John Paczkowski

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What Color Is My Parachute? Federal Reserve Green.

Dell must have appreciated the lackluster financial quarters it had under former chief executive Kevin Rollins a lot more than it let on, because it gave him a hell of a parting gift. In a filing yesterday with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Dell said it will pay Rollins $48.5 million for his now-expired stock options. This just six months after he was shown the door in the wake of a string of losses and an intensifying SEC investigation into the company’s financial practices.

Not bad for Rollins, who already pocketed $5 million in severance when he left Dell.


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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald