John Paczkowski

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Apple Looks to Taiwan for iPad 2 Panels

Apple is scrambling to retool its supply chain following this month’s devastating earthquake in Japan, searching out new suppliers to avoid running out of components as demand for the iPad 2 surges. Taiwan’s Economic Daily News reports that Apple has tapped AU Optronics as a secondary source of iPad displays, agreeing to pay a high premium to guarantee a steady supply. Sources say the deal will require about half of the capacity of AU’s fifth-generation plant in central Taiwan, which could end up producing 100,000 displays daily for Apple.


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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald