Liz Gannes

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Former Pandora Exec Jessica Steel Named President of UrbanSitter

Babysitting marketplace UrbanSitter has hired former Pandora executive Jessica Steel as president, and named her to its board. Steel led areas including business and corporate development at Pandora for eight years, before leaving in 2012. UrbanSitter, which is built on top of the Facebook social graph, just added a nanny-finding feature.


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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