Kara Swisher

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Former Yahoo Online Privacy Guru Heads to Google+

Anne Toth, the well-respected Chief Trust Officer at Yahoo who just left the company (as we reported last week), is headed to an unspecified gig at Google’s social networking service, Google+. Toth posted on both Facebook and Google+ about her plans. “Today I’m enjoying my one, solitary day of unemployment,” Toth wrote on Google+. “I love everyone who told me to take time off between jobs, but I’m too Type A for my own good.” (I can relate.)


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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