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Huffington Post Tech Boss Paul Berry Hands Over Duties to Google Vet

Paul Berry, the chief technology officer for AOL’s Huffington Post Media Group unit, is handing over day-to-day operations to Tim Dierks, the former Google engineer who joined the company in September. HuffPo PR tells Forbes that Berry will “be thinking directionally about what we should be doing”; prior to the move, Berry was seen as one of HuffPo’s chief assets.


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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