Kara Swisher

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Google’s Asia-Pacific President Alegre to Replace Yahoo-Bound De Castro

Daniel Alegre, who is currently Google’s president of Asia-Pacific and worldwide mobile, will replace outgoing sales exec Henrique De Castro as president of its partners business solutions. De Castro was hired today by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer — also an ex-Googler — to be COO of the Silicon Valley Internet giant.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work