John Paczkowski

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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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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