Kara Swisher

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Crying “Nonsense,” Google Does Not +1 Murdoch Tweets

If you thought the Twitter war started by News Corp.’s majordomo Rupert Murdoch versus Google would be the gift that keeps on giving, you would be right. After the tweet-happy media mogul — who owns this Web site — accused the search giant of being a content “piracy leader,” Google told CNET that Murdoch’s 140-character observations were “nonsense.” More to come (hopefully).


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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