John Paczkowski

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AOL CEO Approves Yahoo/Microsoft Merger Without Condition

falco-rockmeamadeus.jpgJerry Yang is lucky AOL CEO Randy Falco isn’t a Yahoo board member, because he’s a staunch advocate of a Microsoft-Yahoo merger. Why? Because it will keep Google busy long enough for AOL to make its big move–whatever that is. “I hope they beat each other’s brains out over search and leave the display market to us,” Falco said in remarks at the Interactive Advertising Bureau annual conference. “I think it’s a mistake. But I think Napoleon said never interrupt your enemy when they’re in the middle of making a mistake.”


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