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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald