John Paczkowski

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A Surprise Profit From Sony

An unexpected quarterly profit from Sony this morning. With strength finally returning to its television and videogame businesses, the company posted a $293.9 million net profit in its first quarter and raised its outlook for the full year. “Our results for the quarter show that our mainstay electronics business is once again becoming our engine of growth,” CFO Masaru Kato said during the company’s earnings call. “We want to keep up the momentum.” That should be quite a bit easier, now that Sony’s restructuring efforts are starting to pay off.


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