John Paczkowski

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Acer Gets New President, Tablet Division

Acer’s finally named a replacement for Gianfranco Lanci, who resigned last month after fumbling the company’s tablet strategy. Jim Wong, who previously led Acer’s global IT operations, will succeed Lanci as corporate president, the company said this morning. His first order of business: creating a new tablet and smartphone division separate from Acer’s notebook unit.


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