Lauren Goode

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Real Estate Website Zillow Buys New York-Centric StreetEasy for $50 Million

Online real estate database company Zillow has purchased StreetEasy for $50 million in cash. StreetEasy, which claims 1.2 million unique users, is much smaller than Zillow (and Trulia), but is considered a go-to site in the highly competitive New York City real estate market. Zillow has also announced a public offering of 2.5 million shares.


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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