John Paczkowski

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Baidu Will Give Apple a Cut of iOS Search Ad Revenue

Apple’s deal to add Baidu as a search option for iPhones in China will be a boon to Cupertino in more ways than one.

Not only will it add to the iPhone’s appeal in China, which is Apple’s fastest-growing market, it will bring in a bit of new revenue, too.

Baidu VP Wang Jing tells Bloomberg that the terms of the Chinese search engine’s agreement with Apple entitle the iPhone maker to a cut of its advertising revenue. Wang wouldn’t disclose the size of that cut, but he did say that it’s akin to those it gives other smartphone makers that have integrated Baidu search into their devices.

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