John Paczkowski

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Mind if We Pay the Fine in Unsold PlayBook Inventory?

As if Research In Motion isn’t getting enough lousy press these days …

Two RIM employees were arrested Thursday after drunkenly disrupting an Air Canada flight from Toronto to Beijing.

Originally scheduled as nonstop, the flight was forced to land in Vancouver when the two became so unruly that the flight crew was forced to subdue them. “They weren’t necessarily fighting,” a witness told the Toronto Star. “They were just simply being unruly in their drunken state.”

Both men were charged with mischief, given suspended sentences and one year’s probation, and ordered to pay Air Canada $35,878 each in restitution.

“Based on the limited information available at this time, RIM has suspended the individuals involved pending further investigation,” the company said in a statement.

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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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus