John Paczkowski

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China Unicom Offering Free iPhone 4S With Multiyear Contract

China Unicom, currently Apple’s lone iPhone carrier partner in China, is offering quite the deal on the new iPhone 4S: A free 4S bundled with a multiyear service contract. The promotion begins Jan. 13, and will see Unicom, the second-largest wireless carrier in China, offering the 32 gigabyte version of the device with a 286-yuan-per-month plan (approximately $46 U.S.) on a three-year agreement; the 16GB version of the phone is available with a two-year service contract costing 386 yuan (about $61) per month. The move comes amid continuing rumors that Apple will soon ink an iPhone deal with China Mobile, the world’s largest wireless carrier.


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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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald