John Paczkowski

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Luck of the Irish?

U2 manager Paul McGuinness likes to blame those crazy longhairs in Silicon Valley for aiding and abetting music piracy, but perhaps he should be pointing the finger at his own boss. According to British tabloid The Sun, the four songs from the Irish rock band’s forthcoming album that are currently being shared on the Internet found their way there after band frontman Bono played them too loudly on his stereo at his villa in the south of France. Apparently, a vacationing U2 fan strolling past the singer’s estate heard the tracks, recorded them on his mobile phone and posted them to YouTube.


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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus