John Paczkowski

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And It's Easily Cleaned With a Bit of Microsoft Windex …

gates_touchwall.jpg Microsoft (MSFT) started with a vision of a computer on every desk, and soon it hopes to put one on every wall as well.

During Microsoft’s 12th annual CEO Summit today, Chairman Bill Gates demonstrated TouchWall, a 4-by-6-foot multitouch computer that can transform home and office walls into computers. Gates calls TouchWall “the whiteboard of the future,” and it may turn out to be just that–if Microsoft can get it to market at a reasonable price. The company’s other multitouch computer, Surface, is currently shipping for about $10,000.


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