John Paczkowski

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Struggling Sharp Mortgages Factories to Stay Afloat

It’s a dull day, indeed, for Sharp. The struggling electronics maker said Thursday that in order to remain in business, it has mortgaged nearly all of the real estate it owns in Japan, including a key factory that produces displays for the next-generation iPhone, which Apple is expected to debut next week. News of the move comes as Sharp scrambles to secure funding from Hon Hai, parent company of Foxconn Electronics.


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