John Paczkowski

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Siri Remembers for Two Years

Ever wonder what Siri does with user queries after they’re made? Now, thanks to Wired, we know. Apple tells the publication that it retains user data processed by the personal assistant for up to two years, in an anonymized state. That information, which the company uses to improve the service, is not associated with an Apple ID or anything that might be personally identifiable, and it’s deleted when users turn Siri off.


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