John Paczkowski

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Special Apple Event Entirely Uneventful

So that special event rumored to be taking place at one of Apple’s New York stores? Not so special.

“Nu metal” rockers Linkin Park did indeed play a secret concert at the Apple store in SoHo last night. But it was a just a concert–nothing more. There were no big announcements aside from news that the show was recorded and videotaped for release on the iTunes Store. Said Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, “This is the best show in an Apple store we’ve ever played.

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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work