Peter Kafka

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Washington Post Finishes Digg Deal

The Washington Post has closed its deal to acquire some of Digg’s technology staff, who will go to work for SocialCode, a Washington Post subsdiary that helps marketers buy ads on Facebook and Twitter. AllThingsD had previously reported that the Digg hires would work alongside the team that built the paper’s Social Reader; that team works for WaPo Labs, a different subsidiary.


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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