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Yahoo’s Work-From-Home Kerfuffle, Groupon’s Ex-CEO and Firefox’s Lovers: The AllThingsD Week in Review 2/24/13 – 3/02/13

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Hello, and happy Old Stuff Day! And here, have some of our old stuff, which happens to still be pretty new.

Here are our Top 10 stories from the week of Feb. 25:

1.) “Physically Together”: Here’s the Internal Yahoo No-Work-From-Home Memo for Remote Workers and Maybe More [Previously: Yahoo CEO Mayer Now Requiring Remote Employees to Not Be (Remote)]

2.) Groupon CEO: “I Was Fired Today.”

3.) Exclusive: PayPal Co-Founder Levchin Launches New Payments Startup, Affirm

4.) Survey Says: Despite Yahoo Ban, Most Tech Companies Support Work-From-Home for Employees

5.) Why Silicon Valley Is the Next Detroit

6.) A Wristwatch Tells When Phone Calls, Emails Arrive

7.) Why Carriers Just Love Firefox OS

8.) Cook: Forget About Our Share Price, Apple Has Some Great Stuff Coming

9.) Yahoo Work-From-Home Controversy Already a Silicon Valley Billboard Meme

10.) Old Media Doesn’t Get New Media, Chapter 203: The Sheryl Sandberg Attack

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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