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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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik