Kara Swisher

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Yahoo COO De Castro Joins Target Board

Yahoo COO Henrique De Castro has joined the board of Target Corp., the Minneapolis-based retailer said in a press release. The former Google exec has also worked at Dell and McKinsey. The appointment means that the top two execs at the Silicon Valley Internet giant are directors at two of the top U.S. retailers — CEO Marissa Mayer is on the board of Walmart Stores of Bentonville, Ark.


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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