John Paczkowski

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Apple Adds Thousands of Japanese Titles to iBooks

Apple on Tuesday rolled out an incremental update to its iBooks application, one that transforms the Japanese version of the iBookstore into a true bookstore, not just a repository of public domain content. The new version, iBooks 3.1, includes hundreds of thousands of Japanese language titles, thanks to some new publishing-house distribution deals we reported on back in January.


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