Kara Swisher

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As Expected, Yahoo Marketing Head Departs Company

Yahoo marketing head Elisa Steele, who was recently involved in an internal overhaul that shifted the major marketing functions back to the regions of the Silicon Valley Internet giant from its global centralized one — is leaving the company on Friday. At the time of the reorg, Steele had indicated that she was likely leaving Yahoo and sources said she has no plans as yet to move to another position.


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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