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Booting Up: Blame Intuit (in Part) for Your Complicated Tax Return

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Ms. Mayer.

Part of the reason your tax return makes you want to cry is that Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, lobbied against a simpler option. [ProPublica]

Breaking: Hashtags are useless and, more importantly, ugly. [Nieman Journalism Lab]

Why would Marissa Mayer want Dailymotion? Because it would let Yahoo sell a hell of a lot more video ads. [Business Insider]

“App kid ridiculed: Silicon Valley disses teen’s Yahoo! deal” is a headline today. [New York Post]

Aaand tourists can no longer access mobile Internet in North Korea. That 3G lasted longer than we expected, to be honest. [Wired]

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