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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald