John Paczkowski

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Xoom Gloom: Motorola Shipped Just 100,000 Tablets in Q3

Remember those early forecasts claiming Motorola Mobility would sell between three million and five million Xooms this year? Best forget them. Reporting third-quarter earnings Thursday afternoon, the company revealed that it had shipped — not sold — just 100,000 Xooms into the channel during the quarter. That’s significantly worse than the 440,000 units shipped in the June period, and even lousier considering Apple’s iPad sales of 11.1 million in its third quarter.


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