John Murrell

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Google’s Top Searches Have a Strong Apple Flavor

Google’s annual Zeitgeist roundup of the year’s fastest-rising queries once again reflected the world’s fascination with celebrities and tragedies (or in the case of 2011’s No. 1, Rebecca Black, a combination of the two). But the real winner was anything to do with Apple — among the year’s Top 10 were searches on the anticipated iPhone 5, the iPad 2 and the late Steve Jobs. Lots more grist in the various categories.

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