John Paczkowski

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Microsoft’s Promise Doesn’t Derail Second EU Browser Complaint

Evidently Microsoft’s pledge to recomply with the 2009 European Union antitrust sanctions wasn’t enough to get it out of hot water with EU regulators. Bloomberg reports that the European Commission is preparing a formal complaint alleging Microsoft violated an agreement requiring it to present Windows users with a ballot screen offering them an opportunity to swap out Internet Explorer for one of 11 other browsers. Microrosoft declined to offer comment beyond the one it issued earlier.


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