John Paczkowski

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TGIO: Mint Wins TechCrunch40

Of the 40 companies who presented at TechCrunch40 over the past two days, the judges determined Mint to be the best and awarded the online financial-management service the conference’s $50,000 grand prize. Not all that surprising, really. Chatter in the conference lobby had the company pegged as a favorite to win early on and, let’s face it, the competition wasn’t exactly fierce …


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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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