John Paczkowski

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Apple Now Eats More Chips Than Anyone

Apple has been the world’s largest consumer of flash memory for years. Now it has become the leading buyer of chips, as well. The company spent some $17 billion on semiconductors in 2011, giving it a 5.7 percent share of chip purchasing for the year, according to Gartner. That’s more than Samsung, which spent $16.7 billion for a 5.5 percent share, and Hewlett-Packard, which spent $16.6 billion for a 5.5 percent share. Driving Apple’s ascension in rank: The iPhone, the iPad and the MacBook Air.


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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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”