Peter Kafka

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DirecTV Says It’s Kicking Hulu’s Tires, Too

Add one more company sniffing around Hulu: DirecTV confirmed today, during its earnings call, that it is looking at Hulu, too (or, as some outlets might like to put it, “in early talks to consider a bid”). As we’ve noted before, this isn’t surprising, and compared to other would-be bidders, the satellite-TV company might make a logical home for the video site (jointly owned by Disney, Comcast and News Corp., which also owns this site.)


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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