Kara Swisher

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LinkedIn Nabs Dow Jones Exec in Asia

LinkedIn has hired Olivier Legrand to run its advertising business in the Asia Pacific region, where the business networking site has more than 20 million members. Legrand has most recently been running digital initiatives in Asia for News Corp.’s Dow Jones, including The Wall Street Journal.


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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