John Paczkowski

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Goodbye Ethernet Road

eltonduck.jpgFor a guy who streamed his “Happy Birthday, Elton” concert live to the Web, Elton John sure does hate the Internet. In an interview with U.K. newspaper the Sun, the self-described technophobe says the Internet is stifling our creativity and should shut down. “The Internet has stopped people from going out and being with each other, creating stuff,” he told the British tabloid. “Instead they sit at home and make their own records, which is sometimes OK, but it doesn’t bode well for long-term artistic vision. … Hopefully the next movement in music will tear down the Internet.”


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik