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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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