Peter Kafka

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Tumblr President John Maloney Leaves

John Maloney, who has steered day-to-day operations at Tumblr for nearly four years, is stepping down. The company hasn’t announced a replacement for Maloney’s president slot. Maloney had previously employed Tumblr CEO David Karp at Urban Baby. Last week, Karp announced that his company, which has yet to generate significant revenue, would start selling advertising.


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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