John Paczkowski

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Kindle Fire Owners Can Opt Out of Ads for $15

A day after confirming that all its new Kindle Fire tablets would feature unavoidable “Special Offer” advertisements on their lock screens, Amazon has reversed course and said there will be a way to avoid them after all. For a one-time payment of $15, Kindle owners can opt out of the ads for the lifetime of the device.


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