Peter Kafka

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Another $85 Million for Tumblr

Tumblr, the booming blogging platform that has yet to spend much time generating revenue, now has even more time before it has to get down to business. The four-year-old company has raised an $85 million round led by Greylock Partners and Insight Venture Partners, along with new money from Peter Chernin and Richard Branson. Earlier investors Spark Capital, Union Square Ventures and Sequoia Capital re-upped as well.


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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