John Paczkowski

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Verizon Taps McAdam as Second-in-Command

Verizon (VZ) has finally wrapped up its succession planning. Over the weekend, the company named wireless head Lowell McAdam as COO, effective October 1, making him heir apparant for the CEO job currently held by Ivan Seidenberg. McAdam will report directly to Seidenberg, who has headed the company since it was founded in 2000.

McAdam appeared on-stage at our D6 conference in 2008 with then FCC chairman Kevin Martin. Below, video of that interview.

Click here to watch the second half of the interview.


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