John Paczkowski

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42 Percent of Fixes in Latest Mac OS X Update Flash-Related

Of the 131 vulnerabilities repaired in Mac OS X 10.6.5, Apple’s latest update to its Mac operating system, 55 were related to Flash.

That’s about 42 percent.

What was it Steve Jobs said in his “Thoughts on Flash” essay? “Perhaps Adobe should focus more on creating great HTML5 tools for the future.”

Obligatory Flash bitch session begins in 3…2…1…

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[Image credit: Pie chart by AppleInsider]


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