John Paczkowski

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ITC Throws Out Motorola Patent Complaint Against Apple

If Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility was supposed to help defend the Android ecosystem against patent challenges, it hasn’t panned out very well. In a Monday ruling, the U.S. International Trade Commission threw out the last remaining patent asserted against Apple in Motorola’s October 2010 complaint, dealing Google yet another loss in the sprawling intellectual property battle between the two companies and thwarting its efforts to win an import ban on the iPhone 4.

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