Peter Kafka

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Yahoo Folds Up Livestand, Its Would-Be Flipboard Killer

Yahoo has pulled the plug on Livestand, its iPad/tablet news app. Yahoo rolled out the app last fall, and positioned it as competitor to apps like Flipboard and Zite. But the app never got any traction, and has been on the chopping block for much of 2012.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”