Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: What Do You Get When You Mash Up Google Glass, FaceTagram and Gosling?

Once again, Jon Stewart nails it perfectly on this “Daily Show” segment — and all at once, too, with biting commentary on Google’s new augmented-reality glasses, the $1 billion Facebook just forked over for Instagram and, yes, Mr. Handsome Devil, Ryan Gosling.

I wonder when they’ll be releasing that filter?

In all seriousness, a billion is a lot of money.

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald