Liz Gannes

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Yelp Hires CFO to Work on That Other Three-Letter Acronym

Local reviews site Yelp, which has said it intends to go public, today announced it has hired Rob Krolic to be its CFO. Krolic was CFO of the public online real estate company Move, and before that was at eBay and Shopping.com. Yelp had said in April it was looking for a new CFO in the lead-up to an IPO.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work