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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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