John Murrell

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Bieber Climbs to Top of Bing’s Annual Hit Parade

It’s hard to top the public’s abiding (if baffling) interest in the activities of Kim Kardashian, but Justin Bieber did it, at least according to Bing’s almost-year-end roundup of top searches. Bieber dethroned the “reality” star as the most searched-for person in 2011 and didn’t even have to get married and divorced to do it. In the news category, searches related to the Casey Anthony trial topped those about the death of Osama bin Laden. More categories, rankings and info-nuggets are listed in a Bing blog post.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work