John Paczkowski

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Chromebooks Get Cheaper

Looks like Google’s Chromebooks aren’t selling as quickly as the company and its partners would like — the laptops are getting a price cut. Beginning this week, Samsung and Acer will both drop the prices on certain Chromebook models to $299. That’s certainly better than the previous $349, but it’s still a bit steep for a device that, as Walt Mossberg said in his review, “can do almost nothing unless it has an active Internet connection.”


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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik