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QOTD: My Crosoft?

Q: My Phone does rhyme with iPhone. Were you wary of doing that, or was that part of your plot?

Lees: No, no. My Phone is a feature. It’s not even a brand, it’s a feature. I didn’t even notice it before you said it.

Q: You didn’t notice the rhyme? Oh, come on. You guys didn’t have deep internal discussions about the fact that it rhymed with the main product of one of your main competitors?

Lees: No.”

Microsoft mobile chief Andy Lees on the company’s desperate need for a rhyming dictionary


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