Peter Kafka

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News Corp. Confirms Sale of IGN

News Corp. has sold off IGN, its games-and-dudes site, to J2 Global’s Ziff Davis. The price was undisclosed, but, as AllThingsD reported last week, it would be a fraction of the $650 million News Corp. paid for the property in 2005. News Corp. also owns AllThingsD.


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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