John Paczkowski

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Google’s Woodside to Lead Motorola Mobility Integration

With Margo Georgiadis leaving her gig as COO of Groupon to return to Google as president of its Americas business, the search giant has given Dennis Woodside, the executive currently in that position, a new role: Overseeing the integration of Motorola Mobility. By far the largest acquisition in Google’s history, the purchase of Motorola Mobility brings with it a groaning board of integration challenges. But according to Nikesh Arora, Google’s senior vice president and chief business officer, Woodside is prepared for them. “He wanted a new and exciting challenge,” Arora told Bloomberg. “We wanted a capable pair of hands.”


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