John Paczkowski

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Microsoft Swaps in New China Boss

A notable change of leadership at Microsoft’s operations in China. The company said Friday that Simon Leung, who has been chairman and CEO of Microsoft Greater China since 2008, has stepped down for personal and family reasons. He will be succeeded by Ralph Haupter, the current VP of Microsoft Germany and a seven-year veteran of the company. Leung’s stint at Microsoft will conclude at the end of the month, though he will serve as an adviser to the company until August.


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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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work