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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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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