John Paczkowski

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Amazon Appstore Opens for Business in Europe

It has been 17 months since Amazon debuted its Appstore in the United States and only now is the retail giant rolling it out in Europe. Thursday morning, Amazon launched Amazon Appstore, its marketplace for Android applications, in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. The storefront’s expected international expansion comes ahead of the Sept. 6 media event at which Amazon will unveil the next iteration of its Kindle Fire and presumably paves the way for the tablet, which is currently only available in the U.S., to debut overseas.


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