Liz Gannes

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Google Acquires a Coupon-Targeting Company, Ferrealz

Google has acquired Incentive Targeting, a five-year-old grocery promo-offer company. And yes, this one’s been confirmed. Said a Google spokeswoman, “We look forward to working with Incentive Targeting in our ongoing efforts to help consumers save time and money and enable retailers to deliver relevant discounts to the right customers.”


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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