John Paczkowski

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Verizon: No, We're Not Going To Buy Sprint

Verizon’s response to AT&T’s $39 billion buyout of T-Mobile will not be a knee-jerk acquisition of Sprint, despite rumors to the contrary. Speaking to Reuters this morning, Verizon Wireless CEO Dan Mead said the carrier isn’t mulling a bid for Sprint. “We’re not interested in Sprint,” he said. “We don’t need them.” According to Mead, Verizon Wireless’s goal is to be the most profitable carrier, not the biggest, though it continues to tout itself as “America’s largest … wireless network” in its branding.

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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik