Peter Kafka

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Twitter Confirms Bluefin Labs Buy

As we reported yesterday, Twitter has acquired Bluefin Labs, the social media analytics company. One change from our earlier report: We hear that Twitter ended up paying around $90 million, plus earn-outs, for the startup. More from Twitter’s blog here.


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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