Peter Kafka

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AOL’s Old Ad Boss Lands at Spotify

Spotify has a lot of new users. And now it has someone to help get ads in front of them: Jeff Levick, the former head of AOL sales, who was bumped out of his old job in July. Levick’s LinkedIn profile now lists him as the music service’s chief advertising officer; prior to AOL he had put in eight years at Google.


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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