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Textbook Renter Chegg Raises $25 Million

Chegg, the on- and off-line textbook rental service, has raised $25 million in an inside round. A PR rep for the company says the money will be used for the “growth of the business and is lead by existing investors.” Chegg says insiders aren’t selling shares in conjunction with the raise.


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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