John Paczkowski

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New from Intuit: TurboAxe

turboaxethumbThis week proved a lousy one for 300 or so Intuit employees. The tax-preparation software maker on Thursday sacked 4 percent of its work force as part of its ongoing resource management efforts. “We manage our resources on an on-going basis; these changes support our long-term growth strategy,” an Intuit (INTU) spokesperson said in a statement. Said strategy, it should be noted, also includes the $170 million acquistion just two days ago of PayCyle, an online payroll services provider


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