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Wired Offers Latest iPad Issue for Free

Wired is offering its newest iPad issue – which will go on sale sometime today – for free. According to Peter Kafka, it comes packed with new features too, including social network sharing tools, and a partnership with Amazon.com that lets users purchase items written about in the magazine, right in the app.

Offering the app for free is a great way to build some buzz, and maybe Wired is doing this because downloads have declined since it first launched the app a year ago. But who knows, perhaps the gimmick will work and once people get a taste they’ll keep coming back for more. Like Jay-Z once said, “Let em test the product, give em a promo show, just a breeze, not enough to catch a real vibe, then we drop a maxi single and charge ‘em two for five.”

Or something like that.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.