John Paczkowski

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DOJ Probing Google-ITA deal

The Department of Justice’s second request for information about Google’s proposed acquisition of ITA Software has evolved into a full-fledged investigation. Sources say the agency has opened an antitrust probe into the $700 million deal. Its purpose: To determine whether or not it might disadvantage potential rivals by cutting off their access to ITA’s software or unfairly promoting Google’s own travel services.


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