John Paczkowski

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$3.1 Billion VoIP Provider. Like New. FAST FREE SHIPPING!!

eBay (EBAY) may have finally figured out a way to get the sort of return it needs from its infamous $2.6 billion (+$1.4-billion writedown) misstep – the 2005 acquisition of Skype. Unload it. Word on the street has it that Google (GOOG) is considering a partnership with the the telephony service – and perhaps even an acquisition. Which would make sense. Certainly, with Gmail, Google Talk, and the massive distribution platform that is, Google’s in a far better position to make good use of Skype than eBay is.

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