John Paczkowski

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Report: FTC Finally Getting Around to That Google Antitrust Thing

Looks like the massive increase in Google’s federal lobbying spend hasn’t done much to shield the company from mounting regulatory scrutiny. Beltway sources tell Reuters that the Federal Trade Commission is seriously considering filing antitrust charges against the search behemoth. Evidently, four of the FTC’s five commissioners think Google may have used its dominance of the search market to harm rivals. The agency is expected to decide whether or not to proceed with charges before the end of the year. In response, a Google spokesperson told AllThingD: “We are happy to answer any questions that regulators have about our business.”


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