Liz Gannes

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Google Maps for iPhone Had 10 Million Downloads in 48 Hours

The much-anticipated Google Maps for iPhone instantly topped the app download charts. Now we have some hard numbers: The app was downloaded more than 10 million times in less than 48 hours, according to Jeff Huber, Google’s head of commerce and local. (And I will now deposit a buck in the jar for being a hypocrite.)


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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