Peter Kafka

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Verizon Confirms EdgeCast Acquisition

Verizon is buying EdgeCast, a content-delivery network. The telco didn’t announce a price, but TechCrunch, which first reported the deal, said the transaction would value EdgeCast at $350 million. The deal is supposed to close in early 2014.


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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