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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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald