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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Will Leave Microsoft Board

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who has been on Microsoft’s board of directors since 2007, says he’ll step down in November. Microsoft says it will nominate a replacement for Hastings, who was the board’s “lead independent director” at its annual meeting. Last year, Hastings joined Facebook’s board.


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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