John Paczkowski

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Apple Fixes Map Error That Sent Australian Drivers Into the Wilderness

Mildura, Australia, is back in its proper location following an update to Apple’s new iOS Maps application. On Monday, the company corrected an error that placed the town of Mildura in the middle of Murray-Sunset National Park, about 43 miles from its actual location. The mistake led to the stranding of a few motorists, and inspired the Victoria police to issue a bulletin describing it as “potentially life-threatening” and warning against using iPhones to navigate the area.


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