John Paczkowski

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QOTD: Google Is Like Pornography?

What we say is — it’s Eric’s view of it — ‘Google is like pornography.’ People see the word Google and they don’t see anything else. And when I’m de­fined in terms of Google, where I don’t work — he works there — it’s not who I am. I’ve worked pretty hard to develop my own identity.

Wendy Schmidt, wife of Google Chairman Eric Schmidt, whose gift with the language is apparently not restricted to his public pronouncements


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