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Facebook’s New Product Press Event Set for June 20

Facebook sent out invitations to members of the press on Friday afternoon, inviting them to an event at its Menlo Park, Calif., headquarters for a new product launch on June 20. The invitation itself alludes to the announcement’s content, though in less detail than in past invitations: “A small team has been working on a big idea,” the invite, first received by ABC News, said. “Join us for coffee and learn about a new product.” AllThingsD will report on the event from Facebook HQ next week.


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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