John Paczkowski

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Apple Is Probably Going to Have to Get Used to Amazon Appstore

Apple’s battle to prevent Amazon from using the term “app store” for its marketplace for Android apps may prove a losing one. During a Wednesday hearing, the judge presiding over the case said she will “probably” deny Apple’s request because of lack of evidence.

Evidently the judge feels Apple hasn’t proven Amazon’s use of the term has caused confusion among consumers.

“I’m troubled by the showing that you’ve made so far,” U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton told Apple. “[And] that’s where you’re likely not to prevail at this early juncture.”


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