Kara Swisher

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Former Yahoo Ad Exec Takes COO Job at Nanigans

Marc Grabowski — one of the first high-ranking sales execs to leave Yahoo after the arrival of new CEO Marissa Mayer — has taken a new job as COO of Nanigans, a Boston-based Facebook performance marketing company specializing in e-commerce and online gaming. Grabowski was VP of North America media sales at Yahoo, which also saw the departure of U.S. sales head Wayne Powers to run Parade, owned by Condé Nast parent company Advance Publications.


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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