed the price on the box from $249 to $99, and Logitech CEO Gerald Quindlen has resigned.


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald