John Paczkowski

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The RIAA Royalties on This Will Be Astronomical …

beatles-1.jpgNASA plans to beam the Beatles song “Across the Universe,” well, across the universe. In commemoration of its 50th anniversary and the 40th anniversary of the song, the agency on Monday will beam the track into the heavens from its giant antenna in Madrid.

“Send my love to the aliens,” Beatle Paul McCartney said in a statement released by the space agency. “All the best.” Yoko Ono, widow of the Beatle John Lennon, the principal author of “Across the Universe,” also hailed the transmission–in her own special way: “I see that this is the beginning of the new age in which we will communicate with billions of planets across the universe,” she said.

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