John Paczkowski

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Kindle Store for iPad Dodges Apple’s 30 Percent Rule

Amazon’s Kindle Store is now iPad optimized. The company on Tuesday introduced a new touch-friendly version of its e-book storefront for iPad that allows readers to purchase and read Kindle books whether in Safari with Kindle Cloud Reader, or on Kindle for iPad. Located at amazon.com/iPadKindleStore, the store is a standalone Web app intended to do an end run around an Apple App Store policy that requires content peddlers like Amazon to pay it a 30 percent cut of revenues earned through iOS apps.


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