John Murrell

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Pope to Bless Twitter With His Presence

Using the handle @pontifex (from the Latin for “bridge builder”), Pope Benedict XVI has joined the Twitterverse and will utter his first tweet Dec. 12. Got a question for His Holiness? The hashtag #askpontifex is already pulling in responses, and the Internet being what it is, not all of them treat the issues with reverence.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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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