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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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