John Paczkowski

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Google May Have Company in Bid for Nortel's Patents

Now that Nortel Networks has been given the nod to go ahead with its IP auction, new bidders are emerging for the collection of 6,000-plus wireless patents. Which means Google may have to raise its $900 million “stalking-horse bid” if it hopes to prevail in the auction. “Patent risk solutions provider” RPX recently expressed interest in the Nortel portfolio, says Bloomberg. And Research In Motion is said to be mulling a bid in the June 20 auction as well.


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