John Paczkowski

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Guess Who Else Has Map App Issues Down Under?

Looks like Apple isn’t the only mobile OS developer with a potentially “life-threatening” mapping application. Police in Colac, Australia, say an error in Google Maps has been directing oversize vehicles like trucks and tour buses down a one-way road that’s totally unsuitable for that sort of traffic. Said Sergeant Nick Buenen, “It’s a significant safety issue for tourists [and] locals, who are getting the wrong information from their GPSs.”

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