John Paczkowski

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We Used an AirPort Extreme to Extend Steve's "Reality Distortion Field" to DOJ Headquarters

Looks like Steve Jobs’s notorious “Reality Distortion Field” also doubles as a Federation Starfleet-style force field in a pinch. The U.S. Justice Department has ended its investigation into backdated options at Apple (AAPL) and chosen not to bring criminal charges against the company or any of the executives it’s been investigating.

Happy news for Apple, CEO Steve Jobs (shown above in mid-victory dance) and former Apple CFO Fred “It was you, Fredo” Anderson and former general counsel Nancy Heinen, who’ve all managed to dodge quite a legal bullet. Presumably it will be quite a bit more difficult for the civil suits filed against them to succeed with no criminal charges being filed.


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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald